Long Beach 2014 Election

Long Beach 2014 Election Blog

  • Black Girl Nerds: Refuse to Conform

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor
    Growing up,  Marqueeda LaStar was fascinated with the comic book world, specifically the X-Men and its array of super-powered mutants.
    Her favorite character: Jubilee, a mutant with the power to generate pyrotechnic energy plasmoids from her hands, though she had heart for Wolverine and Storm. It was the geeky world of comics … Read more…

  • Fake News and the Rise of the False Alt-Press

    Social media and the cause of fact-less opinions
    By James Preston Allen, Publisher
    Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent, just won an award for championing press freedom. She is also one of the better-known faces in the mainstream media.
    In her acceptance speech at the 2016 Burton Benjamin Memorial Award at a Nov. 22 gala in New York … Read more…

  • Go Retro with Records

    By Lyn Jensen, Reporter
    Music fans, here is your chance to go retro and spend happy hours digging through record store bins. Five old-time rockin’ record stores in Long Beach and San Pedro offer a chance to give the gift of music, in a variety of media —
    33 ½ revolutions per minute, 45 rpm, compact discs … Read more…

  • Sison Takes on 555 East

    By Katrina Guevara, Contributing Writer

    ­­The day San Pedro’s 7th Street Chophouse closed was a sad one for anyone addicted to restaurant’s the innovative menu and live music scene. Executive Chef Chris Sison’s work during his four-year tenure in the kitchen contributed hugely to the memories that people made there.
    At the Chophouse, Sison aimed to bring … Read more…

  • Bobby Moon, Paul ‘Pablo’ Thomas’ Spell on Sacred Grounds

    Dec. 1
    Bobby Moon,  Paul ‘Pablo’ Thomas
    Bobby Moon and Paul “Pablo” Thomas will spellbound you with a special acoustic performance.
    Time: 7 p.m. Dec. 1
    Cost: Free
    Details: selfishrecordings@yahoo.com
    Venue: Sacred Grounds, 468 W. 6th St., San Pedro
    Dec. 2
    Night Owl Party by the Sea
    Come drink and play pool with us as we rock out in San Pedro at Harold’s Place. … Read more…

  • Fig Trees Are Like Democracies

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher
    “Democracy is like growing a fig tree. It must be pruned for it to bear the best fruit. As it grows older, the pruning gives the tree its own unique and distinctive shape. But let it go too long without pruning, the tree will grow wild and the fruit it bears … Read more…

  • Harbor Area Holiday Traditions

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor
    Tradition is sometimes a good thing. When the pace of change exceeds our ability to keep up, and when the world that we know starts to become unfamiliar, we retreat to the comfort of familiar places and rituals. We attempt to recreate memories of happier moments, even if it’s just our … Read more…

  • American Fascist: Hope Falls, Apprentice Rises

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor
    Day after day, massive protests have erupted in scores of cities across America in response to Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States. They are ignoring the counsel of political leaders who had failed them―political leaders who seem willfully ignorant of how well Trump fits the worldwide pattern … Read more…

  • PrEP: World Gets 35 Years Closer to Ending AIDS

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor
    To say the least, Ace Robinson was a late bloomer.
    “I didn’t know I was gay until the middle of undergrad,” Robinson, 38, said. “I was close to 20 years old when I figured it.”
    For Robinson, the era of big hair, material girls (and boys) and MTV is a distant memory. He … Read more…

  • Mac Sabbath Puts Pedal to Metal

    Nov. 26
    Mac Sabbath
    Come out to the Gaslamp in Long Beach and see the great Mac Sabbath. Also performing are Los Pendejos, The Great Pumpkin (Smashing Pumpkins Tribute), Room Service (Kiss Tribute), Disraeli Gears (Cream tribute), The Approach & Execution & Seeds of War. This show is for all ages.
    Time: 5 p.m., Nov. 26
    Cost: $18 … Read more…



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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