The Blue Line’s “Long Beach 100” car was the first train car to operate on the city’s section of the Blue Line.
Few details were immediately available, but police said they were investigating a “possible shooting” at Fourth Street and Atlantic Avenue.
An annual report released last week by Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) recorded six million tourists for 2014, $2 billion investments in real estate transactions and a potential increase of $42 million in new retail spending within a one-mile-radius of DTLB between 2014 and 2015, numbers that indicate a “renaissance,” according to the DLBA personnel who conducted the study.
Yellow 108’s new office and headquarters located inside the gorgeously restored and revamped exposed-brick building at 237 Long Beach Blvd., originally set to open in October of 2014, has been pushed back to—hopefully—the end of February at the latest.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) will be entering the new year with a bang of their own as they expand and entirely renovate their offices in order to “ensure creativity and connectivity to the Downtown community remains alive and well,” in the words of DLBA President and CEO Kraig Kojian.
Private San Diego real estate investment firm Parallel Capital Partners, Inc. purchased the Shoreline Square office tower for $101.7M just shy of a year after purchasing the Bixby Office Park in Seal Beach for $85M.
Long Beach’s tourism-driven Downtown will soon have more eyes watching over it once 85 closed-circuit security cameras are purchased and installed through a private initiative in the coming months.
A man who called in a fake bomb threat and had the Downtown Long Beach Wal-Mart evacuated for an hour and a half Sunday evening was arrested and charged with multiple violations, police say.
After the abrupt cancellation of the Downtown Farmers Market and Craft Fair last Friday by the owners of hosting property City Place, the historic farmers market has found a temporary space where it plans to host this Friday’s event without interruption.
The Metro Board of Directors last week approved a motion to change the name of southernmost terminus of the Blue Line from “Transit Mall Station” to “Downtown Long Beach Station,” effective immediately.