Cities have used phone lines, video conferencing and even drive-up services to allow constituents to engage with City Councils across the region.
Pacific Palms Healthcare announced Wednesday that it had its first positive case after a resident was confirmed to have COVID-19.
Head of the Long Beach Reform Coalition said that the group waited until Wednesday to file its official request with the county to initiate a recount so the group could fundraise; the recount is likely to cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Doctors and nurses know the coronavirus is coming for them. The fear has pushed some of them to build their own armor and plead for help.
The City Council voted Tuesday to institute an emergency ban on evictions stemming from tenants inability to pay due to the coronavirus.
If approved, the city’s former North Neighborhood Library at 5571 Orange Ave. would be used as a shelter from April 1 to Sept. 30.
Renters who can prove that the coronavirus has caused them to lose income could qualify for a rent deferral program that runs through November.
The two residential towers would add much needed housing to the Downtown area, with each of the structures proposed to be about 115-feet tall.
Southwest Airlines and Delta Airlines just secured new flight slots at Long Beach Airport, but they’re also among the nation’s largest airlines asking for a $50 billion bailout from the federal government.
The emergency ordinance, which would block COVID-19-related evictions, could be finalized on as soon as March 24.