Kensington Senior Living one of 11 coronavirus outbreak centers in LA County

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The Kensington assisted living facility, in Redondo Beach, is one of 11 nursing homes in Los Angeles County with institutional outbreak of the new coronavirus, public health officials said Monday, March 30. Officials have defined institutional outbreak as facilities with three or more COVID-19 cases. The current situation at Kensington remains ...
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Hospitalizations spike as California tries to slow coronavirus spread

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where two-thirds of the residents and 47 workers fell ill, and 37 people died. Los Angeles County released the names of all 11 care homes with outbreaks, including Kensington Assisted Living in Redondo Beach, Alameda Care Center in Burbank and Silverado Beverly Place in Los Angeles. The county defines an outbreak as three or more cases ...
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165 volunteers already signed up for Hermosa Beach community coronavirus assistance effort

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“Many of them aren't on Facebook or social media,” Accamando said of the elderly and most in need. “So we're going to try and figure out how to communicate with them.” So far the volunteers who have signed up also come from surrounding cities such as Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach. “We’re all one big community,” Accamando said.
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Letters to the Editor: Large unoccupied buildings dot L.A. House homeless people in them now

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To the editor: Letter writer Laura Geisel of Redondo Beach is absolutely correct when she writes that there are many empty buildings in Southern California “just waiting to be occupied.” Here in Burbank, there is an enormous empty building that once housed IKEA before the retail giant moved a few blocks away to an even larger facility.
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Rain Then Warm-Up In Store For Redondo Beach

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A cold storm is expected to bring low levels of snow in the local mountains and scattered showers, but a significant warm-up will follow. (Shutterstock) LOS ANGELES, CA — A cold storm from the gulf of Alaska is expected to drop snow levels in the local mountains, clogging up the grapevine and creating hazardous conditions. The storm is ...
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Holding Out a Distant Hope

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A long-awaited sale of 51 acres of prime waterfront real estate in Redondo Beach has been finalized. And it means a coastal gas plant will shut down by 2023, as fossil fuels dry up in California. — Macy’s will furlough a majority of its 125,000 workers, cutting staff to an “absolute minimum workforce” as its stores sit empty.
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Some beaches stay open, others shut down – why coastal closures are varying during coronavirus response

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Newport Beach will join that list on Wednesday when it plans to shut down the pier and beachfront parking lots. Belmont Pier, in Long Beach, and the Redondo Beach Pier and boardwalk are still open for a stroll and to cast out lines for fishing. As various government agencies navigate uncharted waters, each stretch of sand may have different ...
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