• RLn ENTERTAINMENT Calendar: May 23, 2014

    May 24 Orquesta Charangoa Orquesta Charangoa is scheduled to perform, at 8 p.m. May 24, at the Grand Annex in San Pedro. Orquesta Charangoa is one Los Angeles’ most authenti

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 23, 2013

    May 24 Weekend Closure to Affect 710 Route to Queen Mary Area A short-term closure Memorial Day weekend of southbound Harbor Scenic Drive at the southbound Interstate 710 Freeway will require travelers headed to Queen Mary-area destinations, including the Carnival cruise terminal, south waterfront hotels and the Port of Long Bea

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  • RL NEWS: May 23, 2013

    Arrest, Charges Filed in 2013 Shooting Case LONG BEACH — Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed multiple charges in a 2013 shooting case against 23-year-old Raymond Rene Rodriguez of Long Beach. Rodriguez was arrested May 18 on an outstanding warrant. Through the course of their investigation, detectives learne

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  • Night Train To Shanghai

    By Lionel Rolfe Night Train to Shanghai And Other Memories Of China  Gerald Nicosia Grizzly Peak Press Gerald Nicosia is probably better known for his non-fiction — Memory Babe is still the major work on Jack Kerouac and his Home To War is a major opus on the Vietnam Wa

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  • Creating Long Beach Organic’s Latest Community Garden

    Photo by Nate Lubben By Mick Haven, Contributing Writer Joe Corso looks around, then stoops down and grabs a dirt clod. Standing, he says, “This soil’s hardpan.” The pale dirt crumbles and slips through Corso’s fingers. “But we start adding compost, lots of it

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  • Hamilton Street Widening

    Divisions over the Hamilton Avenue street widening project immediately bubbled to the surface at the May 19, Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council meeting. Former board member Doug Epperhart preemptively called communities proposals to make the thoroughfare a one way street a “stupid idea.” The city is moving to widen and install a sidew

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  • District 44 Student Artists Honored

    On May 17, winners of the 44th Congressional District Art Competition were honored at Crafted at Port of Los Angeles. This year, Rep. Janice Hahn’s office received submissions from more than 100 high school students from across the district. The winners included Angelica Macias, a Compton

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  • San Pedro Urban Greening Project

    The San Pedro Urban Greening project made it rounds presenting the city's effort to create green pathways at the May 19 Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council meeting. The pathways link  the community’s  public assets such as the waterfront promenade, historic monuments downtown shopping and entertainment, and San Pedro's parks such as Point

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  • Apartment Burned in Pedro: Cause Unknown

    A small fire burned through an apartment of two-floor complex at about shortly after 4 p.m. May 19, on the 700 block of 16th Street in San Pedro. “I was watching TV and I smelled something burning,” said María Guadalupe Alvarez, the tenant in the lower level apartment. “I turned around and saw the fire.” Alvarez said that

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  • Rumble: Riding the Long Road to Equality

    [gallery columns="1" ids="6975,6976,6977,6978,6980,6981,6982,6983,6974" orderby="rand"] By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor   Walk into a gay bar these days and you are likely to see men greeting each other with a hug and a kiss. Not unlike any other bar, people mingle and freely flirt with one another over drinks and music.

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