President Jane Close Conoley joined the Long Beach Post and the Daily Forty-Niner in a live discussion Thursday to share what it’s been like managing one of the largest campuses in the Cal State University system during the coronavirus pandemic.
As Easter approaches on Sunday—the biggest observance of the year for Christians—Sanders said churches across Long Beach will be connected in new ways.
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The city on Saturday said it has streamlined a process for donations of materials or assistance with an online form that businesses and volunteers can fill out.
The walk-up clinic and a new field hospital with 100 beds at the Long Beach Arena are intended to relieve stress on local hospitals.
Rain in Long Beach is expected to begin Sunday afternoon, with a 90% chance of rain and thunderstorms possible through Monday.
“We are working harder than we have ever worked,” a committee for workers said. “We are putting our lives at risk. We deserve to have our needs met.”
Organizations that can provide help with food, sanitation and shelter are highest priority for the grants.
The bank and DLBA will offer 30 micro grants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Mercy cruised into the port with more than 800 Navy medical personnel and support staff, and 70-plus civil service mariners who operate and navigate the ship, load and off-load mission cargo, assist with repairs to mission equipment and provide essential services to keep the medical facility running.