From the labor market to business spending, all signs point are pointing up for the local economy, experts said during Wednesday's Accelerate Long Beach quarterly economic forum.
Expunging cannabis-related convictions is a step toward racial equity, economic opportunity—and a bureaucratic nightmare
Considered essential during the coronavirus pandemic, the cannabis industry has established itself as a vital part of the state and local economy—even creating a...
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.
Long Beach is looking into offering eight additional licenses for cannabis dispensaries in hopes of diversifying those who own and run them.
Dana Tanner, owner of Restauration in Bluff Heights, is still facing a host of other fines and criminal charges.
Pawsitively Long Beach, located in the East Village Arts District at 254 Elm St., is Long Beach’s latest small-business casualty. The business will shut its doors on Wednesdays.
The national grocery giant is closing one of its Ralphs stores, located at 3380 N. Los Coyotes Diagonal, and one Food 4 Less store, located at 2185 E. South St.
The newly formed Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion is allocating $250,000 to programs focused on food security, digital inclusion, small business support and...
Less than a month after its first board meeting, a newly-created community development corporation will shift its focus to supporting businesses struggling in the...