The City of Long Beach has launched the Can Your Butts campaign at Gallagher’s Pub and Grill. The campaign promotes a clean, safe, and litter-free community by offering education and assistance to Long Beach restaurants, bars and other businesses to reduce cigarette litter in commercial corridors.
Bixby Park is set to receive renovations aimed at activating unused space and increasing safety as a pair of Long Beach City Council members have combined resources to fund some of the upgrades.
Long Beach's City Council wants to find out how short-term rentals like Airbnb are impacting the city, and how the city could regulate them. Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce said that she began wondering about the popular short-term rental business in the context of the city's very tight housing market.