Love of Family, Union and Social Justice
By Mike Bonin, Los Angeles District 11 Councilman
Alan David Arian, 72, a prominent labor leader, accomplished community organizer, fierce social justice activist, and respected civic leader, died Jan. 2 at his home in San Pedro after a brief and valiant fight against cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends.
By James Preston Allen, Publisher
We are approaching the end of 2018, a largely troubled year, whose dwindling days perhaps fittingly conclude the 50th anniversary of the year that changed this country — 1968 — a time not unlike today with its darkening sense of disenfranchisement, resistance and political demonstrations.