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New BREATHE LA Board Chariman

Published on June 20th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

LOS ANGELES – On June 18, BREATHE LA welcomed its new board chairman, Dr. Jud Schoendorf. BREATHE LA is non-profit public benefit organization dedicated to the future of clean air and healthy lungs in Los Angeles County. [&hellip... Read More


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Cuts to Food Stamps Fail in House

Published on June 20th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

Washington, D.C. — A $940 billion farm subsidy legislation dubbed the Farm Bill, failed in the House of Representatives June 20. Sixty-two Republicans joined 172 Democrats, to defeat the bill on a 195-234 vote. President Barack [&hellip... Read More


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Representatives Vote to Deregulate Overseas Swaps

Published on June 17th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

Washington, D.C. — On June 12, the House of Representatives voted 301-124 to pass the “Swaps Jurisdiction Certainty Act,” a bill that would create new requirements for the Dodd-Frank rule-making process and limit regulation of U.S. banks [&hellip... Read More


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Murder, Rape Suspect of 1974 Jane Doe to be Arraigned

Published on June 11th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH — Sixty-one-year-old Gary Stamp is scheduled to be arraigned June 12 in connection to the 1974 murder and rape of an unidentified Jane Doe. Long Beach Police Department arrested Stamp May 20. Police still [&hellip... Read More


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Metro Blue Line Changes Starting

Published on June 11th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH — On June 6, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority committed to: – Adding four additional sheriff deputies every day who will be patrolling the Long Beach stations by foot. – Adding four [&hellip... Read More


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LB City Manager Proposes Use of $56 million

Published on June 11th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH — Long Beach City Manager Patrick H. West sent out a memo that outlines proposals for spending about $56 million of “one time money” that will not be available in the future. The large amount [&hellip... Read More


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POLA Develops Energy Management Action Plan

Published on June 4th, 2013 | by Reporters Desk

SAN PEDRO —  Port of Los Angeles officials announced June 3, the development of its Energy Management Action Plan initiative designed to improve energy efficiency. Included in the plan will be the nation’s largest port energy [&hellip... Read More


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