• Public Advocates Accuse LBUSD of Mismangement

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — Children’s Defense Fund-California, Latinos in Action and parents Marina Roman Sanchez and Guadalupe Luna recently filed a complaint against the Long Beach Unified School District for allegedly misspending as much as $40 million, which was supposed to help needy students. The complaint states t

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  • Where Union Women in Solidarity Gather

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="16732,16733,16734,16735,16736,16737,16739" img_size="full" css_animation="fadeIn"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]More than 110 women belonging to the ILWU Locals 94, 63 and 13 gathered March 9, at Raffaello's Ristorante in San Pedro. Attendees included Kathy Bridges, th

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  • Communities Face Multitude of Deadly Risks


    After Oroville, Rancho LPG’s Risks Becomes More Visible

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor The near-collapse of the Oroville Dam’s containment structure on Feb. 13 sent almost 200,000 residents fleeing for their lives despite more than 15 years of advanced w

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  • Taking Stock with Janice Hahn

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    Supervisor Speaks on Measure H, the Future of the San Pedro Courthouse and Homelessness

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher On recent Wednesday evening, newly-elected Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn sat looking out over the ma

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  • District Praises Unsung Education Heroes

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="flipInY"]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor On March 24, Los Angeles Unified School District board member Richard Vladovic honored his district’s best, brightest and often unacknowledged educators of the Los Angeles Harbor Area at Crafted in San Pedr

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  • Coastal Port Committee

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    Coastal Port Committee

    The Coastal San Pedro Port Committee will discuss the China Shipping Settlement, the Harbor Boulevard Realignment and Public Market, and Fleet Week. Time: 6 p.m. March 27 Details: Read More
  • Queen Mary Needs About $300 Million for Repairs

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="flipInY"]LONG BEACH — A recent marine study found that the Queen Mary is at risk of its hull collapsing and flooding due to corrosion. Corroded pillars also could lead to the collapse of an area. Should that happen, there are no watertight doors or working pumps to remove the water. Flood preventi

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  • Lowenthal’s Conversation About America

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInUp"]LONG BEACH — On March 13, Rep. Alan Lowenthal hosted A Conversation About America Town Hall at Long Beach City College. The town hall, which filled the school’s auditorium, included guest speakers discussing the future of the Affordable Care Act, Social Security and Medicare. The pane

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  • 24 Million Will Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Plan

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInLeftBig"]On March 13, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the GOP health care bill, warning that 14 million more people would be uninsured in 2018, a number that would increase to 24 million by 2026. The CBO estimates are routinely recognized as the most authoritative b

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  • Trumpcare: GOP Plan Hurts Trump Voters Most

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeInDownBig"]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor

    “When you look at the Republican bill it should not be seen as a healthcare bill, because throwing millions of people off of health care is not health care legislation. Wha

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