• Music for the Soul

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    Setting the Standard with a Blues Holler

    By Melina Paris, Music Columnist I’ve been preoccupied by two thoughts in regard to music these past few months. First: Thank God we have “standard repertoires of music.” Standar

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  • Politicians or the Grassroots: Who Should Lead the California Democratic Party?

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    Carrie Scoville is running as one of 14 Blue Revolution candidates. Photo courtesy of Cesar Armendariz.

    Politicians or the Grassroots: Who Should Lead the California Democratic Party?

    In June, 3,000 Cal

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  • Ports’ Clean Air Progress Clouded by Lack of Transparency

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor Just before the holidays, more clouds appeared on the horizon of the ports’ Clean Air Action Plan, raising new questions about the ports’ transparency, honesty in reporting and commitment to stated long-term zero-emission goals, in the c

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  • Dave Arian, 1946 – 2019

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    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

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