Long Beach Business

LB’s Business-friendly Programs Earns City a Spot Among the Eddy Finalists

eddy-2016-logo The City of Long Beach is a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County, an annual award bestowed by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). In 2009 Long Beach received the Eddy Award as the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County.

North Long Beach Launches first Co-working Space and Community Design Studio

uptown-business-district On the heels of the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, North Long Beach’s Renaissance is taking another big leap. On September 26th at 11:00 am, Uptown is celebrating the launch of UpLAB, a new co-working space and studio serving local entrepreneurs, creatives and nonprofits. 

Lebua Thai Massage and Spa — a New Long Beach Treat

lebua-massage Recently, my friend asked what I’d like for Christmas this year, and I (slightly jokingly) said, “One beautiful, undisturbed day to myself.” In my opinion, that fantasy gift-day should always include a relaxing massage; yes? 

Spring 2015 Application for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program is Friday, December 19

gs-10kbusiness-program1 Southern California business owners have an opportunity to grow their businesses by applying to the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. The program is designed to provide entrepreneurs with the resources and skills they need to grow their businesses and create jobs.

LBCC Announces Extended Deadline to apply for the Innovation Fund SoCal Fund For Small Businesses

innovation-fund Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced Monday that the deadline to apply for the 2014-2015 Innovation Fund SoCal’s funding cycle has been extended to noon, December 10, 2014. Applicants have an opportunity to receive a $50,000 no-interest, non-collateralized loan to help their startup companies focused on advanced manufacturing, bio medical devices, clean energy technologies.

Artisans and Entrepreneurs to Highlight DLBA Small Business Saturday

dlba-small-business-saturda After a frantic Black Friday, customers are encouraged to enjoy the artisans and entrepreneurs that call Downtown Long Beach home for Small Business Saturday. A joint venture of the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and the East Village shops, the Downtown Long Beach Small Business Saturday celebration on November 29 will feature a Makers Mart, live music, shop discounts, a photo booth, free bike valet and more.  

Bryant L. Francis Selected Director of Long Beach Airport

Bryant L. Francis Director of Long Beach Airport Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Long Beach Airport City Manager Pat West today named Bryant L. Francis, C.M., an aviation expert with over 18 years of industry experience, as Director of Long Beach Airport (LGB). Mr.

Retail Theft Operation Nets 72 Arrests

Long Beach Crime The Long Beach Police Department, in cooperation with our retail partners, conducted a three-day retail theft operation prior to “Black Friday” and the start of the holiday shopping season, to send a strong message to would-be criminals that retail theft will not be tolerated.

LBCCD Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley Appointed to University of California Board of Regents

Eloy Oakley Superintendent - President Long Beach Community College District Eloy Ortiz Oakley Superintendent – President Long Beach Community College District Governor Jerry Brown announced Monday that he is appointing Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley to the University of California (UC) Board of Regents.

Robert Luna Named Next Long Beach Chief of Police

Chief of Police Robert Luna Deputy Chief Robert Luna selected to succeed Jim McDonnell as LBPD Chief City Manager Pat West announced today that Robert G. Luna will be the next Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Most recently serving as Deputy Chief of Police, Chief Luna has 29 years of experience with the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

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