• Newsday
    For the past several years in Long Beach, time — in a sense — stood still. Depending on where you’re standing, the clock with four faces in front of the Long Beach LIRR station is frozen at 9:25 or at 9:40. Now, former Assemb. Harvey Weisenberg has made it his mission to restore the clock sitting on Park Avenue, which he dedicated 16 ...
  • Orange County Register
    In the more than 50 years that Long Beach has owned the historic Queen Mary, the city and the operators it has tasked with managing the ship have always sought to earn a profit from it. No more. Mayor Robert Garcia announced in his Tuesday, Jan. 14, State of the City address that he has “been convinced this strategy alone will not work.”
  • Newsday
    The Long Beach City Council voted 7-0 Saturday to waive their attorney-client privilege as part of the city's payout investigation. The resolution, approved at a meeting at City Hall, authorized Long Beach City Council President John Bendo to enter into an agreement between the city and the Nassau County district attorney's office. The ...
  • Orange County Register
    Long Beach is slowly building the country’s future. At least, that’s the way former Vice President Joe Biden sees it. During a tour of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 9, with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and other officials, Biden said the project –which will ease congestion and allow larger ...
  • NBC Los Angeles
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will return to Southern California Thursday in his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, touring the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project in Long Beach before attending an evening fundraiser in Irvine. The bridge project, which is expected to be completed this year, will replace the previous ...
  • Orange County Register
    The battle over the state of the Queen Mary doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Long Beach, which owns the historic ship, released a memo this week, in response to repeated public record requests, that included the three final reports the city accepted from its soon-to-be-ex inspector. The Press-Telegram independently obtained a ...
  • YAHOO!
    Here's the most recent top news in Long Beach; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.
  • Orange County Register
    A spending plan of just more than $5 million has been approved to create the first phase of the Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community — a year-round homeless shelter and service center in north Long Beach. In February this year, the City Council approved purchase of property at 6841-6845 Atlantic Ave. to build the shelter, paying $9.6 million.
  • Orange County Register
    A cadre of state officials will head to Long Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 10, to review local efforts to encourage participation in the 2020 census. Committees from the state Assembly and the state Senate will meet in the city’s Civic Chambers to publicly discuss outreach plans in Los Angeles and Orange counties. “We are looking forward to ...
  • Orange County Register
    California Democrats closed their fall convention in Long Beach on Sunday, Nov. 17 by endorsing candidates and adopting a party platform, but not before a spirited floor debate over a platform amendment regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The amendment, supported by Palestinian advocates, fell short on the convention floor. Offered by ...
  • Orange County Register
    Immigration took center stage Saturday as eight of the Democrats’ top candidates for president in 2020 fielded questions during the Real America presidential forum at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. The sold out-forum, on Nov. 16, was billed as the highlight of the California Democratic Party’s 2019 Endorsing Convention ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Kamala Harris plans to greet supporters at a historic Long Beach gay bar Friday, and Bernie Sanders will get backing from the East L.A. punk-funk band Ozomatli at a local rally Saturday. Amy Klobuchar met voters at a Bay Area brewery Thursday, and Joe Biden pitched his candidacy to young voters at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
  • Orange County Register
    It only took 50 years living in Long Beach and 27 years in elective office to unlock one of the city’s biggest honors. Mayor Robert Garcia presented the Key to the City to Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, during the Tuesday, Nov. 5, City Council meeting. “It is an honor to present Congressman Lowenthal with a Key to the City for his ...
  • Orange County Register
    Segovia’s deportation is stalled – at least for now – “pending further review of his legal rights,” according to a late Wednesday night Facebook post of a Chicago chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, which hired a law firm in Texas to help the Long Beach resident. The last time his family heard from him ...
  • Orange County Register
    A core element of a free and open society is the concept of open records and meetings. In delegating authority to the government, the people “do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good ...
  • Orange County Register
    LONG BEACH — Michelle Cerulle showed up Tuesday night for a Bernie Sanders rally wearing what she called an “original” Sanders T-shirt, a white-on-blue “Feel the Bern” number she bought in 2016 at an Irvine rally that she remembers drawing 25,000 ...
  • Orange County Register
    The 10-candidate debate sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee will begin at 5 p.m. Pacific time and be televised by CNN. It will be streamed — without requiring log-in to a cable provider — on CNN.com, across mobile devices via CNN’s apps ...
  • Orange County Register
    Lori Ann Guzmán announced Tuesday that she will step off the Long Beach Harbor Commission to concentrate on her new job — city manager of Costa Mesa. Guzmán is near the end of her first six-year term on the commission. She would have been eligible for ...
  • KTLA
    Long Beach City Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez is headed to the California State Senate after cinching a special election for an empty seat. Initial results from Tuesday’s election show the Democrat ...
  • Orange County Register
    Unrepresented in the state Senate for nearly five months, voters in a southeast Los Angeles County district will fill that office Tuesday in a special-election runoff between Democrat Lena Gonzalez of Long Beach and Republican Jack Guerrero of Cudahy.