Long Beach 2014 Election Blog
The duo of Chris Ramos and Sonny is based in the San Francisco Bay area and creates its own brand of island, soul-infused pop.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20
Cost: $12 to $25
Venue: Sol Venue, 313 E. Carson St., Carson
Hijos del Sol
This band can satisfy your hunger for the roots reggae with their Calicoastal … Read more…
By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer
Street art, be it sanctioned or unsanctioned, has become a familiar sight throughout the world. Once chiefly a form of protest and political expression, street art has emerged as a means to combat urban blight.
Next month the Waterfront Arts District celebrates the completion of a trompe l’oeil style, surrealistically … Read more…
Looking for A Smoking Gun in a Smoke-Filled Room
By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor
On Jan. 10, Buzzfeed published an explosive series of memos (misleadingly called a “dossier”) from a former British spy, later revealed to be Christopher Steele, former head of MI6’s Russia desk, with a network of sources there.
The first memo, dated June 2015, alleged … Read more…
Some secrets are only revealed too late and lost in the Twittersphere
By James Preston Allen, Publisher
Amidst the uproar over the president-elect’s latest tweet, his latest cabinet picks, and the latest revelations on the impact of Russian hacking on his surprise election win, the airing of Michael Kirk’s documentary film, Divided States of America, on Frontline … Read more…
Diverse, Robust, Resilient
By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer
Hillary Clinton was believed to be a shoo-in for the Oval Office, especially given the Republican nominee’s confession of habitually sexually assaulting women and getting away with it because of his celebrity.
However, the election did not go as expected. Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States, leaving millions … Read more…
By Greggory Moore, Contributing Reporter
On Jan. 10, both President Barack Obama and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia touted the triumphs of their respective administrations. While the farewell address of Garcia’s great hero was undergirded with a cautionary subtext about America’s uncertain future, Garcia spoke with seemingly unshakeable confidence about the direction Long Beach is … Read more…
(Oct. 22, 1955 – Jan. 4, 2017)
By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor
Michael Justice was the quintessential photographer stricken with wanderlust. During his long career, Justice followed his camera to assignments in 62 countries. By the time he landed in San Pedro, a little bit of that wanderlust had worn away.
Random Lengths News began collaborating with … Read more…
Hernandez and Gacoppuzzi Duo
Canadian violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez and Italian pianist Jacopo Giacupuzzi are winners are international competitions.
Time: 3 p.m. Jan. 14
Details: (310) 316-5574; www.palosverdes.com/ClassicalCrossroads/FirstFridays.htm
Venue: First Lutheran Church and School, 2900 W. Carson St., Torrance
CRSB is a musical duo based out of the San Francisco Bay Area who create their own brand of … Read more…
By Richard Foss, Contributing Writer
A few years ago, my friend and I passed a juice bar and he asked, “What’s the deal with juice bars? I can get juice at the grocery store, or make it at home. Why do people go to these places?”
HARBOR AREA JUICE BARS
NUDA Juice & Wellness Shop
Hours: 7 a.m. … Read more…
Despite not being a native Iowan (she’s from Illinois, she’ll have you know), Sharon is a Corn Belt cliché, all wide-eyed innocence and not locking her front door at night. Now 54, recently “retired” from her marriage and with her only child away at college, her house is too big for her alone, and so … Read more…
CandidatesMayor Gerrie Schipske Jana Shields Steven Paul Mozena Doug Otto Bonnie Lowenthal Richard Anthony Camp Damon Dunn Mineo L. Gonzalez Robert Garcia Eric Rock City Attorney James Johnson Matthew Pappas Charles Parkin City Prosecutor Rosemary Chavez Doug Haubert City Auditor Laura Doud City Council District 1 Ricardo Linarez Misi Tagaloa Lena Gonzalez Pilar Pinel City Council District 3 Jim Lewis Martha Flores Gibson Suzie Price Jack Rosenberg Stephen Bello City Council District 5 Thomas Sutfin Stacy Mungo Joseph D. Luyben Carl Kemp City Council District 7
Roberto Uranga Teer Strickland Lee H. Chauser Joan V. Greenwood City Council District 9 Ben Daugherty Rex Richardson