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Negroni Cocktails:

It’s for A Good Cause

By Gina Ruccione, Cuisine and Restaurant Writer   Some of us don’t need an excuse to drink cocktails, but if I could be so bold, here’s a good one. It’s called

CASA: Someone to Call ‘Home’

By Zamná Avila, Assistant Editor Lisa Slayton had a rough start at life. Her mother was paranoid-schizophrenic and was unable to take care of her. The identity of her biological father and his whereabouts is unknown. Her maternal grandmothe

Clinton Hosts Rally in Long Beach

On June 6, in a last-minute effort to sway California voters in this year’s primary election, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton scheduled “Get Out the Vote” stops in Lynwood, Los Angeles and Long Beach. Clinton’s campaign

Wondem Awakens Brotherly Love

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Wondem, Dexter Story’s debut on Soundway Records, is a love letter to Ethiopia. Wondem (pronounced “Windem”) means “brother” in Amh

Carson to Appeal Rent Control Case

By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter In an ongoing dispute over a city board’s decision regarding rent-controlled property, a federal court this past month ordered the City of Carson to pay more than $3.3 million to Colony Cove Properties. City

Sanders’ 44 Percent Falls Short

Sanders loses LA County by wider margin than the state

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Musician and activist Mike de la Rocha predicted that mainstream media would call the election for Hillary Clinton, instead of Sen. Bernie San

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Long Beach District 2 Takes to the Polls

By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor A segment of Long Beach voters won’t just be voting on their choice for a presidential candidate at the June 7 primaries, they also will be choosing the next council member for the District 2.

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Pitmasters Vie for West Coast BBQ Title

By Gina Ruccione, Cuisine and Restaurant Writer The 5th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic at the Queen Mary featured barbecue styles from across the country. The May 14 event included slow-cooked hickory barb

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