Capping delivery fees charged to restaurants at 15% is part of the city’s restaurant retention plan which its developed to help businesses survive the COVID-19 shutdown.
In his annual State of the City address, Mayor Robert Garcia also announced new economic programs benefiting Long Beach City College students and grocery workers.
Dana Tanner has been operating outdoor dining for weeks, stating that she’s doing so to keep her business afloat and allow her employees to pay their bills.
The 2021 State of the City will be delivered virtually by Mayor Robert Garcia where he’s expected to provide updates on COVID-19 vaccines and new guaranteed income programs.
The program would allow currently illegal housing units to remain in use after property owners prove they are safe.
The City Council formally confirmed the city’s Climate Action Adaptation Plan and it will now go into the environmental review phase before a potential adoption in the fall.
The owner disputes whether the New Year’s Eve event is a party but says it will go on as planned.
An unidentified woman was found floating in Alamitos Bay Thursday morning before being transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The fire was put out within 20 minutes of crews arriving, but the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.
The county recorded 148 new deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday it had recorded 145, which was the daily record.