• Local Protestors Resist Trump

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]More than 200 members of Indivisible San Pedro formed the word RESIST! May 13 at Trump National Golf Course, Rancho Palos Verdes. The flash mob-style protest calls for a special prosecutor to investigate collusion by the Donald Trump campaign with Russian interference to manipulate the 2016 presidential electio

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  • Four Local Activists Take Their Place at Equality Plaza

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Equality Plaza has become Long Beach’s symbol of acceptance and growth. The first park named after slain civil rights activist and openly gay elected politician Harvey Milk, the Harvey Milk Promenade has for the past four years honored local leaders who carry out Milk’s spirit of activism. This year local l

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  • Paseo del Mar Restoration Clears Major Hurdle

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    BOE Releases Draft EIR

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor A little more than 50 residents came out for the May 3public comment meeting on the recently released draft environmental impact report to restore Paseo del Mar roadway. It’s

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  • Pin Up , Don’t Shut Up

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    Public High School Art for the Scapegoats of Humanity

    By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug, Editorial Intern Activist-historian Howard Zinn, author of A People’s History of the United States, famously said, “You can’t stay neutral on a moving train.”

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  • Central SPNC Board Members Abandon Ship When Mutiny Fails

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    The Central Neighborhood Council in Disarray Following Resignations

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The April 18 Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council Stakeholder Meeting looked more like a mutiny than the democratic workings of a local board

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  • Unions to Reclaim May Day in Solidarity with Immigrant Workers

    [vc_row 0=""][vc_column 0=""][vc_column_text 0=""]By Peter Olney and Rand Wilson  The buzz about reclaiming, updating and branding May 1 as a Day Without Immigrants is growing in ways that are true to May Day’s historic origins the recent movement recalls the 19th century struggle for the eight-hour workday and

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  • Rep. Ted Lieu: Resist and Take Back the House

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Rep. Ted Lieu’s April 24 town hall meeting at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center was everything Democratic district town halls should be. “We are not living in normal times,” said the second term representative for the 33rd Congressional District. “So this won’t be a normal town hall meeting.”

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  • The Jazz Giants of LA Perform at the Grand Annex

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It isn’t only the recent success of the Oscar-winning film, La La Land, that has brought a new flock of listeners to jazz. Los Angeles has been in the midst of a rich renaissance of this robust and evolving music. This resurgence has occurred in two ways: First, young, local jazz artists like Kamasi

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  • Rights of Special Ed Students at Stake

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter The rights of thousands of children with special needs in the Los Angeles Unified School District are at stake in a lawsuit that’s bounced between the U.S. District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for four years. LAUSD is t

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    Environmental Justice, Unions Intervene to Save Chemical Safety Rules

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="16831,16830,16828" img_size="large"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES — On April 10, three California environmental justice organizations and the United Steel Workers filed a motion to intervene in an industry lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency. The interveners fear that in the drive

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