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AFSCME

As UC Continues Bad Faith Bargaining with Patient Care Workers

Published on March 6th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

OAKLAND — On March 4, the University of California’s largest union, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299, announced that its 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers will vote on whether to authorize an Unfair Labor [&hellip... Read More


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LAFD

Garcetti-Directed Fire Recruiting Investigation Launched

Published on March 6th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LOS ANGELES — On March 4, at the direction of Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Fire Commission instructed the new Independent Assessor Sue Stengel, to launch an investigation into Los Angeles Fire Department recruiting. The [&hellip... Read More


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Eric Garcetti, Enrique Peña Nieto

Garcetti Meets with Peña Nieto

Published on March 6th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Mayor Eric Garcetti met, March 4, with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The investment in Mexico’s ports in the northern region of the west coast to increase the number of cruises between Los Angeles and Baja [&hellip... Read More


Briefs

murder

Murders in Long Beach

Published on February 25th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 22, Long Beach Police Department officers found 20-year-old Christopher Franklin dead in the 3400 block of Andy Street. Officers responded to a call regarding a shooting. When they arrived at the [&hellip... Read More


Briefs

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LA Council Confirms LADWP General Manager

Published on February 25th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LOS ANGELES — On Feb. 21, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously confirmed Anaheim City Manager Marcie Edwards as the new general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Edwards is the first [&hellip... Read More


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AFSCME

UC Service Workers Announce Five Day Strike

Published on February 20th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Oakland — With negotiations over wages and staffing at a stalemate, the 8300 University of California Service Workers represented by AFSCME 3299—the lowest paid workers at UC — have given 10-day notice that they will strike [&hellip... Read More


Briefs

refineries

Fenceline Communities Win Relief in Oil Refinery Suit

Published on February 20th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Washington, D.C. —  A federal judge approved a consent decree, Feb. 7, requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to review and, if necessary, update the standards controlling hazardous air pollution from oil refineries. The review should result [&hellip... Read More


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Boyden

LB Harbor Commission Hires Search Firm for Executive Director

Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 14, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a contract with Baltimore-based Boyden Global Executive Search to find candidates for the executive director position left vacant after Christopher Lytle resigned [&hellip... Read More


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Long Beach Port Cargo

January Cargo Flat in LB Port

Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 18, the Port of Long Beach announced that its cargo volume for January got off to a flat start. There was an overall traffic dipping of 1.4 percent to 528,884 container [&hellip... Read More


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LB Harbor Department Moves to Interim Offices

Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Harbor Department announced, Feb. 18, that it will soon move to its interim administrative offices at 4801 Airport Plaza, near the airport. The department’s old administration building, which was opened [&hellip... Read More


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