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Cuts to Food Stamps Fail in House

Washington, D.C. — A $940 billion farm subsidy legislation dubbed the Farm Bill, failed in the House of Representatives June 20.

Sixty-two Republicans joined 172 Democrats, to defeat the bill on a 195-234 vote.

President Barack Obama had t

Marymount California University Announces New Trustees

Rancho Palos Verdes — On June 18, two new members were appointed to the Marymount California University Board of Trustees: Mike Lansing and Juan Yñiguez. Both Lansing and Yñiguez have served on the university’s long-range planning committee. Since 1995, Lansing has served as th

Cursed Play Comes to San Pedro

By John Farrell, Curtain Call Writer Perhaps the actors are right. Macbeth, one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, has long been cursed, according to the traditions of the theatrical profession. It is called The Scotch Play onstage, because any actor mentioning t

Zone Code Reform Site Launched

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently announced the launch of the  Zoning Code reform website, “Re:Code LA

Representatives Vote to Deregulate Overseas Swaps

Washington, D.C. — On June 12, the House of Representatives voted 301-124 to pass the "Swaps Jurisdiction Cer

Marine Research Center Funding Announced

SAN PEDRO — On June 17, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled the name and major funding image012

Summer Youth Opportunities, NWSPNC Vacant Board Seat

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Bike Lanes Upset Residents

By Joseph Baroud, Editorial Intern About 240 miles of bicycle lanes were added throughout Los Angeles within the past two-and-a-half years, but the ones on Westmon

Seeking Justice

Senate Republicans have blocked Obama's judicial appointments to an unprecedented degree—and workers' rights have been targeted. On June 4, Obama started fighting back.

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor

On June 4, President Bar

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