• Non-Corporate Candidates Speak

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Christian L. Guzman, Community Reporter The 2018 elections won’t just be remembered as a high stakes battle for Democratic or Republican control of Congress. It will be remembered for candidates running for office on platforms opposing corporate control of the ele

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  • The Powder Room Trumps the Locker Room

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Sara Corcoran, Washington, D.C. Correspondent The Urban Dictionary defines  “locker room talk” as “any manner of conversation that polite society dictates be held privately — with small groups of like-min

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  • Tenants Fight for Rent Control in LB

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The #RentControlNOW Coalition is hosting a campaign kick-off. Tenants are set to begin collecting signatures for a proposed rent control ballot measure. The proposed ordinance, if approved by the voters, would establish residential rent control and "just cause for eviction" requirements in Long Beach. Tim

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  • Brown Declares Fred Korematsu Day

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 30 as Fred Korematsu Day. Fred Korematsu was born on Jan. 30, 1919 in Oakland, Calif. He was a civil rights leader who refused to relocate under the Japanese-American internment policy during World War II.  He was arrested for his defiance. T

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  • AltaSea Names McOsker as CEO

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO — On Jan. 25, AltaSea’s Board of Trustees named Tim McOsker as its chief executive officer. The appointment will be effective Feb. 1. McOsker, a life-long San Pedro resident, is chairman of the board of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce and a board member of Harbor Interfaith Se

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  • Rally, March to Ban MHF

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Torrance Refinery Action Alliance will be hosting a rally and march to ban modified hydrofluoric acid. The call for a ban is a response to the ExxonMobil explosion three years ago. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Feb. 17 Details: info@TRAASouthBay.com, TRAASouthBay.com Read More

  • Brothers Face 10 Years in Prison for Tax Filing Scheme

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On Jan. 26, two Long Beach  brothers guilty of  filing more than 200 false tax returns and for aggravated identity theft of the deceased, are facing almost 10 years in federal prison. Adam Amadeo Battani, who also goes by Ayman Ahmed El-Assadi, 42, and his brother, Sam Amadeo Battani, who also

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  • What Really Caused the Shutdown?

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    Lies, racial resentment and mainstream media duplicity are the culprits

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor At midnight on Jan. 20, the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, the federal government shut down. This was the

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  • Garcia Points to Construction as Emblematic of LB Progress

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Greggory Moore, Contributor Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia’s fourth State of the City speech delivered Jan. 9 to a packed house at the Terrace Theatre, stuck to his tried-and-true formula: a couple of musical numbers, an extensive list of the past year’s achieve

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  • Dr. Mario Molina Talks Life After Big Split with Molina Medical

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    Cutbacks lead to nixed plans in San Pedro

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor No one outside of the Fortune 500 company could have foreseen its rapid retrenchment after Molina Healthcare announced it would be moving one of its business units into the 100,000 squa

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