• UniGeezer Discovers Fountain of Youth

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor [caption id="attachment_18411" align="alignleft" width="400"]Read More

  • Clinic Spells Community with a Capital W

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor Hilda Ávila (no relation to Random Lengths News Assistant Editor Zamná Ávila) arrived in the United States on vacation and fell in love. The object of her affection was an inconspicuous community in the heart of the Harbor

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  • District Praises Unsung Education Heroes

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="flipInY"]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor On March 24, Los Angeles Unified School District board member Richard Vladovic honored his district’s best, brightest and often unacknowledged educators of the Los Angeles Harbor Area at Crafted in San Pedr

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  • LBIRC Weathers the Tides of American Democracy

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInDown"]By Kym Cunningham, Contributing Writer For more than 30 years, Norma Chinchilla has been a voice for the immigrant community. As the executive director of the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition, also known as LBIRC, Chinchilla helps overwh

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  • Junot Diaz Spotlights His Audience at REDCAT

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer It was with good reason that author, Junot Diaz canceled his original speaking date in January at REDCAT. The Pulitzer Prize winner received an invitation from the White House to attend a private event during the last week of President Barack Obama’s administration.

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  • The Buscaino Report Card

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="bounceInRight"]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor March 7 is the date District 15  voters will grade Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino. Although there are many in the district who believe he should be graded on a pass-fail basis, he won’t be.

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  • Joe Hill’s Requiem

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Slobodan Dimitrov, Guest Columnist Blindfolded, Joe Hill sits in a chair with his wrists tied to its arms. Riflemen, apprehensively peering through slits at Hill from behind a barricade, hold their weapons knuckle-white tight. Blindfolded, Hill starts rocking his ch

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  • This is NOT a Moment

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    This Is A Movement

    By Kym Cunningham, Contributing Writer On Jan. 21, an estimated 750,000 demonstrators converged on downtown Los Angeles for a local contingent of the world-wide Women’s March. The demonstrators sh

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  • The Time to #RESIST is NOW

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Donald Trump’s presidency began with three acts that spoke volumes about what is to come. First, he cancelled Barack Obama’s executive order benefiting first-time home buyers — many of whom represented his base. Second, he visited the CIA and tried to c

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  • American Women Find Progress in Dialogue

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="bounceIn"]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer Read More

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