The city’s port authority does not own all of the land within the Port of Long Beach. But it appears port officials are looking to change that.
After two weeks of no new COVID-19 deaths, Long Beach health officials Tuesday reported five, for a total of 1,027 since the onset of the pandemic 19 months ago.
Other area hospitals said some employees chose to leave rather than receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but most staff—more than 90%—are vaccinated.
Poor trade policy and “more than a decade of underinvestment” in West Coast ports have left the agencies vulnerable, the LA Port director said, to the challenges caused by the uptick in cargo they’re now seeing.
While the ports are indeed working to speed up the flow of goods, the reality is that it will take time for the busiest port complex in the country to significantly ramp up cargo movement, port officials said after the speech, adding that no terminal operates 24/7.
Long Beach firefighters are working to extinguish a significant fire at an abandoned house near 10th Street and Long Beach Boulevard.
The Long Beach mandate applies to indoor areas of all bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges that do not have a permitted kitchen.
A total of 280 guns of various types, including 13 assault weapons, were turned in during the Long Beach Police Department’s Oct. 2 gun buy-back event, the department announced Thursday.
In Long Beach, some health workers have yet to receive the coronavirus vaccination and will be terminated in the coming days if they continue noncompliance with the state mandate.
For 56 years, SnugTop has manufactured aftermarket fiberglass truck caps, also known as camper shells, at its five-acre facility in West Long Beach but operations will cease for good Oct. 15, according to the company.