A new emergency ordinance will block the city from issuing new residential building permits along two corridors in West Long Beach in an attempt to save space to attract neighborhood-serving businesses to the area.
After being anchored for 16 months, Carnival Cruise Line announced the return of cruises from its ports around the country beginning in July, including the return of service out of Long Beach in August for vaccinated passengers.
Bundts on Melrose has always been a labor of love for Jeff Beasley. Short on staff and rich in orders, he's now had to step into the kitchen again himself.
Plants and animals are thriving in the San Pedro Bay harbors, despite sharing space with the largest port complex in the nation. A 2018 biological survey released in April identified more than 1,000 species living in the harbors around the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the highest recorded biodiversity in over two decades.
"It’s an easy and effective program that provides much needed hygiene products that are part of helping an individual regain a piece of everyday life with dignity,” said Broc Coward, chief operating officer of the DLBA.
Capital improvement projects are never-ending at the Port of Long Beach. Projects take years, sometimes decades, from concept to completion, can cost upward of a billion dollars and bring increased operational capacity and efficiency.
Long Beach’s more than 11% unemployment remains well above the regional and national rates as the city and state reopen, local economists said during a virtual forum Thursday.
Many businesses furloughed or laid off most or all of their staff when they were forced to shutter indefinitely due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Now, Long Beach business owners are struggling to find workers—a nationwide issue.
Just in time for blue whale migration season, hundreds of guests are finally embarking on the company’s whale and harbor cruises again.