• Harbor Gathers to the Call of the Elders

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor Columbus Day was a flash point on the 525th anniversary of his voyage to the New World. Recently, the Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1, Councilman Joe Buscaino opposed, to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. But the s

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  • Fake News, Dark Money and More Censored Storylines

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor In America, we commonly think of press freedom and censorship in terms of the First Amendment, which focuses attention on the press and places limits on the government’s power to restrict it. But the Universal Declaration of Human Rig

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  • Gay Men’s Health Summit

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Come and participate in workshops, listen to guest speakers, and panelists presenting on relevant health and wellness topics for 2017. This one day event will focus on self-identified cis, trans and gender non-conforming men’s multi dimensional approach to wellness. Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct

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  • California Becomes a Sanctuary

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SACRAMENTO — On Oct. 5, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a legislation that would limit state and local enforcement agencies in holding, questioning and transferring undocumented immigrants at the request of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Senate Bill 54, dubbed the sanctuary state law, takes effect in Januar

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  • Long Beach Woman Dies Vegas Massacre

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LAS VEGAS — On Oct. 2, the Manhattan Beach Police Department confirmed the death of one of its own from a shooting spree that took place Oct. 1 during the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. Thirty-three-year-old Rachel Parker, a Long Beach resident, was among the 59 people who died while attending the co

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  • Medicare-For-All Emerges

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor A last-ditch GOP attempt to “repeal and replace” Obamacare which would deprive tens of millions of Americans of healthcare collapsed on Sept. 26, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced they would not pursue a vote on th

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  • Hotel Workers Ordinance Fails to Pass

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor Elida Aguirre, representing the Campaign to Stand with Women, told the Long Beach City Council she has worked at the Maya Hotel in Long Beach for 19 years. “I am here because I am a housekeeper and I know what it feels to be woman when faced with the

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  • Dashed Dreams, Broken Promises

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    Ports O’Call merchants sue port for $25 million

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  • Long Beach Goes Sanctuary

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Sept. 19, chants from outside the overflowing Long Beach City Hall could be heard throughout the almost eight hours it took the city council to hear a motion that would help its undocumented community. “What do we want?” “Sanctuary!” “When do we want it? “N

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  • Casual Laborers Want Full-Time Work

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor On Sept. 8, about 300 casual longshore workers demonstrated in front of  the Casual Dispatch Hall in Wilmington. Similar amount of workers protested for more opportunities to become registered full union members. Random Lengths News rec

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