Bloeser Carpet Closes After 137 Years in Business
John Bloeser Carpet One Ending “On a High Note”
California’s oldest carpet company has decided to step down after 137 years of business. John Bloeser Carpet One closed the doors to its retail store in Long Beach on Feb. 15.
“I’m really sad to see it go, but it’s just time,” owner Jerry Bloeser said. “It’s time to turn the page, to start ...
The City Radio Left Behind
For every big city or even mid sized urban area, basic cultural, informational and technological elements should be in place, like a daily newspaper, film and live theater, nightclubs, record stores, video and bookstores and other venues for the transmission of thoughts and entertainment.
Internet culture has impacted print media and some entertainment ...
17-Story Residential Tower Rising at Ocean & Alamitos `
Anyone who lives near or travels past the northwest corner of Ocean Blvd. and Alamitos Ave. can see big doings there. Alamitos becomes Shoreline Drive. Ocean jogs and widens into three lanes. Two and three-story residential buildings become eight or more story office towers. The City of Long Beach was looking for something to make the statement that ...
Virgin Galactic Opens Facility at Long Beach Airport
Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS, has leased a new 150,000 square foot facility at Long Beach Airport that will house design and manufacturing of the company’s small satellite launch vehicle, LauncherOne.
LauncherOne is a new two-stage orbital launch ...