• RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: April 7, 2015

    April 7 Council Considers Alcoholic Manufacturing, Accessory Tasting Room Ordinance. The Long Beach City Council will consider an ordinance amendment with regard to alcoholic manufacturing and accessory tasting rooms, during its 5 p.m. April 7 meeting, at City Hall. The alcoholic beverage manufacturing industr

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 6, 2015

    Los Alamitos Man Gunned Down in Long Beach LONG BEACH — A 47-year-old man was killed, April 4, in north Long Beach, Long Police Department officials said. Officers discovered Lawrence Lee Casados with a gunshot wound at about 11 p.m. on the 2700 block of East South Street. Paramedics pronounced the Los Alamitos resident

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  • RL NEWS: April 3, 2015

    One Dead, 15 Injured in Wilmington Hotel Fire Wilmington — A man died and 15 other people were injured, April 2, after a fire broke out in a hotel in Wilmington. One of the people injured leaped out of a window in an attempt to escape the fire. The fire broke out at about 3 a.m. The Los Angeles Fire Department responde

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  • Robles Appointed Carson Mayor

    By Lyn Jensen, Carson Contributor Albert Robles was appointed mayor of Carson at a special city council meeting April 1. Robles and his fellow council members, Elito Santarina and Lula Davis-Holmes, voted 3-0 to make the appointment instead of calling a special election. Robles will serve out the remainder of Jim Dear’s une

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  • KKJZ Leaves CSULB Campus

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor For decades, 88.1 KKJZ harmonized and jazzed up the Cal State University Long Beach campus. But on March 14, it all came down to a yard sale. Jazz, blues, Latin jazz and swing, CDs, vinyl and DVDs, books and merchandise from Sinatra to Fitzgerald to Coltrane were all available for sale. The nonprof

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  • Hyung Mo Lee – A Witness to Change

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer On a windy bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Hyung Mo Lee works diligently, experimenting with materials found on the hills outside his studio. The artist’s work is on display at the Los Angeles Harbor College Fine Arts Gallery in an exhibition titled Lessons Learned. Curated by gallery direct

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  • Cambodian Community Shifts Focus

    Cambodian Community Shifts Focus By Eric Fujimori, Editorial Intern Jenny Tae was only a teenager when she and her family left Cambodia in the 1980s. Without much money or steady plans for the future, they settled in California and started a new life. Tae needed to work right away to help support her family. Since sh

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  • THE HARBOR’S HIDDEN GEMS:

    Restaurants Off The Beaten Path By Gina Ruccione, Food Writer & Blogger If you like culinary adventures, consider looking for restaurants that are off the beaten path. The Harbor Area is home to a few, and you’ll be rewarded well if you make the effort. The Chowder Bar

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  • Workers, Business Owners Discuss Mayor’s Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage

    [gallery ids="9390,9389"] Workers Want Enforcement, While Businesses Want to Include Tips as Wages By Crystal Niebla, Editorial Intern With six children to care for, car wash employee Fausto Hernández García hopes Los Angeles officials will raise the minimum wage and enforce it, so that he

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  • The Red Car’s Second Demise

    Cherished Icon Threatened Once Again By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor   One of the first elements of San Pedro’s waterfront development to go live—its Red Car rail service—may also be one of its first to die. That’s apparently if port staff has its way, acc

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