• Trouble on the Iowa Part II

    A Story of Betrayal and the Alias of Robert Kent

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor In the previous edition, Random Lengths [Oct. 2, 2014 edition] reported on the contents of an exchange of emails between the Pacific Battleship Center's former vice president of development, Patrick Salazar and the Port of Los Angeles co

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  • TTSI Violates LNG Truck Subsidy Agreement

    POLA Uncertain of What To Do By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Total Transportation Services Inc., or TTSI, one of three companies workers struck in July, touts itself as an environmental leader, but the claim is largely an illusion. TTSI is apparently in violation of the subsidy agreement which underwrote about 90

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  • RL NEWS Update: Oct. 8, 2014

    POLB Team to Facilitate Congestion Relief LONG BEACH — On Oct. 8, the Port of Long Beach convened a congestion relief team to meet daily and seek solutions. In conjunction with the Congestion Relief Team, port field staff is meeting regularly with customers and stakeholders to listen to their concerns, collaborate on solutions and monito

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  • Wilmington YMCA Opens New Pool

    [gallery ids="8008,8009,8010"] On Oct. 4, the Wilmington YMCA inaugurated its new heated pool. Laura Muñoz Humphreys, executive director from San Pedro YMCA oversaw much of the project. Large funding was given from the Port of Los Angeles and others including Philips 66 who reached out to USA Swimming for Olympic medalist and swimmer Jessica H

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  • The Troubling Failure of the Media to Report Accurately on the ISIL Hostage Videos

    When the Associated Press, CNN, the BBC, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Agence France-Presse, MSNBC, Fox News, and the Guardian all concur in their reportage of unambiguous, easily verifiable matters of fact, generally you're safe in taking it on faith. Not always, though, as can be seen from reports on vi

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  • Trouble on the Iowa

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor That the USS Iowa is open for the third consecutive year in the Los Angeles Harbor is a victory in itself. The floating museum exceeded the Port of Los Angeles’ expectations of 188,000 visitors per year in its first two years, drawing more than 200,000 visitors each year. In 2013, it top

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  • Trouble on the Iowa

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor

    That the USS Iowa is open for the third consecutive year in the Los Angeles Harbor is a victory in itself. The floating museum exceeded the Port of Los Angeles’ expectations of 188,000 visitors per year in its first two years, drawing more than 200,000 visitors each year. In 2013, it topped out at

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  • Transforming Feminisms

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Sept. 26, 2014

    Sept. 27 Overturn Citizens United The Environmental Priorities Network invites you to attend a public forum on "Overturn Citizens United," which will take place at 9 a.m. Sept. 27, at the Pacific Unitarian Church. Three outstanding speakers will discuss how we can strengthen our democracy and reclaim it from co

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  • RL NEWS Update: Sept. 26, 2014

    Arson Suspect Arrested LONG BEACH — Twenty-three-year-old Bryan Zuelke was arrested Sept. 23 on suspicion of arson. Zuelke, a Long Beach resident, is suspect of setting fire to a restaurant on the 200 block of East Pacific Coast Highway on the early morning hours of July 28. The fire cased more than $250,000 in damage. No o

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