• Restaurateurs Serve Up Minimum Wage Cost

    A member of the Restaurant Opportunity Center Los Angeles holds up a sign in Spanish that reads: "I Work Hard, I Deserve $15." Photo courtesy of Raise the Wage Coalition By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor By 2021, Los Angeles County and two of its largest cities are set to raise their minimum

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  • Crime, Harbor Division Jail

    Badges, Pistachios, More Excuses

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher A few weeks ago, a 14-year-old suspect carjacked a black SUV in San Pedro at gunpoint. Within hours, the police had spotted the stolen vehicle and a chase ensued into my neighborhood. The teenager panicked, abandoned t

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  • Activists Ask Garcetti and Beck:

    Are You Listening?

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Photo by Phillip Cooke The Los Angeles Forum on Crime at the Warner Grand Theatre on Feb. 4 was not just intended to be an opportunity for San Pedro to sound off on opening the Harbor Division jail or getting more police officers on the streets. It

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  • Lights Transcend at the Museum of Neon Art

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer The grand opening exhibition Illuminations, at the Museum of Neon Art, brings together a group of contemporary artists displaying glass, and light and animation art. The artists address issues from indigenous culture to social media emojis. Although the museum has been in exis

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