After facing weeks of scrutiny, Mayor Garcia sits down with District Four residents to talk Long Beach issues.
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White nationalist group pulls a no show at Bluff Park.
A I-710 freeway upgrade called Measure 5C promises bike path linkages and a zero and near-zero emission truck program to mitigate pollution caused by port traffic on the Long Beach freeway. The Long Beach city council I-710 oversight committee accepted plans to expand the interstate freeway on Tuesday afternoon. The[Read More…]
Seconds before a symphony of applause filled the auditorium, bright lights shined on Mayor Robert Garcia of Long Beach. The stage was his. He commandeered his audience and, with confidence said: “The state of our city is strong and getting stronger.” Residents from every corner of Long Beach filled the[Read More…]
A cowbell’s clink and friendly hello are the first signs of entry at Gatsby Books, a small but extensive used bookstore that has resided within a strip mall on Spring Street in Long Beach since August 2010. Because owner Sean Moor dislikes the way online retailers such as Amazon promote[Read More…]
For this edition of The Daily 49er’s special issue, we reached out to Long Beach City Council leaders and asked them to recommend some of their favorite local businesses within their districts to our readers. Suzie Price, District 3 Price said that one of her favorite places to go to[Read More…]
Nearly a year before its grand opening, Long Beach’s gourmet hot dog eatery Frank n Fries had already built a cult following and become one of the most talked about openings in Long Beach. Their secret? A banner displaying their business name and logo along with the words “coming soon.”[Read More…]
The “Everyone In” initiative introduced by Long Beach Vice Mayor Rex Richardson seeks to tackle issues of inclusivity among minorities in business and the working community in Long Beach. “It’s a call to action to all segments of our community, to make sure our economy grows with everyone in mind,”[Read More…]
A decision made Oct. 20 by the district attorney not to charge a Long Beach councilmember for driving under the influence on June has raised questions and concern within the community, including a recall effort. Last week the Los Angeles District Attorney, Jackie Lacey, decided not to charge District 2[Read More…]
A stretch of Atlantic Avenue in North Long Beach clamored with the sounds of bicycle gears clicking and locals chattering. Beach Streets is a biannual cycling event that showcases local business and the community. The event, which moves locations each time, returned to its original site in North Long Beach[Read More…]