Disasters usually throttle toward us in a way that is completely unexpected; we don’t see them coming. This time we’re watching a slow-moving cataclysm move toward us in real time.
Our first weekend of being collectively grounded brought moments of panic and a little bewilderment and petulant self-pity, not at all unlike being 15 again and banished to my room for something I was sure I didn’t do.
Under the new guidelines, non-essential gatherings must be limited to no more than 250 people, while smaller events can proceed only if the organizers can implement social distancing of 6 feet per person.
The public got its first glimpse this week of a draft inclusionary housing ordinance that has been in the works for nearly three years.
Experts say extraordinary and painful decisions will have to be made in coming years, including whether certain areas are even inhabitable.
The auditor will seek to reconcile the company’s recently-released financial statements from the last two years and information contained in the company’s prospectus to potential investors last spring.
Residents who were part of a lawsuit over conditions at the park will receive about $50 million in the settlement, in addition to $7 million generated from the sale of the park, attorneys said.
Roughly 5,000 delegates, guests, observers, volunteers, staff and media are expected, not to mention a bevy of protesters, lobbyists and others.
Brian Hatch, a Long Beach resident who was appointed to the Fair Political Practices Commission in March 2017, said in an interview Tuesday that he has been asked to run for Pearce’s seat on the City Council, which is up for election in March.
The city’s letter on Tuesday said Urban Commons has failed in its lease obligations to make several repairs to the historic ship.