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05/24/2018 - 11:49am
On May 14, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center revealed a $1.5 millon water feature show that brings a burst of color and music to the plaza. Featuring theatrically animated fountains using dozens of nozzles capable of creating intricate water effects, along with hundreds of LEDs and floodlights, the fountains perform to a musical sound track broadcast from a professional...
05/24/2018 - 11:44am
The operator of the Queen Mary is expected to submit a conceptual site plan review application and plans for a $250 million development for city review this week, according to city officials, who add that an extensive review process of the phased master-planned project could take up to two years to complete. Urban Commons, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm that took...
05/24/2018 - 11:30am
As part of a settlement agreement, high-need students within the Long Beach Unified School District will receive improved services. High-need students includes those from low-income households, foster youth, those with disabilities, students learning English as a second language, children experiencing homelessness and situations where a parent is incarcerated. The settlement agreement resolves...
05/24/2018 - 11:26am
Imagine you book a one-week jaunt to a land thousands of miles away, not-withstanding the chance a full fledged war might break out, or best case, some rockets might land in your vicinity. Some might reconsider. Not so for veteran Long Beach bluesman Bernie Pearl. Pearl’s best known signpost is his several decade “Nothin’ But the Blues” on KLON, linked to the ultra-successful Long Beach Blues...
05/23/2018 - 3:46pm
An initiative to censure Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce filed by Councilpersons Price, Supernaw, Austin and Andrews passed by an 8-0 vote at a meeting of the council on May 22.     The request for censure was grounded on questions related to “potential sexual harassment, conflict of interest and failure to adhere to the city’s Code of Ethics” insinuating the potential for lawsuits against the...
Press-Telegram Down to One Reporter – LA Business Journal
05/23/2018 - 11:14am
Long Beach columnist Tim Grobaty announced on Facebook that after four decades with the Press-Telegram (P-T), he's leaving the paper. "Thanks, everyone, for all the kind and generous words. Monday was my last day at the P-T. To paraphrase an old coworker, it was a great 35 years; unfortunately I was there for 42." According to the Los Angeles Business Journal, this is the first sign of a new...

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