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Buscaino to Propose Sobriety Center for Homeless People: RL NEWS Briefs for the week of Nov. 3, 2015

Officials Propose Sobriety Center for Homeless People

SAN PEDRO — On Oct. 28, Councilman Buscaino met with Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas and Dr. Mitchell H. Katz, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, who proposed an idea of a “s

(Artists+Activists) x Innovation = Talent + Opportunity + Engagement

By Melina Paris, Columnist To maximize the Knight Ridder Cities Challenge, the ArtExchange (ArtX), a visual arts center in the downtown East Village arts district, hosted (Artists + Activists) x Innovation, on Oct. 19. Local artists

Copeland Gives Back with Charity Master Dance Class

By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug, Editorial Intern Misty Copeland, principal dancer at New York’s famous American Ballet Theatre and national role-model to countless aspiring young women dancers who’ve been told they just weren’t right to make i

Dear Censured, Robles Faces Recall Effort

By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter Following what Carson City Clerk Jim Dear’s lawyer, Bradley Hertz, called a “kangaroo court,” the Carson City Council censured the controversial former mayor at its Oct. 20 meeting by a unanimous vote. At the same

LB Considers Minimum Wage Hike

Opponents, Supporters Want Study Scrutiny

Photo by Phillip Cooke By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor   San Pedro resident Rosa Casarrubias has worked as a waitress at the Lo

Beach City Grill Re-Opens:

The Culinary Journey Continues

By Gina Ruccione, Cuisine & Restaurant Writer Beach City Grill, the iconic restaurant in San Pedro, will finally re-open its doors at the end of October. The grand re-opening will be a two-day eve

Hoffa Signals Ongoing Escalation of Port Truckers Strike

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On Oct. 26, after years of organizing, port truck drivers misclassified as “independent owner-operators” began their eighth “unfair labor practice” strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The strike drew in-person s

Shipping Container Kills Cyclist: RL NEWS Briefs of the Week Oct. 29, 2015

Shipping Container Kills Cyclist

CARSON — On Oct. 27, 51-year-old Long Beach resident Robert Castorena was killed in Carson when a big rig’s container came loose and slid off its trailer, crushing the cyclists, officials said. The incident took place at about 5 p.m. near S

Watts Writer Workshop Members Reunite: RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Oct. 22, 2015

Oct. 23 Watts Writer Workshop Members Reunite To expose a new generation to the idea of finding a voice through creativity, the organizers have invited middle and high school students from the Watts Learning Center, Dominguez High School Centennial High

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