• RL NEWS Briefs April 10, 2015

    Boy Drowns After Car Submerges Near Ports O’Call SAN PEDRO — A 13-year-old boy, Abdelkrim Ali Elmezayen, is dead and his 8-year-old brother is in critical condition after the family car lunged into the ocean at the Port of Los Angeles. The children’s family had just left the Ports ‘O Call waterfront village area, April 9,

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 4, 2015

    Downtown LB Parking Meters Will Have More Features, Higher Rates LONG BEACH — Long Beach will begin replacing 1,114 coin-only parking meters on the week of April 20, in downtown. The new meters will accept debit and credit cards, and will increase in rates by 50 cents. The upgrade is the result of a December 2014 Long Beach Cit

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  • Garcetti Launches First-Ever Sustainability Plan

    LOS ANGELES­­—On April 8, Mayor Eric Garcetti laid out Los Angeles’ first citywide sustainability plan that would prepare the city for a healthier environment and economy. The plan's short- and long-term goals are in14 categories related to conservation, clean energy, waste, green jobs, transportation, housing and neighbor livability. The

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  • Hahn Honored the Late Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald

    LONG BEACH — On April 7, Rep. Janice Hahn hosted a special ceremony renaming the North Long Beach Post Office for the late Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald. She was joined by Millender-McDonald’s widower, James McDonald Jr., her daughter Valerie McDonald and several prominent elected officials. The renaming of the facility at 101 E. Market

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: April 7, 2015

    April 7 Council Considers Alcoholic Manufacturing, Accessory Tasting Room Ordinance. The Long Beach City Council will consider an ordinance amendment with regard to alcoholic manufacturing and accessory tasting rooms, during its 5 p.m. April 7 meeting, at City Hall. The alcoholic beverage manufacturing industr

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: April 6, 2015

    Los Alamitos Man Gunned Down in Long Beach LONG BEACH — A 47-year-old man was killed, April 4, in north Long Beach, Long Police Department officials said. Officers discovered Lawrence Lee Casados with a gunshot wound at about 11 p.m. on the 2700 block of East South Street. Paramedics pronounced the Los Alamitos resident

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  • RL NEWS: April 3, 2015

    One Dead, 15 Injured in Wilmington Hotel Fire Wilmington — A man died and 15 other people were injured, April 2, after a fire broke out in a hotel in Wilmington. One of the people injured leaped out of a window in an attempt to escape the fire. The fire broke out at about 3 a.m. The Los Angeles Fire Department responde

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  • Robles Appointed Carson Mayor

    By Lyn Jensen, Carson Contributor Albert Robles was appointed mayor of Carson at a special city council meeting April 1. Robles and his fellow council members, Elito Santarina and Lula Davis-Holmes, voted 3-0 to make the appointment instead of calling a special election. Robles will serve out the remainder of Jim Dear’s une

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  • KKJZ Leaves CSULB Campus

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor For decades, 88.1 KKJZ harmonized and jazzed up the Cal State University Long Beach campus. But on March 14, it all came down to a yard sale. Jazz, blues, Latin jazz and swing, CDs, vinyl and DVDs, books and merchandise from Sinatra to Fitzgerald to Coltrane were all available for sale. The nonprof

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  • Hyung Mo Lee – A Witness to Change

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer On a windy bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Hyung Mo Lee works diligently, experimenting with materials found on the hills outside his studio. The artist’s work is on display at the Los Angeles Harbor College Fine Arts Gallery in an exhibition titled Lessons Learned. Curated by gallery direct

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