Council seeks to regulate ‘granny flats’ citywide, upholds decision to build a battery storage facility

Long Beach City Council unanimously approved to add a state-of-the-art battery storage facility in the Los Cerritos area. Battery storage facility Warren Blesofsky, a representative of Long Beach Citizens for Fair Development, filed an appeal which contends that council should not allow Applied Energy Services Corp — a global power[Read More…]

Ordinance proposed to protect hospitality industry workers rejected by city council

Personal stories given by hotel workers and supporters of the suggested ordinance to protect Long Beach hospitality workers failed to convince the Long Beach city council to approve the proposal Tuesday night. The hospitality work and safety ordinance, proposed by councilmember Lena Gonzalez, includes regulations for physical labor by limiting[Read More…]

City council votes to improve affordable housing

Long Beach may see more affordable housing units built throughout the city after council passed recommendations brought forward by the Affordable and Workforce Housing Group yesterday. The recommendations approved by council included policies to implement existing legislation and new initiatives for housing development. Among these recommendations were ideas for micro-units,[Read More…]