The city also announced that two additional people died of coronavirus in Long Beach, bringing the city’s total to 20.
By far the biggest hit will land on the roughly $554 million general fund, which pays for basic services like parks and libraries, and employee salaries, including police and fire personnel.
In an internal memo sent to staff on Thursday, President and CEO Carolyn Caldwell said the process to open bids for the contract had begun long before the pandemic struck.
Disasters usually throttle toward us in a way that is completely unexpected; we don’t see them coming. This time we’re watching a slow-moving cataclysm move toward us in real time.
Our first weekend of being collectively grounded brought moments of panic and a little bewilderment and petulant self-pity, not at all unlike being 15 again and banished to my room for something I was sure I didn’t do.
Under the new guidelines, non-essential gatherings must be limited to no more than 250 people, while smaller events can proceed only if the organizers can implement social distancing of 6 feet per person.
The public got its first glimpse this week of a draft inclusionary housing ordinance that has been in the works for nearly three years.
Experts say extraordinary and painful decisions will have to be made in coming years, including whether certain areas are even inhabitable.
The auditor will seek to reconcile the company’s recently-released financial statements from the last two years and information contained in the company’s prospectus to potential investors last spring.
As head of the only standalone training ground for aspiring chefs and bakers, Chef Tech Cooking School in Bixby Knolls, she has seen her share of mishaps in the kitchen.