Long Beach Firefighters put out church blaze

Long Beach Firefighters put out a blaze at the Cruzada Evangelica Misionera Church on Long Beach Boulevard Monday afternoon. According to Long Beach Fire Chief Rich DiGiacomo, the department …

LGBT to be a no-show in Long Beach this summer

The three-day LGBT Pride Festival, which brought thousands of people and dollars to Long Beach for the last few years, will not be returning this summer, City Manager John Mirando said Wednesday. The …

Thousands swim for charity

Despite 40-degree weather and gloomy skies, the Long Beach Polar Bears did what they have done for 20 years on Super Bowl Sunday — plunge into the icy Atlantic to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Metro …

Meditate . . . and mind your neighbor

In the winter of 2015, Laura Shockley, once a 24/7 lawyer for a corporate firm, found herself a long way from her former office on Long Island’s North Shore. She was in Varanasi, India, one of the …

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Long Beach council amending city charter to limit manager's power

The Long Beach City Council plans to vote Tuesday night to set a public hearing for Feb. 18 on substantial changes to the city charter that, if approved, would strip the city manager of virtually all …

Bay Park sewage project moves ahead

Officials are eyeing Oct. 29, 2022 — the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy — as a completion date for the Bay Park Conveyance Project, now that they have sent out a request for qualifications to interested design-and-build teams.

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Long Beach attorney calling her own shots

From the time she began studying law, Long Beach resident Brittney Borruso knew she wanted to be her own boss. After graduating Cardozo Law School in 2013, she “made the leap” and launched …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …