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.
The problem occurred during ignition of the Electron rocket’s second stage, the company said in a statement.
To support the city’s recovery in the short-term, economist Seiji Steinmetz said, it is important to keep money circulating in the city. In the long run, he recommended investment in maintaining and expanding the city’s traded industries, such as manufacturing and tourism.
The 30-story American Life hotel project has struggled through a long entitlement process and a pandemic, but now its developers are bring it back for approval from the city.