While city leaders have said they’re working to address the problem, they gave few specific answers on how the Downtown area could be immediately helped.
Under terms of the lease agreement, the city will “sell” the 8.7-acre property for $0 to operator MWN Community Hospital LLC to cover the company’s losses.
The aging vessel is still undergoing $5 million in safety repairs after a report last year from marine engineering firm said the Queen Mary would need urgent work to stay “viable” over the next two years.
With the abrupt end of an emergency housing program at a Downtown motel, some of the city’s most vulnerable residents face few options for a permanent home.
The revelations came as part of a New York Times investigation that looked at the private financial dealings of lawmakers and their immediate family members. Rep. Alan Lowenthal was named among 97 congressional members with questionable stock trades.
The Clean Shipping Act, introduced by Congressman Alan Lowenthal, would set stricter carbon emission standards for fuels used by ships.
Cities across the country are seeing a mass shortage in 911 dispatchers, leading to increased wait times for emergency and non-emergency calls.
Federal prosecutors on Monday said they will retry the case against Stephen Beal, who is accused of delivering a bomb to his ex-girlfriend in Orange County.
There’s only one dedicated pickleball court in the city. “It’s clearly Long Beach’s biggest unmet recreational need,” according to our top parks official.
The action stems from allegations that the city’s top tourism official was spending tens of thousands of dollars in public funds on unnecessary furnishings for the facility without proper approvals.