• Chief of Los Angeles Port Police Named in Federal Corruption Case

    LOS ANGELES – On April 30, a federal grand jury indicted the Port of Los Angeles chief of police on corruption and tax charges. The corruption charges in the indictment relate to a scheme in which Chief Ronald Jerome Boyd stood to financially benefit from the development of a social networking program that would become the official smartphone

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 27, 2015

    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 9 Transportation, Intermodal Bridge Transport, Pacer Cartage and Harbor Rail Transport. The comp

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 24, 2015

    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, a 60,000-square-foot retrofit of the Berth 37 warehouse into classrooms for

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 23, 2015

    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 produce 12 million gallons of purified recycled water daily, more than doubling the c

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  • Leland Street Elementary Celebrates Military Families

    [gallery ids="9657,9658,9659,9660,9661,9662"] 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 as the month of the military child. The

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  • Rebuilding the SP Elks Lodge Begins

    By Ivan Adame, Editorial Intern Almost a year after an arsonist burned down the Elks Lodge in San Pedro, community leaders hosted a groundbreaking ceremony, April 11. However, the costs and timing of rebuilding the lodge remain undetermined. A former Elks member Nick Pecarich, a 79-year-old retired longshoreman, was arrested

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  • LB District 4 Elects Supernaw as its New Councilman

    [gallery ids="9623,9624,9640,9622"] Photos and brief by Diana Lejins LONG BEACH — Lifelong District 4 resident Daryl Supernaw will soon join the Long Beach City Council. Supernaw beat Herlinda Chico and Richard Lindemann in a winner-take-all special election April 14. He took 52 percent of the vote. Chico got 42.4 percent

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  • RL NEWS Briefs April 10, 2015

    Boy Drowns After Car Submerges Near Ports O’Call SAN PEDRO — A 13-year-old boy, Abdelkrim Ali Elmezayen, is dead and his 8-year-old brother is in critical condition after the family car lunged into the ocean at the Port of Los Angeles. The children’s family had just left the Ports ‘O Call waterfront village area, April 9,

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 4, 2015

    Downtown LB Parking Meters Will Have More Features, Higher Rates LONG BEACH — Long Beach will begin replacing 1,114 coin-only parking meters on the week of April 20, in downtown. The new meters will accept debit and credit cards, and will increase in rates by 50 cents. The upgrade is the result of a December 2014 Long Beach Cit

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  • Garcetti Launches First-Ever Sustainability Plan

    LOS ANGELES­­—On April 8, Mayor Eric Garcetti laid out Los Angeles’ first citywide sustainability plan that would prepare the city for a healthier environment and economy. The plan's short- and long-term goals are in14 categories related to conservation, clean energy, waste, green jobs, transportation, housing and neighbor livability. The

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