Long Beach 2014 Election Blog
By Mike Botica, Editorial Intern
Diverse issues and causes were at the forefront of the May Day March & Rally, May 1, which began at MacArthur Park in Long Beach.
The event highlighted wage theft, deportation and police brutality through a unified effort by 19 local organizations. The groups also sought to bring about awareness of … Read more…
Although Annie is terribly fond of Tom, he seems to lack the courtship gene. As she confesses to sister-in-law Sarah during Table Manners‘s opening scene, her romantic frustrations with her would-be suitor led her to yield one night not so long ago to the dubious charms Norman, her sister Ruth’s husband. And now here she … Read more…
>b>This story was updated to correct an error on the part of staff transcribing Mr. Pulido’s columns.
By Ricardo Pulido, Executive Director of Community Dreams
This is the story of two ports with very different approaches in addressing the largest pollution problem in our basin: the large ocean going cargo vessels.
I have long been a critic … Read more…
By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter
On April 20, Steve Bradford and Warren Furutani, Democrats, former assembly members, and candidates for the 35th Senate District, participated in a debate at California State University Dominguez Hills.
California’s 35th Senate District includes San Pedro, Wilmington, North and West Long Beach, Harbor City, the Harbor Gateway, Carson and West Carson, Torrance, … Read more…
By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor
The climate is changing. March marked the 11th straight month in which a global average temperature measure was set. But the climate of opinion is changing as well. Dramatic shifts are under way in how to grapple with the climate change threat.
In April, more evidence emerged about the oil industry’s early … Read more…
Compiled by Lyn Jensen, Reporter
California’s 35th Senate District includes San Pedro, Wilmington, North and West Long Beach, Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, the west side of Carson, Torrance, Gardena, Compton, Lawndale, Lennox, Inglewood and Hawthorne.
All eligible voters are encouraged to inform themselves about the candidates and remember to vote in the upcoming June 7 primary.
“I’m not … Read more…
Lady in the Hat By Jack Paramore-Kemph. Courtesy Photo
By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug, Editorial Intern
Good art can be found anywhere: museums and empty lots, high-end hipster joints and concrete pavement, even the San Pedro High School gym. That was the site of the 2016 San Pedro Art Show on April 28.
Student Joshua Lopez, one of the artists … Read more…
By Christian L. Guzman, Editorial Intern
The Carson Street Master Plan Implementation Project is part of a broad effort to revitalize the City of Carson. However, unforeseen obstacles have lengthened it, frustrating residents and impacting businesses.
The project encompasses a 1.75-mile section of Carson Street between the 110 and 405 freeways. Plans call for widened sidewalks, bicycle … Read more…
By Christian L. Guzman, Editorial Intern
This past Earth Day — April 22 — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a new law called Clean Up Green Up.
Its purpose is to improve air quality in Boyle Heights, Pacoima and Wilmington, which are disproportionately affected by pollution.The air in those areas subjects residents to asthma, cardiovascular disease and cancer. … Read more…
Reverend Tall Tree
Stompin’, shufflin’ and hollerin’, Rev. Tall Tree plays blues and American roots in the tradition of Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf and Bo Diddley.
Time: 8 p.m. April 29
Cost: $20 to $30
Venue: Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro
The Mad Reckless
Ridicula Imitatio Productions is proud to present their newest show, “The Mad … 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
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