• Say Bye to Columbus Day, Hello Indigenous People’s Day

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES — On Aug. 30 the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to eliminate observance of Columbus Day from the city’s calendar. District 15 Councilman Joe Buscaino, a first-generation Italian American reared in San Pedro, however, objected to the renaming of the holiday to Indigenous People’s Day.

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  • Making it Visible

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    LB’s QFilm Festival Shines Light on LGBTQ Diversity

    By Kymberly Cunningham, Contributing Writer Expect narrative styles that will entrance you, make you think, laugh and cry through a broad spectrum of visual experiences at this year’s QFilms Festival i

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  • LAPD Drone Pilot Program Draws Fire

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    Police fail to give adequate public notice for meetings

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Community groups were taken aback by the lack of advance notice for community meetings Aug. 24 in Westwood, Van Nuys, Griffith Park and San Pedro t

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  • Building It Up – Tearing it Down

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    Buscaino fights windmills while Garcetti grandstands

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher Two years ago, the City of Los Angeles woke up to the shocking realization that it had a homeless crisis after a young activist by the name of Elvis Summers star

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  • LA/LB Harbor Labor Coalition:

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    Entertainment for the Masses on Labor Day

    By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer The Los Angeles / Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition presents the largest Labor Day event in the western half of United States, Sept. 4 at Wilmington’s Banning

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