• Teamsters Charge CAAP Blows Smoke

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On July 20, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach released the draft of their new Clean Air Action Plan, opening a two-month comment period. The first public comment was a resounding rejection from the Teamsters, because the plan w

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  • Bike Culture Rises

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    Harbor Area Hosts Its First CicLAvia

    By Christian L. Guzman, Community Reporter It's no easy task bicycling between San Pedro and Wilmington. Although the two communities are connected by a bike path on John S. Gibson Boulevard, cyclists contend with ever-p

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  • Port Falls Short Again on China Shipping

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor If representatives of China Shipping are to be believed, their shipping company is the most eco-friendly imaginable, and its partnership with the Port of Los Angeles is a wonder to behold. But those forced to live in the shadow of Ch

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  • Residents Invited to Give Input on LBPD

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Residents are encouraged to share their thoughts on how the Long Beach Police Department can better serve their community and meet future policing needs, July 31, at the Long Beach Scottish Rite Center. A second community meeting is scheduled at the Long Beach Community College on August 2. Time: Read More

  • POLA Expands Emissions Reduction Incentive Grant Program

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO – The Port of Los Angeles and other participating Environmental Ship Index incentive providers have expanded their rewards programs for vessel operators willing to go above and beyond regulatory standards to cut harmful emissions from ships. The index was developed by the World Po

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  • A DeMinted Constitutional Convention?

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    Prominent conservative signs on for attempt to change the Constitution

    By Baynard Woods In the early years of the Obama era, then-Sen. Jim DeMint embodied a series of contradictions in the American character. The hard-jawed and bitter-faced Sandlapper was simult

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  • Garcia Announces Commission Nominations

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On July 14, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced five nominations to commissions. Garcia appointed former vice mayors Frank Colonna and Bonnie Lowenthal to serve on the Long Beach Harbor Commission. <

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  • CicLAvia Comes to the Harbor

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Street closures in August are going to transform the Los Angeles Harbor Area towns of Wilmington and San Pedro into safe spaces for pedestrian and bicycle traffic and everything in between. CicLAvia produces temporary car-free da

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  • Proposed Postal Service Reductions to Impact Residents, Businesses

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor This past month, businesses in San Pedro received a notice from the U.S. Postal Service informing them of its intent to consolidate business mail services into the Torrance office. “In our continued effort to eliminate redundanci

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  • Opiate Crisis

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    When an Addiction Epidemic Becomes a White-Collar Crime

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor and Charles Ornstein, Propublica Fourteen licensed Southern California medical professionals we

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