• Cargo on the Move

    There’s an Agreement, but a Ratified Contract is Still Weeks Away By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor   From the deck of USS Iowa on Feb. 23, ILWU Local 13 President Bobby Olvera said to the states buried in snow on the East Coast, “Your goods ar

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  • The American Dream is Still Possible

    Recent Union Contract Negotiations at Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach Show How By Robert “Bobby” Olvera Jr., Longshore Worker and President of ILWU Local 13 A recent story aired by National Public Radio affiliate KPCC about the International Longshore and Wareho

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  • Shooting Puts Body Cameras in Spotlight

    [gallery ids="9162,9163,9161"] Police Commission President Showcases New Technology at Fashion and Tech Show By Katrina Guevara, Contributing Writer   Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck probably didn’t expect to demonstrate the effectiveness of body

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  • St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans Hit the LBC

    By Mick Haven, Contributing Writer Looking for something different than seas of green beer this St. Patrick’s Day? Here’s Random Lengths News’ alternative guide to getting your drank on in Long Beach. Yeah, so what if St. Patrick’s Day is another hijacked holiday like Cin

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: March 3, 2013

     March 4 NWSPNC Budget and Finance Committee Meeting The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council will host a budget and finance committee meeting, at 5 p.m. March 4 at Taxco Restaurant, to review and approve Neighborhood Purposes Grant Applications. Details: (310) 732-4522 Read More

  • RL NEWS: March 2, 2015

    Skid Row Robbery Suspect Dead after Brawl with Police in LA LOS ANGELES — On March 1, a brawl with police officers resulted in the death of a robbery suspect in downtown Los Angeles, official said. Los Angeles Police Department officers attempted to detain a robbery suspect on San Pedro Street, when the suspect began fighting police

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  • RLn ARTS: Feb. 27, 2015

    March 5 First Thursday Art Walk Join the fun at the First Thursday Art Walk, starting at 6 p.m. March 5, in downtown San Pedro. The first Thursday of each month is San Pedro's arts night out. Galleries and studios are open throughout the area with specials in the restaurants. Details: Read More

  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Feb. 25, 2015

    Feb. 26 Gaffey Street Conceptual Plan Workshop The Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative is hosting a Gaffey Street Conceptual Plan workshop, at 6 p.m. Feb. 26, at the Grand Annex in San Pedro. The workshop is the last of three to share project information and gather input for streetscape improvements along Gaffe

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: Feb. 25, 2015

    LA City Attorney Closes Wilmington Marijuana Dispensaries LOS ANGELES – On Feb. 24, City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office has ensured a temporary restraining order to stop the operation of 420 Collective, an illegal medical marijuana business in Wilmington. Feuer plans to extend his restrictions against six other

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  • Garcetti, Garcia Pledge Cooperation Between Ports, Supply Chain Stakeholders

    [playlist ids="9020"] LOS ANGELES, LONG BEACH – On Feb. 23, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia thanked the International Longshore Workers Union and the Pacific Maritime Association for heeding their call to resolve the labor dispute. The mayors also announced plans for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

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