• Broken Trust

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]State Lands Commission Agrees Rancho LPG Poses Threat but Sees No Option to Act By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor The dangers posed by San Pedro’s Rancho LPG facility have become undeniable for statewide officials, as a result of years of grassroot

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  • Long Beach Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Narcotics Charges

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On Aug. 28, the leader of a narcotics-distribution ring pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking charges and admitted importing a powerful synthetic opioid from China that was used to produce homemade pills. These, were distributed in bulk across the nation. Gary Resnik, 32, of Long Beach, led

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  • Say Bye to Columbus Day, Hello Indigenous People’s Day

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES — On Aug. 30 the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to eliminate observance of Columbus Day from the city’s calendar. District 15 Councilman Joe Buscaino, a first-generation Italian American reared in San Pedro, however, objected to the renaming of the holiday to Indigenous People’s Day.

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  • LAPD Drone Pilot Program Draws Fire

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    Police fail to give adequate public notice for meetings

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Community groups were taken aback by the lack of advance notice for community meetings Aug. 24 in Westwood, Van Nuys, Griffith Park and San Pedro t

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  • Reagan Posthumously Inducted into the Labor Hall of Fame

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Men in dark suits and black government cars hovered around Sirens Java & Tea in San Pedro this past week on Aug. 10. Few outside of the coffeehouse knew it was U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who stopped into town before heading off to the  Port of Los Ang

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  • Ships Ahoy!

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    2017 LA Fleet Week Ships Announced

    SAN PEDRO — On Aug. 23 Los Angeles Fleet Week organizers released the names and details of the visiting military ships to the Los Angeles Harbor. The U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy ships, which will start arriving Aug. 29, wi

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    Charlottesville and the Shattering of America

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="17702,17701,17700,17699,17698,17697,17696,17695,17694,17693,17692,17691,17690,17689,17688,17687" img_size="full" css_animation="fadeIn"][vc_column_text css_animation="fadeIn"]By Baynard Woods, Baltimore City Paper Editor-at-Large Two middle-aged men, one black and one

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  • Columbus Day: A Legacy of Tyranny

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    #SomosIndigenas #IndigenousPeoplesDay

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor On Aug. 8, Councilman Joe Buscaino released a letter urging

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  • Rancho’s Hidden History Sheds Light on Public Safety Threat

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Rancho’s Hidden History Sheds Light on Public Safety Threat By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor “Mistakes are a sign of action and movement, and are necessary and inevitable in business,” said RJ Munzer, long-time CEO of Petrolane, in a 1979 inte

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  • Community, Sailors Flock to Fleet Week

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Christian Guzman Community Reporter and Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Hands down, Fleet Week is one of the armed forces most far-reaching marketing tools to restock its volunteer ranks with young recruits. The milita

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