The aquarium created a new behind-the-scenes home with many specifications for the yellow-legged frogs, including cool streams at about 45 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and a bio-secure environment isolated from other amphibian species, completed in July.
Certification of vaccination for students, faculty and staff is now required by Aug. 23, although disciplinary action will not be taken until after Sept. 30.
“We’re the only people in the nation and probably globally that have to prove who we are, and prove our blood quantum,” said Jimi Castillo, 78, a spiritual leader who is a member of the Tongva tribe.
Community centers across the city will also be reopening, although gymnasiums will remain closed.
Our weekly roundup of nonprofit news includes some volunteer opportunities and events coming back for the first time since the pandemic shut them down.
After the driver was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday night, a passenger took over and rushed him to the hospital, police said.
The man was reportedly pushing a disabled vehicle from behind when another vehicle struck him in North Long Beach, police said.
The aquarium’s volunteer ranks have slowly regrown to close to its original numbers, with 800 to 900 volunteers currently involved as restrictions have eased.
“It is a blessing to be able to—actually be able to—serve the community that I’m from,” Jericho Williams said at his swearing-in ceremony.