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Airbnb, Long Beach work together to shut down unregistered short-term rentals

The deadline for submitting an application has passed but hundreds of unregistered short-term rental units continue to operate in Long Beach. Now, the city has teamed up with Airbnb to enforce compliance.

Single-family market hot but ‘unhealthy,’ experts say

While the ongoing pandemic wreaked havoc on many aspects of life, it did not have obvious adverse effects on the single-family home sales. The amount of time that homes spend on the market is down and prices are up, but some experts would not consider it a good market.

Cruises could resume as soon as July after being anchored nearly...

The cruise industry, which generates tens of millions of dollars for the Long Beach, regional and state economies, could make a comeback soon, according to the Center for Disease Control.

CVB launches tourism campaign to entice visitors back to the city

From now through early September, the Long Beach Days & Getaways campaign will provide travelers with itineraries based around food, shopping and culture scenes, according to the announcement.

Virgin Orbit to bring first orbital launch capabilities to Brazil

The Brazilian Space Agency and the Brazilian Air Force have tapped Virgin Orbit to bring orbital launch capabilities to the country, which has never completed a successful domestic launch to orbit, the company announced Wednesday.

Long Beach Airport pledges to reduce emissions by 40% by 2030

The Long Beach Airport will enter the Airport Carbon Accreditation program and has set targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions per passenger 20% by 2025 and 40% by 2030, the airport announced today.

Reality TV’s hotel savior, Anthony Melchiorri, is bringing his expertise to...

The hotel is slated to reopen in 2023 with 185 guest rooms and suites with numerous amenities—some new and some old—for guests and the general public.

Rocket Lab to take part in climate change monitoring mission

Long Beach-based launch and space systems company Rocket Lab has been selected to develop a mission operations control center for a collaborative satellite mission meant to monitor and help curb emissions, the company announced Thursday.

Passenger traffic at Long Beach Airport is increasing but remains low

Passenger traffic continues to climb at the Long Beach Airport but remains low compared to last year and pre-pandemic levels, according to airport data.

Virgin Orbit awarded six-satellite launch contract

Virgin Orbit has been selected by geospatial analytics company HyperSat to launch a series of six satellites to low Earth orbit in the coming years, the Long Beach-based small satellite launch company announced Wednesday.

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