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Easy Reader COVID-19 Archive: Over 40 stories, photo gallery

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Dewey Weber statue by Phil Graham at the Hermosa Beach Community Center. Photo by Kevin Cody

Read over 40 Easy Reader stories about the coronavirus in the Beach Cities, ranging from expert advice on physical and mental health to beach closures and a surfer who was cited for ignoring the closure order. Photographers’ visions of the impact are also displayed at

Virus puts other medical services on hold in South Bay

Coronavirus advice from  Dr. Michael Mellman 

Artists in their studios… A time for new ideas

American Martyr’s Monsignor Barry’s almost back after beating COVID-19

Tips for staying mentally healthy during Safe at Home time

Our Lady of Guadalupe Hermosa Beach preaches, teaches sheltered at home online

South Bay Restaurants Take-out Guide: Restaurants respond to dine-in prohibition

Manhattan Beach surfer issued possible $1,000 citation for violating beach closure order

South Bay Realtors challenged to sell homes they can’t show during ‘Stay-at-Home’ order

Coronavirus cases in L.A. County continue to surge


County closes all beaches, bike path, until April 19

Manhattan Beach closes Strand, bike path

Los Angeles County to close all public beaches immediately

Workers get creative to get by in time of coronavirus

County confirms 421 new COVID-19 cases


Redondo Beach closes Esplanade, Veteran’s Park

COVID 19 Photo Gallery

Hermosa Beach okays eviction moratorium, rejects rent abatement

Easy Reader returns to volunteer roots to continue publishing through coronavirus crisis

Even closed, galleries remain busy

Hermosa Beach to close Strand, Beach. ‘We don’t want to be next hotspot”

South Bay registers first confirmed COVID-19 death

Redondo Beach Kensington stops providing infection at County’s request


Redondo Beach considers Esplanade closure, County may close beaches

One Manhattan Beach man’s journey into novel coronavirus

The South Bay now has 61 COVID-19 cases

A message from a Marley

South Bay now has 44 confirmed COVID-19 cases


Manhattan Beach launches delivery service for older adults

Caifornia Edison responded to the South Redondo power outage quickly. Photo by Chelsea Sektnan

Coronavirus pushes back planned power outage in Hermosa Beach

16 sick following former RPV mayor’s birthday party at Trump National 

Hermosa Beach City Council meetings leave chambers for screens

LA County registers 132 new COVID-19 cases in 48 hours

LA County coronavirus cases increase to 351

Hermosa Education Foundation launches online auction

Coronavirus cases rise to 24 in the South Bay 

County bans beach volleyball

Manhattan  shuts down construction

Dockweiler RV park awaits use as  County prepares for up to 2,000 new cases a day

RBUSD closes campuses, online classes become ‘new normal’

LA County issues “Safer at Home” order; South Bay COVID-19 cases increase to 19 

Manhattan Beach pier is closed due to COVID-19 community spread concerns

Supervisor Hahn makes Case for home isolation

Kensington Redondo Beach resident and a second staff member test positive


Mulligan fundraiser guest at American Martyrs tests positive

The Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day that wasn’t 

Restaurants get whiplash, pivot to take-out

LA County reports 10 in South Bay, four in Manhattan Beach

Galleries go dark; art stays lit

Virtual physical exams offered by Providence Little Company

Providence Little Company, Torrance Memorial pitch tents for coronavirus surge

LA County reports 50 new coronavirus cases, new case in Manhattan Beach

Torrance Memorial reports three patients test positive for COVID-19

Kensington Redondo employee diagnosed with COVID-19

South Bay’s civic spirit remains healthy amid coronavirus pandemic

Map of Coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County


The Novel Coronavirus is coming, physicians tell South Bay


































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