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Port Awards $1 Million in Grants

SAN PEDRO – The Port of Los Angeles has selected 30 local organizations to receive a total of $1 million in grants for Fiscal...

New Hotel Plan Changes Approved in San Pedro

By Hunter Chase, Reporter On Aug. 6 the Harbor Area Planning Commission unanimously approved a request from 544 Pacific LLC to build a hotel with...

Long Beach Welcomes New Civic Center

By Melina Paris, Editorial Assistant Long Beach hosted the grand opening of its new civic center and city hall in downtown July 29. A crowd...

Public Hearing of Appeal for Proposed Hotel at 6th and Pacific

As you may be aware, the City approved the proposed hotel at 6th & Pacific but only for 67 units. The developer proposed 80...

Building an Enduring Waterfront

Travel around the world and you're bound to get inquiries about your place of origin. How would you answer: San Pedro or Los Angeles?  “Los...

Homeless on the Corner of 9th and Beacon Streets

Triage is the only right-now solution By James Preston Allen, Publisher The 2019 Los Angeles Homeless Service Agency report landed like a bombshell on the county...

It Takes a Crisis to Solve a Problem

Rats, fleas, typhus and corruption at City Hall By James Preston Allen, Publisher The City of Los Angeles is deeply invested in the long-standing vision of...

Environmentally Efficient Civic Center Comes to Long Beach

By Lyn Jensen, RLN Reporter As part of a massive downtown civic center development, Long Beach is planning to shut down its existing downtown library...

Supporting Solutions, Not Neglect

Without more new jobs, will gentrification actually bring prosperity? By James Preston Allen, Publisher For some 50 years, I have witnessed the comings and goings of...

Speculating on Gentrification

The unintended consequences By James Preston Allen, Publisher I ran into Thom and Jerry at the bank recently — not the cartoon characters, both a local...

Getting the Timing Right

San Pedro Developments Demand Striking While the Iron is Hot By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Coastal Neighborhood Council President Doug Epperhart recalls telling a friend that...

Welcome to the Hotel California

Gentrification, homelessness and waterfront entertainment By James Preston Allen, Publisher I first moved our offices on to Pacific Avenue back in the 1980s, not far from...

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Sails have begun. Explore the Long Beach Harbor on a Tall Ship!

The goal is to raise environmental awareness that leads to personal action to reduce marine plastic pollution and human impacts to our local coastline and its marine organisms with engaging bilingual (Spanish) materials and trained bilingual (Spanish) docents.

TRUMP, INC. What the Trump Campaign Is Up To on YouTube (Hint: It Involves Aliens, Bin Laden and Ivanka)

The president’s most recent sit-down interview? As it happens, it occurred last week on “Triggered,” a YouTube program hosted by his namesake son.

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