Lou & Mike’s closes its doors for good, owner blames coronavirus

“I’d like to stay but I can’t do it."

Stockpiling of water, toilet paper picks up again as Long Beach prepares for new...

The parking lots of stores across the city were full on Friday, with shoppers once again stocking up on some of the supplies that...

Fearing infection, Food 4 Less workers demand stores bring back tighter coronavirus controls

Grocery store workers are expecting an especially intense rush to supermarkets this year—and with it an increased risk of contracting the coronavirus. 
Carnival Cruise Ship and Queen Mary

Carnival Cruise Line extends cruise cancellations through February

Carnival Cruise Line has canceled all cruises out of Long Beach until at least February 28.

City to discuss purchasing Best Western for conversion to homeless housing

The Best Western of Long Beach, located at 1725 Atlantic Blvd. would offer 100 units to be used for supportive and transitional housing.

Park or parking lot: What should become of a former oil dumping ground near...

An empty plot of land adjacent to the Los Angeles River is slated to become the new location for a self-storage facility and a RV storage lot—but a group of neighborhood residents have vowed to oppose the project. 

Supervisors approve purchase of second hotel for conversion to homeless housing

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday finalized plans to purchase a second location to be converted into homeless housing in Long Beach.
InstaHome ADU

Granny flats galore: Long Beach property owners seek to add hundreds of accessory dwelling...

In September of last year, state legislators approved a number of bills that made it easier for landowners to add residential units to their properties without the burden of providing additional parking spaces on site. Since then, the city of Long Beach has received 360 applications for such units.

Long Beach convention center to blend real and virtual worlds with new event concept

As part of the new Long Beach Live concept, the center and bureau collaborate in planning “blended events,” for clients who are hoping to host some of their guests and presenters in person, but broadcast meetings to a larger, remote audience.
Ten Thousand Villages

New Ten Thousand Villages store opens in San Pedro, selling fair trade artisan wares

The nonprofit, which is headquartered in Akron, Pennsylvania, sells fair trade products sourced from over a hundred artisan groups worldwide, in an effort to provide sustainable income for disadvantaged communities.

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