Like other major events affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor has been canceled this year.

Lauryn Hong, Ella Matlock, Sofia Migliazza and Erin Rogers met in the summer of 2019 because they wanted to be members of Long Beach Poly’s swim team.

Gaslamp Music + Bar + Kitchen owner Michael Neufeld wasted no time in booking dozens of acts after being told by city officials earlier this month that it was finally okay for restaurants to have live music again after reopening in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic — as long as they…

Gyms, fitness centers, swimming pools, campgrounds, day camps, beach parking lots, museums, galleries, hotels and short-term rentals in Long Beach — along with the Aquarium of the Pacific — will be able to reopen Friday, June 12.

Another three Long Beach residents have died due to coronavirus-related causes, officials announced Tuesday, June 9, bringing the city’s death toll to 103.

Coronavirus-related deaths hit the 100 mark in the city of Long Beach, health officials reported Monday, June 8 — the same day Mayor Robert Garcia announced a proposed program to help businesses recover from the vandalism and looting that occurred during a protest-gone-awry a little more tha…

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.

“Parents were not prepared to be homeschool teachers,” said Andrea Sulsona, executive director of Early Childhood Educational Programs for the YMCA of Greater Long Beach. “Suddenly, they were home, trying to teach their kids, but they had no teaching materials. Some did not even have basic s…

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.

Helene Goldberg and her husband Morton are getting ready to celebrate 70 years of marriage on June 4. But at age 92 and 96 respectively, the Leisure World couple don’t get out of the house, especially with the coronavirus situation.

Events are cancelled and venues are empty, but people still hunger for live entertainment. Blending the desire for fun with the need for safety, one Long Beach businesswoman has devised a plan for small-scale shows.

Catalina, the island just 26 miles off the Long Beach shore, relies on tourism for the vast majority of their economy, according to Jim Luttjohann, President & CEO of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.

Three more Long Beach residents have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday, May 12, bringing the city’s death toll to 48.

Long Beach will reopen its beaches for active use — including swimming, kayaking, walking, running and kitesurfing — Wednesday, May 13.

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