• Brown Appoints Eight to LA County Superior Court

    SACRAMENTO – On Dec. 5, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointments of Deborah S. Brazil, Carl H. Moor, Connie R. Quinones, Armen Tamzarian, Sergio C. Tapia, Lee W. Tsao, Frank M. Tavelman and Joel Wallenstein to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

    Brazil, 54, of Los Angeles, has been a deputy district atto

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  • Andrews Appoints MLK Peace Week Committee Members

    District 6 Councilman Dee Andrews appoints community advocate Alma Campos as the 2014 Peace Week Committee Chair and Belinda Perez as Peace Week Committee co-chairs. In an effort to lift the consciousness of the community about Dr. King’s legacy and principles, Councilman Dee Andrews created Peace Week to promote more than a week of activities

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  • LB Couple Bound, Robbed

    A Long Beach couple was bound and assaulted with a pistol during a robbery Dec. 4, in their home on the 3100 block of Shadypark Drive in the east side of Long Beach. Officials said the Long Beach Police Department was dispatched at about 12:30 p.m. that day, after a neighbor alerted police

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  • LA Awarded Rockefeller Foundation Grant

    LOS ANGELES — On Dec. 4, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Los Angeles has been selected by the Rockefeller Foundation to join its 100 Resilient Cities Network, which includes funding to implement a comprehensive resiliency plan.   “Being a member of the 100 Resilient Cities Network

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  • New Pool Comes to YMCA’s Wilmington Program Center

    YMCA’s Wilmington Program Center recently announced that construction on its new swimming pool has begun and will be completed in late 2014. The amenity will be the first year-round indoor pool for the community, which was built in 1996. The new 75- by 50- foot lap pool will have four swimming lanes and will serve local youth, families and

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  • LB Council Approves Farrell as Harbor Commissioner

    Long Beach — On Dec. 3, the Long Beach City Council voted 8-0 to confirm the appointment of Lori Ann Farrell, to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Mayor Bob Foster nominated the city’s former finance director to the seat vacated by Commissioner Nick Sramek. Sramek resigned on Nov. 19, two days after the removal President Thomas F

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  • LB Harbor Commissioners Continues to Seek Replacements

    Long Beach — On Dec. 2, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted 3-0 to put out a request for proposals for a firm to help with finding executive director at Port of Long Beach.

    The new director would replace Christopher Lytle, who resigned in July and took a job leading Port of Oakland. With the firm’s help, the board cou

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  • Man Killed in Long Beach

    Long Beach — Twenty-four-year-old Nicholas Andrade was killed Nov. 30, after shooting reported to the Long Beach Police Department at about 9:20 p.m. near Harbor Avenue and 19th Street, officials said. Read More

  • Pedro Raises Money for Philippines

    San Pedro — On Nov. 17, San Pedro restaurants, politicians and members of the art community came together to raise funds for victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which ravaged the Philippines. Participants raised about $7,200. The following businesses participated in the fundraiser: Further donations can be made at: Read More

  • Lori Ann Farrell Appointed to Board of Harbor Commissioners

    LONG BEACH  — On Nov. 25, Mayor Bob foster announced Lori Ann Farrell as his pick for the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Farrell is the city’s former finance director. Her appointment is for a six-year term. She will be replacing Nick Sramek, who resigned Nov. 21. Board President Thomas Fields, who was fired by a

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