• Lowenthal’s Conversation About America

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInUp"]LONG BEACH — On March 13, Rep. Alan Lowenthal hosted A Conversation About America Town Hall at Long Beach City College. The town hall, which filled the school’s auditorium, included guest speakers discussing the future of the Affordable Care Act, Social Security and Medicare. The pane

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  • 24 Million Will Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Plan

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInLeftBig"]On March 13, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the GOP health care bill, warning that 14 million more people would be uninsured in 2018, a number that would increase to 24 million by 2026. The CBO estimates are routinely recognized as the most authoritative b

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  • Trumpcare: GOP Plan Hurts Trump Voters Most

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInDownBig"]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor

    “When you look at the Republican bill it should not be seen as a healthcare bill, because throwing millions of people off of health care is not health care legislation. Wha

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  • LBIRC Weathers the Tides of American Democracy

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInDown"]By Kym Cunningham, Contributing Writer For more than 30 years, Norma Chinchilla has been a voice for the immigrant community. As the executive director of the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition, also known as LBIRC, Chinchilla helps overwh

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  • Molina Healthcare Moves to Pedro

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeIn"]LONG BEACH — On March 2, Molina Healthcare it is planning to relocate about 400 employees from Long Beach to San Pedro. The employees are expected to move in September to the Topaz building, a 222 W. 6th St., between the waterfront and the community’s downtown. The move is

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  • Junot Diaz Spotlights His Audience at REDCAT

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer It was with good reason that author, Junot Diaz canceled his original speaking date in January at REDCAT. The Pulitzer Prize winner received an invitation from the White House to attend a private event during the last week of President Barack Obama’s administration.

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  • Course through Civic Center City

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor These days, driving along Ocean Boulevard in downtown Long Beach is quite a distracting adventure. Head west toward San Pedro and your eyes will unavoidably wander toward a wall of blue-covered fences surrounding City Hall and the

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  • Re-Elect Pearlman: An Experienced Trustee

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Nancy Pearlman, LACCD Seat 6 Trustee On March 7, voters have a chance to re-elect me to the Los Angeles Community College District’s Board of Trustees Seat 6. The district’s nine colleges deserve to have my committed and knowledgeable leadership. With more t

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  • Galaz Joins CD 15 Race

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing  Editor Donald Galaz, Vice President of the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council and longtime proponent for a sanctioned racetrack for street racing, announced his write-in bid for the Los Angeles City Council District 15 seat, Feb. 24,

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  • The Buscaino Report Card

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="bounceInRight"]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor March 7 is the date District 15  voters will grade Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino. Although there are many in the district who believe he should be graded on a pass-fail basis, he won’t be.

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