Before their Thanksgiving feasts, runners crowded the Long Beach shoreline this morning—many in turkey costumes or hats—for the annual Turkey Trot race.
Hear what your neighbors are grateful for this Thanksgiving.
Listen to people thankful for their customers, for volunteers, for veterans, and, most importantly, for their health.
Long Beach officials are very aware there’s little that can be done in the way of enforcement about private gatherings, which health officials have said for weeks is the most likely cause of a steep rise in COVID-19 cases.
One official said cars were lined up two hours before the giveaway began, and 150 turkeys were distributed in one hour.
Thanksgiving (like the rest of 2020) will be different this year, but many people still need help getting a Thanksgiving meal on the table.
On Thursday, a Nov. 28 record 2.17 inches of rain were reported at Long Beach Airport, topping the 1.93 set in 1970.
Central Long Beach community members were treated to free Thanksgiving meals and turkeys just days before the holiday thanks to the efforts of local leaders and volunteers.
Vice Mayor Dee Andrews hosted the 11th Annual Serving with a Thankful Heart banquet on Monday
Second District Councilmember Jeannine Pearce has invited the community to a Thanksgiving meal at Iglesia Cristiana Emanuel on Saturday from 10:00AM to noon. Food will be provided at the free event and turkeys will be given out.