• LBPD Shares Edibles with Doctors

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — Dignity Health at St. Mary Medical Center partnered with the Long Beach Police Department May 30 to educate health care providers on the growing epidemic of mind-altering drugs that are being consumed by youth and impacting Long Beach communities. Drug investigators from the LBPD shared a wide va

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  • Exhausting Run Around of Exhaustive Efforts

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    EmpowerLA Prevents San Pedro Central Neighborhood Council from Booting Its President

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor DONE’s Director of Outreach and Communications, Stephen Box, was begrudgingly given a compliment at a May 16 Central stakeholder meeting. “R

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  • Impeachment May Not Be Enough

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    Trump Is Far More Dangerous Than Nixon

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor On May 8, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to Congress that she had warned the Donald Trump administration on Jan. 26 and 27 that National Security Advisor Michael Flynn had had compromis

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  • Discovering Service Connected Benefits

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    Barton Hill Alum Look to Help Returning Vets and Old Ones Too

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Longtime San Pedro resident and Vietnam veteran Merwin “Skeeter” Jones and Rev. Anthony Quezada have been hosting First Saturday breakfast meetings at the Grinder for the

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    Viva La Long Beach Pride

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="17041,17042,17043,17044,17045,17046,17047,17048,17049,17050,17051,17052" img_size="full" css_animation="fadeIn"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thousands of people have gathered in Long Beach for a weekend-long LGBT celebration and rally, which included the Long Beach Dyke

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  • Local Protestors Resist Trump

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]More than 200 members of Indivisible San Pedro formed the word RESIST! May 13 at Trump National Golf Course, Rancho Palos Verdes. The flash mob-style protest calls for a special prosecutor to investigate collusion by the Donald Trump campaign with Russian interference to manipulate the 2016 presidential electio

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  • Four Local Activists Take Their Place at Equality Plaza

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Equality Plaza has become Long Beach’s symbol of acceptance and growth. The first park named after slain civil rights activist and openly gay elected politician Harvey Milk, the Harvey Milk Promenade has for the past four years honored local leaders who carry out Milk’s spirit of activism. This year local l

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  • Paseo del Mar Restoration Clears Major Hurdle

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    BOE Releases Draft EIR

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor A little more than 50 residents came out for the May 3public comment meeting on the recently released draft environmental impact report to restore Paseo del Mar roadway. It’s

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  • Pin Up , Don’t Shut Up

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    Public High School Art for the Scapegoats of Humanity

    By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug, Editorial Intern Activist-historian Howard Zinn, author of A People’s History of the United States, famously said, “You can’t stay neutral on a moving train.”

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  • Central SPNC Board Members Abandon Ship When Mutiny Fails

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    The Central Neighborhood Council in Disarray Following Resignations

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The April 18 Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council Stakeholder Meeting looked more like a mutiny than the democratic workings of a local board

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