• RL NEWS Briefs: April 27, 2015

    Teamsters Picket the Harbor LONG BEACH — On April 27, the Teamsters union started informational picketing at the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles. The Teamsters are targeting four non-union trucking companies: Pacific 9 Transportation, Intermodal Bridge Transport, Pacer Cartage and Harbor Rail Transport. The comp

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 24, 2015

    AltaSea Selects Designer SAN PEDRO — Gensler, a Los Angeles-based architectural firm, will design three buildings for the 28-acre AltaSea marine research and interpretive center in San Pedro. The firm will design a 20,000-square-foot visitors’ center, a 60,000-square-foot retrofit of the Berth 37 warehouse into classrooms for

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 23, 2015

    Mayor Garcetti Breaks Ground on Water Recycling Project TERMINAL ISLAND – On April 22, Mayor Garcetti broke ground on the Terminal Island Advanced Water Purification Facility Expansion project. Once completed in 2017, the expanded plant will produce 12 million gallons of purified recycled water daily, more than doubling the c

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  • TPP and TTIP Will Give Power to Multinational Corporations

    By Peter Mathews   Free Trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement worked very well for the top 1 percent, mostly super rich corporate owners. For the bottom 99 percent of Americans, mostly workers, Free Trade and NAFTA are a disaster, as we’ve seen. And yet, American corporate elites and th

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: April 22, 2015

    May 2 Public Meeting Notice A public meeting has been set to discuss the upcoming rebuild of the Belmont Pool Facilities. Please plan to attend this meeting to hear and comment on the most current information regarding the conceptual design of the project, including: . Review of City Council approved programmat

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 21, 2015

    Suspects for Numerous Commercial Burglary Caught LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Police Department arrested two suspects responsible for several commercial burglaries, officials said. On April 15, officers arrested Nathan Favela, 19, of Covina near the Anaheim Street and St. Louis Avenue. Favela was connected through evidence to a

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: April 20, 2015

    April 22 NWSPNC Bylaw/Elections Meeting The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council Bylaws/Elections Committee meets at 10 a.m. April 22. The committee will review the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment’s 2016 Procedures Stipulation Worksheet, and consider DONE stipulations to revise some of the NWSPNC

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  • Leland Street Elementary Celebrates Military Families

    [gallery ids="9657,9658,9659,9660,9661,9662"] Ivan Adame, Editorial Intern On April 15, students, parents and teachers gathered to honor members of all branches of the military and the coast guard at Leland Street Elementary School’s military assembly. The school observed April as the month of the military child. The

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  • Long Beach to Hire Locally First

    City Council Adopts a Five-Year Plan to Prioritize Local Hiring By Crystal Niebla, Editorial Intern Long Beach construction workers might find it easier to find work in the next few years. Earlier in April, the Long Beach City Council approved a five-year Project Labor Agreement with the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Bui

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  • Candidates Line Up for Honorary Mayor Campaign

    By Ivan Adame, Editorial Intern For almost half a century, the San Pedro Honorary Mayor’s campaign has been a tradition. Business owners and distinguished community members compete to raise funds for local charities and the candidate who raises the most money wins the honors. The honorary mayor is a ceremon

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