While early construction began on the Verizon Building adpative reuse, a lack of funding and litigation has put the project into a state of emergency.
Starting on March 8, AquaLink and AquaBus will have services on Saturdays and Sundays all year. The taxis will still offer their traditional summer service running seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
The temporary road closures, from 10 p.m. today (Friday) to 10 p.m. Sunday, will cause detours for motorists heading west on Ocean Boulevard as they leave downtown Long Beach, as well as southbound travel along Harbor Scenic Drive heading toward the Queen Mary.
While the Planning Commission had already approved the project, the plan came back to the City Council for review on Tuesday following appeals from a resident and labor unions.
Supervisors, she said, are already making good on their “bold promise” to house 45,000 people in five years with Measure H funding.
An explosion in an underground electrical vault in Downtown Long Beach injured four people this morning, police said.
The 36,360-square-foot gym will have amenities including a lap pool, cycle studios and a sauna.
Four local medical marijuana dispensaries opened their doors for recreational sales on Friday, making Long Beach the latest city in California to offer legal cannabis for anyone over 21.
Plans include the so-called elephant lot in Downtown, as well as another surface parking lot behind the World Trade Center that will house the city’s tallest building.
Developers Sares-Regis Group, City of Long Beach dignitaries, architects Studio One Eleven and those involved with the developing downtown renaissance broke ground on The Pacific this morning, one of three new housing developments soon to be built in downtown Long Beach.