The Long Beach Breakwater: Why It’s There and Where It’s Going

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See September 2018 Update.  While Long Beach has a beautiful beachfront bike and walk paths, a fun pier, and one of the best dog beaches in the area, the one thing we don’t have are waves. And without waves, there is no surf scene here either. The reason for this is that a breakwater was installed between 1941 and 1949 when …


A Discussion With Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia

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Shannon Jones had the opportunity to chat with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia about the reconfiguration of the Long Beach Breakwater, plans for additional parking and future affordable housing projects. Garcia recently talked about the many initiatives the city of Long Beach is working on this year at his fourth State of the City Address. Most notably, he announced that …