• Evading the Holes in the Safety Net

    One Mother’s Journey Through Los Angeles County’s Coordinated Entry System

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The City of Los Angeles recently moved to seize and presumably dispose of the tiny houses that have been cropping up near freeway overpasses in South Los Angeles within

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  • Rough and Bitter Gets Better

    By Ari LeVaux, Guest Columnist Winter can be a challenging time for leaf lovers. The tender, bountiful garden foliage of summer is long gone, and seasonal winter options are generally a more fibrous lot, like cabbage and kale. Even spinach is chewier. From a health perspective you could probably

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  • Big Development Force Out Small Businesses

    By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter Numerous small businesses are being forced from a Carson mini-mall that’s in the way of the city’s redevelopment plans for a stretch of Avalon Boulevard near Carson Street. This past June, the Carson City Council approved an application from Faring Capital t

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    Are Intentional Encampments the Cure?

    Story and photos by David Bacon: Special Report The San Francisco Bay Area has long been considered a bastion of progressive ideals. Since the technology sector has become the main engine of the its economic growth, income inequality, the lack of affordable h

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  • Free Health Workshop: RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS Feb. 11, 2016

    Feb. 13 Free Health Workshop: Care of Neck Pain Come learn about your neck pain and find out where it's coming from. Learn what you can do to manage the pain and aches in your neck with the help of Dr. Romina Ghassemi. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Feb. 13 Details: (Read More

  • Hoppy Valentine’s Weekend of Beer, Food, Lovers

    Nothing speaks more directly to the heart than farm-to-table meals and locally brewed beers. Chef Paul Buchanan’s Primal Alchemy, together with brewer Brian Mercer and the anticipated Brouwerij West will host Hoppy Valentine’s: A Night of Perfect Pairings, from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 13, at The Port of Los Angeles. Buchanan and Mercer will sha

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  • News

    Former Los Angeles Port Police Chief Pleads Guilty: RL NEWS Briefs 02/10/16

    Former Los Angeles Port Police Chief Pleads Guilty

    SAN PEDRO – The former police chief for the Port of Los Angeles pleaded guilty, on Feb. 3, to federal charges of tax evasion and making false statements to FBI agents who were investigating his acceptance of a bribe in connection with the development of a social networking program that

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  • Restaurateurs Serve Up Minimum Wage Cost

    A member of the Restaurant Opportunity Center Los Angeles holds up a sign in Spanish that reads: "I Work Hard, I Deserve $15." Photo courtesy of Raise the Wage Coalition By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor By 2021, Los Angeles County and two of its largest cities are set to raise their minimum

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  • Activists Ask Garcetti and Beck:

    Are You Listening?

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Photo by Phillip Cooke The Los Angeles Forum on Crime at the Warner Grand Theatre on Feb. 4 was not just intended to be an opportunity for San Pedro to sound off on opening the Harbor Division jail or getting more police officers on the streets. It

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  • Lights Transcend at the Museum of Neon Art

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer The grand opening exhibition Illuminations, at the Museum of Neon Art, brings together a group of contemporary artists displaying glass, and light and animation art. The artists address issues from indigenous culture to social media emojis. Although the museum has been in exis

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