• RL NEWS of the Week: July 15, 2014

    [gallery ids="7387,7388,7389,7390,7391,7392,7386"] Teamsters Agree to Cooling Off Period SAN PEDRO — On July 12, Teamsters agreed to pull down their pickets and enter a cooling off period to allow the Harbor Commission time to investigate worker safety, poor working conditions and unfair practices allegations. On July 6, the

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  • RLn NEWS of Week

    New Board Officers and Committee Chairs Appointed! SAN PEDRO — At the July 8, 2014 board and stakeholder meeting the new Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council Board was seated and took the oath of office.  The following officers and committee chairs were appointed: Executive Board 

  • How Meeting Susan Anspach Completed The Circle

    Goodnight moon. Goodnight room. Goodnight Lionel in the room. ---Susan Anspach   I met her at a Thanksgiving party in 2012. Karen Kaye, the sister of avant garde filmmaker Stanton Kaye, had been throwing the parties for years at her Echo Park home. Back in 1971, Stan made a

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: June 30, 2014

    July 1 LB City Council Votes on Civic Center The Long Beach City Council will consider whether to move forward on building a new Civic Center, which includes the Main Library and City Hall, at its July 1 meeting. Mayor Bob Foster and other council member, who are retiring, asked for the item to be included in th

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  • RL NEWS Weekly Update

    Three Rescued in Human Trafficking Operation LONG BEACH — Two children and a woman were rescued this past weekend in Long Beach thanks to Operation Cross Country, a four-day humane trafficking sweep. Three people were arrested in connection to human trafficking, three were arrested for pimping and 54 people were arrested for p

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  • Is Long Beach Sufficiently Self-Scrutinizing When It Comes to Police Use of Force?

    During the last few years, while the City of Long Beach has touted record-setting lows in crime, the Long Beach Police Department has been under fire for a number of high-profile accusations of excessive force. But according to the civic bodies responsible for investigating such accusations, the City finds only about 1% of complaints as necessit

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  • Museum of Latin American Art Announces Major Change

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer Since its inception in 1996, the Museum of Latin American Art, MOLAA, has worked under the constrictions of a mission statement that focused on the work of artists who have lived and worked in Latin America post 1945. The question of what is Latin American art, and who falls under the definition h

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  • RL NEWS of the Week Ending June 13, 2014

    Unofficial Election Results: Central SP Neighborhood Council SAN PEDRO — The results from June 10 election for the board of the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council are below. Results become final in a few days when the appeal filing period closes. The new board will be seated July 8 and officers will be elected by board appo

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  • RL NEWS of the Week: June 5, 2014

    Pink Released
    SAN PEDRO — The Pelican, known as Pink, was released June 3, in San Pedro.
    The International Bird Rescue center repaired the bird’s slashed pouch in a series of surgeries.
    He was rescued April 16 after he was found in Long Beach with his pouch sliced open from one end to another. The repair

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  • Court OKs Disclosure of Officers’ Names OIS Cases

    SACRAMENTO — On May 29, the California Supreme Court ruled, in a 6-1 vote, Justice Ming Chin opposed, that police agencies generally must release the names of officers involved in shootings. The decision means that police departments must prove a danger to the officer (or officers). In order for the city to withhold a name, it

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