Colder weather has arrived and city-run homeless shelters are near capacity, but Long Beach is still looking for a location for its temporary winter shelter that is funded through Los Angeles County.
Long Beach has received roughly $85 million over the last two years from federal and state coffers to address homelessness.
For many recipients, housing vouchers have come to represent a dead end, not a new beginning.
An official said the library has had to strike a balance between providing for the safety of the public and staff from people experiencing mental health issues in and around the facility, located at Broadway and Pacific Avenue, and offering services to the public.
Though no evacuations were ordered, “residents in vulnerable areas, especially those that are prone to flooding, should remain vigilant and be prepared in the event of evacuation,” the city said.
There is a 40% chance of rain late Friday and a 50% chance of rain on Saturday in Long Beach, the NWS said.
The exposure came from food delivered by Meals on Wheels in late May and June.
After its grand opening Saturday, the new structure will be manned by a rotating staff of eight lifeguards.
During his tenure, Villanueva has become a bastion of controversy, clashing with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors repeatedly, along with other politicians and news organizations.
Today we are publishing a report looking at what led to the ultimate closure of Community Hospital. It was a difficult story to report, not only because the subject matter is complicated, but because the operator at the center of this story, John Molina, is also the principal owner of the Post and Business Journal.