• Walk of America

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES— May 16 -Six fearless veterans on a 14 week walk of over 1,000 miles across America will start from Los Angeles June 2 and end in New York City on September 6.  This walk is to raise awareness of mental health and raise vital funds for Bri

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  • Port Seeks Proposals for Water Quality Projects

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]The Port of Long Beach is accepting concept paper proposals in response to the 2018 Stormwater and Water Quality request for proposals. Concept paper proposals are due by 4 p.m. June 1. E

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  • 55-Hour Closure at Ocean & SR-47 Starts Today

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    To facilitate the removal of temporary concrete and replace it with permanent rapid-set concrete, there will a 55-hour closure at Ocean Boulevard and SR-47 beginning tonight at Read More

  • Dignity Health-St. Mary Medical Center Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH – April 9, 2018 – St. Mary Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Valla, BSN, RN, NEA-BC as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective April 9. Valla wi

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  • Memories of America Before Our Un-Civil Wars

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By James Preston Allen, Publisher I’ve been thinking about the American Civil War lately. I’m not sure when I began, but I suspect sometime after the white nationalist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va. and their marches against the city’s effort to take down

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  • Curtain Call: Not Enough Love Potion to Cast a Spell

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist There’s a curious juxtaposition at the heart of The Love Potion. Based on a modern (1900) retelling of the medieval (12th century) romance, Tristan and Isolde, Frank Martin’s chamber opera isn’t anch

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  • LB District 2 Recall Effort Continues

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Staff Writer On May 9, the Committee to Recall Councilmember Jeannine Pearce turned in about 9,000 signatures — if legitimate —enough to put the issue to a November vote by her constituents in Long Beach’s District 2. The city clerk h

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  • Report Sheds New Light on Who Benefits from POLA

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Are the local ports really economic engines of the region? Absolutely. But is the Port of Los Angeles the economic engine of its own backyard, particularly the communities of Wilmington and San Pedro? That’s really an entirely differe

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