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Brown Issues Statement on Prop. 8 Ruling

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown issued a statement, June 26, following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8. The Supreme Court ruled that the 2010 federal district court’s decision that Prop. 8 is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced. “After years of struggle, the U.

Obama’s Climate Change Plan Aligns with Brown

WASHTINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama asserted his power to cut carbon pollution during a speech, June 25, at Georgetown University, pledging to bypass Congress if necessary. Obama outlined measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions and promote renewable energy use, as well as enco


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LB Man Charged with Sex Trafficking

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Steel Magnolias at Little Fish Theatre

By John Farrell, Curtain Call Writer

Steel Magnolias, which is now 25 years old, hasn't aged all that much.

Robert Hardin's story of the delightful relationships of six Southern women who meet at a beauty shop in a small Louisiana town was a

Figueroa on Figueroa

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New BREATHE LA Board Chariman

LOS ANGELES – On June 18, BREATHE LA welcomed its new board chairman, Dr. Jud Schoendorf.

BREATHE LA is non-profit public benefit organization dedicated to the future of clean air and healthy lungs in Los Angeles County.

A Long Beach resident, Schoendorf will serve th

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

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