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Bottle Stabbing Suspect Arrested: RL NEWS Brief Aug. 24, 2015

Bottle Stabbing Suspect Arrested

LONG BEACH — On Aug. 19, Long Beach Police Department officers arrested 50-year-old Enrique Pina Carrillo of Long Beach in connection with the Aug. 18 murder of 21-year-old Junior Jimenez. Jimenez was struck with a bottle during brawl then st

Review: Charles Bukowski – The Laughing Heart

SPIFF’s Entertaining 6-hour Tribute Honors San Pedro’s Most Enduring Literary Figure

By Ivan Adame, Contributor “Buk’s dead,” said the poet RD Armstrong, also known as “Raindog,” bluntly while on stage during the San Pedro I

California Confidential:

The Price of Justice

By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor Imagine coming out of your favorite coffee shop to find a bunch of witnesses surrounding your freshly sideswiped car, telling you the driver who did it just drove away. That’s what happened to ACLU lawyer Jess

Activists Want To See New Zero Emissions Plan Strengthened

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor In mid-July, the Port of Los Angeles released its draft Zero Emission White Paper, soliciting comments before consideration by POL

Oil Companies Gouge for Billions in Profits, Seek to Lay Blame On Greens

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Global warming threatens life on the planet, driving unprecedented mass extinctions of species, as well as rising human death tolls. Laws and regulations meant to combat gl

LB Man Killed in Brawl: RL NEWS Briefs Aug. 21, 2015

LB Man Killed in Brawl

LONG BEACH — On Aug. 18, a 22-year-old Junior Jimenez was struck with a bottle and stabbed multiple times with broken pieces from the bottle and during a brawl with another man on the 1100 block of E. 10th Street in Long Beach. Police respon


Cozy, Comfort Food in Downtown Long Beach

By Gina Ruccione, Cuisine and Restaurant Writer Going out to breakfast on the weekends is a big deal, but there are a lot of breakfast joints that just don’t have it figured out. That’s fi

Garden Church Growing an Urban Sanctuary

By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer The bustling Friday farmers market in San Pedro was starting to close. The prayer garden was the first area I saw as I entered the Garden Church. Bedded in the west corner, a space for offerings blooms in pe

Fear and Loathing of Transitional Housing

By Ivan Adame, RLn Contributor Homelessness is one of those intractable problems that requires bold action rather than words. That’s the main takeaway from the controversial Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council meeting that took place Aug.

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