Long Beach Small Business Development Center Director Brad Pollock

Small Business Center Helps Entrepreneurs Determine Steps For Expansion

For aspiring entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a business but have no clear path on how to get started, the Long Beach Small...
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Proposed Fiscal Year Budget Focuses On Homelessness, Public Safety

In 2018, city staff had projected a $9.3 million budget shortfall for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. But at a press conference on July 31,...
Vista del Puerto Rendering

Downtown And Midtown Likely To Be Focus Of Inclusionary Zoning Proposal

Driving down Long Beach Boulevard, the contrast between the landscape of Downtown Long Beach and that of the remaining city is starkly obvious. Below...
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Reported Traffic Collisions Increase Following Broadway Redesign

Incident-level collision data released by the Long Beach Police Department (LBDP) show that calls for service related to traffic collisions on Broadway have increased...
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Mayor Robert Garcia Files To Run For Lt. Governor, Transfers Campaign Funds

In a statement released by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia’s chief of staff, Mark Taylor, Garcia announced that surplus funds from his 2018 mayoral...
Mayor Robert Garcia and City Manager Pat West Leaving City Hall

After 42 Years, Officials Say ‘Goodbye’ To Long Beach City Hall

On July 23, Mayor Robert Garcia, councilmembers and city staff used the city council’s last meeting in its 1970s-era chambers as an opportunity to...
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Rising Prices, Decreasing Demand Continue For Single-Family Market

Although real estate experts commended Long Beach for being one of the most affordable beach communities in the state, they told the Business Journal...
Centennial Advisers Senior Adviser and Director of Investments Eric Christopher

Tenant Policy Creates Uncertainty In Long Beach Multi-Family Market

In the face of a new tenant relocation ordinance implemented in Long Beach on August 1, real estate experts expressed concerns that the policy...
Farmers & Merchants Office Building

Commercial Real Estate Markets Stable With Moderate Vacancy Decreases And Continued Rent Increases

At the close of the second quarter, vacancy rates decreased while asking rents increased for office, retail and industrial real estate across Long Beach,...
Long Beach Community Action Partnership Darick Simpson

Digital Arts Programs Allow Students To Develop Leadership Skills

Whether it’s the roaring sound of rock ‘n’ roll or the folksy melody of country, Madisyn Jeter immerses herself in all kinds of tunes....

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