Air Quality Agency Seeks New Sales Tax To Meet Federal Pollution Standards

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is attempting to pass a new sales tax that would be levied on the counties of...

Three Candidates Compete For Two Seats As Forester Is Leaving Signal Hill City Council

On March 5, residents of Signal Hill will vote on two of the city’s five council seats in an at-large municipal election. With the...

Dissecting The More Than $30 Million That Long Beach Dedicates To Homeless Services

Long Beach received $30.15 million in funding for its homeless services in Fiscal Year 2019, which runs from October 1, 2018, to September 30,...

Commission Approves First Recreational Cannabis Lab

The Long Beach Planning Commission on February 21 approved a conditional use permit for a facility to grow, test and distribute recreational cannabis in...

Community Hospital Decision Pushed Back As Deadlines Approach

The City of Long Beach has gone back to the negotiating table with Community Hospital’s chosen operator, Molina, Wu, Network, LLC (MWN), according to...

Audit Finds Security Gaps In City’s Central Cashiering Office

An audit of the Long Beach Financial Management Department’s central cashiering office, which oversees the collection and processing of city revenue, found weaknesses in...

Union Agreements To Be Required For Convention Center Contracts

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) with multiple trade councils and labor unions is now required as part of future contracts to operate the Long...

The Executive: Dan Hart, President & CEO, Virgin Orbit

Editor’s note: In 2015, Virgin Galactic opened a facility at Douglas Park to manufacture a new satellite rocket launch system, LauncherOne. In 2017, those...

Real Estate Quarterly Articles

Overview Home Prices Expected To ‘Soften,’ But Other Sectors Remain Healthy By Brandon Richardson, Senior Writer Continued low interest rates are keeping residential and commercial real estate markets...

Building A Better Long Beach: Oceanaire Developer Anticipates June Opening

In 2006, Miami-based home construction and real estate firm Lennar purchased a surface parking lot in Downtown Long Beach and gained approvals to construct...

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