Manhattan Beach's beachside restaurant and craft beer pub Simmzy's will be opening a second location in Long Beach's Belmont Shore shopping and entertainment district this Spring -- and artist's renderings of the final look were posted on Facebook recently.
Construction has been underway on Simmzy ... More >>
Angela Davis, former Black Panther, is the go-to commentator on any protest or political uprising these days. (And, apparently, the go-to stencil for "street artists" designing nostalgic protest fliers.)
So why hasn't anyone asked her how she feels about the DREAM Act -- the national push to grant ... More >>
Andrew HechtLong Beach is giving marijuana dispensaries a second chance. At least some of them.
And as the city at the center of a court case that could help decide the fate of pot shops in the cannabis collective capital of America, Los Angeles, that city's decision could offer hope for dis ... More >>
Robert Wideman via FacebookRepublican on a last-minute mission.Even in the weird, weird world of final-hour indie City Council candidates, Robert Wideman is a real gem.
Not to be confused with that SEO-friendly Robert Wideman currently serving a life sentence in Pennsylvania, of "FREE AN INN ... More >>
Following the footsteps of the County of L.A, the city of Long Beach tonight will likely ban plastic bags at grocery stores -- meaning it will be bring-your-own reusable bag or pay for paper ones.
The Long Beach City Council already approved the rule 6-2 but will have to affirm it at tonight ... More >>
Hours after a federal judge struck down the Prop. 8 ban on gay marriage, using strong language to affirm the civil rights of gays and lesbians, demonstrators began celebrating Wednesday evening. The joy and satisfaction were tempered with the knowledge, however, that an appeal is com ... More >>
The Long Beach City Council this week moved forward with a proposal to add a local tax to medical marijuana sales. The body voted 8-1 to hold a public hearing on whether the matter should be put before LBC voters in November.
The proposal would place a 5 percent tax on sales. The city Berkel ... More >>
Laura Richardson, credit riskâ€‹Political consultant John Shallman sued L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks last week, alleging that he is owed nearly $150,000 from Parks' unsuccessful 2008 race for the Board of Supervisors.So when will Shallman sue Rep. Laura Richardson? Richardson, best known for her se ... More >>
First '09 Downtown Murders Two men were shot and killed at Skid Row's Lamp Lodge hotel early Easter morning. They were the first Downtown murders since June, 2008. L.A. TimesNative Habit Threat Conservationists are worried about an oil-company's proposal to build 3,900 new homes in the middle of the ... More >>
Murder Takes a Holiday L.A. County homicides are down 15 percent from last year, according to the Coroner's office. The Sheriff's Department cites greater funding for increased patrols as one reason for the decline. San Gabriel Valley TribuneSparta Beats Troy USC lost its bid to upset the Michigan S ... More >>