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California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that would allow bars and restaurants to sell premade cocktails for pickup.

Order up:

The law allows restaurants and bars to offer cocktails to go as long as they are served with food orders, a program that started as a temporary fix in the early days of the lockdown to help restaurants and bars to stay afloat.

  • 🥤The law would allow bars and restaurants to sell cocktails-on-the-go through 2026

  • 🍺Newsom signed another law that prolongs outdoor dining parklet permits and alcohol sales for a year.

  • 🍹The law limits the number of distilled spirits in mixed beverages and cocktails to 4.5 ounces.

  • 🍸The law calls for beverages to be "packaged in a container with a secure lid or cap sealed in a manner designed to prevent consumption without removal of the lid or cap by breaking the seal," according to the legislation's text.


Long Beach police are investigating a Saturday night shooting that left one man wounded, per the Post.


The shooting occurred at approximately 11 p.m. near the intersection of Newport Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway in the Zaferia neighborhood of Long Beach.

  • A person called the police and said she witnessed a woman assisting a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

  • Police say the suspect, the woman, and the injured man departed before officers arrived at the scene.


Southwest's footprint at Long Beach airport expands as the airline claims FedEx's old slot, bumping the low-cost carrier's presence to 35.

Come fly with me:

FedEx relinquished their slots in September after more than 30-years at Long Beach Airport. Due to the economic fallout by the pandemic, the airport implemented a flight slot moratorium last year, allowing airlines to avoid the minimum flight slot utilization requirement, according to the LB Post.

  • Last year JetBlue left Long Beach Airport over yearning to conducting international flights, vacating its 17 slots to Southwest.

  • Delta Airlines now has the second most slots with 12, per the Post