• False Bomb Threat Gets Pedro Man in Jail

    LONG BEACH —  A San Pedro man was arrested for making a bomb threat to a Walmart in Long Beach on July 21. Thirty-year-old Patrick Quintana, allegedly phoned in a bomb threat, at about 8:30 p.m. July 21, to the Walmart at the CityPlaceShopping Center in Long Beach, officials said. Police say the store was evacuated and a search was conduct

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  • Young Mother Killed in Long Beach

    LONG BEACH — A 23-year-old woman was killed on the morning of July 25, near 5th Street on Walnut Avenue in Long Beach. At about 6:20 a.m., Long Beach Police Department officers found Jazzmine Wash dead at the scene, laying on the courtyard of an apartment complex on Walnut Avenue, officials said. Wash had sustained multiple gunsh

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  • Stuck On Stupid

    “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will.”

    —Fredrick Douglas, address on West India Emancipation, 1857

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher I find it enlightening that the above quote is

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  • Quinoa: The Ancient Grain Superfood

    by: Lori Lynn Hirsch Stokoe, Contributing Writer

    Popularity of this nutrient-rich “pseudo cereal” has exploded in recent years.

    Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is called the ancient grain super food, having been cultivated in the Andes mountain regions of South America for five millennia. Along with maize, quinoa was the main fo

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