LONG BEACH — A woman, who was found unresponsive in her cell at about 5:15 a.m. June 28, 2013, was pronounced dead by a responding doctor. The woman was arrested at about 2:35 p.m. June 27, at Long Beach Police Headquarters. She had arrived to the police facility yelling and screaming, and when officers contacted her to see if something was wRead More
[gallery ids="4169,4168,4167" orderby="rand"] LONG BEACH — After the final vote by the Senate to pass a large immigration reform, religious leaders from the United Church of Christ Synod rallied July 1 in Long Beach. Demonstrators marched from the Long Beach Convention Center to the local U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office, LongRead More
Marriage equality was the focus of progressive Christians June 28 in Long Beach. On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and Proposition 8 cannot be enforced, the United Church of Christ, a mainline protestant denomination of more than 1 million mRead More
LONG BEACH — More homeless people, especially veterans, are off the street and in shelters in Long Beach, according to a biennial survey conducted by the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, from 2007 to 2013.The number of homeless people in emergency shelters and transitional hous Read More
SACRAMENTO – California reporters and their news organizations would have five days notice of any subpoenas of their records, such as phone calls, or other invasions of their news gathering communications under a Sen. Ted W. Lieu measure that, June 25, passed its first policy review on a bipartisan vote. The wiretaps of Associated Press Read More
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown issued a statement, June 26, following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8. The Supreme Court ruled that the 2010 federal district court’s decision that Prop. 8 is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced. “After years of struggle, the U.S. Supreme Court today has made same-sex marriage a realityRead More
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.
A Long Beach resident, Schoendorf will serve the fiscal year 2013-2014. Schoendorf is an Allergist with HRead More
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 Obama had threatened to veto the House legislation if it were to have rRead More