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Brewing up Change on the San Pedro Waterfront

Published on March 3rd, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

By James Preston Allen, Publisher The crowds were ebullient, if not inebriated, at the long-awaited opening of Brouwerij West in old Warehouse 9 near the San Pedro waterfront on 22nd Street and Harbor Boulevard. Wayne Blank, [&hellip... Read More


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G.B. Shaw’s PYGMALION @ Long Beach Playhouse

Published on March 1st, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

You know the basics. Renowned phoneticist Henry Higgins makes a project of Eliza Doolittle: to transform a common cockney flower girl into a proper lllla-dy by dint of his power to shape her speech and manners. You [&hellip... Read More


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Rough and Bitter Gets Better

Published on February 25th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

By Ari LeVaux, Guest Columnist Winter can be a challenging time for leaf lovers. The tender, bountiful garden foliage of summer is long gone, and seasonal winter options are generally a more fibrous lot, like cabbage [&hellip... Read More


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Antonin Scalia (March 11, 1936-Feb. 13, 2016)

Published on February 19th, 2016 | by RLn Staff

The originalist and textualist of the court’s conservative wing By James Preston Allen, Publisher Antonin Scalia wasn’t dead for more than 24 hours before the political rancor in Washington D.C. started up in the press. Of [&hellip... Read More


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Big Development Force Out Small Businesses

Published on February 18th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter Numerous small businesses are being forced from a Carson mini-mall that’s in the way of the city’s redevelopment plans for a stretch of Avalon Boulevard near Carson Street. This past June, [&hellip... Read More


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HOMELESS BY THE BAY

Published on February 18th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

Are Intentional Encampments the Cure? Story and photos by David Bacon: Special Report The San Francisco Bay Area has long been considered a bastion of progressive ideals. Since the technology sector has become the main engine [&hellip... Read More


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Cumbre Flamenca Ignites Passion

Published on February 18th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

Photo By By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Flamenco is primal emotion expressed through guitar, song and dance. The preforming troupe Cumbre (“peak” in Spanish) Flamenca embodies this primal emotion. Two of its members, siblings Domingo and [&hellip... Read More


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CLOSER THAN EVER @ International City Theatre

Published on February 16th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

References to same-sex couples and DVRs aside, Closer Than Ever feels like it must have originated before Rodgers & Hammerstein. It’s a 24-song musical revue loosely tied together by the theme of the romantic relationship, with little theatricality and [&hellip... Read More


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Hoppy Valentine’s Weekend of Beer, Food, Lovers

Published on February 11th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

Nothing speaks more directly to the heart than farm-to-table meals and locally brewed beers. Chef Paul Buchanan’s Primal Alchemy, together with brewer Brian Mercer and the anticipated Brouwerij West will host Hoppy Valentine’s: A Night of [&hellip... Read More


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