Long Beach's New Bridge Opens To TrafficThe new bridge has two towers rising 205 feet above the water, 50 feet higher than the old bridge, to accommodate mega vessels, and wider than the Gerald Desmond Bridge, which will eventually be demolished.
Sen. Kamala Harris, LA Mayor Garcetti Wish President Trump, First Lady A 'Speedy Recovery'Local elected officials are wishing President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump a fast recovery after they announced they had tested positive for coronavirus.
$1.47 Billion New Bridge, With 100-Year Lifespan, Opens In Long BeachThe six-lane, cable-stayed bridge replaces the Gerald Desmond Bridge and will be a major regional highway connector as well as improve the movement of cargo.
Furloughs Begin Friday For Majority City Employees As Long Beach Grapples With $30 Million Budget ShortfallLong Beach’s employees will be furloughed for 26 days between October 2020 and September 2021, an action expected to save $11 million in the city’s general fund and $30 million in savings for all funds.
Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro First California Native, Mexican American To Lead CSU As ChancellorCSU Chancellor Timothy P. White had announced last October he planned to step down in July 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic delayed those plans and the search for a new chancellor.
911 Integration With Uber App Expanded To Beverly Hills, Burbank, Long Beach, Santa Monica, TorranceThe integration of 911 in the app transmits location and ride information automatically so it shows up on dispatchers’ computer screens, and does not need to be given verbally.
Replacement To Gerald Desmond Bridge In Long Beach Nearly FinishedThe bridge, which connects the 710 Freeway to the shipping yards on Terminal Island, has been under construction since 2013.
California State University Campuses, Long Beach Schools To Keep Distance Learning Into 2021Distance learning will continue into the new year for Cal State University campuses and Long Beach schools.
$650K Worth Of Fake Apple AirPods, Lightning Cables Seized From China Shipment At LA/Long Beach SeaportCustoms officers, working with electronics import specialists, seized 16,620 wireless earphones and charging cables that had violated Apple’s AirPod and Lightning protected trademarks on July 2 and July 15.
Aquarium Of The Pacific's Seals, Sea Lions Getting An Audience For Their Morning Meals, Body ChecksThe Aquarium of the Pacific will launch a new behind-the-scenes experience for visitors, who will get a chance to see the seals and sea lions being fed and receive their routine body checks from staff.
Long Beach Man Arrested For Murder 2 Years After Missing Friend Found Buried At His HomeScott David Leo, 54, was arrested Monday in the death of 32-year-old Zach Kennedy, whose body was found in 2018 buried at a home in the 500 block of West 8th Street in Long Beach, where had been last seen a year prior.