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Sparking the Creative Economy: WE Labs Aims for the Big Pitch

Co-work and share space WE Labs is looking to make Long Beach survive (and more importantly, go into an altogether different direction in regard to) its much-too-long drought in bringing technological innovation toward the city. Instead of trying to draw business and capital investment in, WE Labs founders Markus Manley and Robbie Brown are attempting to draw up the local creative economy through its series of meetings called PitchLab.


Traffic Changes Expected When Beach Plaza Hotel Becomes Four-Story Residential/Hotel Complex

The current Beach Plaza Hotel, a 40 room hotel that sits on the south side of Ocean Blvd. at Cherry Ave., will soon become a four-story, 33-unit residential complex with 72 hotel rooms, including valet parking, and a restaurant and lounge. Traffic modifications will be made to the intersection to accomodate the new development.