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Top Long Beach news: Police ID California 'Karen'; city moves ahead with 'open streets'; more

Top Long Beach news: Police ID California 'Karen'; city moves ahead with 'open streets'; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Long Beach.

A California 'Karen' who screamed anti-Asian slurs at multiple people who recorded videos is now being investigated by police

Torrance police are searching for a woman they identified as Long Beach resident Lena Hernandez, who was recorded making racist statements at a park.

Read the full story on Business Insider.

People’s Budget Proposal asks Long Beach to divert police money to help communities of color

The People's Budget for fiscal year 2021 reflected the national conversation about spending police dollars elsewhere.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.

Long Beach moves ahead with ‘open streets’ initiative, focusing on neighborhood roads — for now

Neighborhood streets throughout Long Beach can soon be closed to make way for pedestrians, cyclists and businesses that want to expand beyond their storefronts.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.

Long Beach reports 1 more coronavirus death, 78 new cases

Another Long Beach resident has died due to coronavirus-related causes, officials announced Tuesday, June 16, bringing the city’s death toll to 115.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.


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