Curated, HyperLocal, Long Beach News: Get Your Local On!

  • YAHOO!
    Here's the most recent top news in Long Beach; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.
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  • Orange County Register
    Here’s one more thing the novel coronavirus outbreak has stopped: 250 consecutive months of beach cleanups around Long Beach. And that hits Justin Rudd, the city’s self-styled king of events, oh so hard. Normally surrounded by hundreds of volunteers, the organizer/activist/boundless-source-of-energy took about 45 minutes early Saturday ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The LAPD has now set up a plan for first-responder testing, they said. On Saturday, Long Beach announced that it had recorded three more cases of the virus, for a total of 15. New cases were also reported in Orange County, which rose from 65 to 78, and Riverside County, which rose from 22 to 28. In Orange County, a resident of graduate student ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Little Hoop was a pain. Tyus and Russell Edney would lug the thing out of their Long Beach home every time they wanted to play basketball in the driveway, the young brothers hooking the wood backboard and metal rim to the gutter above their garage. Little Hoop could be dangerous. The basket occasionally fell, once plunking Tyus on the head and ...
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  • Orange County Register
    “We’re being as careful as imaginable,” said owner Bill McAulay. His chapel holds 150 people, but he has limited the number of mourners at any time to five. In Long Beach at the Colonial Mortuary, they are advising people to make arrangements over the phone. They allow one-hour viewing. “You don’t get to socialize,” said funeral dir ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Drivers then made deliveries to the handful of local organizations still serving clients. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach and of Huntington Valley have kept a few facilities open to provide childcare for the kids of employees deemed”essential,” including hospital and grocery store workers. “Without Bruno, we wouldn’t have food for ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles County confirmed 61 new coronavirus cases Friday, including 12 people in Long Beach and two in Pasadena. The new cases bring the county’s total to 292. The median age for the total of those who have been infected is 47, county Public Health Department Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said. There are 138 people between the ages of 18 ...
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  • SpaceNews
    WASHINGTON — Virgin Orbit announced March 20 that it will continue operations at its facility in Long Beach, California, after state officials categorized the work as an essential service that should not be completely shut down during the coronavirus pandemic. On March 19, California, Los Angeles County and Long Beach issued a series of ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The figures, which haven’t been disclosed previously, offer the first real-time glimpse of capacity levels at hospitals from Long Beach to the Antelope Valley and raise fresh worries that the hospital system, which is already strained by shortages, could soon run short of beds. “I am very concerned. We have a limited number of ICU beds ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    “We have closed our playgrounds and have posted signs and cautionary tape to block access.” Similar restrictions can be seen in Long Beach, where all city playgrounds, dogs parks, skate parks and golf courses will be closed as of Friday through at least April 19, according to Jane Grobaty, community information officer for the city’s ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    OCC lost to Long Beach the following day before winning seven in a row and 10 of 12 before the season was halted. “It was a rough start to the season emotionally, but after the service … we started playing good baseball, the kind of baseball Alto would want us to play,” said Ryhlick, a pitcher from Mission Viejo High School.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Satellite images taken Tuesday over the San Pedro Bay terminal show far fewer shipping containers than last month. The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — the busiest in the U.S. — are expecting cargo volume to dropM. Nitrogen dioxide levels were provided by Descartes Labs, using publicly available satellite telemetry from Sentinel-5.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    (Tweet 2/2) This is not a lockdown, but I want to be clear: the only time you should leave your home is for essential activities. Following Garcetti, Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia gave their own addresses during the press conference because those cities have their own health departments. Glendale, which does not ...
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  • Orange County Register
    When Julie Minke got the original notice that Cal State Long Beach would temporarily close its campus and move to online classes, she decided to go home to Sacramento and return later this spring. The novel coronavirus pandemic, at that point, did not seem as if it would upend the rest of her freshman year. Officials said at the time that ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Statewide, there are 1,195 confirmed cases and 23 deaths. Los Angeles County confirmed 61 new coronavirus cases, including 12 in Long Beach and two in Pasadena. The new cases bring the county’s total to 292 amid the growing outbreak. The median age of those infected is 47, county Public Health Department Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said.
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  • YAHOO!
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Long Beach? Here's what you can get in neighborhood apartment rentals by price point, with photos and amenities.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    I hate crying in public. But there I was — 17 weeks pregnant with my first child — with tears streaming down my face as I stood among a crowd of anxious shoppers in a Long Beach Target. I had tried to push down that all-too-familiar lump that rises in my throat before the tears began, but a mix of hormones and coronavirus-induced anxiety ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    (Tweet 2/2) This is not a lockdown, but I want to be clear: the only time you should leave your home is for essential activities. Following Garcetti, Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia gave their own addresses during the press conference because those cities have their own health departments. Glendale, which does not ...
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  • Orange County Register
    LONG BEACH — California State University Chancellor Timothy White and Cal State Northridge President Dianne Harrison will delay their previously announced end-of-academic-year retirements due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Long Beach-based university system announced today. “As the world faces an unprecedented crisis, now more than ever ...
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  • Orange County Register
    The latest numbers in LA County included 12 cases confirmed in Long Beach and two in Pasadena. While there was not yet a confirmed case among jail inmates or an individual experiencing homelessness, Ferrer said it was “just a matter of time.” As Los Angeles County numbers continued to grow, so did those in neighboring counties. In Riverside ...
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