The current forgiveness window is set to expire at the end of October but city staff has recommended extending it another month.
The Gaslamp music venue, bar and restaurant—known for booking popular tribute bands—has filed a $19,520 claim against the city for losses its owner says were a direct result of misinformation disseminated by Mayor Robert Garcia and the city’s lead health official.
Health officials say the elevated numbers are a reminder that COVID-19 is still spreading in the community.
Los Angeles County reported 1,062 new cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths Saturday, bringing the county’s totals to 273,638 cases and 6,642 fatalities.
For about two decades, Antonio Francisco Gonzales has been in the business of hair, specializing in high-end women’s cuts, color and styling. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, he studied his craft in the San Fernando Valley in the late ’90s, honed his skills in New York City, took his talents to Miami Beach and finally ended up in Long Beach this year.
The Long Beach health department has now found a total of 15 cases of COVID-19 among Cal State Long Beach students and another nine cases from non-students who all went to social gatherings off campus, officials said.
Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley released a statement Saturday afternoon announcing that all on-campus students were under quarantine after five students tested positive for COVID-19.
Starting Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the mobile team will be conducting free COVID-19 tests at the Westside Christian Church parking lot.
Long Beach City Council recently voted to extend the COVID-19 Parking Relief program for residents who have existing permits in parking-impacted neighborhoods.
One solution is for bars to partner with approved restaurants to serve meals—essentially transforming them into dining establishments, which are currently open with outside seating and limited capacity.