The Business Journal staff presents our selections for the top 10 local stories of 2017, in alphabetical order:

– City’s Revision Of Its Land Use Element

– Hospitality Workload & Safety Ordinance Rejected 5-4 By City Council

Housing Affordability Crisis

IndyCar Beats Out Formula One For Long Beach Grand Prix Race

– International Flights From Long Beach Airport Nixed

Marijuana Businesses Open In Long Beach

– Molina Healthcare Layoffs

– Petition Started To Recall 2nd District Councilwoman Pearce

Sales Tax Increases To 10.5 Cents

– Southeast Area Specific Plan/2nd + PCH Development Approved