The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday finalized plans to purchase a second location to be converted into homeless housing in Long Beach.
The Norwegian Jewel made headlines at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March after being turned away from ports in four countries due to fear that passengers may have been infected.
Long Beach officials have been fielding complaints left and right this election season. Over the past two months voters have been inundated with a flurry of illicit election activity on social media and via text messages.
As part of the new Long Beach Live concept, the center and bureau collaborate in planning “blended events,” for clients who are hoping to host some of their guests and presenters in person, but broadcast meetings to a larger, remote audience.
The nonprofit, which is headquartered in Akron, Pennsylvania, sells fair trade products sourced from over a hundred artisan groups worldwide, in an effort to provide sustainable income for disadvantaged communities.
If approved, the state would provide the majority of the funding necessary to buy the property, $17.5 million, with the county providing matching funds of $4 million.
Working anywhere during a global pandemic feels far from normal, no less at a hotel that’s lacking the one thing hotels are all about: guests.
The two candidates discussed the issues of declining attendance, police presence on school campuses and inequities within the LBUSD.
Mass text messages sent Friday disparaging a Long Beach councilman up for reelection falsely stated they were paid for by one of his colleagues on the council—the latest example of people or groups posing as someone else to influence the election.
Since some in-person activities resumed on Aug 21, students and staff of five programs led by the Long Beach Unified School District have been asked to quarantine after potential exposure to coronavirus.