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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Tree trimming crews came to the Peninsula on Wednesday, May 6, and began working in the palms along Ocean Boulevard — a clear violation of Long Beach's coastal permit.

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Long Beach reported another death Sunday, May 10, from the novel coronavirus, bringing the city’s death toll to 44 people as officials prepared to reopen beach bike and pedestrian paths, tennis centers and tennis courts in select parks on Monday, May 11.

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The Queen Mary has suspended operations due to the statewide stay-at-home order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the ship’s operator announced Thursday, May 7.

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Long Beach council members on Tuesday, May 5, expressed a desire to move forward with reopening some aspects of the economy and recreation areas while maintaining caution amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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It’s been nearly two months since Long Beach’s first cases of the coronavirus were reported, and in that time, the city has gathered plenty of data on those who have contracted the virus and how Long Beach as a whole has been impacted.

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SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom will order all beaches and state parks closed Friday after tens of thousands of people flocked to the seashore last weekend during a heatwave despite his stay-at-home order, according to a memo sent Wednesday evening to police chiefs around the state.

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Long Beach City Council's Economic Development and Finance Committee, chaired by Ninth District Councilman Rex Richardson, will conduct a teleconference hearing Thursday, April 30, to talk about recovery from the coronavirus shutdown.

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The Long Beach health department reported two more deaths related to the novel coronavirus on Sunday, April 26, along with 10 new cases.

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A years-in-the-making project to replace the Shoemaker Bridge, which connects drivers from Shoreline Drive and Seventh Street in downtown Long Beach to the 710 Freeway, took another step forward Tuesday, April 21.

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Another woman in Long Beach, who was older than 80 and associated with a long-term care facility, has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials announced Saturday, April 18.

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For Long Beach property owners, small businesses and their employees who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, help is on its way.

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Another three Long Beach residents have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday, April 14. The death toll from the virus so far in the city is now 17.

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Long Beach’s Coronavirus Relief Fund, meant to help residents, businesses and nonprofits survive the financial hardship created by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent stay-at-home mandates, has raised more than $1 million, officials announced Monday morning, April 13. About half of that…