• CeSPNC President Defends Herself Against Possible Censure

    Neighborhood Council Round Up By Hunter Chase, Reporter At the Feb. 11 meeting of the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council, the board voted 6-0 with three abstentions to authorize treasurer Linda Nutile to speak to the Los Angeles city attorney about potentially censuring board president Maria Couch. This means

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  • Janitors Take Fight to the Streets of Downtown LA

    Labor Notes By Mark Friedman, Reporter On Feb. 6, thousands of janitors took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles demanding a New Deal for immigrant workers. The event marked the start of a contract campaign for 25,000 janitors across California represented by Service Employees International Union United Servic

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  • Coronavirus: Don’t Panic

    By Jessica Olvera, Editorial Intern The City of Carson was falsely alarmed about a coronavirus outbreak in the city on Jan. 29 after the circulation of a letter that appeared to come from public health organizations listed more than 30 businesses as places the virus was spreading. Local authorities moved immediately to calm the c

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  • As a Corporate Tool, Buttigieg Is Now a Hammer to Bash Sanders

    By Norman Solomon Soon after his distant third-place finish in the Nevada caucuses, Pete Buttigieg sent out a mass email saying that “Senator Sanders believes in an inflexible, ideological revolution that leaves out most Democrats, not to mention most Americans.” The blast depicted “the choice before us” in stark terms:

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  • Long Beach Man With Shotgun Dead After Shootout

    LONG BEACH — On Feb. 20, A 22-year-old man armed with a shotgun was killed after a shootout with the Long Beach Police. An investigation is underway to determine if the man died from a fatal wound by an officer’s bullet or from injuries he sustained from being hit with a police vehicle. Police responded to a call at 9:20 p.m. that the suspect

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