Los Angeles 2014 Election Blog

Los Angeles 2014 Election Blog

  • The Denial of Racism in America

    By John Gray, San Pedro resident and retired probation officer
    Black Africans were first brought to North America in 1619 as indentured servants who were able to eventually purchase their freedom. Circa 1690, they were asking where their freedom went. Somehow, someway, they were conscripted to work in the cotton fields of Americans southern colonies.
    Black people … Read more…

  • EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL @ the Garage Theatre

    A few years ago, the Garage Theatre put on Cannibal!: The Musical, a work loosely based on a disastrous 1874 prospecting expedition that resulted in Alferd Packer killing and eating the flesh of his fellow trekkers to survive. There may not be an unlikelier subject for a full-blown comedy, but this was one of the … Read more…

  • Peace Amongst The Fleet: Speakers Promote Peace During Fleet Week

    By Christian L. Guzman, Contributing Reporter
    Community members gathered Sept. 3 at the Croatian Cultural Center in San Pedro to hear peace advocacy speakers including veterans, military families and a community organizer.   
    With its barrage of anti-war posters, peace symbols and concentration of long-haired men, the gathering harkened back to a Vietnam War protest in … Read more…

  • The Spazmatics Comes to the Grand Annex Sept. 23 and more

    Sept. 23
    The Spazmatics
    SoCal’s favorite 80s band performs songs like Devo’s Whip It, A-ha’s Take on Me and other period classics including Tainted Love, Blister in the Sun, Rebel Yell and Jesse’s Girl. Complete with way cool dance moves that capture the vibe of the era in perfect style from the decade we love.
    Time: 8 p.m., … Read more…

  • National Day of Remembrance For Murdered Victims

    In 2007 United States Congress designated September 25 as the National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims. Los Angeles County Homicide Victim organizations are uniting to hold a three day event from the Streets to the Beach in remembrance of all murdered victims.
    Starting on Friday, Sept.23, 2016 at 6:00 pm with a 24 hour walk … Read more…

  • Memories Made at the New Blues Festival

    The New Blues Fest in Long Beach ended on Sept. 4, but the memories of the electrifying performances and my talks with famous blues artists still lingers.

    Debi of Debi and The Groove Makers was bubbly and charming in her vintage attire as she started off the afternoon festivities on the Golden Groove stage. Talking to … Read more…

  • Housing Long Beach to Stage March and Protest on Downtown Slumlords

    LONG BEACH—Housing Long Beach will lead a march through downtown Long Beach tomorrow, protesting the conditions of three slum buildings and demanding that conditions improve. The owners of the three buildings have recently appeared on a list of landlords who have frequently been cited for code violations. The march will go to a total of … Read more…

  • Expanded Services for People Who Speak Limited English

    LOS ANGELES – On Sept. 20, the Justice Department announced that people with limited English proficiency court will have access to timely and accurate language assistance services at the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles to ensure
    This resolved a Justice Department investigation of a complaint filed by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los … Read more…

  • Local Leaders Demand More Oversight of Torrance Refinery

    Torrance – On Sept. 19, outside a EPA and SCAQMD meeting held in Torrance, Al Muratsuchi, Congressman Ted Lieu and environmental advocates called for more oversight of Torrance Refineries.
    They presented an oversight and safety plan that includes a ban on modified hydrofluoric acid and a commitment to work toward alternatives. On Friday, the ACAQMD released … Read more…

  • POLA’s Green Bonds Make $35.2 million Worth of History

    SAN PEDRO – The Port of Angeles issued $35.2 million in green bonds on Sept. 15 to become the first U.S. port to venture into the growing sustainability bond market, in which investors support projects and companies making social and environmental improvements.
    The POLA’s green bonds were independently reviewed Sustainalytics, a global leader in sustainability research … Read more…


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