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Fractured Perspectives

Published on March 5th, 2015 | by Zamná Ávila

From the Waterfront to Gaffey Street and Beyond James Preston Allen, Publisher   I am thinking today about the famous Paleolithic cave paintings in Altamira, Spain.  I think about the exquisite images of extinct steppe bison, [&hellip... Read More


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Connecting the Dots on the Waterfront

Published on February 5th, 2015 | by Zamná Ávila

To the future and the past of the communities surrounding the ports By James Preston Allen, Publisher The showdown between the new executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, Gene Seroka, and the community over [&hellip... Read More


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The Law of Unintended Consequences

Published on January 22nd, 2015 | by Zamná Ávila

When the Ports Impacts of Operations Become Community Problems James Preston Allen, Publisher Someone much wiser than I once said, “every time you solve one problem you create two.” I didn’t believe him then, but have [&hellip... Read More


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American Justice on Trial

Published on January 8th, 2015 | by Zamná Ávila

When the War Comes Home James Preston Allen, Publisher On Sept.11, 2001, America reacted to the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington D.C. with swift action and arguably justified [&hellip... Read More


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If Not Now When?

Published on December 23rd, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

How We Fail at Democracy, How It Fails Us James Preston Allen, Publisher We spend a lot of time in this country talking or posturing about defending democracy. How many times have we gone to war [&hellip... Read More


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The View from the Park Overlooking the Port

Published on December 11th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Harbor Department Issues Draft Public Access Investment Funding Policy By James Preston Allen, Publisher On one of my many trips to the old San Pedro Post Office recently, I stopped off at this town’s newly renovated [&hellip... Read More


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Cargoland:

Published on December 5th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

KCRW Radio Focuses on the Port and San Pedro By James Preston Allen, Publisher It was several weeks ago that KCRW reporter Saul Gonzalez contacted me after reading one of my editorials about the TraPac terminal [&hellip... Read More


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Athens of the Pacific

Published on November 25th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Ports O’ Call Waterfront -’Developer’s Initial Concept is not financially feasible’ James Preston Allen, Publisher Some years ago, I called Los Angeles the “Athens of the Pacific” and I’m sure John Papadakis and a few other [&hellip... Read More


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We Don’t Even Teach Democracy in Our Schools

Published on November 13th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

The failure of teaching by example and how it has affected education James Preston Allen, Publisher The founding fathers of this country all knew the value of education. Fifty-six of them were graduates of the first [&hellip... Read More


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