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Northbound Alameda Street Closure: RLn ANNOUNCMENTS Aug. 12, 2015

Aug. 14

Northbound Alameda Street Closure

All northbound lanes on Alameda Street from O Street -- just north of Pacific Coast Highway -- to Sepulveda Boulevard will be closed to repair a damaged overhead bridge through Aug. 14. Take Pacific Coast Highway to State Route

Garcia Seeks Update to Long Beach Plan for LA River: RL NEWS Briefs, Aug. 11, 2015

Garcia Seeks Update to Long Beach Plan for LA River

LONG BEACH — Mayor Robert Garcia has asked the Long Beach City Council to direct the city manager to update the Long Beach “River Link” plan. The mayor’s proposal will be in the Aug. 18 agenda. For more than 50 years,

Multiple Victim Stabbing and Officer-Involved Shooting: RL NEWS Briefs Aug. 10, 2015

Multiple Victim Stabbing and Officer-Involved Shooting

LONG BEACH — Police killed a man after he allegedly stabbed and injured six people on Aug. 7, in the 3200 block of East Artesia Boulevard in Long Beach. The suspect has been identified as Derrick Lee Hunt, a 28-year-old

Agencies Get Grant to Fight Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities

LONG BEACH — Aug. 5, The Center Long Beach and Interval House Crisis Shelters & Centers for Victims of Domestic Violence announced that they received grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to expand domestic violence education, outreach and support within

Iranian Nuclear Deal Implies New Chance For Righting Old Wrongs

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On July 14, the United States and Iran announced the conclusion of an historic agreement, dramatically rolling back Iran's nuclear activities. The two countries also agreed to an intensive inspection regime effectively confining Iran's nuclear

County Supervisors Move Against Wage Theft, Raise Minimum Wage

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On July 21, a majority of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed two measures to raise the minimum wage to at least $15 an hour by 2020, affecting an estimated 155,000 workers. The board also unan

Our Neighbors Without Shelter

The nexus between global trade, gentrification and homeless

By James Preston Allen, Publisher I recently read an article in a daily paper that explained how increasing property values have matched the growing homeless populatio

Was It a Riot or a Revolution?

The Semiotics of the Watts Insurrection

By Danny Simon, Contributor                 The Watts Rebellion began Aug. 11 and ended Aug. 17, 1965, after an altercation between a Los Angeles County Sheriff


50 Years After the Watts Rebellion

By Danny Simon, RLn Contributor   Few family names in Los Angeles politics evoke a tradition of public service like Hahn. Kenneth’s older brother, Gordon, represented the 66th Dist

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