• Ports O’Call Restaurant Grasps at Last Straws to Stay

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor On July 9,  an engaged couple who had booked an August wedding at Ports O’ Call restaurant pleaded with the court and port attorney’s for more time. After court marshals escorted the couple out, federal bankruptcy c

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  • Port Truckers’ Struggle for Justice Enters New Phase

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor After five years of strikes and a series of small victories at individual firms, there are signs of a major shift in the struggle for justice by port truck drivers, along with allied warehouse workers. The root of the inj

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  • Hahn Succeeds In Having Project Labor Agreement for Rancho South Campus Projects

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]DOWNEY-Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has insisted that a Project Labor Agreement or PLA be included in plans to develop the south-side of the Rancho Los Amigos Campus in Downey.  Hahn has long advocated for PLAs as a means of investing in good jobs and guaranteeing fair treatment of worker

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    Harbor Harley Davidson Club gives more than 300 backpacks with school supplies to Barton Hill Elementary students

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The San Pedro Harbor Area Pirates, a Barton Hill Harley Davidson club, reminded me of

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  • Bitcoin Maven Sentenced to One Year in Federal Prison

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES,—The so-called “Bitcoin Maven,” who admitted to operating an unlicensed bitcoin-for-cash exchange business and laundering bitcoin that was represented to be proceeds of narcotics activity, was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in federal prison, three years of supervised releas

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