covid-19

by Lisa Fitch, OW Editor in Chief Dr. Maulana Karenga, chair of the Department of Africana Studies at CSU Long Beach, wants the Black community to make sure that physical distancing during the pandemic does not interfere with relationships or establishing networks. “We’ve got to shop for each other, we have to pick up prescriptions […]

In recent history, City Government has not been challenged as in these days and times, What is that like? how do those in key positions keep the administration running? what of the future? How do we sustain economic development parameters? What are the internal challenges a city government faces? How does a city advocate for stronger […]

As of April 12, 2020 SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 21,794 confirmed cases and 651 deaths. Racial DemographicsThis initial information, representing 62 percent of COVID-19 cases and 84 percent of deaths, shows the race and ethnicity data is roughly in line […]

‘You MUST stay at home’: Boris Johnson locks down Britain – shutting shops and churches, banning weddings and forbidding meetings of more than two people in toughest-yet Germany-style coronavirus crackdown Boris Johnson is imposing dramatic new UK lockdown after weekend saw people flout ‘social distancing’  PM said from tonight people should only go out for […]

The city is expecting residents and businesses to comply voluntarily with a new stay-at-home order that went into effect Friday, but will use more stringent measures—including fines and arrest—if necessary, according to a new memo that gives more clarity to enforcement measures. The sweeping order, called “Safer at Home,” requires all non-essential workers and others to stay home, […]

Yesterday, the Long Beach City Council unanimously voted to direct City staff to develop an economic resiliency program which would assist Long Beach families, workers and small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This public health emergency is also an economic emergency. We are taking decisive action to support families and small businesses that need […]

Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to test positive for the coronavirus. He made the announcement Monday. “This morning I tested positive for Covid 19,” he wrote. “I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus.” The Golden-Globe winning star of BBC’s “Luther” […]

According to the @Arts Council for Long Beach, here is a list of events that have shutdown due to the Corona Virus pandemic. If you have an update or information of your event, please contact them at info@artslb.org or on thier ‘gram at @artslb . CARPENTER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS The following Carpenter Center […]


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