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State legislature to discuss solutions for supply chain challenges

State legislators will hear from port leaders, the California Retailers Association, labor advocates and at least one major railroad company.

Port truckers awarded $30 million in misclassification settlements

Although the settlement amount represents only a fraction of the damages sought by the drivers, the group suing XPO Port Services considered the outcome a “stellar result,” according to court documents. 

Port of Long Beach expects record year amid supply chain crunch

The Port of Long Beach had its second-busiest September on record last month, according to numbers the port released Thursday afternoon. However, an unprecedented number of vessels waiting off the coast to unload cargo has cast a shadow over the port’s success.

Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau wins ‘Best in the West’ award for fifth...

This marks the fifth consecutive year Long Beach has won the award—more than any other bureau or center.

Army Corps recommends deepening channels at Port of Long Beach

Deepening the waterways, in some cases by as little as 4 feet, would allow some ships to enter and exit the Port of Long Beach much more quickly, ultimately lowering national transportation costs.

‘Do your Christmas shopping early’: Cargo delays likely to persist amid busy holiday season

Record cargo imports have caused congestion at the port, leading experts to predict a shortage of popular gifting items—from electronics to clothing—just ahead of the holiday season.

Cruises to sail again from Long Beach, bringing return of millions in passenger spending

The first ship to sail from Long Beach will be the Panorama, a 4,008-passenger vessel set to depart on a seven-day cruise down the Mexican Riviera.

Demand for Downtown Long Beach office space is stable and improving, study says

The vacancy rate for office space was up only slightly from pre-pandemic times, according to data collected by CoStar, a leading provider of real estate data and analytics.

Conventions are returning to Long Beach—and will bring an estimated $6.9M in August alone

After stints as a vaccination site and a shelter for migrant children, the center is now reopening at full capacity as an event venue.

Should they stay or should they go? Downtown businesses, residents divided on parklets and...

A survey by the Downtown Long Beach Alliance asked 606 local businesses, residents, property owners and visitors what should happen to parklets and street closures—and received mixed responses.

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