On the former NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," Pawnee city employees devoted an entire day to over-the-top spending and personal pampering. The characters’ catchphrase, “treat yo self,” instantly became a part of popular culture.
California's Office of Historic Preservation has sided with Native American tribes trying to force Cal State Long Beach to clean up construction debris dumped on Puvungna, a 22-acre parcel on campus considered sacred to the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe and others.
The southern water entrance to the Naples Canals from Alamitos Bay is open again after a year of construction to repair and replace more than 2,000 feet of seawall.
Alamitos Beach Neighborhood Association has announced a one-hour online candidate forum for the Second District City Council seat on Thursday, Oct. 8.
An updated master land use plan for southeast Long Beach, including the Los Cerritos Wetlands, will get what could be its final hearing in the approval process next Thursday, Oct. 8.
Citing worldwide changes in the recycling industry and a reduction in demand for some types of materials, the city of Long Beach announced last Thursday, Sept. 24, it will no longer accept some plastics and cartons in its residential and commercial recycling program.
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Sept. 18, a wildfire on the other side of Los Angeles for most of the month, the continuing COVID-19 pandemic — and September is National Preparedness Month.
In 2013, a year after Eighth District Councilman Al Austin first took office, Long Beach received a $3 million grant to improve the western end of Market Street.
For the last 18 months, John Molina and his Molina, Wu, Network LCC (MWN) have been trying to open at least part of Community Hospital of Long Beach on the city's east side.
After construction began in 2018 on a new Main Library downtown, Long Beach Public Library Foundation board members decided to launch a capital campaign to help improve the facility.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Friday, Sept. 18, that the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center will serve as a county Vote Center for the Nov. 3 election.
Within the next few weeks, the Gerald Desmond Replacement Bridge will likely open, providing motorists with spectacular views of the ocean, Long Beach, LA’s Harbor Area — and beyond.
The National Park Service has awarded a $2 million grant to Long Beach for the development of Phase II of Davenport Park, located at Paramount Boulevard and 55th Way, Eighth District Councilman Al Austin announced Thursday, Sept 10.
A property owner with a house in La Marina Estates has filed plans to remodel and also add an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) — resulting in a home with 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and two kitchens.
Literally hundreds of neighborhood advocates and activists have got their start in the Long Beach Neighborhood Leadership Program since 1992, and a little thing like a pandemic wasn't going to get in the way of another class graduating in 2020.
It's one of those win-win deals — Long Beach's historic 1932 Olympics Boathouse gets some love and maintenance, and the Conservation Corps of Long Beach gets to keep the offices it has been in for almost a quarter century.
For the last eight years, Eighth District City Councilman Al Austin has taken over a park as students prepared to go back to school to give away free backpacks, school supplies and more.
Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement with five of its labor groups that would save $2.74 million from the city’s general fund in the next fiscal year — which could help address a projected $30 million deficit in the budget.
An alternative source of electricity focused on renewable energy for Long Beach will be considered Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the next City Council meeting.
Long Beach City Council members and community members alike appear divided on the question of whether the Police Department should see significant cuts in next year’s budget.
The Long Beach Police Department has added a new office that will review how it polices the city and potentially help change some practices.
The company that operates Long Beach's oil islands has filed bankruptcy in the face of extremely low oil prices and overwhelming debt — though the city shouldn't be impacted, officials said.
Long Beach faces a $30 million shortfall in its next fiscal year, but some of the city’s proposals to fill that hole may not have support on the City Council.
A portion of downtown Long Beach’s Pine Avenue will be closing to cars and opening for diners, barbers and workouts starting this weekend in an effort to help struggling businesses.
When Bonnie Lowenthal took the gavel last August to become president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission, the Port of Long Beach appeared to be on the verge of a banner year.
Megan Kerr resigned as vice president LBUSD’s Board of Education Wednesday night, Aug. 5, and then nominated panel member Juan Benitez to replace her — but he declined to accept the role, in a show of unity after weeks of controversy over the annual-and-normally-routine leadership change.
“It feels like we are somewhere in Europe.” Christine and Carl Bloom said last week as they were finishing up their al fresco Italian lunch at Domenico’s Pizza on Second Street in Belmont Shore.
Renters in Long Beach whose income has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can stay in their homes for two more months without worrying about evictions due to nonpayment.
Nearly two months after the Long Beach City Council first approved the “framework for reconciliation” process to address racial inequalities, the city published its first report on what needs to change — and how to do it.
The recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic has hit Long Beach’s finances hard — and the city’s proposed $2.6 billion budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year reflects that.
A long-delayed, never-published draft report examining Long Beach police operations found the department hadn’t adopted “community policing” practices in 2018 despite the police chief’s assurances that the practice was a priority. The incomplete report, released in draft form by city officia…