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Bixby’s beer culture has bounced back from pandemic pains

From to-go booze to partnering with nearby restaurants to becoming mini-marts and Christmas tree lots, Bixby Knolls' beer-centric establishments found creative ways to sustain themselves while their original business models were not available to them.

Kelp fuel is making a comeback 50 years after it was first proposed thanks...

The future of fuel production may be growing in the ocean between Long Beach and Santa Catalina Island.

‘It feels like home’: Hotel conversion program offers hope to Long Beach’s most vulnerable...

Using $800 million in state and federal dollars, Project Homekey has created thousands of units across California by funding the purchases of hotels and motels to house homeless people.

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of nurses—but hindered their training

The disruption of practical training, experts say, could impact the future state of nursing.
Elephant Lot Near Long Beach Convention Center

‘Something big and fantastic is going to happen’: City to study 13-acre parcel near...

The coming year could shape what becomes of the largest undeveloped parcel of oceanfront land in Long Beach, the so-called “elephant lot” named for its prior use by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

For Long Beach bars, this was a year of navigating rules—and sometimes breaking them—to...

Currently bars are not allowed to open unless they sell food, but they could be allowed to open in a few weeks for outdoor service when the city enters the “orange” tier in the state's color-coded system determining when it's safe to loosen restrictions.

Cambrian Homecare Celebrates 25 Years of Creating Relationships

When Cambrian began in 1996, there were three office workers and about 30 caregivers. Now, Cambrian has nearly 1,000 caregivers — all of whom are employees.

Long Beach economic forum to tackle trade, port infrastructure and economic recovery

The free, virtual event will feature localized data on trade, logistics and economic developments, and will highlight the economic impact of the city's ongoing vaccination process and unique position as the only West Coast port city with its own health department. 

Long Beach’s aerospace sector reinvigorated by new companies, innovation with an eye on space

Aviation and aerospace roots run deep in Long Beach—about 80 years to be exact. The sector has ebbed and flowed through the decades but has remained a constant force in the city. In the past, it was military and commercial aircraft. Today, companies have their sights set higher: Earth’s orbit and beyond.

Meet the 10-year-old CEO who nailed her business plan in the middle of a...

Khiley Braxton founded Sissy B Nails with her mother, Krystle Braxton, who helped her start the company as a birthday present. Since then, the company has sold over 5,000 bottles of nail polish.

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