• American Women Reach their Destination

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer I caught up with Nicolassa Galvez and Allysandra Nighswonger as they approached Louisville, Ky. They were on their way home from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C.Read More

  • Ports Host Joint Clean Air Plan Workshop

    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will host a joint community workshop on Jan. 24 to gather input on strategies released late this past year to update the Clean Air Action Plan, or CAAP. The CAAP was adopted in 2006 and has dramatically reduced pollution from maritime-related sources that operate in and around the ports. The workshop is open

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  • Atmospheric River Storms Bring Hope of Droughts End

    At least temporarily, California’s drought has been broken by a string of  atmospheric river storms originating in the vicinity of Hawaii. Atmospheric rivers are jet streams of moist air, tens to hundreds of miles wide, which can carry 7.5 to 15 times as much water vapor as the Mississippi River at its mouth. A month-long series of AR storms in

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  • San Pedro Mourns Photojournalist


    Michael Justice (Oct. 22, 1955 – Jan. 4, 2017)

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  • American Women Give their First Road Report

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer Alyssandra Nighswonger and Nicolassa Galvez are the Road to the American Woman. Their destination was the Women’s March on Washington D.C. on Jan. 21. As they drive across the country the women are capturing the untold stories of women across th

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  • The Road to the American Woman



    By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer Hiillary Clinton was believed to be a shoo-in for the Oval Office, especially given the Republican nominee’s confession of habitually sexually assaulting women and getting away with it becaus

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  • Health Care Emergency:

    Trump, GOP Threaten Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor “I am going to take care of everybody,” [getting health care],” Donald Trump told 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley in September, 2016. “Everybody’s got to be covered. This is an un-Republ

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  • New Year's Eve in Downtown Long Beach


    Jan. 1 New Year’s Eve 2016 DTLB The DLBA will not only once again host the largest party in town. It has shifted gears to one-up itself as it welcomes a plethora of the world’s finest musicians to take part in a three-stage, three-block festival in the heart of downtown on Pine Avenue between 1st and 4th Str

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  • Pedro Stands with Standing Rock

    Friends and family joined Chicana elder, Xochitlmilko (second from the left) in singing Lakota songs at Badfish Skateshop in San Pedro. The group raised money for protestors at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.  Photo by Jessie Drezner By Christian L. Guzman, Community Reporter Read More

  • Candidates Vie for Buscaino’s Seat

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Voters on March 7, 2017, will decide whether to re-elect Councilman Joe Buscaino. Four candidates filed paperwork to gather signatures to get on the ballot, including Caney Arnold, an activist for the Bernie Sanders campaign; Dr. Cheyenne Bryant, the president of the W

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