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Long Beach breaks ground on 88-unit affordable housing project

To qualify for the one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, families will have to earn between 30-60% of the area's median income, according to the developers, while 20 units will be reserved for formerly homeless seniors. Rents will range between $398 and $1,762 per month depending on the size of the apartment.

Port of Long Beach reports busiest April in its history

Dock workers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units last month, making it the first April that the seaport handled more than 700,000 TEUs.  

Long Beach, LA ports could be flooded by tsunami, costing $1B...

An interactive tsunami map for Los Angeles County now allows users to type in an address to determine whether their property is within a hazard zone, officials said today.

Truck drivers file Cal/OSHA complaint over safety conditions during pandemic

The complaint alleges one of the region's largest short-haul trucking companies failed to protect drivers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

LA County, Long Beach meet state threshold to open more businesses...

Los Angeles County's COVID-19 case numbers continued dropping today, officially meeting the criteria to escape the most restrictive tier of the state's economic-reopening blueprint, which could happen by the weekend and authorize the county to reopen more businesses.   

LA County prepares to loosen restrictions on businesses as soon as...

Whether the county will approve all the reopenings permitted in the "red" tier of the state blueprint—such as indoor dining—remained unclear.  Officials in Long Beach, which has its own health department, haven't yet said what they plan to do, either.

Judge refuses to block ‘hero pay’ wage hike for Long Beach...

The lawsuit seeking to overturn the pay raise will still be allowed to proceed, just with the law remaining in place for now.

L.A. County passes ordinance requiring $5 ‘Hero Pay’ for grocery workers

"Grocery and drug retail employees have continued to report to work and serve our communities, despite the ongoing hazards and dangers of being exposed to COVID-19.''

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