Ban on residential development along West Long Beach corridors aimed at preserving space for...

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.

Carnival to resume cruises out of Long Beach for vaccinated passengers

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.

Return to the sweet life: Bundts on Melrose’s Jeff Beasley steps back into the...

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.

Poke restaurant and vintage store to open at LBX

Long Beach Exchange is preparing to welcome two new tenants: retailer Open Air Vintage and fast-casual Poké2 Grill and retailer Open Air Vintage.

Marine life flourishing in San Pedro Bay Ports’ harbors

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.

Business district collecting hygiene products for homeless people

"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.

With two major projects wrapping up, rail takes center stage for port investment

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.

Unemployment remains high in Long Beach, but economists are optimistic about future

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.

Businesses are struggling to staff up following pandemic layoffs

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.

‘We’re used to the ocean beating us up’: Harbor Breeze Cruises catches a tailwind...

Just in time for blue whale migration season, hundreds of guests are finally embarking on the company’s whale and harbor cruises again.

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