• RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Aug. 27, 2014

    Aug. 28 Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council Land Use, Public Works Committee The Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council Land Use and Public Works Committee meets, at 6 p.m. Aug. 28, at The Whale & Ale. Agenda items include:

    1. Proposal to convert Sixth and Seventh Streets in downtown San Pedro

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  • RL NEWS update: Aug. 27, 2014

    Long Beach Technology Services Director Retires LONG BEACH — Curtis Tani, director of the Long Beach Department of Technology Services, recently announced his plans to retire, effective Sept.12, 2014. Curtis has been director since 2004. Prior to that time he was acting director and also customer services manager for Technology

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  • RLn COMMUNITY calendar: Aug. 25, 2014

    Sept. 5 A Sip of Long Beach A Sip of Long Beach is having a cocktail mixer, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5, at Gaucho Grill in Long Beach A Sip of Long Beach takes place the first Friday of every month in a different location in town. It is an opportunity to meet, sip, network, laugh, mix, converse, unwind and h

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  • Israel Divestment Campaign Organizers Launched Another Zim Shipping Protest

    Photo and article by Barry Saks More than a 100 protesters affiliated with Block the Boats and BDS-LA formed a circular picket line outside the Long Beach Harbor Pier A terminal at the arrival of the Israeli shipping firm, Zim American Integrated Shipping Services Company, on Aug. 23. Read More

  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Aug. 22, 2014

    Aug. 23 District 7 Community Welcoming, Resource Fair Join District 7 community members and city officials as they celebrate a new beginning for the district and the city, starting at 12 p.m. Aug. 23, at Silverado Park in Long Beach. The following city departments and organizations will be on hand to provide info

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  • RL NEWS of the Week: Aug. 22, 2014

    18-Year POLB Veteran Moves Up the Ranks LONG BEACH — On Aug. 21, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners appointed John Y. Chun as the new director of engineering design, heading up roads, utilities and other infrastructure projects for the Port of Long Beach. Chun, who started with the port in 1996 as a civil engineering

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  • What We Censor, What We Don’t

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer These day violence, seems to be on the forefront of the newspapers, television and the Internet. However, what we are exposed to is not without censorship. The Croatian Cultural Center of Greater Los Angeles is exploring the topic of censorship in the media in the provocative exhibit What We Cens

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  • All-American Soap Box Derby Comes to a Track Near You

    By Joseph Baroud, Contributing Writer   The All-American Soap Box Derby is taking place Aug. 23 and 24 amidst the shadows of Queen Mary. The event is scheduled to stay open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be two official races where riders can accumulate points towards being invited to race in a championship in Akron, Ohio 2015.

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  • Sticking to the Subject: Mayor Robert Garcia on Poverty

    If you heard 36-year-old Robert Garcia speak multiple times as he trod the Long Beach campaign trail on his way to become the youngest mayor in Long Beach history, you couldn't help noticing that just about every speech he gave—no matter the topic, no matter the audience—closed on the same note. His inauguration speech last month was no differe

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  • RLn ARTS Calendar: Aug. 15, 2014

    Aug. 21 Tall Ships Discovery Art Exhibit Los Angeles Maritime Institute, home to LA's Official Tall Ships, the Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson, is curating an educational art exhibit in celebration of Tall Ships Festival LA 2014, from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 21 and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 23, at fINdings Art Center

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