City strengthens ban on plastic straws, foam containers 

Long Beach’s ban on Styrofoam and similar containers will soon apply to retail sales and expand to include plastic straws after the City Council...
Long Beach VA campus construction

Building A Better Long Beach: Expanding care, services for 55,000 vets

Development of new outpatient and inpatient mental health facilities are well underway at the VA Long Beach campus, with a new community living center...
Dr. Marc Sakwa and Dr. Jeff Altshuler

Michigan Heart Surgeons Bring Innovative Technique To Long Beach

After three decades of working together, Dr. Marc Sakwa and Dr. Jeffrey Altshuler have developed a dynamic reminiscent of a married couple that has...
Cherese Mari Laulhere Children's Village at Miller Children's and Women's Hospital Long Beach

Philanthropic group pledges $500K for new adolescent gym

The Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Auxiliary pledged $500,000 for a new adolescent rehabilitation gym in the new Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village, currently...

City examines lack of urgent care facilities in certain neighborhoods

Long Beach officials are considering incentives and strategies to expand access to urgent care facilities in underserved communities, particularly North and West Long Beach. In...
David Sommers

Podcast: Business Journal, Long Beach Post Join Forces

The Long Beach Business Journal, founded by George Economides in 1987, has been sold to Pacific Community Media, owner of the Long Beach Post....

Rent control proposition returns, will appear on November ballot

A new measure that would allow municipalities to enact rent control laws on more residential units is headed for the November ballot. Secretary of...
Acres of Books construction site

Real Estate 2020: Riding The Crest Of A Wave

Real estate in Long Beach and the surrounding areas is riding the crest of a wave, propelled by strong momentum in the residential real...
Downtown Long Beach shoreline

Long Beach Business Journal Sells To Pacific Community Media

Dear Readers: A year ago January, I determined that, at age 71, I had at least a few productive years left in me, so...
InstaHome ADU

First Prefabricated ADU Installed In Long Beach

Residents ventured out of their homes along Palo Verde Avenue and drivers pulled over to the side of the road to watch as a...

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