If there was any good news in Long Beach Monday following Gov. Gavin Newsom's rollback to stricter coronavirus restrictions, it was that most of the city had been experiencing them since July 1.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia’s mother and stepfather are both on ventilators with an illness related the the coronavirus, Garcia announced Monday, July 13.
Long Beach Unified School District families will have their choice of education plans this fall, the district announced Wednesday, July 8, as the number of coronavirus cases in the city continues to climb.
On July 3, 2018, MemorialCare personnel turned out the lights at Community Hospital of Long Beach, locked the doors and gave the keys back to the city.
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…
Long Beach bars, wineries and nail salons can reopen with certain regulations Friday, June 19, the same day outdoor religious and political gatherings can resume, city officials have announced.
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…
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.
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.
Applications opened today, Friday for people interested in receiving up to three meals a day from some of Long Beach's top restaurants.
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.
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.
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.
“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…
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.
Pacific Gateway has been a source of workforce innovation since the public agency was formed — Workforce Innovation Network is literally part of its name.
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.
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.
When the Safer at Home order was announced in March, scheduled events were cancelled, performances were postponed and gatherings limited. For Long Beach's art world, that meant figuring out how to engage audiences without the usual venues.
Long Beach nonprofit Help Me Help You is ramping up its food distribution platform in an effort to help more people struggling with challenges dealt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
International City Theatre's artistic producing director, caryn desai, announced Friday one play will be dropped this season and another, which had been postponed, will move into that slot.
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.