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"They were one of those small businesses that got us through the recession," a former employee said. "It was part of the community in that it brought people together."
Restaurant chain Tocaya Organica, Japanese franchise Jinya Ramen and clothing store Brixton are among the new arrivals.
From early April until just last week, 45 Marines were shoveling dirt and digging ditches on Santa Catalina Island, and it's not the first time a military unit came to work on the island. What do they get out of it?
The future of fuel production may be growing in the ocean between Long Beach and Santa Catalina Island.
The conservancy’s annual “Under the Stars” fundraising event, which took place virtually last month, netted $230,000 to go toward expenses like infrastructure maintenance, educational programming and preservation efforts.
Some nonprofits have been hit hard or languished during the pandemic while others have thrived, depending on the nature of their services.
Torres said that improving access to the Center’s services in underserved communities, especially communities of color, is one of his primary goals as director.
The institute specializes in treating severe food allergies among children by gradually exposing patients to allergens on a protein-by-protein basis.
A rainbow-colored lifeguard tower that burned down in March is scheduled to be replaced by the end of May, the month Long Beach traditionally holds its Pride festival and parade.
There will be no Long Beach Pride festival and parade this year, marking the second year in a row that the third-largest Pride celebration in the country has been canceled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.