When the coronavirus pandemic came crashing into town in mid-March, Long Beach hospitals do what they always do in a crisis —pivot to deal with those in need of help.
After a day of demonstrations that devolved into vandalism, looting and arson, the calm that swept across Long Beach on Monday, June 1, was palpable.
A curfew will go into effect at 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, for Long Beach’s business districts and 4 p.m. citywide, the day after thousands protested the death of George Floyd and some looters later in the night damaged property.
Long Beach officials summoned the National Guard and declared a state of emergency Sunday, May 31, after initially peaceful protests against police brutality were followed by looting and vandalism.
People protesting police violence and the death of George Floyd gathered in front of Long Beach Police Department headquarters on Broadway on Sunday afternoon, joining many other demonstrations regional and nationwide.
The Shoreline Frontrunners of Long Beach, a LGBTQ running and walking club, would have hosted the 28th annual Long Beach Pride Run earlier this month, but due to COVID-19, the event — which normally would take place the same weekend as Long Beach Pride — had to be cancelled.
Officials at Belmont Heights United Methodist Church announced Thursday the longstanding preschool there would close permanently, and terminated all 15 staff members.
Long Beach health officials reported no new deaths in the city Saturday, May 30, but confirmed 90 new cases of coronavirus — bring the total to 1,947.
Long Beach hair salons and barber shops can reopen for business, and restaurants can once again allow customers to dine indoors, officials announced Friday, May 29.
Just a few hours after Los Angeles County got approval from the state to open restaurant dining rooms that had been shut down due to the pandemic on Friday, May 29, Long Beach followed suit to allow dine-in for restaurants in the city.
It still wasn’t completely normal, but for some retail shoppers in Long Beach, being inside a retail shop may have even felt a little nostalgic Thursday as some retail stores allowed customers inside for the first time since mid-March.
My students are sometimes surprised to learn that teachers get nervous about the first day of school, too. A week or two before the fall semester begins, many of us start worrying about the same things that are causing our kids stress — will we be working with our friends? Will we get along …
The date was set and the athletes were training for competition day, but the decision to delay the Special Olympics of Southern California (SOSC) event seemed inevitable.
Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, has been appointed LA County Economic Resiliency Task Force, and will chair the Commodities and Goods Movement working group.
Applications opened today, Friday for people interested in receiving up to three meals a day from some of Long Beach's top restaurants.
Things have been happening at Riley’s on Second and owner Mike Ellis has been busy during the stay at home order. Ellis has a new business partner, former PGA player and local golfing legend John Mallinger, who lives in Spinnaker Bay and plays out of Virginia Country Club.
CVS Health Thursday expanded its COVID-19 no-cost testing program by announcing 91 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across California, including 42 in Los Angeles and Orange counties.
As Mayor Robert Garcia speaks to the camera, giving that day's death toll from COVID-19 and explaining what the city is doing about it, Paola Morales can be seen in the background.
A man was killed when struck by an SUV driven by a suspect fleeing police after attempting to burglarize a marijuana business in Long Beach Tuesday night, May 26, authorities said.
A draft Environmental Impact Report is being reviewed as part of an ambitious restoration plan for the Los Cerritos Wetlands in southeast Long Beach.
Amid mounting pressure from protestors and President Donald Trump, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled plans on Monday for reopening California churches and allowing in-person retail shopping.
A Los Alamitos interchange of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway will be named in memory of a Long Beach soldier killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, it was announced Monday.
For many youngsters, school is a place for required learning, a space to share time with friends and something to occupy the day until it's time to head home, finish homework and enjoy time with family. But for others, school means so much more.
We’re into month three of the shutdown and, if you’re like me, some aspects of life that were once unthinkable are starting to feel almost normal.
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Alliance of Caregivers reported that 40 percent of family caregivers experience high levels of physical and mental stress.
Two more Long Beach residents have died due to coronavirus-related causes, officials announced Friday, May 22, bringing the city’s death toll to 70.
Parts of the city will be closed on Monday, May 25, in recognition of Memorial Day, but regular operations will resume on Tuesday, May 26.
The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center was awarded the California Arts Council's "Arts Education Exposure" Grant for the third year in a row.
Pacific Gateway has been a source of workforce innovation since the public agency was formed — Workforce Innovation Network is literally part of its name.
Cynthia Desatoff, 67, who helped found the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and successfully fought Los Angeles County over water quality there, died April 27 at her home.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park conducted its first Memorial Day ceremony in 1915, at its Glendale cemetery, and has hosted live memorials every year since at its six Southern California parks.
This year, all running events in the city have been cancelled, including the Grand Prix Race the Course 5K, Storm the Beach and St. Anthony High School's Saint's Run fundraiser.
Businesses and pedestrians in Long Beach may soon be able to make better use of some of the city’s streets, sidewalks and parking lots, as officials consider opening them up for public use.
Long Beach is projecting tens of millions of dollars in shortfalls in the years ahead because of the coronavirus — and that outlook is “potentially more likely to get worse than better,” according to the city’s budget manager Grace Yoon.
A man who was crawling in the lanes of Pacific Avenue in Long Beach shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday was fatally struck by a sedan that was then driven away from the scene, police said.