The LBPD says the machine was still functional and accurate despite failing internal diagnostics.
That spill happened when a 60-year-old pipe that was already on a county repair list broke open, letting nearly 9 million gallons of sewage flow into the channel, which led to the closure of the city’s entire coastline to swimmers for nearly a week.
As of Dec. 30, each of the three Carnival Cruise ships that operate out of Long Beach—Miracle, Panorama, and Radiance—were designated as “Yellow” on the CDC’s Cruise Ship Color Status, which means each ship currently has COVID-19 cases on board.
“COVID will be with us for decades, if not in perpetuity. It will be here this time next year, and this time the following year. It will become part of life. It used to be that you had to worry about the flu and the common cold. Now, you have to worry about the flu, the common cold and COVID.”
Though booms have been deployed at Talbert Marsh, Bolsa Chica and the Santa Ana River, there are no reports of oil or any shoreline impact at these locations at this time, according to the Coast Guard.
After assisting the U.S Coast Guard with a search, the cruise ship has been released and is proceeding to Ensenada, said a Carnival spokesperson.
A man apparently brandished a BB-gun in hopes of getting Long Beach police officers to shoot and kill him last month, according to newly released video footage of the incident.
Ray Cash, 53, was found on the sidewalk at about 11:50 p.m. with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
The LBPD’s new BearCat will enhance the department’s ability to provide “protection, rescues, and utilization of de-escalation tactics that may not be possible without the armored rescue vehicle,” according to the staff report.
The Alamitos Neighborhood Library reopens today at noon after undergoing an extensive heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) replacement project, city officials announced today.