Other services, including hair and nail salons, can open Monday in Los Angeles County, and on Tuesday in Long Beach, with 25% capacity.
Restauration, the Fourth Street restaurant that has openly defied Long Beach’s health orders by reopening its patio, could now be facing eviction after an escalating series of crackdowns by the city failed to shut them down.
The Long Beach Unified School District this week is coping with a much smaller allocation of COVID-19 vaccine doses than it expected.
Long Beach officials have not responded to questions about whether they’ll follow suit. The city has its own health department, but it has aligned with the county on most decisions.
Early Monday, the state lifted a strict health order for the majority of the state that banned all dine-in service, closed personal care businesses and restricted other activities.
The decision does not necessarily mean activities like outdoor dining and haircuts in salons would be automatically allowed in Long Beach.
Owner James “Jimmy” DeBois said hundreds of customers showed up Sunday morning, and with their support, the sale likely helped him cover two month’s worth of his business’ rent.
City crews found the unauthorized line after someone reported a gas leak at Restauration, the Fourth Street restaurant that has flouted COVID-19 rules.
Officials today cut off gas service to a Long Beach restaurant whose owner has repeatedly refused to shut down her outdoor patio, in defiance of COVID-19 health regulations.
The 269 new deaths reported across LA County Saturday pushed the region past the mark, reaching 15,162 total, including 586 in Long Beach.