• Former Head of LA Cultural Affairs Reflects on Winds of Change

    Adolfo Nodal Welcomes Normalization of Ties with Cuba

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor President Barack Obama’s announcement that he was going to normalize relations with Cuba was met with surprise—a surprise that was welcomed in some quarters. The mainstream press has by and large described the Cuban American respons

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  • ILWU March 2015

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  • The Art of Curating is on Display at the MOLAA

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer The Museum of Latin American Art is displaying Transformations, an exhibition that visually portrays the inspiring, life-changing stories of five community members. It showcases the museum’s permanent collection in a fresh and inspired way. The exhibition is the creation of the museum

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  • LB Fire Chief Appointed President of the LAAFCA

    LONG BEACH — Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee recently was appointed president of the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association. Comprised of 31 fire departments within Los Angeles County, the association focuses on regional training, grants administration, legislative advocacy and Firefighter safety and survival. Chief DuRee's one-year term beg

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  • Artists React to Charlie Hebdo Massacre

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer In order for art to be worthwhile, it must have something to say. And, when you have something to say, you risk infuriating extremists or even the occasional thin-skinned observer. As the world reflects on the attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, Harbor Area artists responded to the mass shooti

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  • Avilla Out: Throws Support Behind Duque

    By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter Karen Avilla, the incumbent treasurer for the City of Carson, abruptly announced Jan. 5 that she was retiring. She was certified to run in the March 3 election but changed her mind. She said she did so at the urging of her family. “I believe I have done everything possible to improve the Treas

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  • RL NEWS of the Week: Jan. 21, 2015

    Garcetti Announces POLA Changes SAN PEDRO —On Jan. 21, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that his deputy mayor for City Services, Doane Liu, will become deputy executive director and chief of staff at the Port of Los Angeles. Liu will assume his new position on Feb. 1. He will continue to help oversee

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  • Garcia Delivers His First State of Long Beach Speech

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor In his first State of the City address, Jan. 13, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia touched upon the city’s achievements, challenges and plans for the future. The 28th mayor of the city touted the Long Beach’s drop in violent crimes. On Jan. 7, a preliminary report was released sh

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 15, 2015

    Jan. 17 Coastal SPNC Port, Environment Committee Meeting The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council’s Port & Environment Committee Meeting takes place, at 9 a.m. Jan. 17, at The Corner Store in San Pedro Venue: The Corner Store Location: 1118 W. 37th St., San Pedro Read More

  • RL NEWS Briefs: Jan. 13, 2015

    Suspect Fires at LBPD Officers; Leads Police on Pursuit LONG BEACH — On Jan. 10, 22-year-old Joseph Gonzales was booked for attempted murder, evading police, child cruelty that could result in possible injury or death, assault with a firearm on a police officer, felon in possession of a firearm and parole violation. The incide

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