• San Pedro Gets World’s Most Powerful Rooftop Solar Project

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the completion of the Westmont Solar Energy Project, July 26, in northwest San Pedro. The project is world’s largest solar rooftop and the second largest solar project in the United States. Jonathan Port and his solar company PermaCity developed the project at theW

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  • Grant Review Panelist Wanted

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Apply to become a panelist for the Arts Council for Long Beach. Panelists decide how to distribute annual grants funds to Long Beach artists, organizations and community groups. Applicants must be Southern California residents; they are chosen from different disciplines.  The Arts Council runs three days, one

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  • Hit-and-Run Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — A 28-year-old man was killed in a car in a hit-in-run collision, June 25, near Anaheim Street and the Los Angeles River in Long Beach. The driver and the two other passengers in the car were injured. The incident took place at about 1:30 a.m. Long Beach Police Department reported that  a 1999 Is

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  • POC Tenants, Port Truckers Challenge POLA

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Christian Guzman, Community Reporter The Port of Los Angeles is a major contributor to Southern California’s economic system. In 2016, the Port of Los Angeles facilitated $272 billion in trade. One in nine jobs are connected to port operations. But not everyone b

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  • China Shipping Move to Long Beach

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor China Shipping is moving its operations to the Port of Long Beach, leaving the Port of Los Angeles which was the subject of a landmark lawsuit settled in 2003. The lawsuit forever altered how environmental reviews are done under the Cal

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  • Desmond Bridge Closures

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Gerald Desmond Bridge will be closed eastbound through June 19 to continue with the construction of the new bridge, which will eventually connect to the Vincent Thomas Bridge. The bridge will be closed westbound from June 23 to June 26.. Motorists are advised to avoid

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  • LB City Council Moves to Prepare Ordinance to Ban RVs

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On June 13, the Long Beach City Council voted 8-0, District 6 Councilman Dee Andrew was not present, to update the Municipal Code Section 10.24.078 to prohibit parking of oversized and recreational vehicles on City rights-of-way within residential neighborhoods. The ban would apply to vehicles th

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  • Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Veterans with legal questions will be able to attend a free workshop. The workshop is open to any veteran in need of help with minor offenses tickets and failure to appear charges. They also will get information regarding about how to get certain convictions expunged. Registration is required Time: Read More

  • St. Mary’s Gets Grant to Help Homeless

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="none"]By Gabriel Islas, Editorial Intern LONG BEACH — On June 13, Dignity Health at St. Mary Medical Center announced that it will soon be able to help homeless people with case management, housing resources and financial. The medical center will provide this assist

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  • Death and Drug Trafficking Come to the Harbor Area


    Elderly Man Dies after Assault and Robbery

    CARSON — Sheriffs are investigating the June 7 death of an 85-year-old Carson man. The man was assaulted and robbed, May 31, by an unknown suspect as he was walking alone in his neighborhood along the 300 block of East 220th St

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