After a group of concerned citizens prompted the Long Beach City Council to halt and re-examine the $5.8M rehab of the bluff on April 29, the ...On December 17, 2014 / By Brian Addison
It’s been four years in the making and not without a few bumps in the road, but the groundbreaking for the New North Branch Library is finally ...On October 21, 2014 / By Asia Morris
Photo courtesy of Lisa Beth Anderson.
After six years of development and a few decades after its last update, ...On June 19, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Belmont Shore’s Second Street corridor is rife with tourists, shops, restaurants, and some of Long Beach’s most affluent and comfortable denizens. So it would make sense ...On June 18, 2014 / By Brian Addison
The City of Long Beach has sent in their applications for CALTrans’ Active Transportation Program (ATP)—and the proposals are shaping up to be major infrastructural projects that cater ...On June 11, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Five Wheelchair-Bound Long Beach-Area Residents Sue City for Violating ADA
Cracked pathways. Uprooted trees in sidewalks. Inaccessible crosswalks. These aren’t just problems for the common citizen walking on two ...On June 9, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Disclosure: Mr. Addison is and has been a personal friend of Mr. Garcia for nearly a decade.
If there was anything to be said about ...On June 6, 2014 / By Brian Addison
There is no question that the Class 1 separated bike/ped lane along the soon-to-be Gerald Desmond Bridge project was a score for bicyclists and new urbanists ...On May 13, 2014 / By Brian Addison
5th District Councilmember and mayoral hopeful Gerrie Schipske feels that student parking along neighborhood streets near Long Beach City College (LBCC) is so pervasive that she feels LBCC’s ...On March 25, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
Long Beach held its first mayoral forum on livability, an achievement that should not be understated. Bicycling, pedestrian accessibility, urban infrastructure and design, park space, ...On February 26, 2014 / By Brian Addison
The City of Long Beach is spending $750K to essentially lease two vehicles from Infrastructure Management Services (IMS)—but of course, these vehicles are not just vehicles, but rolling ...On February 19, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Recently, a new plan to build a narrow two-lane bike path was proposed for the area along long beach’s bluff. The new plan flies ...On February 17, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Following the completion of the much-lauded Promenade, it seems the stepsister that is Pine Avenue will finally break ground next week for a much needed facelift of its ...On February 7, 2014 / By Brian Addison
In a move most likely sparked by the possible demolition of the Koffee Pot building at 4th & Alamitos as well as the famous (though not ...On February 5, 2014 / By Brian Addison