The council could approve a $7.1 million contract with Arcadis U.S. Inc. to oversee design specifications, inspections and other technical aspects of the pool rebuild located in the same spot as the former Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Belmont Shore.
The conditional use permit granted by the Planning Commission Thursday night will restrict when operators can serve alcohol and will require food to be sold to customers who also want to order a drink.
We got invited to a “carbeque” where Long Beach Fire Department personnel set some cars on fire for arson investigation training.
The City Council can either adopt an ordinance raising the minimum wage for all workers at public health care facilities to $25 per hour or place it on the ballot for voters to decide in November.
Health department officials say that over 400 homeless people have Section 8 housing vouchers that pay up to 70% of their monthly rents, and sometimes all of it.
A city memo published last week shows the condition of local roadways has continued to decline since voters passed a sales tax increase to fund infrastructure and public safety.
City health officials said there are about 500 people who are currently unhoused who have vouchers that will pay for their rent or to stay in a motel but they are having trouble finding willing landlords.
Long Beach gets about 60% of its annual water supply from local groundwater wells, and the city is looking to invest in more wells to broaden the department’s ability to tap into the cheaper, local water as sources elsewhere continue to dwindle.
Long Beach gets about 60% of its annual water supply from local groundwater wells, and the water department is trying to make that process more efficient.
The board was expected to vote at its regular meeting next week whether to place the bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot, but their remarks Wednesday suggested they will likely hold off and seek alternative funding options for the stadium project.