The council will discuss an agenda item at Tuesday night’s council meeting to notify CalTrans and other Los Angeles County agencies to find ways within the current public health guidelines to resume neighborhood cleaning operations.
Today, Long Beach’s Congressman Alan Lowenthal introduced a bill that proposes the country takes the state of California’s approach to single-use carryout bags by charging a nominal fee of 10 cents for their use—nationwide.
Stepping out onto the beach Monday morning, Long Beach resident Laura Thatcher didn’t see the showy high tides and massive waves caused by the recent storm surges. She witnessed the aftermath: instead of seeing the hundreds of residents strewn across the beach to watch nature’s force, she laid eyes on the typically calm waters and, more specifically, the trash. A lot of it.