Wille’s Tin Shop will reopen Tuesday, June 15—the day businesses across California can operate without capacity limits after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on daily operations and routines across the state.
The importance of doing everything possible to avoid COVID was driven home to Bullock when, just a few weeks after the publication of “Corona,” she was diagnosed with the virus.
“I would have never thought I’d be operating like this, but it is what it is.”
“Going from yesterday to today was just a handful.”
Owner James “Jimmy” DeBois said hundreds of customers showed up Sunday morning, and with their support, the sale likely helped him cover two month’s worth of his business’ rent.
Thirsty Isle, a bar that survived prohibition in the 1920s and the loss of some of its best customers after the closure of the C-17 plant in 2015, is struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic—which has become an existential threat to restaurants, retailers and other industries across the city.
After collecting hundreds of sleeping bags, socks and food items from local residents last week, Care Closet LBC nonprofit organizers spent three days this week distributing them to homeless encampments and individuals throughout Long Beach.
“The Center has seen an increased demand for foods and support especially from seniors due to COVID-19.”
The concert was the first time the orchestra had been together since April.
To see a full schedule of live classes and all of the Aquarium’s other online programs, visit the Online Academy page.