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Neighborhood parades on wheels become the new way to party in age of coronavirus

Birthdays for 10-year-old Kamryn Brownell have always been something to look forward to. Way back in September, she started thinking about hers on Friday, March 27. “We had a party planned and we picked out invitations,” said her mom, Michele Lawrence, a Long Beach resident. Ten-year-old Kamryn Brownell — with her mom, Michele Lawrence, above — was treated to a parade-style birthday party, which adhered to coronavirus-spurred social distancing. Photo: courtesy image Ten-year-old Kamryn Br...
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USNS Mercy takes on its first non-coronavirus patients

A patient comes aboard the USNS Mercy on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of US Navy) A patient is brought aboard the USNS Mercy on Sunday, March 29. (Photo courtesy of US Navy) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Sailors transport a patient to be admitted aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy on March 29. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden) The hospital ship USNS Mercy made its way from San Diego and docked at the cruise ship terminal at th...
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Coronavirus infects 1 inmate and 4 more employees at state prison in Chino

An inmate at a state prison in Chino has tested positive for coronavirus, as well as four additional employees who work at the facility, officials said Sunday, March 29. The prisoner in Chino is the first incarcerated person at the California Institution for Men (CIM) to contract COVID-19, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials said in an update on their website. A second inmate at the California State Prison, Los Angeles County in Lancaster was also diagnosed with the dis...
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Five more coronavirus deaths reported in LA County as number of cases tops 2,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Los Angeles has surpassed 2,000 people, Los Angeles County public health officials announced Sunday, March 29. Officials also reported five new deaths related to COVID-19, the disease resulting from the novel coronavirus, and 332 new cases. A total of 2,136 residents of the county are now confirmed to have contracted the disease as of Sunday, according to county health officials. There have been 37 confirmed deaths. Information on the latest individua...
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Long Beach announces 11 more coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing total to 99

Long Beach officials announced 11 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, March 29, bringing the city’s total to 99. There were no additional deaths announced. No new law enforcement officers were included in the total. Long Beach’s total includes a Long Beach police officer, a statement from the city said, and four Long Beach firefighters. All of those first responders are Long Beach residents, but not included in the total are nine other Long beach firefighters who live elsewhere. The an...
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Love in the time of coronavirus: Long Beach couple weds in a changed world

There were no ivory table cloths. No dusty rose napkins. No gold table numbers. But Halley Taylor had a veil, a floral beaded headband and a white, floor-length gown with layers of lace and sequins. Taylor married her fiancé, Jacob Frank, in a tiny ceremony in a private backyard on the Palos Verdes Peninsula early Saturday evening, March 28, under wisps of clouds dotting the springtime sky, the Pacific Ocean lapping in the distance. Halley Taylor and Jacob Frank got married in a small ceremony...
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2 more LAPD officers test positive for coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — Two more Los Angeles Police Department employees tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said Saturday. That brings the total to 24, according to Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center spokeswoman Jessica Kellogg. In addition, six Los Angeles Fire Department members have tested positive for COVID-19, Kellogg said. “All of these individuals are self-isolating at home and recovering,” she said. No further details were available. Related Articles Coronavi...
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Photos: Look how eerily empty Los Angeles-area beaches were Saturday amid coronavirus concerns

Coverage: 1 surfer cited, but most people compliant at closed, restricted beaches across Southern California A few people roam around at Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades on Saturday Mar 28, 2020. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer) A beachgoer roams around at Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades on Saturday Mar 28, 2020. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Will Rogers State Beach is c...
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Coronavirus: Long Beach opens temporary homeless shelter in Silverado Park

Long Beach opened a temporary shelter at Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St., for people who are homeless amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Saturday, March 28. The new shelter, which will operate 24/7, can house roughly 50 people while maintaining the six feet of distance between cots that experts recommend to stem the virus’s spread. It is the first of several temporary shelters the city will open in the coming days. “We are committed to providing shelter to the most...
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LA County announces 6 more deaths, 344 new coronavirus cases

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced six new deaths and 344 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, March 28. Over the prior 48 hours, officials reported 601 new cases. The county’s total tally since the public-health crisis began is now 1,804 cases and 32 deaths from the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19. ““We are sad to announce six additional deaths from COVID-19 today,” the county’s public health director, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, said in a statement. “More th...
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1 surfer cited, but most people compliant at closed, restricted beaches across Southern California

  A boy hustles across a deserted parking lot at Doheny State Beach. The parking lot was closed to motorists in an attempt to stem crowds from showing up at the beach during the coronavirus pandemic in Dana Point, CA on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Parking lots at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) So...
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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...
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LAX FlyAway bus service modified due to decreased ridership amid coronavirus worries

Due to decreased ridership amid the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles World Airports will reduce the frequency of FlyAway bus service on the Van Nuys and Union Station routes today, and temporarily suspend operations on the Hollywood and Long Beach lines. “Ridership has declined sharply since the beginning of March, with 29.4 percent fewer riders March 1-23 than the same period last year,” according to LAWA. On March 23, 1,047 passengers rode FlyAway buses, down 72 percent from the same day in 2...
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Coronavirus closures lead business owners in some Southern California cities to board up shops

Furry Faces boarded up its windows amid concerns about burglaries as they stay open for business during the coronavirus crisis in Redlands on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Darby’s American Cantina boarded up their windows with plywood with heart shaped oranges on them amid concerns about burglaries during the coronavirus crisis in Redlands on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Sound The galler...
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Coronavirus closures lead owners to board up some Southern California businesses

Furry Faces boarded up its windows amid concerns about burglaries as they stay open for business during the coronavirus crisis in Redlands on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Darby’s American Cantina boarded up their windows with plywood with heart shaped oranges on them amid concerns about burglaries during the coronavirus crisis in Redlands on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Sound The galler...
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181 coronavirus cases in the San Fernando Valley: Which communities have the most?

As of noon Friday, March 27, 2020, there were at least 181 documented cases of the novel coronavirus in San Fernando Valley communities, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Between Thursday and Friday, there were 22 new cases in San Fernando Valley communities. The Valley communities with the most cases of COVID-19 are Encino with 23, Sherman Oaks with 21 and North Hollywood with 18. MAP: This map shows how coronavirus has struck much of LA County Outside of the San ...
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LA County reports 5 new coronavirus deaths as cases more than triple in less than a week

Los Angeles County health officials asked for adherence to ahead of the weekend, as they reported five more deaths from the novel coronavirus on Friday, March 27. County health director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said five more individuals, all over the age of 60, have died due to COVID-19, bringing the total county death toll to 26. The county also announced 257 new cases for a total of 1,465 as of Friday. Ferrer said the jump — more than tripling the number of cases in less than a week — reflected b...
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Giveon Delivers His Debut Project, ‘Take Time’

You heard him on Drake's "Chicago Freestyle," but the Long Beach singer is much more than that.
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6 tips for throwing a virtual happy hour

These may not be the happiest of times for those looking to get together with friends for drinks since bars are closed and everyone should be staying at home during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but thanks to technology people can still hang out and have a virtual happy hour. “It’s incredibly important (to stay connected). Since we can’t interact in person as much anymore this is a way to connect, either relax, have a good time or provide important social support to each other,” said Elizabeth...
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Southen California craft breweries get creative as coronavirus limits business

There’s nothing like bellying up to the bar, ordering a cold beer and enjoying the conversation and camaraderie of bartenders, brewers and fellow beer lovers. There’s definitely a social aspect to craft beer, so as the nation is being asked to responsibly socially distance from one another amid the global spread of COVID-19, breweries in Southern California have started to get creative. A lot of places are offering in-brewery pick-up, delivery, food and beer combo specials and are encouraging th...
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159 coronavirus cases in the San Fernando Valley: Which communities have the most?

As of noon Thursday, March 26, 2020, there were at least 159 documented cases of the novel coronavirus in San Fernando Valley communities, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Between Wednesday and Thursday, there were 46 new cases in San Fernando Valley communities. The Valley communities with the most cases of COVID-19 are Encino with 21, Sherman Oaks with 17 and North Hollywood with 15. MAP: This map shows how coronavirus has struck much of LA County Outside of the...
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Coronavirus in LA County: 9 new deaths, 421 new cases

Nine more people in Los Angeles County have died as a result of the novel coronavirus, public health officials reported on Thursday, March 26. A total of 21 people in LA County have lost their lives from COVID-19, the disease that results from the coronavirus. Ferrer declined to offer any more details about the individuals who died or where they resided because some of the immediate family have not been reached yet, she said. The county also announced 421 new cases Thursday putting the total num...
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Indianapolis 500 postponed until August due to coronavirus pandemic

The Indianapolis 500 was postponed Thursday until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946. The race will instead be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May 24 scheduled date. “The month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favorite time of year, and like our fans, I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” said motorsports giant Roger Penske, who finalized his purchase of IndyCar ...
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12 Southern California museums and cultural centers you can visit virtually

The entire state may be on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn’t mean people can’t visit museums and cultural institutions, at least virtually. In response to the stay-at-home order to fight the spread of the virus, several local institutions are offering a way to experience culture, art and science with new online programming. Much of the online programming is free, but donations to keep these institutions going are accepted. Here are a dozen places in Southern Califo...
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Volunteers rally to produce homemade face masks for coronavirus medical workers

A Brea T-shirt factory was humming Tuesday morning as 150 workers labored at sewing machines or boxed up finished product for shipping. But AST Sportswear wasn’t making T-shirts, its usual ware. Instead, AST workers were making face masks for health professionals dealing with the novel coronavirus. Company chief operating officer Abdul Rashid said he ordered his Brea factory to shift production from T-shirts to masks after seeing appeals for protective equipment on the news last week. “I said, ‘...
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Southern California restaurants tap into alcohol to-go in the coronavirus pandemic

In better times, customers at the Rusty Pelican could sit and sip a cocktail with a view of Newport Harbor. The restaurant’s dining room is currently closed the fight against the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. But general manager Steve Burke is able to deliver a bit of that experience, literally. It’s selling cocktails like Salty Pear martinis and $22 pitchers of margaritas for pickup or delivery. The Rusty Pelican is taking advantage of “regulatory relief” offered by the California Departm...
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Coronavirus in LA County: 3 new deaths, 138 new cases – and a quarantine order

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will issue a new quarantine and self-isolation order on Wednesday, March 25, requiring anyone who has been tested for the new coronavirus or exposed to a confirmed case to stay in their homes for at least two weeks, officials announced during the county’s regular noon briefing on Wednesday. Across the county, three additional people have died from COVID-19, the disease stemming from the novel coronavirus, L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara F...
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2 LAFD firefighters test positive for coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — Two Los Angeles city firefighters were recovering at home Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19, authorities said. “Last Friday the LAFD began offering COVID-19 tests to our firefighters who had symptoms consistent with the coronavirus,” the LAFD said in a statement Tuesday. The department said 79 individuals have been tested. “Two firefighters have received positive test results and are both home at this time recovering from the illness,” the statement said. On Tuesday, th...
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Long Beach reports 8 firefighters tested positive for coronavirus

Eight firefighters in Long Beach have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials announced Wednesday, March 25. In all, Long Beach announced 13 new cases Wednesday, upping the citywide total to 41 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, officially known as Covid-19. Four of the firefighters are Long Beach residents and were included in Wednesday’s updated total, while the others live elsewhere. The firefighters are in stable condition and self-isolating at home, the city said. Where ...
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Singer Jackson Browne has coronavirus, is resting in LA

LOS ANGELES — Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne is resting at his Los Angeles home after testing positive for coronavirus. “As soon as I had a small cough and a temperature, I tested [for COVID-19],” Browne told Rolling Stone on Tuesday. “My symptoms are really pretty mild, so I don’t require any kind of medication and certainly not hospitalization or anything like that.” The 71-year-old Browne said he has been home for about 10 days. He also speculated that he might have acquired the virus d...
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