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  • Orange County Register
    Long Beach City College will suspend most in-person classes by Wednesday, March 18, and switch to an online-only format, officials announced Wednesday, March 11, due to concerns about the new coronavirus. Cal State Fullerton to halt in-person classes due to coronavirus fears 4th person tests positive for coronavirus in Long Beach Coronavirus’ ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Four of those cases were reported in Long Beach, and officials are saying many more across the state likely have the virus. The woman who died was not a county resident but had been visiting after extensive travel over the past month, including a long layover in South Korea, which has been a hotbed for the virus. “Shortly after being ...
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  • Orange County Register
    A fourth person in Long Beach has tested positive for the new coronavirus, officials announced Wednesday, March 11. The person, according to a city statement, is an adult man who has traveled to an international area of community transmission. The person is isolated at home. Officials did not have details late Wednesday about where he traveled.
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  • Orange County Register
    Officials also announced six new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 27, including three in Long Beach. One of the new cases, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer confirmed on Wednesday, is likely the county’s second case of community spread, meaning investigators do not know how the person contracted the virus. The person who ...
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  • KTLA
    The Long Beach Grand Prix, which last year drew 187,000 people over its three days of motor racing and other entertainment, remains set to occur as planned next month despite the coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Wednesday. The decision came as other major events, such as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, already have been ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    A growing number of colleges and universities, most recently Cal State Long Beach and Pepperdine University, have suspended in-person classes in favor of online instruction. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that California has 157 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and that thousands of residents may have come into contact with the disease. The United ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    With coronavirus cases spreading rapidly across California, including the death Tuesday of a woman at a senior living facility, officials are saying it’s increasingly unlikely they can contain the virus and instead are focusing on slowing its spread. “The community spread has already occurred,” said Peter Beilenson, Sacramento County’s ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Cal State Long Beach and Pepperdine University announced Wednesday they would join colleges and universities across the nation that have suspended face-to-face classes in response to the fast-moving coronavirus. Classes at Cal State Long Beach will be canceled from Thursday through Tuesday to allow faculty time to make preparations for starting ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Cal State Long Beach will suspend in-person classes due to fears about the new coronavirus, the university announced Wednesday, March 11. Face-to-face classes are canceled from Thursday, March 12 through Tuesday, March 17, to allow instructors to prepare for a switch to online-only classes, which will begin Wednesday, March 18. The campus will ...
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  • CBS Los Angeles on MSN.com
    The tournament, which began Tuesday and runs through Saturday, is being played at the Honda Center in Anaheim and at the Walter Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach State University.
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  • Orange County Register
    Also, parishioners are being asked simply to pray for the person sitting next to them instead of shaking hands. San Jose: Three TSA agents test positive for coronavirus Long Beach ratifies 2 local emergencies due to coronavirus USC limits spectators at on-campus athletic events due to coronavirus Pumpkin Spice-chella? Coachella, Stagecoach move ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Long Beach State forward Lauren Green, center, is boxed out from rebounding a free-throw attempt by Cal Poly forward Alicia Roufosse, right, and Cal Poly guard Malia Holt during their Big West Tournament first-round game on Tuesday night at LBSU’s Walter Pyramid. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) LONG BEACH — The Long Beach State ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia spoke during a Monday, March 9, press briefing about three residents who tested positive for the new coronavirus. (Hayley Munguia/SCNG) The Long Beach City Council unanimously ratified two local emergencies — one considered a health emergency and the other considered a city emergency — in response to the new ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Cal Poly forward Alicia Roufosse, left, grabs a rebound from Long Beach State forward Cydnee Kinslow, right, in a near-empty Walter Pyramid during a first-round Big West Tournament game on Tuesday night in Long Beach. Fears over the coronavirus led tournament organizers to ban fans from all men’s and women’s tournament games this week.
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  • Orange County Register
    Perea, a Cal State Long Beach graduate, is a public policy consultant who has helped create and run several pro-immigrant organizations in Orange County. He praised Santa Ana for eliminating the citizenship requirement to serve on the Measure X committee, saying “Santa Ana continues to lead in uplifting immigrant rights in Orange County by ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Organizers of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival on Pine Avenue in Long Beach have decided to cancel this year’s event due to fears about the new coronavirus. Ron Hodges, who owns the entertainment complex at Pine Avenue and Broadway that includes Shannon’s On Pine, said Tuesday, March 10, that he made the decision after ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Please, please, save us from ourselves. Some organizations already are smartly doing it. The Big West Conference men’s and women’s tournaments will be played spectator-free this week in Long Beach and Anaheim. Yet similar organizations continue to put cash before common sense. The Pac-12 Conference, not the brightest bulb in the best of ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Factories in China, where an estimated half of the incoming cargo volume comes from in both the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach, have been slow to return to normal levels following the holiday and the outbreak of the virus. In the Port of Long Beach, February cargo was down 9.8 percent compared to the same month last year, said port spokesman Lee ...
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  • Orange County Register
    I’m real excited for them to be a part of this honor. And, obviously, grateful to the school and to the other coaches in the league.” Wilder played high school ball at Long Beach Wilson High before playing at UCI. The top-seeded Anteaters will take on No. 8 Long Beach State in the first round (quarterfinals) of the conference tournament on ...
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  • KTLA
    That person is in isolation at home, Ferrer said. There have been 17 cases reported by the county and another three reported by the city of Long Beach. Community transmission is suspected in one of the county's cases. "We remain confident that if sick people stay home and reduce exposing others to their illness, whether it be COVID-19 or ...
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