• RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: July 31, 2014

      Aug. 1 Volunteer at Abalone Cove Reserve Volunteer, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, at the Abalone Cove Reserve in Rancho Palos Verdes. Details: (310) 541-7613 Venue: Abalone Cove Reserve Location: 5970 Palos Verdes

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  • RLn NEWS updates: July 30, 2014

    EPA Penalizes Rancho LPG for Safety Hazards SAN PEDRO — Rancho LPG faces a $260,000 fine for safety violations on their site from the Environmental Protection Agency. EPA responded to Rep. Janice Hahn’s requests to investigate safety lapses at the Rancho LPB facility. EPA officials state that Rancho LPG has implemented new m

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  • RLn ARTS: July 30, 2014

    Aug. 7 Gallery 741 Grand Opening Community members are invited to the grand opening reception of Gallery 741, from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 7, in San Pedro. Experience the functional elegance of Lenchner Glass, exhibiting Aug. 7 through 17, and Sept. 4 through Oct. 4. This show features exciting new tableware

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  • RLn COMMUNITY: July 29, 2014

    Aug. 9 Story Time with Rangers Bring your children to a story time with the White Point Nature Preserve Rangers at 10 a.m., Aug. 9, at the White Point Nature Preserve in San Pedro. The story themes vary. Details: (310) 541-2479 Venue: White Point Nature Preserve Location: 1600 Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro A

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  • RLn THEATER Calendar: July 29, 2014

    Aug. 8 Guys and Dolls The Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro presents a youth musical performance of Guys and Dolls at 8 p.m. Aug. 8, at 2 and 8 p.m. on Aug. 9, and at 4 p.m. Aug. 10. The play revolves around the gamblers and gangsters of the New York underworld. Tickets are $15. Details: (310) 548-2493 Venu

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  • RL NEWS Update: July 28, 2014

    Senior Might Face Charges in Non-Pregnant Robber’s Death LONG BEACH — The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is considering whether or not to charge 80-year-old Tom Greer in the shooting of a fleeing, female, robber July 22 in a Los Cerritos neighborhood in Long Beach. On July 25, the District Attorney’s Office

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  • Long Beach Gets New Mayor, City Council

    [gallery ids="7528,7533,7534,7535,7527"] By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor On July 15, Long Beach swore in its youngest, first openly gay and first Latino mayor, during mayoral inauguration ceremony at the Terrace Theatre. “As mayor I want our lead our city into the future,” said Mayor Robert García, 36, who was sworn in at th

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  • RL NEWS of the Week: July 24, 2014

    LBPD Seeks Help with Hate Crime Robbery LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Police Department is seeking help from community members in identifying a man suspect of a hate crime-related robbery. On July 2, 2014, at about 4:30 p.m., a woman was attacked in the parking lot of a local shopping center in the 4000 block of Atlantic Avenue.

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  • Art Draws Attention to San Pedro

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer

    In the past few years several successful artists have moved from the crowded and costly habitat of Santa Monica and Venice to the port town of San Pedro.

    Their motivations vary slightly. Some Santa Monica and Venice Beach artists fled metropolitan congestion. while others were fleeing oppr

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  • Advice to Long Beach Leaders from Those Who Preceded Them

    Institutional memory is hard to come by in Long Beach government. With the mayor and nine city councilmembers termed out after eight years in office, the greatest possible stability would be seeing the same 10 faces behind the dais for six years running. And when change inevitably comes, it can be sweeping.

    No year better epitomizes that

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