New building projects continue to spring up in Long Beach, despite the hurdles many developers have had to overcome during the coronavirus pandemic — but one forthcoming project in the city will be built specifically because of the crisis.
Since becoming the 70th District state Assemblyman in 2014, Patrick O'Donnell has annually honored what he calls Women of Distinction.
Long Beach could offer up eight more licenses to operate retail cannabis storefronts in the months ahead — but only to those in communities who have been historically impacted by the war on drugs.
Robb Whitaker, the Water Replenishment District general manager whose retirement announcement triggered months of infighting, will make his exit today, Friday, just as the search for the district’s next leader begins again.
A final draft restoration plan from the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority targets the south 100 acres of the 503-acre complex for the first work.
Eagle Hospitality Trust, which oversees several corporations that operate the Queen Mary and own hotels in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert, filed a motion in federal court on Tuesday, March 9, to auction off several of its properties, including its lease for the legendary ship that makes i…
Staff at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) provided more details of a fare-free bus and train rider pilot program last month that may start as early as January 2022.
A vacancy on the Citizens Police Complaint Commission has Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price looking for someone to nominate.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announced an agreement Monday morning, March 1, on the state’s school reopening efforts that will provide $6.6 billion in funding incentives for schools that reopen.
While plenty of things have been placed on hold thanks to a global pandemic, there’s still work to do, and plenty of employers that are hiring — folks just have to know where to look.
Gov. Gavin Newsom urged health officials across the state to prioritize vaccinating educators against the coronavirus so they can quicken when schools can reopen for in-person learning, touting Long Beach on Monday morning, Feb. 22, with being a model for the rest of California.
Carroll Park residents have lost the battle to stop a 5G wireless installation in the middle of the historic district, but the president of the association there says the war isn't over yet.
Concerns about future water quality in Alamitos Bay has prompted Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price to call an online community meeting next Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Long Beach area school officials said Tuesday, Feb. 16, that they were still figuring out how and when to open campuses, a day after Los Angeles County announced that many schools could be cleared to open for in-person instruction for grades six and below as early as this week.
Some Bixby Knolls businesses are set to get a temporary boost from Long Beach, with an expansion of the city’s Open Streets program — but it will also impact traffic.
Folks who have thoughts on how Long Beach’s Animal Care Services Bureau should be run will soon have two more opportunities to provide their input.
Environmental justice and equitable use dominated the discussion of state Coastal Commissioners Thursday, Feb. 11, regarding approval of the Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center in Belmont Shore.
Long Beach's Parks, Recreation and Marine Department had to pivot quickly when the coronavirus pandemic hit last March — creating online programming, reimagining youth programs and maintaining suddenly less-used facilities and open space.
City Auditor Laura Doud released a performance audit of the Long Beach Public Library system on Wednesday, saying the library can do better serving the diverse ethnicities in the city, among other recommendations.
Following the recommendation of an appointed residents' committee, the City Council will act Tuesday, Feb. 16, to rename the Long Beach Performing Arts Center for former Mayor Beverly O'Neill.
When the Go Long Beach smart phone app debuted in 2010, it was cutting edge technology to report problems like potholes or graffiti to the city, speeding the resolution of those issues.
As a controversial development project on a parcel of land on the Los Angeles River in Long Beach continues to move forward, the City Council has committed to exploring how to create more park space along the river.
A long-debated replacement for the demolished Belmont Olympic Plaza Pool will go before the California Coastal Commission next Thursday, Feb. 11, with a staff recommendation for approval.
Two grocery stores in Long Beach will close in April in response to the City Council’s recent vote to mandate extra pay for grocery workers amid the pandemic.
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California’s board stripped its president of her title at a special meeting Friday, Jan. 29, in a rebuke of her months-long push to hire former Carson Mayor Albert Robles as the district’s general manager.
The Aquarium of the Pacific will resume its outdoor operations Saturday, Jan. 30, following the city’s announcement Monday evening that it will align with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to lift the state’s regional stay-at-home orders.
A count of homeless people in Long Beach has been canceled after the city received a waiver from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Long Beach will soon require the developers of new housing projects with 10 or more units in the Downtown and Midtown neighborhoods to include affordable units — or pay into a fund to develop affordable units.
Workers at large grocery stores in Long Beach are now entitled to an extra $4 per hour because of the hazards the city says they face amid the coronavirus pandemic — though the “Hero Pay” wage bump apparently faces a legal challenge, even as other Southern California cities consider similar …
More than two dozen companies associated with Urban Commons, the real estate firm that has been tasked with managing the Queen Mary and owns hotels across Southern California — including in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert — have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The Long Beach Police Department, its chief said, has been worked to better serve the city’s diverse communities for years — but the department’s leader also knows there’s more work ahead.
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California once again today, Thursday, will consider hiring former Carson Mayor Albert Robles as its general manager, roughly a month after a previous attempt to hire him failed amid pitched infighting among board members.
Long Beach continued expanding its ability to inoculate people from the coronavirus Tuesday, Jan. 19, when the Convention Center opened as a mass vaccination site, with officials expecting to give out more than 1,500 doses on the first day — and eventually 3,000 daily.