• George McKenna: When a Living Legend Speaks

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Candidate for the Los Angeles School Board George McKenna is living legend for many in the African-American community. His legend is largely due to role in turning Washington Prep High School from a failing and violent school to a renowned performing arts academy in the 1980s. The turnaround was so

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  • Beach Volleyball Comes to Naught After Dispute

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The San Pedro Booster Club-sponsored volleyball tournament scheduled for June 28 was suppose to be a summer event filled with nice clean fun on Cabrillo Beach. Instead, it is just a mess. The proverbial mess hit the fan May 6, when the San Pedro High School Pirates Booster Club found itsel

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  • Sheriff Candidates Talk Tough, Talk Progressive:

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    Sheriff Candidates Talk Tough, Talk Progressive:  Questions Remain

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor This race for sheriff has produced some candidates who are good at talking tough and talking progressive as of late. With the ongoing federal investigation of the department and

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  • The Whistleblower

    Candidate for LA County Sheriff Bob Olmstead Speaks on Changing the Department From Within and Without

    By Terelle Jerricks , Managing Editor

    Candidate for Los Angeles County Sheriff, Bob Olmsted, was a frustrated man in the winter of 2010 and 2011.

    He retired from his command at Men’s Central

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  • Citizenship Application Volunteers

    The Greater LB Interfaith Community Organization is seeking volunteers to assist people with filling out their citizenship applications, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14. The group also is seeking volunteers to help with data entry, updating its website and other forms of communications. Details: (562) 533-4903

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  • RL NEWS: May 28, 2014

    San Pedro & Peninsula and Wilmington YMCA Board Member Receives Top Recognition SAN PEDRO – YMCA of San Pedro & Peninsula and Wilmington announced, May 22, that long-time board member and Palos Verdes resident, Arthur McAllister, received the Distinguished Golden Book of Service Awa

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  • Food Not Bombs: Defying Authority for a Higher Purpose

    Make no mistake: the members of Food Not Bombs are a bunch of lawbreakers. Bunches is more like it. With at least 500 chapters worldwide (and maybe more than twice that number), every day Food Not Bombers are defying the myriad laws restricting food-sharing. Sharing food with the hungry is an unregulated act of kindness, proclaims the Food

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  • RLn ARTS: May 26, 2014

    June 6 AIDS Assistance Thrift Store Art Event The AIDS Assistance Thrift Store annual fundraising art event, starts from 6 to 9 p.m. June 6, in Long Beach. This is your opportunity to acquire some amazing art before the event begins, socialize with other art enthusiasts and to help a great cause. There is a $10

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  • RLn COMMUNITY calendar: May 23, 2014

    May 24 Garden Tour Join an hour-long guided tour of the gardens of Rancho San Pedro, at 11 a.m. May 24. The Rancho San Pedro is inhabited by various flowers, cactus, succulents, and trees. Gregorio Del Amo, a horticulturist himself, enjoyed bringing plants from all over the world to the Rancho in the early 20th

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  • 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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