• Global Warming’s Clearer Role in Wildfires

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor The Thomas Fire became the largest recorded wildfire in California history this week, the first of a far-flung splatter of fires triggered by Santa Ana winds starting on Dec. 4. The Creek, Rye and Little Mountain fires erupted the next

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  • State of Long Beach

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jan. 9, 2018 Mingle with Long Beach friends and neighbors before hearing Mayor Robert Garcia give a year-in-review and address issues for the future at the State of the City. RSVP. Time: 5 p.m. Jan. 9, 2018 Details: http:/

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  • Would a Refinery, by Any Other Name, Taste as Sweet?

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Richard Foss, Cuisine and Culture Writer When selecting an evocative name for a business, most restaurateurs are inclined to go for something that hints at rural and pastoral. Call a place “The Farm,” “Ed’s Orchard,” or “Sally’s Seafood Dock” and you

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  • San Pedro Fish Market to Cast a Wider Net

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Richard Foss, Cuisine and Culture Writer The San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant recently announced plans to open three new outlets, a remarkable burst of activity from a place that has been in one location for more than 60 years. Co-owner Mike Ungaro said it’s n

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  • Waging the War of Words

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The anti-government echo chamber and the neo-libertarian revolt against the Mueller investigation By James Preston Allen, Publisher I would bet that the vast majority of the readers of this paper, if not the people in the communities we ser

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  • Grand Vision Brings Art, Music Back to School

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer With the arts under attack in America, many educators are fighting back to make sure that art, music and dance remain in public schools. Grand Vision Foundation is among those taking the fight for arts education to the forefr

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