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Long Beach City Council moves forward with I-710 project alternative

Long Beach City Council moves forward with I-710 project alternative

Brigid McLaughlin, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

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 ...

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia focuses on lowering crime rates through new justice lab

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia focuses on lowering crime rates through new justice lab

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

January 10, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

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: “Th...

Gatsby Books aims to be more than a one-time destination

Gatsby Books aims to be more than a one-time destination

November 12, 2017

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 201...

Long Beach City Council recommends some of their favorite local businesses

Long Beach City Council recommends some of their favorite local businesses

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Long Beach, Showcase, Today

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 re...

Frank N Fries finds home in Long Beach community

Frank N Fries finds home in Long Beach community

November 12, 2017

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 secr...

Long Beach hopes to create an environment where everyone can thrive

Long Beach hopes to create an environment where everyone can thrive

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

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...

Long Beach Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce will not be charged for domestic violence and DUI charges

Long Beach Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce will not be charged for domestic violence and DUI charges

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

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 e...

Uptown puts on Beach Streets

Uptown puts on Beach Streets

October 29, 2017

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...