• Garcia Announces Commission Nominations

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On July 14, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced five nominations to commissions. Garcia appointed former vice mayors Frank Colonna and Bonnie Lowenthal to serve on the Long Beach Harbor Commission. <

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  • CicLAvia Comes to the Harbor

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Street closures in August are going to transform the Los Angeles Harbor Area towns of Wilmington and San Pedro into safe spaces for pedestrian and bicycle traffic and everything in between. CicLAvia produces temporary car-free da

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  • Proposed Postal Service Reductions to Impact Residents, Businesses

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor This past month, businesses in San Pedro received a notice from the U.S. Postal Service informing them of its intent to consolidate business mail services into the Torrance office. “In our continued effort to eliminate redundanci

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  • Opiate Crisis

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    When an Addiction Epidemic Becomes a White-Collar Crime

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor and Charles Ornstein, Propublica Fourteen licensed Southern California medical professionals we

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  • Carson, Tesoro Enter Agreement

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter After recently declaring a fiscal emergency, the City of Carson announced July 6 its commitment to a 15-year “Community Benefits Agreement” — essentially, a peace treaty — with the oil company Tesoro. City officials believe the

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  • SP Waterfront Arts District Selected as One of 14 State Designated Cultural Districts

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO — On July 13, the California Arts Council announced that the San Pedro Waterfront Arts District will be among 14 districts serving as the state’s premier designated cultural arts districts. This is the first year that the council has voted to designate cultural arts districts. These districts will hi

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  • Clear Water Tunnel Project Public Workshop

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  • 2017–2018 Arts Council for Long Beach’s Annual Grant Applications

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Arts Council for Long Beach is excited to announce that the 2017–2018 Annual Grant Cycle Applications and Guidelines are now available. Time: 5 p.m. July 31 Details: Read More

  • POLB: Best Seaport in North America

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — The Port of Long Beach has been bestowed the title of “Best Seaport in North America” at the 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards, June 29, at the Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Center. The POLB has been awarded this title for the third consecutive year, and for the 19th time in

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  • Outrage and Ecstasy:

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    Queer dance party descends on McConnell’s house, dancing with anger over health care repeal

    By Baynard Woods A swanky stretch of C Street near the Capitol in Washington D.C. is blocked by a raucous crowd dancing in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s house on an unseasonably cool s

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