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Hahn Votes “No” on Cutting Educational Funding

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

Washington, DC— On July 19, Rep. Janice Hahn, District 44, voted “no” on the Student Success Act of 2013, which would drastically cut educational funding for vital programs that help disadvantaged students, English learner students and [&hellip... Read More


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False Bomb Threat Gets Pedro Man in Jail

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH —  A San Pedro man was arrested for making a bomb threat to a Walmart in Long Beach on July 21. Thirty-year-old Patrick Quintana, allegedly phoned in a bomb threat, at about 8:30 p.m. [&hellip... Read More


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Young Mother Killed in Long Beach

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH — A 23-year-old woman was killed on the morning of July 25, near 5th Street on Walnut Avenue in Long Beach. At about 6:20 a.m., Long Beach Police Department officers found Jazzmine Wash dead [&hellip... Read More


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Brown Appoints RPV Teen to Board of Education

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

SACRAMENTO – On July 7, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced his appointments Jesse Zhang, 16, of Rancho Palos Verdes, to the California State Board of Education. Zhang is a student at the California Academy of [&hellip... Read More


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Long Beach Seeks New City Attorney

Published on July 15th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

City Attorney Robert Shannon recently retired, after 39 years in Long Beach. In Long Beach, voters elect the city attorney every four years (without term limits), which is unique in California because city attorneys are appointed. [&hellip... Read More


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POLA Container Volumes Drop in June

Published on July 15th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

The Port of Los Angeles has released its June 2013 cargo volumes. June overall volumes decreased 7.2 percent compared to June 2012. The decrease was due in part to a vessel service that shifted out of the Port [&hellip... Read More


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Hahn Decries Security Weaknesses at Nation’s Ports

Published on July 12th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

Washington, DC— On July 9, Rep. Janice Hahn (CA-44) took to the House Floor to urge her colleagues to support the GAPS Act, legislation that directs the Department of Homeland Security to conduct a comprehensive classified study of [&hellip... Read More


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Senate District 28 Releases 7-Month Report

Published on July 12th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

SACRAMENTO – Below, in bill-number order, are some of the bills, sponsored by Sen. Ted W. Lieu, that will be heard in policy or fiscal hearings in the Assembly after summer recess. Sept. 13 is the constitutional deadline [&hellip... Read More


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Congresswoman Janice Hahn standing with and for Immigration Reform advocates on Capitol Hill.

Rep. Hahn Highlights Benefits of Immigration Reform

Published on July 12th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

Janice Hahn (CA-44) recently touted the economic benefits of comprehensive immigration reform for workers, middle class families, and the country as a whole. A new White House report found that fixing our broken immigration system would create jobs, [&hellip... Read More


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Buscaino, POLA Boosts LA Waterfront Impact

Published on July 12th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

According to reports from the Port of Los Angeles to Councilman Joe Buscaino’s office, in the past year, the USS Iowa, CRAFTED at the Port of LA, and the special events series at the LA Waterfront [&hellip... Read More


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