• POLA Records Best Month Ever For A Western Hemisphere Container Port

    POLA Records Best Month Ever For A Western Hemisphere Container Port

    SAN PEDRO — Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased almost16 percent in October compared to the same period the past year, marking the busiest month ever at a Western Hemisphere container port, according to data collected by the American Ass

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  • Alice Comes to the Queen Mary

    Gearing up with extra layers of shirts, pants, jackets and gloves and loading up the car with bladed skates to visit the Big Chill at the Queen Mary is an annual tradition for many Harbor Area residents. But this year is going to be different. This year, the Queen Mary is presenting Alice in Winterland, a holiday adventure that re-imagines the cla

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  • Cornel West Speaks on Integrity to Millennials

    By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer Anyone who has heard of Cornel West understands that he is a powerful orator. The prominent democratic intellectual and Princeton doctoral graduate in philosophy brought his brand of verbal might, Oct. 21, to Long Beach City College as part of its Student Equity Speaker Series.

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  • Few Surprises on an Otherwise Sad Election Night

    Photo by Phillip Cooke By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor

    President and Vice President Candidate(s) Votes  Percent Hillary Clinton (D)    1,6

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  • Neighborhood Councils, Steep Learning Curve

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Los Angeles neighborhood councils were intended to make city government more accessible to citizens, with hope that they evolve into a bicameral governing system similar to New York City’s borough system. But two Central and Coastal Neighborhood Councils meetings t

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  • Clinton Fails to Deliver

    Popular Vote: Clinton  59,796,267 | Trump   59,589,809 Electoral College Votes: Clinton 228 | Trump   279

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor In 1872, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to run for president of the United States. She was a candidate for the Equal Rights Party, campa

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  • Masthead

    “A newspaper is not just for reporting the news as it is, but make people mad enough to do something about it.” Mark Twain Published every two weeks for the Harbor Area communities of San Pedro, Rancho Palos Verdes, Lomita , Harbor City, Wilmington, Carson, and Long Beach, Random Lengths is distributed at more than 350 loca

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

      Where can I find the hard copy of the newspaper. Click here. (Links to a post with the list.) How do I renew, cancel, or update my subscription? Send email to rlnadmin@randomlengthsnews.com Where can I read Random Lengths News’ Terms of Service and Legal Disclaimer? Click the links

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  • Water Board Elections Come to a Boil

    By Christian Guzman, Contributing Reporter Two board members from the Los Angeles Harbor Area are fighting for re-election to the Water Replenishment District of Southern California, which manages groundwater for almost 4 million residents of Southern Los Angeles County. Robert Katherman of Division

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  • Beach Clean Up! — ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Nov. 5 Monthly Beach Cleanup Cabrillo Marine Aquarium invites the public to participate in its monthly Beach Clean-Up. Volunteers learn about coastal habitat, the growing amount of marine debris within it, and the benefits of protecting this ecosystem. Time: 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 5 Details: Read More

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