For the first time in 45 years, Pa’s Pumpkin Patch—a staple of the Halloween season in Long Beach—is not opening due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Barring any further unforeseen delays, semi-trucks and passenger vehicles alike will begin crossing the unnamed Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement the morning of Oct. 5 after a seven-year development process, port officials announced Thursday.
The mitred parakeet is a staple of the Long Beach community, with flocks frequently spotted soaring over various neighborhoods. The bright green birds with red faces—and the ruckus they cause—pushed graphic designer Christopher Diaz to launch a new clothing company aptly named Squawk.
The massive Broadway Block residential development has been stalled for at least a couple months, according to a spokesperson from developer Onni Group.
The recent surge in cargo volumes at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles has caused cargo container dwell times—the time containers spend within the port complex—to increase to their highest levels in 18 months.
The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center will serve as a voting center for the 2020 presidential general election, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Friday.
Long Beach Airport passenger traffic remained extremely low in August but continues to inch upward month-over-month.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on development projects throughout Long Beach—stalling out some in the planning phase, delaying ongoing construction and, in some cases, forcing developers to bow out. But despite the challenges, there are more than 60 projects at various phases citywide.
Despite tens of millions of dollars in 2020 budgetary shortfalls, Long Beach staff is planning to spend up to $100,000 to send “informational mailers” regarding a proposed oil tax measure appearing on the Nov. 3 ballot.
The Long Beach Planning Commission unanimously on Thursday approved a pilot program that would allow developers to construct up to 500 micro-units in the Midtown and Downtown areas of the city.