Earlier this week, the Post took time to sit down and talk with the owner of downtown Long Beach's only yoga studio, Danielle Morrill of Yoga on 3rd. Morrill said she hopes her two-year-old, East Village studio provides a healthy place of belonging to Long Beach's "melting pot" of a community.
The fifth annual Celebrating Women in Trade luncheon took place at the Grand Ballroom of the Long Beach Convention Center earlier this month, where a heavy equipment operator, port construction manager, shoe company executive and maritime university student encouraged the over 300 attendees, 160 of those female high school students, to explore careers in the shipping industry.
If you can make it through the flurry that is Black Friday, you may just have the chance to enjoy the city’s offer of free metered street parking in downtown Long Beach, Belmont Shore (Second Street) and The Pike Outlets for Small Business Saturday, not to mention other small biz bargains in Bixby Knolls.
Standing in front of one of the Port of Long Beach’s “smaller” ships, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman made a case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership at a press conference Tuesday morning, asserting that the recently completed trade agreement would benefit the region through more jobs at competitive wages.