• Bukowski Bronze and Brass

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    Don’t sanitize Bukowski or San Pedro for tourist consumption

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher At one point in the early 1990s, this newspaper hosted the famous Nation magazine columnist Alex Cockburn to speak at Los Ang

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  • Historic Workers’ Rights Bill AB 5 Nears Final Vote

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor  A revolution in workers’ rights protection is close to becoming reality, in the form of AB 5, which would put an end to widespread worker misclassification that strips millions of workers of their rights as employees. It ha

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  • A 40-Year Coalition

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    Inland Boatman’s Struggle Launched Annual Parade

    By Slobodan Dimitrov, Contributor Thousands of union members and supporters from throughout the Los Angeles Harbor Area and the rest of Los Angeles County will gather for the annua

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  • Random Letters: 8-29-19

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    Open Letter to Electeds on Homelessness

    Dear Elected Official, I recently witnessed a presentation on the 2019 Homelessness Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority. The audience and I were thankful to hear that a little more than 20,000 human beings were housed during

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  • Update: LBPD K-9 Ozzy’s Death Not a System Failure- Reprinted with permission of Beachcomber

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    Long Beach News

    Writer Stephen Downing has obtained new, disturbing information relative to the K-9's death and its handler. Read the exclusive story here: [Editor's Note: This is an updated version of the "Breaking News” online posting on Aug. 26 appearing in our Aug. 30 print editio

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