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California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

LOS ANGELES — The criminal case against a Mexican megachurch leader on charges of child rape and human trafficking was dismissed Tuesday by a California appeals court on procedural grounds. Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in custody since June following his arrest on accusations involving three girls and one woman between 2015 and 2018 in Los Angeles County. Additional allegations of the possession of child pornography in 2019 were later added. He...
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Coronavirus Recovery: California Man’s Plasma Donation Could Help Save Others

(CNN) — A California man who was diagnosed with the coronavirus and recovered has donated his plasma to help others fighting the potentially deadly virus. On March 6, Jason Garcia noticed he had a mild cough and some congestion. The 36-year-old aerospace engineer from Escondido, California, didn’t think that much of it. But later while on a work trip, he noticed a headache had begun accompanying his cough. Within a day, he also had a fever and body aches that quickly came and went. Then he began...
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Long Beach reports 8 more coronavirus cases, tally climbs to 123

Long Beach has confirmed eight more cases of the coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday, March 31; the total tally in the city so far is now up to 123. Long Beach has reported one death so far, a woman in her 50s with underlying health conditions. The news came a day after Long Beach announced that it had surpassed 100 cases — though Mayor Robert Garcia emphasized in a Monday afternoon press briefing, as he has throughout the public-health crisis, that the city’s number of actual cases is like...
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Virgin Orbit to build ventilators in Long Beach, aerospace company announces

Virgin Orbit, a Long Beach aerospace company, is waiting federal approval for a new ventilator that it plans to manufacture and distribute to hospitals in the company weeks, according to a statement released Monday, March 30. The company said it hopes to begin production at its Long Beach facility by early April. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, during an afternoon press briefing, said the company could start manufacturing the ventilators in the first couple of weeks of April. “We are all heartbr...
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‘Ozark’ Season 3 Spoiler Review: The Netflix Series Plumbs New Dramatic Depths as It Goes Full ‘Godfather’

“Fighting for your life makes every other thing you ever did before seem extremely dull.” This line is spoken by Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) in the penultimate episode of Ozark’s third season, which hit Netflix on Friday. It’s a line that cuts to the core of what makes Wendy, her husband Marty (Jason Bateman), and the show around them tick. In its first season, Ozark plunged viewers into the world of the Byrdes and their Missouri money-laundering operation. From the moment a Mexican drug lord kn...
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Long Beach announces 18 new coronavirus cases, biggest daily jump yet

Long Beach officials announced 18 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, March 28, the biggest daily increase since the public health-crisis began. The city’s total tally now stands at 88. Long Beach has reported one death so far, a woman in her 50s with underlying health conditions. The news came a day after Long Beach reported that a police officer and three more firefighters tested positive for the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19. According to the city’s Saturday statement, no...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Garcia, Police Department, Yucaipa, Robert Garcia, Robert Luna, Top Stories LBPT, Michael Avenatti, Coronavirus, COVID


LA County’s March 3 election results are certified; here’s who will go to a Nov. 3 runoff

The long wait for results from the March 3 elections is finally over. The L.A. County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk’s office announced Friday, March 27, it certified the final results for every race in the county. Several close races were left hanging as counting continued through a month that went sideways when the coronavirus pandemic hit full force. The races that were watched most closely were those teetering on requiring a November runoff. At city and county levels, the 50%-plus-one thres...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Smith, Los Angeles City Council, Bernie Sanders, Garcia, Los Angeles County, South Bay, John Lee, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Kevin de Leon, Lacey, LA City Council


Cal State Long Beach reports 2 students test positive for coronavirus

Two Cal State Long Beach students tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday, March 24. Those students are in self-isolation off-campus, according to Dr. Kimberly Fodran, the university’s co-director of Student Health Services. “While it was to be expected that The Beach family eventually would be affected by this pandemic, we were saddened to hear this news,” Fodran wrote in an email to the campus community. “It is a sober signal that the impact of this illness will ...
Tags: California, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Garcia, South Bay, Dignity Health, Cal State Long Beach, Robert Garcia, Student Health Services, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Coronavirus


Long Beach reports first death from coronavirus, 19 total cases

A Long Beach woman has died from the novel coronavirus, the first death in the city, public health officials have reported. A woman in her 50s, with underlying medical conditions, died from “complications of COVID-19,” the city said in a Monday afternoon, March 23, statement. She was a Long Beach resident. The city also upped the total number of positive coronavirus cases to 19. Related Articles Coronavirus help: Landlords urged to freeze rents, halt evictions by their own tr...
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Long Beach shuts down sports facilities amid growing concern about coronavirus spread

Bringing to a close a weekend of concern over people ignoring coronavirus-spurred social-distancing rules in public places amid the city’s “Safer at Home” orders, the City of Long Beach closed sports facilities in parks and beaches and urged residents not to gather in open spaces. Earlier on Sunday, March 22, the city announced that no new people were reported testing positive for the novel coronavirus, leaving the total at 15 in the city, with another 140 either currently or having been monitor...
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Prompted by coronavirus fears, voters to get mail-in ballots in northern LA County May election

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order requiring a mail-in ballot be sent to every voter in Congressional District 25, a move designed to quell concerns that the coronavirus would keep people away from the polls for the district’s May 12 runoff for the north L.A. County seat. The runoff is for the seat formerly occupied by Katie Hill, who resigned in October. Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, and Mike Garcia, a Republican aerospace executive, are vying for the seat. It repre...
Tags: News, Congress, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Smith, Ventura County, Gavin Newsom, Ventura, Porter Ranch, State, Garcia, Santa Clarita, Hill, Simi Valley, LA County


Long-delayed LA County election tally nears its end; most runoffs appear solid

Most of Los Angeles County is home. And the March 3 Primary Election has rounded third and is headed there. And while the world is a different place than it was when the votes were cast, not all that much has changed in the L.A. County Registar-RecorderCountyClerk’s most recent update Friday afternoon, despite an array of tight races. Unofficial election results in the long-delayed vote count didn’t reveal much change in terms of winners or losers, despite was some tightening here and there. It ...
Tags: Politics, News, La, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, City Council, Local News, Garcia, Los Angeles County, John Lee, Calderon, LA County, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley


Scammers beware: Price gouging is a crime during emergencies such as coronavirus pandemic

Times of emergency can bring out the best in people — but, unfortunately, it can also bring out the worst. And that’s why, with the current novel coronavirus pandemic shutting down all but the most essential businesses and many goods hard to find — such as toilet paper and hand sanitizer — officials throughout Los Angeles County are warning folks that scams and price gouging during times of emergencies are crimes. In fact, price gouging, which means raising the price of something by more than 10...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Pasadena, Duke, Mastercard, Federal Trade Commission, Garcia, Los Angeles County, LA County, Frank Duke, Monterey Park, LADWP, Robert Garcia, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power


Long Beach’s 4th & Orange is looking beyond the city limits for fame

It’s a tight fit for the 4th & Orange inside the Dubshack, a home recording studio the members built out of a tiny garage in the backyard of a gray two-story home on a quiet Lakewood residential neighborhood. But from this small space where a set of drums almost blocks the front door, the band has released a few songs that have amassed millions of views on YouTube. And in the short year they’ve been together, the five-piece reggae-rock group 4th & Orange, named after the Long Beach corner where ...
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20-Year-Old Spanish Soccer Coach Died of Coronavirus Right After Finding Out He Had Leukemia

A 20-year-old soccer coach from Spain died from the coronavirus while also unknowingly battling leukemia, according to reports. According to UK newspaper The Independent, Francisco Garcia—who coached a youth team at Malaga club Atletico Portada Alta—was diagnosed with leukemia after going to the hospital with COVID-19 symptoms. The Spanish newspaper Malaga Hoy reported that the coach, who would have turned 21 in October, had been advised to seek medical attention after he started having trouble ...
Tags: UK, News, Cancer, Spain, World news, Leukemia, Jazz, Málaga, Garcia, Fernandez, Irene, Malaga Spain, Francisco Garcia, Bueno, Sad News, Juan Fernandez


Coronavirus: Long Beach issues ‘Safer at Home’ order closing playgrounds, malls, most other businesses

Long Beach followed Los Angeles County in ordering non-essential retail businesses to close Thursday evening, March 19, in the most recent escalation of regulations that have been implemented to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The order requires the closure of all malls, shopping centers and children’s playgrounds. Some businesses, such as grocery stores, laundromats and hardware stories, can remain open, as can medical centers. Food banks, organizations that provide social services t...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Pasadena, Local News, Eric Garcetti, County, Garcia, Los Angeles County, LA County, Robert Garcia, Los Angeles City Hall, Long Beach VA, LBCC, Top Stories LADN


Coronavirus: Long Beach issues order closing playgrounds, malls, most other businesses

Long Beach followed Los Angeles County in ordering non-essential retail businesses to close Thursday evening, March 19, in the most recent escalation of regulations that have been implemented to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The order requires the closure of all malls, shopping centers and children’s playgrounds. Some businesses, such as grocery stores, laundromats and hardware stories, can remain open, as can medical centers. Food banks, organizations that provide social services t...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Pasadena, Local News, Eric Garcetti, County, Garcia, Los Angeles County, LA County, Robert Garcia, Los Angeles City Hall, Long Beach VA, LBCC, Top Stories LADN


Coronavirus: Long Beach to issue order closing malls most other businesses, and folks to stay at home except for essential reasons

Long Beach will follow Los Angeles County in ordering non-essential retail businesses to close and ordering residents to stay at home except under specific circumstances, Mayor Robert Garcia said Thursday evening, March 19. The order will require the closure of all malls, shopping centers and children’s playgrounds. Some businesses, such as grocery stores, laundromats and hardware stories, can remain open, as can medical centers. Food banks, organizations that provide social services to vulnerab...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Pasadena, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Garcia, Los Angeles County, LA County, Robert Garcia, Los Angeles City Hall, Long Beach VA, LBCC, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


Long Beach should expect stricter restrictions due to coronavirus in “very near future,” mayor says

Long Beach residents should expect stricter restrictions to come in the “very near future,” likely Thursday night, March 19, Mayor Robert Garcia announced during a press conference that afternoon, to further curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Garcia did not say what those restrictions may entail, but he said they would go further than the regulations that are currently in place. The most recent order from city officials came Monday, March 16, when Garcia announced all nightclubs, bars, thea...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Garcia, Health Department, Los Angeles City, LA County, Holman, Joe Buscaino, Robert Garcia, LBCC, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


What's next? Free-agent fits for the Vikings secondary, offensive line and more

The Vikings' free-agent splash might be limited to Wednesday's agreement with ex-Ravens nose tackle Michael Pierce, who will replace Linval Joseph on a deal charging $9 million annually. But there are still plenty of holes left on the roster, so let's take a look at remaining free agents who make sense as fits in Minnesota. The Vikings' cap space is among the least in the NFL, while the team could still re-sign some of its own players like kicker Dan Bailey and safety Andrew Sendejo. Many of the...
Tags: Florida, Minnesota, Cowboys, NFL, Indianapolis, Dolphins, Jets, Vikings, Denver, CBA, Lions, Browns, Ravens, Thomas, Garcia, Joseph


'We exist. We're here': Afro-Mexicans make the census after long struggle for recognition

The Afro-Mexican population are often overlooked in Mexico’s cultural mosaic, but this year marks a statistical firstWhen Bulmaro García encounters military checkpoints in Mexico’s southern Guerrero state, soldiers sometimes ask him to sing the national anthem to prove his nationality.García, a black man from the remote Costa Chica region, always refuses, and instead schools the soldiers – usually from other parts of Mexico – in local history. Continue reading...
Tags: Mexico, Americas, World news, Garcia, Guerrero, Costa Chica, Bulmaro García


As coronavirus spreads, will key congressional election in LA County still happen?

So far, a May election to fill former Rep. Katie Hill’s seat in Congress is still on. But with hour-to-hour changes wrought by the spread of the coronavirus, stay tuned: With an economy grinding to a halt, and the number of cases spreading, how that election happens is up in the air. Will voters even come to the polls if they don’t consider it safe? Will there even be an election? With the runoff election coming on May 12 to fill Hill’s remaining term in the 25th Congressional District seat, the...
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Coronavirus throws local political campaigns into ‘uncharted waters’

The novel coronavirus outbreak has shut down a lot of things — but not Democracy. Though it is taking a beating here and there. All of a sudden, it’s life in the age of the pandemic– and even the slickest campaign mailer takes a back seat to a splash of Purell. Related links Coronavirus 101: Information on Los Angeles County LAUSD to close all campuses beginning Monday to combat coronavirus spread Races tighten up as LA County’s overtime vote count trudges on Election 2020: GOP’s Steve Kni...
Tags: Congress, California, Cdc, Washington, Kaiser Permanente, La, US, Sacramento, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Herb, Soccer, Gop, Airbnb, Biden


Coronavirus leads some Southern California police stations to close doors to public

Police departments throughout Southern California are making changes to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, including closing their station doors and encouraging online requests for service. While many say they will keep responding in person to crimes in progress, agencies are encouraging those who can report less urgent matters or service requests to do so by phone or online. “So we’re still providing the service. We’re just adapting new ways to do them … and trying to limit unneces...
Tags: News, California, Police, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Public Safety, Southern California, Moreno Valley, Garcia, Pontiac, Los Angeles County, Torres, Santa Ana, Corona, Fontana


Northgate markets open early for seniors and those with disability amid coronavirus buying

piRebecca Garcia, 69, got in line at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, so she could shop for rice and pasta at Northgate González Market in La Habra when it opened at 7 a.m. just for those most vulnerable to the spread of the coronavirus. Starting Tuesday, Northgate locations across Southern California are opening an hour early for those with disabilities or who are 65 and older to shop for essentials “without fear or trepidation,” the chain’s co-president, Miguel González, said in a statement. ...
Tags: Business, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Community, Local News, Orange County, Costco, Southern California, Garcia, Los Angeles County, Altadena, Whittier, Miguel Gonzalez, La Habra


Coronavirus forces restaurants into creative dining, seating, takeout and delivery

Southern California restaurateurs were forced to make heart-wrenching decisions to comply with the new restrictions or pivot to takeout and delivery in the wake of orders by Gov. Gavin Newsom to cut restaurant capacity in half and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ordering restaurants to stop dine-in service on Sunday, March 15, to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19. Many of the independent restaurants, which typically run on much smaller profit mar...
Tags: California, La, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Starbucks, Pasadena, Orange County, Eric Garcetti, AAA, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, San Pedro


LAUSD will open family hubs to serve students amid schools closure

Los Angeles Unified officials were working on launching 40 family resource centers to serve the legion of students who are now at home in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. The decision is expected to assist thousands of low-income students in the district, which includes roughly 900 campuses, thousands of employees and hundreds of thousands of students — 18,000 of whom who are unhoused, living in cars and shelters with their parents. In addition, the district is working on ...
Tags: News, Education, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Oakland, Local News, Santa Barbara, Garcia, Morris, Los Angeles County, Downtown Disney, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti


Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia dies of coronavirus aged 21

Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia has passed away at the age of 21 after contracting coronavirus. Garcia, who had served as Malaga-based club Atletico Portada Alta's youth team manager since 2016, has become the fifth and youngest victim of the illness in the region. Upon his arrival at the facility, Garcia was found to be suffering from a form of leukaemia which made him more vulnerable to the virus currently sweeping the globe.
Tags: News, Sports, Málaga, Garcia, Francisco Garcia, Atletico Portada Alta


Disney closes Downtown Disney amid coronavirus outbreak

Disney will close the Downtown Disney shopping mall next to the shuttered Disneyland theme park amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. The Anaheim outdoor mall will close at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 16 and remain closed through the end of the month, according to Disneyland officials. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here. Disney initially closed its company-owned stores at Downtown Disn...
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Disney closes company-operated stores in Downtown Disney amid coronavirus outbreak

Disney will close its company-owned stores in Downtown Disney and cut back hours at the outdoor shopping mall next to the shuttered Disneyland theme park amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. All of Disney’s company-owned and company-operated stores at the Anaheim mall will close beginning Tuesday, March 17. No reopening date was announced. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here. Disne...
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