• Blood on the Mountain: Why Coal Miners Voted Trump

    By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer This past November, when Blood on the Mountain was released in Los Angeles and New York, The Los Angeles Times called it a “grim documentary” that provides a “sobering early autopsy of a dying business.” The New York Tim

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  • Art Walk Showcases Creative Wilmington

    By Christian L. Guzman, Community Reporter A year ago, it would have been unheard of for Wilmington residents to come out at night en masse to enjoy their downtown. There wasn’t much to do and residents didn’t feel safe. “The people needed a creative outlet,” said Rick Cruz, co-founder of the Wilmington

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  • Slackers in Paradise

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Dec. 9 Jim Kimo West, Ken Emerson Celebrate the holiday season with some kick-back, stress-reducing island vibes. Kimo’s annual Holiday Slack Key Show will feature terrific hula. Time: 8 p.m. Dec. 9 Cost: $20 Details: (310) 519-1314; www.alvasshowroom.com Venue: Alvas Showro

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  • THE STINKY CHEESE MAN @ the Garage Theatre

    To appreciate the Garage Theatre's production of John Glore's The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, you probably need to meet at least one of two preconditions: 1) a love of Looney Tunes-style humor, and 2) fond remembrance of the John Scieszka/Lane Smith Caldecott-winning children's book from which the play is drawn. I'd ne

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  • Go Retro with Records

    By Lyn Jensen, Reporter Music fans, here is your chance to go retro and spend happy hours digging through record store bins. Five old-time rockin’ record stores in Long Beach and San Pedro offer a chance to give the gift of music, in a variety of media — 33 ½ revolutions per minute, 45 rpm, compact discs and even a few c

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  • Bobby Moon, Paul 'Pablo' Thomas' Spell on Sacred Grounds

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Dec. 1 Bobby Moon,  Paul 'Pablo' Thomas Bobby Moon and Paul “Pablo” Thomas will spellbound you with a special acoustic performance. Time: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 Cost: Free Details: selfishrecordings@yahoo.com Venue: Sacred Grounds, 468 W. 6th St., San Pedro Dec. 2 Night Owl Par

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  • Bobby Moon, Paul ‘Pablo’ Thomas’ Spell on Sacred Grounds

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Dec. 1 Bobby Moon,  Paul 'Pablo' Thomas Bobby Moon and Paul “Pablo” Thomas will spellbound you with a special acoustic performance. Time: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 Cost: Free Details: selfishrecordings@yahoo.com Venue: Sacred Grounds, 468 W. 6th St., San Pedro Dec. 2 Night Owl Par

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  • Harbor Area Holiday Traditions

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Tradition is sometimes a good thing. When the pace of change exceeds our ability to keep up, and when the world that we know starts to become unfamiliar, we retreat to the comfort of familiar places and rituals. We attempt to recreate memories of happier moments, even

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  • Mac Sabbath Puts Pedal to Metal

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Nov. 26 Mac Sabbath Come out to the Gaslamp in Long Beach and see the great Mac Sabbath. Also performing are Los Pendejos, The Great Pumpkin (Smashing Pumpkins Tribute), Room Service (Kiss Tribute), Disraeli Gears (Cream tribute), The Approach & Execution & Seeds of War. This show is for all ages. <

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  • A VERY SPECIAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL @ Little Fish Theatre

    If you're an American over 30 (or maybe even younger), a wintertime staple as you came of age was the Christmas special. Your take on Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and various versions of Santa Claus—not to mention how the Peanuts gang celebrated the holiday—was informed by the various animated and claymated half-hour clas

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