• What it Means to be a Patriot

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher I get extremely nervous when true believers start wrapping themselves in the American flag and then call others “unpatriotic” when they don’t stand and say the Pledge of Allegiance. A “patriot,” by definition, is one who loves and strongly supports or fig

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: July 27, 2016

    July 30 Work to End Homelessness Take action to end homelessness in Long Beach. The event will include a park cleanup, a cook out and community meal, haircuts, food drive and a roundtable. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30 Details: www.actday.org<

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  • RLn BRIEFS: July 27, 2017

    Court Places BNSF on Hold, Indefinitely

    WILMINGTON — BNSF’s environmental analysis was put aside as inadequate, July 26, when a $500 million railyard in Wilmington was placed on indefinite hold in a final judgment. The judgment affirmed that because the development was close to low-income areas on public land the s

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: July 26, 2016

    July 27 Coastal Communications Committee Meeting The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council’s Communications Committee meeting is scheduled to take place July 27 at the Corner Store. Time: 5:30 p.m. July 27 Details: Read More

  • News

    RLn BRIEFS: July 26, 2016

    Voluntary Port Mitigation Fund Approved

    LONG BEACH — On July 25, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners authorized a $46.4 million program to lessen the impacts of port-related pollution on the community. The investment is expected to be disbursed within 12 to 15 years. The previous funding from the Community Mitigation Gran

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  • Why Bernie Needs To Take Satan’s Advice

    And Create An Un-Christian Coalition

    By Greg Palast with Dennis J. Bernstein for Nation of Change

    Bernie Sanders may have conceded the nomination, but he can still win control of

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  • RLn BRIEFS July 25, 2016

    Initial Marine Oil Terminal Improvements Study Released

    SAN PEDRO — An Initial Study/Notice of Preparation for the Marine Oil Terminal Wharf Improvements Project was released on July 21. This is the first step in the environmental impact report process, and would involve demolishing the 19,000-square-foot timber wharf at Berth 164. T

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  • Muratsuchi Looks to Extend Advantage

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Candidate for the 66th District Assembly, Al Muratsuchi, came out on top in the June 7 primary, but turnout, as in the 2014 race, will decide whether or not he takes the seat back from incumbent Assemblyman David Hadley in November. Muratsuchi won the primary by 4 percentage point

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  • Green

    Green Port: A Dream Gets Closer to Reality

    Green Omni Terminal Could Radically Alter Port Operations

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor and James Preston Allen, Publisher Photo by Linnea Stephan Framed by the future of new technology and the backdrop of older gantry cranes, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stood at a July 12

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  • Donald Trump

    The Truth About Trump

    Paleoconservative Aspires to be Fire-Starter-in-Chief

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Yusef Salaam was a frightened 15-year-old when Donald Trump first entered his life. Trump ran full-page ads demanding his execution for a crime he didn’t commit. “He was the fire starter,” Salaam said.

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