Nine new therapy dogs will work to calm travel-based anxiety at Long Beach Airport as the city rolls out its new STARS (Simple Therapy and Real Smiles) program.
The $65.2 million project will overhaul the existing airport as Long Beach residents and visitors know it today.
The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration announced millions of dollars in grants today for various Southland airport improvement projects, including more than $8.5 million for Long Beach Airport.
The military plans will participate in Fleet Week with law enforcement, fire and the U.S. Coast Guard near the Port of Los Angeles.
The city prosecutor is taking the rare step of filing criminal charges against a carrier that operates at Long Beach Airport, alleging it violated the city’s noise ordinance 16 times in the last 12 months.
The appliance was filled with cooked rice, police said.
The sign will welcome visitors to LGB and increase the airport’s presence from Lakewood Boulevard, officials said.
Cynthia Guidry is replacing Jess Romo, who retired in February 2019.
Southwest Airlines is adding flights to Las Vegas, Sacramento, Oakland and other cities after the airline gained additional slots that had been surrendered by JetBlue last month.
The proposed integration would streamline the reporting process between the airport’s special services officers and police department, according to the city.