Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Random Highlights

Boubouffe: Mediterranean Grille at the Shore

By Gretchen Williams, Cuisine Writer Colorful tajine chimneys speak of Morocco, while classic Nicoise salad makes delicious work of rare Ahi tuna with a French...

Culture Clash’s American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose–The Review

By John Farrell For nearly 28 years now, since they were founded on Cinco de Mayo in San Francisco's Mission District, the three members of...

Less Than a Side Show

By John Farrell It's an intriguing idea: have two wonderful singing actresses portray Siamese twins, joined (literally) at the hip and destined to live their...

Saving Shakespeare From a Thousand Cuts

By John Farrell A 15th annual miracle will take place at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro this summer. Putting together Shakespeare by the Sea...

Getting the Best Brew For Your Buck

By Michael Koger, Guest Columnist Michael Koger is a San Pedro resident, home brewer and self proclaimed beer nerd. He and his friends have brewed...

The Surrealness of Knives and Breast

By John Farrell In true surrealist tradition, the opera started early. Well, not really. The peripatetic Long Beach Opera company offered its second production of the...

Cake-Pop Dreams at Trusela’s

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Trusela’s Ristorante has built a stellar reputation for great food and great service throughout the past few years, a testament...

Valentines Day Tips from the Chef

Editor’s Note: Every year Random Lengths offer Valentines Day recommendations for that special someone in your life. Last month, over dinner and a conversation...

The List and a Tryst: Little Fish Theatre’s The Love List

By John Farrell Somebody said that to destroy someone you just have to give them what they wish for. In Norm Foster's delightful The Love List,...

One-woman show Secret Key opens March 10 at LB’s Found Theatre

Opening night to benefit Cynthia Galles Memorial Scholarship By John Farrell Leslie G. Eggleston wants you to attend her motivational seminar. She will tell you how...

Elections

Long Beach Convention Center will serve as LA County Vote Center

Every Vote Center will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the early voting period.

Millionaires versus Markets: Big Money Battles Prop. 15

The corporate owner of Terranea Resort has spent $250,000 to defeat Proposition 15, while Carson’s largest landowner, the Watson Land Corp., has...

Campaigning in a Different World

Top District 7 vote-getters in school board race look to distinguish themselves in new political environment The District 7...

Prop. 22 — The Great Wage Theft

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have spent $47.5 million each on Prop. 22. It’s a cheap price compared to what they owe

Health

More COVID Testing Available

By law, the insurance company may not charge you any co-pay, deductible, or any out-of-pocket expense for the test.

Washington and Oregon Join California in Pilot Project Using Google and Apple Exposure Notification Technology to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

The app confidentially notifies individuals who may have been exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus.

After Labor Day COVID-19 Numbers See Increase In L.A. County – 38 New Deaths and 1,160 New Positive Cases Confirmed

There are 780 people now hospitalized with COVID-19 and 31% of these people are in the ICU. The number of daily hospitalizations has returned to levels seen early in the pandemic.

Public Health Recommends Testing for Individuals Possibly Exposed to COVID-19 and Closely Monitors Data After Labor Day Weekend

Public Health is carefully monitoring data over the next couple of weeks to see the impact of the holiday weekend on the transmission of the virus across County communities and recommends testing for individuals possibly exposed to COVID-19.