Long Beach approves budget with 8.3% tax hike

Following three heated budget meetings, and amid an outcry from residents over a proposed 12.3 percent tax increase, the City Council voted unanimously to approve a revised $95 million spending plan …

Long Beach filmmaker wins prize at Cannes

Long Beach native Brian Adamkiewicz exchanged his skateboard for a camera in his Cannes Film Festival prize-winning short documentary, “Build Ramps Not Walls.” Adamkiewicz, 25, who graduated …

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Long Beach zoning board votes to revoke Superblock permit

The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously Thursday to revoke a building permit issued to the developer of the Superblock property after a group of residents filed a lawsuit saying that …

Home elevations delayed by alleged fraud

Amid an outcry for the state to extend the deadlines for Hurricane Sandy victims seeking storm recovery funds to elevate their houses to protect them against future storms, New York Rising — the …

Guest Column

Don’t let the Flu get you down

As a person who helps sick people in their time of need, I recognize that the flu is no joke, and once again has affected many people. The 2017-18 flu season has already been linked to multiple …

A show of support for Long Beach's Surf for All

Surf for All, a Long Beach-based non-profit that organizes surf outings for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities — as well as war veterans and disadvantaged youth — …

The Week Ahead

— Landscaping a Healthy Long Beach Thursday, May 31 at 7 p.m. in the Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave. Learn how you can landscape a healthier Long Beach for your family and pets. The …