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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.







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

Details:

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.





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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

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