• Uproar Greets Pier 400 Automation Plans

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Plans to move toward automation at APM’s Pier 400 terminal were pulled from the Harbor Commission’s Jan. 24 agenda at the last minute, but ILWU representatives showed up in force with dozens of members to speak out again

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  • TRAA community council has been one of the most active in the fight to ban modified hydrofluoric acid or MHF. Photo courtesy of Torrance Refinery Action Alliance

    MHF Ban – AQMD Board Delays Vote

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    By Mark L. Friedman, Contributor

    On Feb. 1, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) staff briefed its Governing Board on possible regulation of modified hydrofluoric acid (MHF) alkylation at the Tor

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  • Cupid and the Brigantine Sunset Sail

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Witnessing a sunset with your significant other before eating a gourmet meal aboard a tall ship is not an everyday experience. The Los Angeles Maritime Institute is offering that very opportunity aboard the twin briganti

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  • UTLA Charter Teachers Strike Settled

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    Board motions to limit non-union charter start-ups

    By Mark Friedman, Contributor UTLA’s charter school contingent ended its walkout at the three Accelerated Charter Schools in South Central Los Angeles Jan. 29. The job action

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  • House Dems Put Democracy First

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    A sweeping reform bill is their lead legislative initiative

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor With the Donald Trump shutdown finally over—at least for now—Democrats in the House of Representatives  moved quickly to st

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  • Taking Care of Our Own

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    Coast Guard spouse collects donations for other Coast Guard families, fears a renewed shutdown

    By Melina Paris, Reporter Just days before President Donald Trump temporarily ended the shutdown, Admiral Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast G

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  • Harbor Community Clinic Poster for Women's Health Fair and free mammogram event

    Harbor Community Clinic Sponsors Women’s Health Fair

    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]On Feb.12, Harbor Community Clinic is hosting a women's health fair, where eligible women can obtain a free mammogram. In order to be eligible for the free mammogram, one must be at least 40 years old, uninsured, an independent physician association (IPA) patient, or a My Health Los Angeles participant

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  • Harbor Community Clinic Baby Shower Event

    Harbor Community Clinic Hosts Free Baby Shower

    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]On Feb. 11, Harbor Community Clinic will be hosting a free community baby shower to provide aid to pregnant women and new mothers from San Pedro and neighboring communities. At the event, attendees will receive a free diaper bag filled with supplies necessary for pregnant and new moms. In addition, hea

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  • Stephen L. Read, MD, 71, Family Man and Influential Geriatric and Forensic Psychiatrist, Dies

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text][This story was updated to correct a typo.] On Jan. 11, shortly after ensuring he made it to his 71st birthday, Dr. Stephen L. Read, one of the nation’s most influential geriatric and forensic psychiatrists — whose clinical work helped heal thousands of elderly and vets

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  • New War on Drugs-No Quick Fix

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Leslie Belt, Contributing Writer Ten years ago, today my sister died from using a dirty needle to inject OxyContin. I wish I knew then what I know now. That Purdue Pharma knew exactly what would happen to her when they lied to the Food and Drug Admin

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