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LA City Council Gets on Road to Minimum Wage Increase

Published on May 19th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

LOS ANGELES — On May 19, the Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to request that the city attorney prepare and present an ordinance that establishes a citywide minimum wage. The provisions of the ordinance need [&hellip... Read More


Robert Garcia

Long Beach Innovation Team Members Chosen

Published on May 19th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH — On May 18, Mayor Robert Garcia announced that Long Beach has hired its first Innovation Team (i-team). The team, funded by a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, will function as an in-house research and [&hellip... Read More


Long Beach Port Cargo

RL NEWS Briefs for the Week: May 18, 2015

Published on May 18th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

POLA Container Volumes Slip 6% in April SAN PEDRO — April 2015 containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles decreased 6.1 percent compared to the same period this past year. The port handled a [&hellip... Read More


Paul Tenaka, Photo by Terelle Jerricks

RL NEWS Briefs of the Week: May 15, 2015

Published on May 15th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

Tanaka and Carey Plead ‘Not Guilty’ LOS ANGELES — On May 14, Paul Tanaka and William Thomas Carey plead not guilty to obstruction of justice during their appearance in court at the Roybal Federal Building in [&hellip... Read More


Ronald Jerome Boyd

RL NEWS Briefs: May 1, 2015

Published on May 1st, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

Boyd Put on Administrative Leave SAN PEDRO — Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka issued as statement after a federal grand jury indicted the chief of police for the Port of Los Angeles on [&hellip... Read More



RL NEWS Briefs: April 27, 2015

Published on April 27th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

Teamsters Picket the Harbor LONG BEACH — On April 27, the Teamsters union started informational picketing at the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles. The Teamsters are targeting four non-union trucking companies: Pacific [&hellip... Read More


Community leaders unveiled the  AltaSea name and logo in late 2013.  File photo.

RL NEWS Briefs: April 24, 2015

Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

AltaSea Selects Designer SAN PEDRO — Gensler, a Los Angeles-based architectural firm, will design three buildings for the 28-acre AltaSea marine research and interpretive center in San Pedro. The firm will design a 20,000-square-foot visitors’ center, [&hellip... Read More


Eric Garcetti

RL NEWS Briefs: April 23, 2015

Published on April 23rd, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

Mayor Garcetti Breaks Ground on Water Recycling Project TERMINAL ISLAND – On April 22, Mayor Garcetti broke ground on the Terminal Island Advanced Water Purification Facility Expansion project. Once completed in 2017, the expanded plant will [&hellip... Read More


Leland Street Elementary's military children were honored April 15. Photos by Ivan Adame

Leland Street Elementary Celebrates Military Families

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Reporters Desk

Ivan Adame, Editorial Intern On April 15, students, parents and teachers gathered to honor members of all branches of the military and the coast guard at Leland Street Elementary School’s military assembly. The school observed April [&hellip... Read More

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