• This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 30, 2020. Manhattan Beach resident Greg Geilman joined us via Skype to share his story after testing positive for COVID-19. For more information on Greg, you can follow him on Facebook @GregGeilman or on Instagram @GGeilman. This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 30 ...
  • KTLA
    UCLA professor of epidemiology Dr. Anne Rimoin joined us live via Skype with the latest update on the coronavirus pandemic. To donate to the Rimoin Emerging Infectious Disease Rapid Research Fund, click here. This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 30, 2020. For the latest information on the free grab-and-go meals and feeding ...
  • At Manhattan Beach, a surfer was given a $1,000 citation for ignoring repeated warnings by police and lifeguards that the beach was closed, police told the Los Angeles Times. “Everybody else was in compliance,” Sgt. Mike Sistoni said. In Northern California, cloudy, drizzly weather led many to obey the order but the restrictions could be ...
  • Beach Reporter
    As the second week of distance learning came to a close at school districts throughout Los Angeles County, Manhattan Beach Unified School District announced its first case of coronavirus among a ...
  • Richmond
    Californians endured a weekend of stepped-up restrictions aimed at keeping them home as much as possible while health officials got ready for a week with a
  • (Shutterstock) MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — Authorities said they issued a $1,000 citation to a surfer Saturday after he ignored coronavirus-related beach closures. Police and lifeguards gave numerous ...
  • (According to the Los Angeles Times, a surfer was fined $1,000 after ignoring warnings by police and lifeguards at Manhattan Beach in Southern California.) Surfline’s Instagram post inspired more than 4,000 viewers to comment. Many were critical of the officer’s reaction and the beach closures. One person wrote: “Are they popping off ...
  • Los Angeles County recorded five more coronavirus deaths on Sunday, bringing the total to 37 as the virus continued to spread. The county now has 2,100 total confirmed cases, including more than 300 reported on Sunday.
  • Los Angeles Times on MSN.com
    Manhattan Beach Police Sgt. Mike Sistoni said it was the only citation for failing to follow the stay-at-home orders the department had issued. “Everybody else was in compliance,” Sistoni said.
  • Los Angeles County confirmed 332 new coronavirus cases and 5 more deaths Sunday. It has now confirmed 2,136 total cases and 37 deaths.
  • "People have been willing to do the right thing for the most part. They just needed a gentle reminder," Frasher said. One exception occurred Saturday in Manhattan Beach, where a surfer who refused to exit the water when prompted by lifeguards was given a citation. Manhattan Beach Police Sgt. Justin Hidalgo said the man was cited for surfing ...
  • Beaches across the state had started shutting down Monday after a sunny weekend saw thousands flock to the sand. Yesterday, a Manhattan Beach surfer was fined $1,000 after ignoring lifeguard’s orders to not paddle out. According to a story in the Easy Reader (worth checking for the comments alone), he was also disrespectful about it ...
  • At least one surfer, in Manhattan Beach, was issued a ticket for not adhering to the closure. But beaches were mostly barren or lightly populated on Saturday.
  • Orange County Register
    At least one surfer, in Manhattan Beach, was issued a ticket for not adhering to the closure. “Everyone has been very cooperative, it was just that one guy,” said Manhattan Beach police Sgt. Mike Sistoni, who said lifeguards contacted police to issue the surfer a citation when the guy refused to leave the beach. “Everyone else has been pr ...
  • Daily Breeze
    The Department of Public Health announced six new deaths and 344 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, March 28. Over the prior 48 hours, officials reported 601 new cases. The county’s total tally since the public-health crisis began is now 1,

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