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Nation-wide Worker Walk-Outs July 20 Against Racism and Police Brutality

Thousands of workers walked off the job Monday, July 20 for a minimum of eight minutes and 46 seconds, the time that police had their knee on Floyd George’s neck prior to his death.

Rep. Kirkpatrick and Rep. Newhouse Introduce Local Journalism Sustainability Act

Local news publications already faced financial difficulties before the onset of COVID-19. Now, in the wake of the severe economic consequences of the pandemic, the industry is facing further challenges to remaining sustainable.

Workers’ Strikes Are an Important Part of Today’s Movement

There have been over 800 strikes since the COVID-19 crisis began, according to Payday Report, with many especially since the murder of George Floyd. Regardless of the exact number, it is clear that something new is developing among workers.

West Coast Dockworkers Will Observe Juneteenth

Events celebrating Juneteenth and the push for racial and social justice are being organized by dockworkers at West Coast ports, including Los Angeles/Long Beach, the Bay Area, and Puget Sound.

McDonald’s Workers Strike Demanding Protections from COVID-19

 By Mark Friedman, Labor Columnist Demanding McDonald’s prioritize public health and worker safety over profits, hundreds of employees at the fast food chain (140,000 U.S....

Front Line Workers Protest Outside Trump National Golf Club in PV

By Mark Friedman, Labor Columnist Workers on the front lines battling the coronavirus protested at Trump National Golf Club in Palos Verdes this past week. These...

Random Lengths interview with Chris Smalls, NY Amazon organizer for May 1 Strike

By Mark Friedman, Labor Reporter We have all seen the Amazon TV commercials that show workers wearing gloves and masks. They claim that Amazon is...

Nurses Continue Nationwide Protests for Safety Equipment

The National Nurses Union (150,000 members) has been demonstrating in front of hospitals demanding adequate safety equipment to protect them and physicians from infection.

The Tides that Erase: Automation and the Los Angeles Waterfront

Original art by Fernando Mendez Corona Jennifer Carr Whenever I go out with my father anywhere in San Pedro, we inevitably run into someone he knows,...

Long Beach Women Hotel Workers Rally Against Abuse

Long Beach Women Hotel Workers Rally Against Abuse By Crystal Niebla, Contributing Reporter LONG BEACH — More than 70 hotel workers, community activists and their families...

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Earthquake Damage In San Pedro

Earthquake brought flooding near Weymouth corners.

Long Beach Convention Center will serve as LA County Vote Center

Every Vote Center will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the early voting period.

Environmental Films Discussion Magnifies Need For Diplomacy

Thebaut aligns with the use of solar wind and tidal energy, even nuclear power is a clean energy. As a regional environmental planner he created numerous environmental impact statements and planning studies under the national and state environmental policy act. He said we must have the technologies to create mitigating measures and the knowledge on how we can mitigate the impact.

More COVID Testing Available

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