'Amazing News': Judge Denies Grocers' Bid To Temporarily Halt Long Beach Hero Pay OrdinanceA federal judge Thursday denied the California Grocers Association's bid to temporarily overturn a Long Beach ordinance mandating an additional $4 in hourly pay for grocery store employees during the pandemic.
Arraignment Postponed In Suspected Gang-Related Shooting Death Of Innocent BystanderArraignment was postponed on Monday for two men who are facing first-degree murder charges stemming from an apparent gang-related shooting.
Newsom On California’s COVID Vaccine Rollout: ‘There’s Not Enough Doses’The governor said an average of 200,000 doses are being administered daily statewide.
Long Beach Unified To Reopen Elementary Schools In Late MarchOn Thursday, Superintendent Jill A. Baker said the district wanted to make sure all teachers and staff members had the opportunity to get both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine before schools returned to in-person learning.
Atlantic Avenue In Long Beach's Bixby Knolls Area Undergoes Changes To Expand Outdoor Dining Areas For BusinessesA stretch of the busy thoroughfare between East Claiborne Drive and East Armando Drive is shrinking from two lanes to one, and the speed limit is being lowered. New striping and barricades are also going up.
$366K In Knockoff Perfumes Seized At Port Of Long BeachThe counterfeit bottles were discovered in a single shipment from Hong Kong that was only supposed to contain cell phone accessories.
Long Beach Police Officer Arrested In Child Pornography InvestigationAnthony Mark Brown, 56, was arrested Wednesday while on duty. He is a 26-year veteran of the department most recently assigned to the Long Beach Airport as part of the Security Services Division in the Support Bureau, according to Long Beach police officials.
Man Charged In Shooting Death Of 50-Year-Old In Long Beach ParkA Long Beach resident was arrested Wednesday in the shooting death of a 50-year-old man at a park last September, police said.
Irvine Approves $4 Hero Pay Hike For Grocery Store WorkersThe cities of Long Beach and Montebello have approved similar ordinances. The city of L.A. is also moving forward with a $5 pay hike.
15-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Suspected Trafficking OperationA man and woman are suspected of trafficking a 15-year-old girl who ran away from a placement home in Simi Valley.
Struggle Continues Amid Plans To Vaccinate Southern California TeachersL.A. County says it’s hoping to offer vaccinations to school workers in a couple of weeks when more vaccines become available.
Kroger Giving $100 To Workers Who Get COVID-19 VaccineThe Kroger Company, criticized locally for its planned announcement to close two stores in Long Beach after the city passed an ordinance mandated an extra $4 in hourly pay for grocery workers, is giving $100 to all employees who get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Montebello Sued Over $4 Hazard Pay Hike For Grocery WorkersThe Montebello City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which requires grocery and pharmacy store chains with at least 300 employees nationwide to give their workers a $4 per hour “hero pay” increase for at least the next 180 days.
Long Beach Restaurant Owner Who Defied Outdoor Dining Ban Wants Health Permit ReturnedA Long Beach restaurant owner who continued to offer outdoor dining despite health orders is taking legal action to get her health permit returned.
Grocery Store Workers In Long Beach Blast Kroger's Decision To Close 2 Stores As 'Retaliation,' 'Corporate Greed'Food 4 Less workers rallied in front of their workplace Wednesday to demand the store’s parent company, Kroger, not close its doors over Long Beach’s new “hero pay” ordinance.