Fue un año ajetreado en el mundo de los negocios locales, con barcos todavía apilados frente a la costa de Long Beach y Los Ángeles, la apertura (y luego el cierre) del hospital llamado Community Hospital y algunas de las principales industrias de ocio y turismo de la ciudad reiniciando después de meses de cierres relacionado a la pandemia.
Police released photos of the pickup truck they say hit and dragged a woman at Fourth Street and The Promenade before the driver fled.
Long Beach will also add more clinic locations due to rising demand for tests as cases spike, which officials have said is due to the highly contagious omicron variant.
Long Beach lost a big part of its history this year with the deaths of three former councilmembers, a state Assemblywoman and Senator, and others who made a big impact on the city: a leader in the Cambodian community, a longtime strawberry farmer, a Filipina chef, the owner of a shoeshine stand and a former gang detective.
The rain is expected to begin early Wednesday morning, with a 90% chance of rain during the day and evening, and a 70% chance of rain on Thursday.
As it does every year, Long Beach saw its share of crime in 2021. But some stories were especially memorable, poignant or had an outsized potential to affect the city.
Vaccine and testing operations will relocate indoors to Doris Topsy-Elvord Community Center at Houghton Park, and Main Health Building will open for testing only, the city said in an announcement Sunday evening.
Ships were stacked up off the coast of Long Beach and Los Angeles, Community Hospital opened (then closed), and some of the city’s major leisure and tourism industries restarted after months of pandemic closures.
From a courageous mother walking across the stage on the day her son should’ve been graduating from high school to a life-saving heart surgery of a 6-month-old baby, here are the most uplifting stories of 2021 in no particular order.
The city comes alive with brilliant holiday spirit, and for a few days we can put aside the problems faced throughout the year and bask in the glow of joy and celebration.