• Blended Lemon Bender

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Ari LeVaux, Flash in the Pan Columnist If I could get across one point today, it would be that people should be putting lemons in blenders, everything but the seeds. Don’t stop blending until all the lemon flesh, pith and zest have been homogenized into a creamy v

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  • Sheriff Defends Controversial Personnel Actions

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter For much of the nearly six months since Alex Villanueva was elected sheriff of Los Angeles County, he’s been embroiled in controversy, primarily regarding several personnel actions. On Tuesday, April 23, he fought back against the criti

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  • Tenants Go on Rent Strike After Eviction

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Hunter Chase, Editorial Intern Not waiting for the Long Beach City Council to pass legislation that would force landlords to pay relocation fees to tenants evicted without just cause, one company gave its tenants a Faustian choice: Move out before April 19, less tha

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  • Saving Jobs By Destroying Them?

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    Deconstructing PMA’s flawed automation argument

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor As the Port of LA Board of Harbor Commissioners postponed voting on the automation permit requested by APM Terminals  on April 16, the Pacific Mari

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  • In Pursuit of an Agro-Industrial Model City

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Rachel Bruhnke I was at the Gaffey Street Gardeners organizing meeting with several of my students on April 25. It was frustrating to hear about Councilman Joe Buscaino’s office, but not surprising. There is a pattern here that needs to be addressed: Insane Land Use policies. The o

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  • Construction is Planned on the Former Site of the San Pedro Courthouse

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Hunter Chase, Editorial Intern At the April 9 meeting of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, Genton Cockrum Partners presented preliminary designs for an apartment complex with commercial space at the site of the former San Pedro Courthouse. Genton Cockrum Partner

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