For followers of many religions, matrimony is an important stage in life, one that is celebrated and sanctioned by their religious institutions. Churches, temples and synagogues have had to make adjustments during the pandemic—and so have religious couples. Still, for some, a religious wedding was non-negotiable.
When the pandemic hit in March 2020, celebrations and gatherings came to a screeching halt. For event venues like The Grand, this meant bookings were canceled or postponed, sending them looking for alternative revenue sources to keep the lights on.
“About three miles off the breakwater, he jumped off the boat,” said Brian Fisk, a spokesman for the Long Beach Fire Department.
Police rushed a young boy to the hospital Thursday morning after a hit-and-run driver struck his stroller, according to authorities.
The two men shared an apartment at the Villages at Cabrillo housing complex, where the stabbing occurred,
According to the market research firm The Wedding Report, this year will see a surge of 650,000 weddings nationwide, bringing the total number of weddings to 2.77 million compared to the average of 2.12 million weddings taking place in a normal year.
Officers were dispatched to the scene at 10:42 a.m., where they found the woman in the parking stall, lying underneath a pile of blankets, according to police
A 15-year-old girl fired off a gun, shooting through the wall and hitting a 20-year-old woman next door, according to police.
“They were one of those small businesses that got us through the recession,” a former employee said. “It was part of the community in that it brought people together.”