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Lena Gonzalez Wins State Senate Seat Lena Gonzalez, a democrat and Long Beach’s 1st District councilmember, won a special election to replace former State Senator...

Growing Long Beach: SCORE Offers Business Owners Free Mentoring And Workshops

Business owners and entrepreneurs in the City of Long Beach can now take advantage of free mentoring and workshops provided by SCORE, a nonprofit...

Slowing Single-Family Sales, New Retail Centers Dominate Shifts In Long Beach Real Estate

Trends in Long Beach’s residential and commercial real estate markets are in line with those in surrounding areas in Southern California, according to economic...

Financial Institutions Step In To Fill Gap In Financial Education

When Azul Sanchez was a teenager, she wanted to attend a concert with a friend, but neither of them had enough money for the...

Cannabis Retailers Urge City To Amp Up Enforcement On Illegal Competitors

Visitors to the cannabis shopping portal Weedmaps find the website’s map of Long Beach dotted with small, turquoise car symbols, signifying delivery services that...

Municipal Labor Group Signals Possible Strike

Around 200 members of a labor bargaining group representing about 700 City of Long Beach employees walked out of an annual luncheon on May...

New Chamber Chair John Bishop Outlines Priorities

John Bishop, president and CEO of MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, is the incoming chair of...

City Council To Consider New Economic Inclusion Strategies

At the June 11 Long Beach City Council meeting, 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson plans to present recommendations for new economic inclusion strategies that...

Nonprofit Aims To Address Succession Gap Among Long Beach Businesses

Privately-held companies in Long Beach that are 20-years-old and older represent more than 2,500 of the city’s businesses and employ almost 47,000 individuals, according...

Single-Family Real Estate: Still A Seller’s Market In Long Beach

In the Long Beach single-family real estate market, sellers still hold the advantage. Realtors who spoke to the Business Journal said the market is...

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