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  • Orange County Register
    Eight firefighters in Long Beach have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials announced Wednesday, March 25. The new cases bring the total of confirmed cases in Long Beach to 41, according to officials. Four of the firefighters are Long Beach residents and are included in the total, while four others are residents of other areas.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The Los Angeles Times Book Club is rebooting with its first virtual meetup on March 30 with authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide. Cha and Ide will join Times reporter Maria L. LaGanga for an evening of new L.A. noir, streamed live on the L.A. Times Facebook page ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Chapman Crafted Brewery will offer online ordering for both pickup and local home delivery. You can order your favorite Chapman Crafted Beer in cans, growlers, and kegs, as well as bagged coffee and Long Beach Jerky Co. beef jerky (while it lasts). “For pick-up orders, please allow 30 minutes for us to create your order. You may pick-up at ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Thrift shopping may the best way to give a piece of clothing new life for a reasonable price. Some of these local sites to experience thrifting include Buffalo Exchange, Out of The Closet and Treasure Hunt Boutique in Long Beach, as well as Savers in Lomita.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    UCLA freshman Raisa Ojeda despises President Trump — but the Long Beach resident isn’t sure Biden would be a much better leader. The avid Sanders supporter, 19, wants to see Biden endorse policy proposals like the Green New Deal and cut ties with people in the fossil fuel industry. She also wants him to do more to address his role in ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Costa Mesa joined several other cities across Southern California, including Anaheim and Long Beach, in approving eviction moratoriums. Genis and Mansoor — the other council member who attended in person Tuesday — said they support relief measures but were hesitant to push through an emergency measure at the possible expense of other Costa ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    In Long Beach, Mayor Robert Garcia tweeted Tuesday that the city now has 28 confirmed COVID-19 cases. “If you have the ability to stay home, please do so,” Garcia wrote. “Wash your hands and social distance. We all need to work to flatten the curve.” The city’s 28 cases include one of two Cal State Long Beach students who tested ...
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  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    Want to explore the newest restaurant additions to Long Beach? Here's a look at three: a Mexican fast-food spot, a crab-centric eatery and the latest location of a Seattle-based coffee emporium. 5252 E.
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  • Orange County Register
    A total of 11 people have died in Los Angeles County as a result of the coronavirus, as of Tuesday. Four additional deaths, including the teenager and another in Long Beach, were reported Tuesday along with 128 new cases in LA County. A total of 662 people were confirmed with the virus, though the actual number is likely much higher ...
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  • YAHOO!
    Long Beach's health care industry is experiencing strong job growth. Read on for the latest job market trends, including which companies are hiring and what skills they're looking for.
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  • Orange County Register
    His organization tracks air quality for Los Angeles County, Orange County and the densely populated parts of the Inland Empire. A thick layer of haze hangs over the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Wednesday May 24, 2017. Chuck Bennett/Daily Breeze/SCNG Although brutal on the economy, business closures only have helped the wet weather ...
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  • BroadwayWorld
    We are NOT holding in-person auditions for this project. Please send a self- tape of a 1 minute monologue- contemporary comedic. The self-tapes are due by April 11, 2020 at 11:00pm. Cellphone videos are perfect. Email as an attachement to info@lbshakespeare.org. We will review your videos as they are submitted. “Message” field: Woman of No ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The number of deaths in the county from the virus is now 11. Tuesday’s update also included a previously reported death in Long Beach. The young victim, a teenager from Lancaster, died of septic shock, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris told the Times. The teen’s father contracted the virus himself, Parris said. “The father had close contact ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The number of deaths in the county from the virus is now 11. Tuesday’s update also included a previously reported death in Long Beach. Hours after announcing the juvenile’s death Tuesday, county heath officials issued a clarification that the death “will require further evaluation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”
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  • KTLA
    The case is a “devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of L.A. County Department of Public Health. The city of Long Beach reported one of the four new cases on Monday, describing the patient as a woman in her 50s with underlying health issues. L.A. County officials on Tuesday said ...
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  • KTLA
    While it was to be expected that The Beach family eventually would be affected by this pandemic, we were saddened to hear this news."
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  • Orange County Register
    Newport Beach will join that list on Wednesday when it plans to shut down the pier and beachfront parking lots. Belmont Pier, in Long Beach, and the Redondo Beach Pier and boardwalk are still open for a stroll and to cast out lines for fishing. As various government agencies navigate uncharted waters, each stretch of sand may have different ...
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  • KTLA
    Two Cal State Long Beach students tested positive for the coronavirus and are in self-isolation off campus, the university announced in an email to students Tuesday morning. One student has not been on campus for two weeks, the university said. In the second case, public health officials determined there was no opportunity for on-campus exposure.
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  • KTLA
    Cases are occurring across LA County, so stay home as much as possible & practice social distancing if out.** pic.twitter.com/ZVw6oa5VYT — Los Angeles County (@CountyofLA) March 24, 2020 The city of Long Beach reported one of the four new cases on Monday, identifying the patient as a woman in her 50s with underlying health issues. L.A. County ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Two Cal State Long Beach students tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday, March 24. Those students are in self-isolation off-campus, according to Dr. Kimberly Fodran, the university’s co-director of Student Health Services. “While it was to be expected that The Beach family eventually would be affected by ...
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