Local Dr. Ben Zandpour said hospitals are hitting unprecedented capacity and some nursing homes are opting to let some very sick residents pass away in the comfort of their own beds instead of sending them to crowded emergency rooms.
Long Beach police were searching for a driver who hit a man and a young boy and then fled the scene of the crash this evening in the Willmore neighborhood.
A group of prominent Black women is condemning questions from a city councilwoman who said she intended to highlight Dr. Anissa Davis’s qualifications.
A photo shared with the Long Beach Post shows dozens of officers without masks gathered shoulder-to-shoulder to hear Chief Robert Luna speak in early November after a crowd-control training exercise—but officials say they haven’t tied that gathering to any cases.
For the Southern California region, which includes Long Beach, it seems a matter of when, not if, the order will be implemented.
One firefighter was taken to the hospital to treat a cut on his hand after crews doused an overnight blaze at a condo about a block north of the Recreation Park Golf Course, according to a fire official.
The new regulations could be triggered in a matter of days if the number of people in Southern California’s intensive care units continues to increase.
Coronavirus-related deaths are also spiking in LA County following a surge of cases and hospitalizations during November, health officials said during a media briefing Wednesday.
More than at any other time during the pandemic, Long Beach is now seeing organized, sustained pushback to coronavirus rules, particularly the one that recently banned all dine-in service at restaurants.
After Los Angeles County issued strict new restrictions on gatherings and businesses this week, Long Beach is considering implementing its own tighter rules after the number of COVID-19 patients in local hospitals more than tripled this month.