Furloughs Begin Friday For Majority City Employees As Long Beach Grapples With $30 Million Budget ShortfallLong Beach’s employees will be furloughed for 26 days between October 2020 and September 2021, an action expected to save $11 million in the city’s general fund and $30 million in savings for all funds.
Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro First California Native, Mexican American To Lead CSU As ChancellorCSU Chancellor Timothy P. White had announced last October he planned to step down in July 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic delayed those plans and the search for a new chancellor.
911 Integration With Uber App Expanded To Beverly Hills, Burbank, Long Beach, Santa Monica, TorranceThe integration of 911 in the app transmits location and ride information automatically so it shows up on dispatchers’ computer screens, and does not need to be given verbally.
Replacement To Gerald Desmond Bridge In Long Beach Nearly FinishedThe bridge, which connects the 710 Freeway to the shipping yards on Terminal Island, has been under construction since 2013.
California State University Campuses, Long Beach Schools To Keep Distance Learning Into 2021Distance learning will continue into the new year for Cal State University campuses and Long Beach schools.
$650K Worth Of Fake Apple AirPods, Lightning Cables Seized From China Shipment At LA/Long Beach SeaportCustoms officers, working with electronics import specialists, seized 16,620 wireless earphones and charging cables that had violated Apple’s AirPod and Lightning protected trademarks on July 2 and July 15.
Aquarium Of The Pacific's Seals, Sea Lions Getting An Audience For Their Morning Meals, Body ChecksThe Aquarium of the Pacific will launch a new behind-the-scenes experience for visitors, who will get a chance to see the seals and sea lions being fed and receive their routine body checks from staff.
Long Beach Man Arrested For Murder 2 Years After Missing Friend Found Buried At His HomeScott David Leo, 54, was arrested Monday in the death of 32-year-old Zach Kennedy, whose body was found in 2018 buried at a home in the 500 block of West 8th Street in Long Beach, where had been last seen a year prior.
Long Beach Man Charged With Indecent Exposure, Stalking 8 Women, Teenage Girls Since OctoberDavid Leon Lopez, 34, pleaded not guilty Monday to five counts of indecent exposure, four counts of stalking, and one count of contact with a minor for a sexual offense.
LA Man Arrested In Hit-And-Run That Killed Long Beach Liquor Store Employee Trying To Stop ThiefPolice say they discovered evidence that linked Jamal Darby to the July 24 incident that killed 57-year-old Victor Talavera of Long Beach.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia's Stepfather Dies From COVID-19, A Day After Mother's Memorial ServiceO’Donnell died Sunday, according to Garcia. He died just a day after the family’s memorial service for his wife and Garcia’s mother, Gaby O’Donnell, who also died from complications of COVID-19.