UPDATE: Airport Advisory Commission Delays Vote Asking City Prosecutor To Explore Options for Late Arrival Fees

Since 2015, when JetBlue formally requested an international terminal be built at Long Beach Airport, the funds collected through consent decrees—agreements between airlines and the city prosecutors office to avoid going to trial for habitually violating the city’s airport noise ordinance—have steadily risen with this year’s total already sitting near $640,000.


City Takes Aim at Garages Amid Persistent Parking Issues

You could call 2017 the year of parking. No, not because parking spots in downtown have magically appeared and you can now consistently park on the block you actually live on, but because the city council has taken a public stance to figure out how to remedy the growing problem of parking in impacted areas of Long Beach.