• 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate Guide

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Gov. Jerry Brown saved California from going off a fiscal cliff after the Great Recession. But his term — his fourth after being elected in 1974, 1978, 2010 and 2014 — is over.  Now, Californians will choose two candidates who will face-off for governor in the November election.  Random Lengt

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  • Life-Saving Foster Volunteers Needed

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]Los Angeles Animal Services and hundreds of baby kittens urgently need animal lovers to help foster. Each year, LA Animal Services receives thousands of young kittens who need around the clock care to survive. The animal services ce

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  • 710 Freeway Connector from Bridge to Close Permanently

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]The transition ramp that connects truckers and motorists traveling east from Terminal Island along Ocean Boulevard to the northbound 710 Freeway in Long Beach is scheduled to permanently close. This is so it can be demolished to make room for the construction of a new co

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  • SPHS’ Brightest Look Beyond the 2018 Horizon

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor

    Though at 18 it’s not legal to rent a car, purchase alcohol, enter 21-and-over clubs and events, adopt a child, buy marijuana, gamble at casinos or obtain a concealed weapons permit, there’s hardly any rite o

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  • LASD Carson Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Locating Child Abducted by Mother, 18924 Towne Ave., Carson 

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    June 4- LASD Carson Sheriff’s Station Update in Child Abduction

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested the suspect who abducted 8-year-old Dylan Kostenko on May 29 from Towne Elementary School. On May 31, about Read More
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction: Non-partisan Race Could be Over in June

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter  Tom Torlakson, California’s elected superintendent of public instruction, is facing term limits,  meaning that, on June 5, voters across the state will be choosing among four candidates for an o

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  • Three-and-a-Half Percent

    A look behind the shockingly low estimate of how few local residents are employed in port, port-related jobs

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor According to Raimi + Associates’ analysis of US Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2014, only 3.5 percent of the residents of a Port of

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  • Rep. Alan Lowenthal at public meeting.

    Veteran Long Beach Lawmaker, Rep. Alan Lowenthal Says Changing Southern California Electorate Favors Democrats

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Sara Corcoran, Washington D.C. Correspondent I recently had the opportunity for a sit down interview with Rep. Alan Lowenthal, who represents California 47th Congressional District. We discussed the demographic and cultural shifts in Southern C

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  • Free Document Shredding Event

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]Long Beach residents are invited to participate in a free document shredding event at Veterans Memorial Stadium. A mobile shredding truck will provide residents with the opportunity to securely dispose of confidential documents, white or colored paper, manila file folder

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  • Walk of America

    [vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES— May 16 -Six fearless veterans on a 14 week walk of over 1,000 miles across America will start from Los Angeles June 2 and end in New York City on September 6.  This walk is to raise awareness of mental health and raise vital funds for Bri

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