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  • KTLA
    Storms are moving into California this week, bringing rain as well as snow to mountain areas. Long Beach officials are considering using the historic Queen Mary ocean liner as a care facility as the city prepares for an influx of COVID-19 patients amid a pandemic that threatens to overwhelm local hospitals. "The City is coordinating plans ...
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  • KTLA
    Long Beach officials are considering using the historic Queen Mary ocean liner as a care facility as the city prepares for an influx of COVID-19 patients amid a pandemic that threatens to overwhelm local hospitals. "The City is coordinating plans regarding care facilities and more to ensure that we remain prepared to serve the needs of our ...
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  • KTLA
    “It’s like a pressure cooker,” said a nurse at UCLA. “Long on fear and short of gear.” Read the full story on LATimes.com. Long Beach officials are considering using the historic Queen Mary ocean liner as a care facility as the city prepares for an influx of COVID-19 patients amid a pandemic that threatens to overwhelm local hospitals
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  • Orange County Register
    The pain it caused me was worth the happiness it brought to the people who watched it. It validated me.” Adrian Dionisio, senior, Orange County School of the Arts Adrian Dionisio of Long Beach, a senior studying at Orange County School of the Arts, is a film/animation semi-finalist in the specialty of cinematography for Artist of the Year in ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Others in their industry are also offering their support. Vincent Passanisi of Marisa Foods in Long Beach donated meatballs and pepperoni for a soup delivered to health care workers. WooJin Kim does deliveries, Mona Shah of Moxxe PR is their volunteer publicist, and Wing Lam of Wahoo’s Fish Tacos also helps to get the word out. Their contacts ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    With 11 new coronavirus-related deaths Friday, the death toll in the county is now 91. Long Beach, which has its own health department, announced an additional two deaths and 18 more cases. Garcetti warned that deaths and new cases are still doubling every few days. “It is not time to relax, because the more we can push that curve down ...
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  • KTLA
    I swear I’m just picking up a to-go order, skywriting. pic.twitter.com/6WR7vOMblY A fight that began after a man showed up to a Long Beach home in violation of a restraining order escalated into a deadly stabbing Thursday night, police said. Edson Eduardo Rufino, 19, of Signal Hill, was arrested early Friday morning in connection with the ...
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  • KTLA
    A fight that began after a man showed up to a Long Beach home in violation of a restraining order escalated into a deadly stabbing Thursday night, police said. Edson Eduardo Rufino, 19, of Signal Hill, was arrested early Friday morning in connection with the stabbing, which took place about 8:45 p.m. the previous night in the 2000 block of ...
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  • Biloxi-Gulfport WLOX on MSN.com
    Families across the Coast are going “bear hunting,” not real bears of course, but stuffed ones. © Provided by Biloxi-Gulfport WLOX A Long Beach fam
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  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    Here's a rundown of top affordable taco food trucks in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Did your favorite make the cut?
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles County officials also announced 534 new COVID-19 cases. Long Beach, which has its own health department, announced 14 new cases, bringing the city’s total to 153. There were 49 confirmed cases in Pasadena, which also has its own health department. Most beaches, trails, recreation areas and other points of interest are closed ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles County officials also announced 534 new COVID-19 cases. Long Beach, which has its own health department, announced 14 new cases, bringing the city’s total to 153. There were 49 confirmed cases in Pasadena, which also has its own health department. There were more than 4,000 confirmed cases overall in L.A. County as of Thursday night.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    They need to know that when they wake up in the morning that XYZ will happen and that it is within their control.” Natalie Burgess, an English professor at Long Beach City College and mother of a first-grader and a preschooler at Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic School in Huntington Beach, said the biggest challenge for her as a working parent has ...
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  • Orange County Register
    It connects Asia and Australia to the Americas. Traversing the ocean on a ship is arduous. Now imagine rowing across it. Well, if all goes well, Long Beach’s Angela Madsen will have rowed more than 25% of the Pacific by July. If you’re counting, that’s about 2,500 miles. Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran ...
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  • YAHOO!
    Plymouth Long Beach and White Horse Beach in Plymouth will be closed until further notice due to the new coronavirus public health emergency. Plymouth Town Manager Melissa Arrighi said the beaches were closed effective immediately on Thursday,
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  • Orange County Register
    Coronavirus crimps home sales as agents grapple with new realities Suspension of trial for O.C. man accused of killing ex-wife extended due to coronavirus shutdown Coronavirus cases confirmed in 4 Long Beach long-term care facilities English Premier League suspended indefinitely due to coronavirus outbreak Can golfing keep its social distance ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in four long-term care facilities in Long Beach, according to city officials. Chelsey Finegan, a spokeswoman for Long Beach’s Joint Information Center, said the city would not share the number of cases that were identified at each facility “as the numbers may be constantly changing throughout this ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles County officials also announced 534 new COVID-19 cases. Long Beach, which has its own health department, announced 14 new cases, bringing the city’s total to 153. There were 49 confirmed cases in Pasadena, which also has its own health department. There were more than 4,000 confirmed cases overall in L.A. County as of Thursday night.
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  • Orange County Register
    The health care giant that operates Long Beach’s St. Mary Medical Center will not renew its contract with emergency room doctors there, executive officials told the medical staff Thursday, April 2. Dignity Health’s current contract with emergency room doctors expires June 30; beginning July 1, Vituity, a health care organization based in ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The sources spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment publicly on the incident. Moreno was an employee of Pacific Harbor Line, which operates inside the Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex. He had been a locomotive engineer for several years. According to an affidavit, he said he thought his act would ...
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