Hermosa Beach will close to the public its 2-mile long beach and popular adjacent walkway, the Strand, beginning Saturday, March 28, city officials announced Wednesday, March 25.
The city will take this step to further protect the public from the spread of the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, after large groups of people gathered on the beach and the Strand last weekend, the city said in a statement. A three-level municipal parking structure at Hermosa Avenue and 13th Street will also close starting Saturday. Read more...(130 words, estimated 31 secs reading time)
As part of our continuous effort to keep Garden visitors safe, we are moving to a timed ticketing system. Members and non-members will be required to reserve a timed ticket for entry in order to control the number of people within the Garden and allow visitors to maintain social distancing. We also ask that everyone observe signage at our entrance and exit. These changes affect how people come into and leave the Garden, allowing us to keep everyone safe and observe the required social distancing orders. Read more...(138 words, estimated 33 secs reading time)
Consistent with the Governor’s revised order and California FAQ’s responses regarding essential work during the stay at home orders issued over the weekend, the Manhattan Beach City Council has lifted the prohibition on construction activities, effective immediately.
“Recognizing the Governor’s most recent action that limits a City’s ability to define essential services relative to the local community, the City will now allow construction activity, as to not come into conflict with the emergency orders from the State,” said Mayor Richard Montgomery. Read more...(247 words, estimated 59 secs reading time)
Utilizing various community partnerships, the City of Manhattan Beach has coordinated a resource delivery program that serves older adults that need assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. Older adults can now call the City’s Older Adult hotline at 310-802-5010 and coordinate meals, transportation, medication, groceries, or other essential items from community and City employee volunteers.
“During this difficult time, it is incumbent upon our community to step up and assist the identified vulnerable populations associated with this pandemic. I’m proud to say our community has stepped up. Volunteers from the Rotary Club, Beach Cities Health District, Salvation Army, City employees, Neighborhood Watch, and our CERT Team are all on board and will do all they can to assist older adults,” said Mayor Richard Montgomery. Read more...(344 words, estimated 1:23 mins reading time)
This is the best tutorial I’ve found on how to avoid bringing the coronavirus into your home from the grocery store, or any store. We’ve been practicing this at my home for three weeks now. Yes, it takes some effort but if you run all your errands once a week, you can do it all at once.
Our Regional Joint Information Center continues to work in coordination with the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management, the Area-G Disaster Management Coordinator, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACoDPH) to provide timely, accurate, factual information to our communities.
Social Distancing Reminders Read more...(446 words, estimated 1:47 mins reading time)
Listen to The South Bay Show: Manhattan Beach Chamber 360!
Our guest is Sandy Abrams, a longtime entrepreneur and small business owner. Her first book, Your Idea, Inc. (2010) inspired other first time entrepreneurs to turn a product idea into a business. In Breathe to Succeed (2019), Sandy focuses on Workplace Wellness and shares her 30 years of experience utilizing the power of breath and mindfulness in business and life. This morning, we’re going to learn about “Tapping into the Power of Breath and Mindfulness (in Small Moments!) to Manage Our New Normal.” Read more...(116 words, estimated 28 secs reading time)
Street sweeping is still occurring in Redondo Beach, however there is no enforcement of parking violations due to street sweeping. All other parking requirements, i.e. parking meters, parking permits, etc. remain in effect.
Dear Waterfront Education families, friends, staff, and valued partners,
As you are probably aware, there is growing concern regarding COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This disease causes respiratory illness and is becoming more and more widespread, now being classified a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). The health and safety of our students, staff, and partners is of utmost importance to all of us here at Waterfront Education. Read more...(282 words, estimated 1:08 mins reading time)
On March 17th the California Public Utilities Commission, which regulates privately owned energy, water, sewer, and communications companies in California, determined that companies should halt the disconnections of services as a result of non-payments in accordance with the State of Emergency due to COVID-19. For more information on this order or the utility in your area, please visit their website.
Additionally, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has committed to protect financially vulnerable customers, assist those that are impacted by the crisis, and defer disconnections for non-payments until the end of March at this time. For assistance, please reach them via their website or at 1-800-DIAL-DWP. Read more...(231 words, estimated 55 secs reading time)
Vons is hiring NOW for thousands of positions throughout the state.
Passionate about customer service? Driven to be part of an exciting and friendly team in a fast-paced environment? Vons is hiring people like you NOW! Apply online or stop by your closest store for more information (just don’t offer to shake hands so they can maintain social distancing).
(My two cents – Even if it’s not your dream job, it may be enough to get you through this crisis.)
Listen to The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight!
For the foreseeable future, the Thursday podcast is focusing on the COVID-19 situation. We’ll cover local updates and announcements affecting the South Bay as we receive them. By all means, if you have any info you’d like to share, call us at (714) 242-5288 between 8 and 9 a.m. Let us know how you, your business or organization is coping and any changes you’ve made to operations. If you’re a local official, call in and give us updates! The South Bay Show is a hyper-local program and we’ve been keeping you informed about our South Bay community for over 8 years, only this time, we’re dealing with a dangerous and rapidly evolving crisis. Don’t be shy, call in! Read more...(150 words, estimated 36 secs reading time)
Ragin Cajun Cafe knows how tough it is to come up with a meal plan several times every day during the recent school closure…. and they’re here to help!
During the current school closure, kids menu items are FREE with the purchase of an adult meal! Everything is made to order, so get your meals to-go and enjoy dining in the comfort of your own home.
SLIDERS with/without Cheese
CHICKEN STRIPS (Grilled or Fried) made from real chicken breast
SHRIMP (Grilled or Fried)
CATFISH (Grilled or Fried)
PASTA with Butter
SIDES: Fries, Rice or Fresh Veggies Read more...(134 words, 1 image, estimated 32 secs reading time)