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100 Years of Red-Baiting Will Not Stop Sanders

Dave Arian, Harry Bridges and Bernie Sanders By James Preston Allen, Publisher The sky was overcast on Saturday, Feb. 8 when I showed up at the...

All Part of the Same Problem

Housing, Transportation, Homelessness, and Jobs By James Preston Allen, Publisher Just the other day I read a story about how the government’s response to the housing...

Exporting More Than Containers

Solidarity with Hong Kong and impeachment in Washington By James Preston Allen, Publisher Here at the southern edge of California, where ships from all over the...

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...

Bukowski Bronze and Brass

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...

Wages and Costs of a Hollywood Invasion

By James Preston Allen, Publisher For locals, a film shoot in San Pedro can also feel like a case of injustice. Often like a Hollywood...

Kakistocracy

When government is led by the worst and incompetent By James Preston Allen, Publisher No, I didn’t invent the single word headline I’m using this week,...

Bernie and the Daughters of the New American Revolution

By James Preston Allen, Publisher As much as the mainstream media and the conservative side of the Democratic Party try to deny it, Sen. Bernie...

The Battle of Automation

Many believe in the inevitability of automation even as its benefits are challenged, POLA spent its public trust currency on the battle By James Preston...

Fear or Courage — False Narritives on Freedom

By James Preston Allen, Publisher “Don’t you know They’re talkin’ bout a revolution It sounds like a whisper …” — Tracy Chapman The psychology of fear is one of...

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COVID-19 EDD Assistance Information

Many Californians have suffered a loss of work and are struggling to stay afloat due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Let Your Voice Be Heard

During this unprecedented time, public comment during board meetings has transitioned from in-person to call-in, which has substantially increased public access and...

The Tipping Point!

By Robert Lee Johnson The general assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1669 addressed the killing of...

Protests”: In Portland, Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights

Federal authorities are using a new tactic in their battle against protesters in Portland, Oregon