• New Jackson’s Wine Bar Complements Downtown Vibe

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer For several months, Linda Jackson and her daughter Melissa Klug have been working to bring a spot with urban flair and sophistication to the heart of the 7th Street gallery row.   In January 2015 a new establishment, stocked with a wide array of wines and beer, will open in that area. For two gen

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    Jan. 30 David Brewer, Rebecca Lomnicky David Brewer will perform, at 8 p.m. Jan. 30, at the Grand Annex in San Pedro. Enjoy the high-energy reels and elegant Celtic tunes on fiddle and bagpipes with guest vocalist, Christina Burch. Details:www.grandvision.org Venue: The Grand

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 28, 2015

    Jan. 29 LB Harbor Commission Meeting Reset The regular meeting of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has been rescheduled — a special meeting will take place, at 6 p.m. Jan. 29, at the port's Interim Administrative Offices in Long Beach. Details: (562) 283-7070; Read More

  • RL NEWS Briefs: Jan. 28, 2015

    Hahn Helps Keep Defense Logistics Jobs in Pedro Washington, D.C. – On Jan. 28, Rep. Janice Hahn announced that the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas West office will remain operating in its San Pedro location.  The Defense Logistics Agency had announced plans in September to close its San Pedro office and consolidate it

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  • Selma: Not Your Traditional Civil Rights Movie

    By Davey D. Cook, Guest Columnist and Oakland-based Community Activist A few thoughts on the movie Selma: First and foremost go see it. Again, I repeat, go see the movie. It's powerful; it's moving; it's inspiring; it opens the doors for deeper and more critical conversations. At a time when the rewriting textbooks i

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  • POLA Discusses 10-Year Plan for Waterfront Projects

    By Ivan Adame, Editorial Intern The Jan. 26 community forum on the Port of Los Angeles’ proposal to cap its annual mitigation spending to 10 percent of its operating income provoked a heated response from the community. The forum, which took place at the Warner Grand Theatre, began with a presentation from POLA Executive Director Gen

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  • RLn ARTS Calendar: Jan. 27, 2015

    Feb. 6 Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Come out and participate in this three-day celebration of black history, from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 6, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8, at the Expo Arts Center in Long Beach. These events feature The Forgotten Images Collection, the Mamie Hansberry Art Collection Read More

  • RLn COMMUNITY Calendar: Jan. 27, 2015

    Jan. 30 Farmers Market San Pedro's Farmers Market will have farm fresh produce and craft vendors, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 30, in San Pedro's Historic Waterfront District. Details: (562) 449-9299 Venue: San Pedro Waterfront District Location: 443 W. 6th

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 26, 2015

    Jan. 26 110 Freeways Construction to Close Figueroa Street Overnight Figueroa Street closures will begin overnight from C Street to the John S. Gibson, Figueroa, Harry Bridges intersection from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Jan. 26 to Jan. 30, as part of a Port of Los Angeles interchange and roadway construction project in

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  • Former Head of LA Cultural Affairs Reflects on Winds of Change

    Adolfo Nodal Welcomes Normalization of Ties with Cuba

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor President Barack Obama’s announcement that he was going to normalize relations with Cuba was met with surprise—a surprise that was welcomed in some quarters. The mainstream press has by and large described the Cuban American respons

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