Knight Cities Challenge Announces Finalists, Five Seek to Make Long Beach a Better Place

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Selected from a pool of more than 4,500 applicants, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced their 144 finalists in the third annual Knight Cities Challenge, five of which seek to benefit Long Beach.

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Long Beach Airport Announces Improvements Just in Time for Holiday Travelers

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Long Beach Airport (LGB) has recently enhanced its roadways and pedestrian crossing in front of the historic terminal in an effort to improve customers’ travel experience, just in time for the holidays, according to city officials.

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Public Meeting for New 2nd & PCH Project in Slated for Saturday in East Long Beach

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This Saturday, November 19, Mayor Robert Garcia is asking residents for input on plans for a new development at 2nd and PCH. A meeting is slated for the Seaport Marina Hotel’s Main Ballroom from 9:00AM to noon.

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The Terminal at Douglas Park to Bring Sleek, Open, Creative Office Space to Long Beach

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Things are changing at Douglas Park. The 161-acre plot of land that once played host to innovators in the aerospace industry had sat, largely vacant, for years. Until recently.

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Land Sale Brings Orange County’s LAB Holding Closer to Long Beach

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Expanding its real estate presence into North Long Beach, the Orange County-based LAB Holding, LLC added to its collection of parcels last night after the Long Beach City Council approved a nearly $7 million sale of land expected to be...

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Ribbon Cutting for Protected Bike Lanes in North Long Beach Set for Thursday

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A ceremony marking the opening of parking protected bike lanes in North Long Beach—slated for Thursday, August 11—will mark the beginning of what will eventually be nearly two miles of such lanes in the city’s northernmost region.

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Studio One Eleven is Transforming Long Beach Block by Sustainable Block

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If you've spent any significant time in the city, chances are you’ve stood in a space that started out on the drawing boards of Long Beach-based architecture firm Studio One Eleven.

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Proposed Belmont Pool Design to be Revealed to Long Beach Community Saturday

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The once-renowned Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the host of the 1968 and 1976 Olympic Trials, is no longer around, but plans for its replacement are still in their infancy. About a year after the city hosted its last conceptual design...

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Upcoming Improvements to Make Alamitos Avenue More Bicyclist and Pedestrian-Friendly

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Street and sidewalk improvements will begin next week on Alamitos Avenue between Seventh Street and Orange Avenue, the City of Long Beach announced Friday.

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Facade Improvement in Central Long Beach Revitalizes Neglected Block of Storefronts

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A full façade improvement has been completed at the corner of Anaheim Street and Long Beach Boulevard in central Long Beach, a block well-used and frequented thanks to the Metro Blue Line Station, yet clearly dilapidated and in need...

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