Wednesday, August 12, 2020


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.

Random Letters — 4-30-20

In Solidarity with Essential Workers and Our Community As California begins the process of possibly reopening society, ILWU Locals 13, 63 and 94 at the...

The Upside, the Downside and the Downright Stupid

Coronavirus is a dangerous opportunity By James Preston Allen, Publisher The thing about a crisis is that it brings out both the best and the worst...

Labor During COVID-19: Fight for Safety and Protection On the Job

Maintain physical distance, but expand our social and human solidarity By Mark Friedman, Reporter Workers around the world are demanding safety precautions on the job as...

$94 Million Judgement Threatens ILWU

Court sides with billionaire cargo operator who flaunts labor right abroad By Mark Friedman, Reporter Few paid attention to terminal operator International Container Terminal Services Oregon...

Random Letters — 11-21-19

Lewis Wright Remembered I’ve recently learned of the sudden death of Lewis Wright.  Lewis was a good friend of mine, and was my idea of...

ILWU Fundraiser for Pediatric Cancer Research

By Hunter Chase, Reporter On Oct. 17, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union will host its eighth annual fundraiser for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation,...

Tale of Two Realities

San Pedro on the verge of something By James Preston Allen, Publisher From Long Beach’s rising Gerald Desmond bridge to the growing skyline of Los Angeles...

American Labor, the Global Fight Against Corporate Greed

By Gary Herrera, ILWU Local 13 Vice President I am a laborer for a great union that stands for social and economic justice for American...

A 40-Year Coalition

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...

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Help for Homeowners: Webinar Aug. 12

Join a webinar on the foreclosure process

Rancho Palos Verdes Forms First Sister City Relationship with Sakura City

During a virtual ceremony held Aug. 4, officials in both cities highlighted a long-running student exchange program and signed proclamations establishing their sister city relationship.

Gov. Newsom Announces $81.8 Million in Commitments to Support Isolation and Quarantine Efforts in Communities Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19

This new initiative expands on the previously announced grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Port of Long Beach, City Partner for Free Drive-In Movies

Twilight Cinema movies come to Long Beach