• RLn COMMUNITY: May 2, 2014

    May 3 Friend Fest The May Day Festival and Friend Fest will take place, from 1 to 4 p.m. May 3, at Drake Park in Long Beach. The event will include folkloric dances, tours, May pole dancing and live music. Activities include clothe mending, a free market and screen printing. Details: (562) 270

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  • RLn ENTERTAINMENT: May 2, 2013

    May 4 24th annual Dylanfest Andy and Renee’s 24th annual dylanfest, will be perform, at 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 4 at the Torrance cultural Arts Center, in Torrance. Details: www.andyandrenee.com Venue: Torrance Cultural Arts Center Location: 3330 Civic Center

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  • RL NEWS: May 2, 2013

    Man Killed in Officer Involved Shooting Identified  LONG BEACH — Long Beach Police Department identified 36-year-old Jason Conoscenti as the man who officers fatally shot April 27. Sheriff officials in Compton said that a security guard at a Target in the 1600 block of South Alameda Street in Compton, tried to

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  • Deanne Elise Pernell

    October 13, 1954 to April 14, 2014 Deanne Elise Pernell had a lifelong interest in social justice and education. Reared in Southern California, she helped create an ecology club, while attending high school at Palos Verdes Peninsula. She was a founding member of the Santa Cruz Women Against Rape, while attending Santa Cruz. The

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  • Coffin in Egypt Review

    By John Farrell

    For more than 400 hundred years, the biggest driving force in opera has been mental illness.

    No, not mental illness of the megalomaniac kind that drives producers to spend millions, which they can't afford on productions that are less than glorious. (That's a book in

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  • The Gin Game: A Complex Tale Told Simply

    [gallery]   By John Farrell The Gin Game started in an equity-waiver theater in Hollywood in 1976. Since then, it has gone on to conquer Broadway, the United States and the world. The play, with just two actors, is a tour-de-force, a package that combines comedy and tragedy in a single, si

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  • Coming Together for Gale Aikin Pack

    Melina Paris, Music Columnist

    April 27 brought a night of love and beautiful music to The Warner Grand Theatre for San Pedro’s beloved Gale Aikin Pack.

    Gale was diagnosed with cancer. Her family, friends and community all came out in a show of great support for her.

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  • A Scary Apparition From the Desert

    By Lionel Rolfe The other night on MSNBC, Rachael Maddow talked about Col. William P. Gale, the man who created the Posse Comitatus, Christian Identity and Aryan Nation movements. She pointed out that the Nevada rancher, who thinks he should not have to pay federal grazing fees, was espousing a particular ideology, which had

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