Building where Cedar House ruled is on the market for $1.55M
At Cedar House, there was always a pot of coffee on and soup was always simmering in the kitchen, so the place smelled wonderful.
Victim of February hit-and-run in Long Beach dies
Police said the man was hospitalized with injuries that didn’t appear to be life-threatening, but his condition began to deteriorate, and officers were notified Monday that the man had died.
California lawmakers OK nation’s 1st penalty for price gouging at the pump
The bill, which Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign this week, will give regulators the power to punish oil companies for profiting from the type of gas price spikes that plagued the nation’s most populous state last summer.
Metro allocates funding for additional transit security officers
Metro announced today it has approved the hiring of 48 new transit security officers to bolster public safety.
Metro to host telephone town hall tomorrow for its 2024 budget process
The telephone town hall is slated for 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Participants can share their comments and concerns on Metro initiatives, including alternative ways to ensure public safety, enhanced cleaning and the improvement of customers’ experience using transit services.
Is your boss complying with California’s new pay transparency law? Here’s how to find out
A new California law that requires many businesses to add pay ranges to job descriptions has raised a lot of questions among both employers and employees.
Pedestrian critically hurt in crash at 2nd Street and PCH, LBPD says
Long Beach Fire Department paramedics took the man to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition, police said.
California looks to spend some Medicaid money on housing
Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed spending more than $100 million per year in the state’s Medicaid program to pay for up to six months of housing for people who are or risk becoming homeless; are coming out of prison or foster care; or are at risk for hospitalization or emergency room visits.
Teen hospitalized after shooting on Shoreline Drive
Authorities said they do not believe the shooting was linked to a nearby Lana Del Rey event, but instead it was potentially connected to a boating event that was advertised on social media.
More rain is headed to Long Beach this week
Another storm will bring more rain to Long Beach this week, though forecasters predict it will be milder than other atmospheric rivers that have doused the region this year.
Former NFL star Willie McGinest sued by man over alleged attack at WeHo club
McGinest, a Long Beach native, was previously charged with two felony counts stemming from a confrontation at a West Hollywood nightclub in 2022 and has now been sued by the alleged victim of his attack.
State may scale down its new home loan program designed to assist first-time homebuyers
The complicated program involves the state paying some or all of the upfront costs for buying a home — the down payment, for instance — in exchange for a share in the home’s value when it is sold, refinanced or transferred.
UPDATE: Man dies following apartment fire in Belmont Shore, LBFD says
The blaze began around 2:30 p.m. at a two-story apartment building in the 100 block of Nieto Avenue.
Queen Mary tours to resume next week; hotel rooms open in May
Queen Mary tours are slated to return starting April 1, while hotel rooms on the ship are available to book starting May 12, the vessel’s operator has announced.
Mega Millions ticket with 5 numbers sold at Long Beach 7-Eleven
A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, in last night’s drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery was sold at a Long Beach convenience store and is worth $651,609, the California Lottery announced.
Purple rays: Why some Long Beach streetlights emit a psychedelic hue
You’re not hallucinating, but solving the mystery took some work.
$3.1M project to add pedestrian medians, restrict left turns along most of 7th Street
Most of Seventh Street in Long Beach could see pedestrian improvements like refuge islands that will help people safely cross the street and restrict vehicles from making left turns at various points on the street between the Los Angeles River and Recreation Park.
A boom for concealed carry classes, but long waits for permits
Coastal counties that previously had tight restrictions are seeing a surge in concealed carry permit applications after a Supreme Court court decision last year significantly undercut California’s strictest-in-the-nation set of gun laws.
Man arrested in connection to shooting of bystander at the Pike last year, police say
Lemont Travis Miller, 22, was taken into custody near Bluff Park Thursday night on suspicion of attempted murder, Long Beach Police Department booking log records show.