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Just FAITH Lives Up to Her Name

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Singer-songwriter, Just FAITH, has been capturing fans far and wide, one stage at a time. She performed at a fashion show and the Lighthouse Festival in 2014. In 2015, she performed at the Bully Prevention Extravaganza. Th

Joe Buscaino, Saving San Pedro: ‘Cease and Desist’

By Kevin Walker, RLn Contributor On April 5, District 15 Councilman Joe Buscaino and founders of the Facebook group, Saving San Pedro, were dealt a cease-and-desist letter, requesting a halt to “defamatory statements” against local homeless people. The letter, file

When Enough Isn’t Enough:

Campaign 2016

By James Preston Allen, Publisher It has been five years and a few months since the young people of Egypt rose up at Tahrir (Liberation) Square to protest and ultimately depose Hosni Mubarak’s regime 18 days later. This was an unexp

New Faces Vie For Council Seats In April 12 Elections

Long Beach voters in even-numbered districts will have to choose from a plethora of candidates this year. Long Beach City Council facing off in the April 12 election. District 4 Councilman Daryl Supernaw, who was elected in 2015 after Patrick O’Donnell became an assemblyman, was not o

APLA Provides Another Resource for LGBT Health Care

APLA Health and Wellness is bringing a fresh approach to health care in Long Beach. APLA provides health care and HIV/AIDS education and prevention services with a focus on serving lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders and people living with limited income. In February, the organiz

James Republic Offers Casual Fine Dining

By Gina Ruccione, Cuisine Writer A lot of restaurants in Los Angeles boast a “farm-to-table” concept. Instead of grimacing every time you hear the term being overused (and it is, often), ask yourself, “What constitutes an actual farm-to-table restaurant?” Just because a jo

Animals Rule: Breaking the Chains of Confinement

By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer Prisons exist all around us. It is possible to wander past a prison and not even realize it exists. In the heart of the Harbor, there exists a little-known site, right on Harbor Boulevard, where priso

Human Error Caused LA Oil Spill

By Mike Botica, Editorial Intern On the morning of March 31, watchmen for the U.S. Coast Guard received reports of an oily-water substance leaking from a holding tank on the Vopak Terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.  

LBCCD Board Member Campaigns to Keep Seat

By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor Irma Archuleta isn’t afraid of a challenge, especially when it comes to wearing different hats in her profession. She’s been a recruitment specialist, an outreach coordinator, a college instructor and a vice president of student affairs a

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