• LB City Council Moves to Prepare Ordinance to Ban RVs

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On June 13, the Long Beach City Council voted 8-0, District 6 Councilman Dee Andrew was not present, to update the Municipal Code Section 10.24.078 to prohibit parking of oversized and recreational vehicles on City rights-of-way within residential neighborhoods. The ban would apply to vehicles th

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  • St. Mary’s Gets Grant to Help Homeless

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="none"]By Gabriel Islas, Editorial Intern LONG BEACH — On June 13, Dignity Health at St. Mary Medical Center announced that it will soon be able to help homeless people with case management, housing resources and financial. The medical center will provide this assist

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  • Death and Drug Trafficking Come to the Harbor Area

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    Elderly Man Dies after Assault and Robbery

    CARSON — Sheriffs are investigating the June 7 death of an 85-year-old Carson man. The man was assaulted and robbed, May 31, by an unknown suspect as he was walking alone in his neighborhood along the 300 block of East 220th St

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  • LBPD Shares Edibles with Doctors

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — Dignity Health at St. Mary Medical Center partnered with the Long Beach Police Department May 30 to educate health care providers on the growing epidemic of mind-altering drugs that are being consumed by youth and impacting Long Beach communities. Drug investigators from the LBPD shared a wide va

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  • Local Protestors Resist Trump

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]More than 200 members of Indivisible San Pedro formed the word RESIST! May 13 at Trump National Golf Course, Rancho Palos Verdes. The flash mob-style protest calls for a special prosecutor to investigate collusion by the Donald Trump campaign with Russian interference to manipulate the 2016 presidential electio

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    Environmental Justice, Unions Intervene to Save Chemical Safety Rules

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="16831,16830,16828" img_size="large"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES — On April 10, three California environmental justice organizations and the United Steel Workers filed a motion to intervene in an industry lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency. The interveners fear that in the drive

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  • Public Advocates Accuse LBUSD of Mismangement

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — Children’s Defense Fund-California, Latinos in Action and parents Marina Roman Sanchez and Guadalupe Luna recently filed a complaint against the Long Beach Unified School District for allegedly misspending as much as $40 million, which was supposed to help needy students. The complaint states t

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  • Where Union Women in Solidarity Gather

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="16732,16733,16734,16735,16736,16737,16739" img_size="full" css_animation="fadeIn"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]More than 110 women belonging to the ILWU Locals 94, 63 and 13 gathered March 9, at Raffaello's Ristorante in San Pedro. Attendees included Kathy Bridges, th

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  • Queen Mary Needs About $300 Million for Repairs

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="flipInY"]LONG BEACH — A recent marine study found that the Queen Mary is at risk of its hull collapsing and flooding due to corrosion. Corroded pillars also could lead to the collapse of an area. Should that happen, there are no watertight doors or working pumps to remove the water. Flood preventi

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  • 24 Million Will Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Plan

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInLeftBig"]On March 13, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the GOP health care bill, warning that 14 million more people would be uninsured in 2018, a number that would increase to 24 million by 2026. The CBO estimates are routinely recognized as the most authoritative b

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