• Another Green Glitch

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor A controversial pollution control system is drawing renewed fire following a closed-door demonstration in early April, as news leaked out about its complete lack of a greenhouse gas component—a key purpose of the overall “Green Omni

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  • Announcements 5-16-19

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    STEM Funshop

    The STEM Funshop is an educational event for students of all ages designed to stimulate the brain with activities centered around Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 Cost: Free <

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  • Attorney General Accuses Carson of Violating its Own Laws

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Carson is seeking to cut corners in its permitting process for a facility that handles hazardous chemicals and the California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is voicing his objection. The city wants to permit the operation of Inland Star Distribution Center, which ships

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  • A Constitutional Crisis Defined

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    Yes, collusion! Yes, obstruction of justice! So many crimes, you’ll say, ‘Stop! Stop!’

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor “No person in this country is so high that he is above the law.”   —

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  • Turning the Page

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    Page Against the Machine on Retro Row, an independent bookstore of power, strength and defiance

    By Melina Paris, Arts and Culture Reporter Just like its community, Long Beach’s booksellers are interesting and unique and surprisingly plent

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  • One Dock Worker Killed, Another Injured in Container Terminal Accident

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO — An industrial accident tragically took the life of an International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) worker and seriously injured a second worker, May 15, at a Port of Los Angeles container terminal. The inciden

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  • Stray Bullet Injures Bystander near Pedro Strip Mall

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo and news brief by Carissa Diaz, Editorial Intern SAN PEDRO — A stray bullet grazed a man’s face at about 7:35 a.m. May 10 on the 400 block of 14th Street, officials from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Harbor Division said. The man, who has not been identi

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  • Venezuelan opposition leaders Juan Guaidó (left) and Leopoldo Lopez (right).

    Failed ‘Coup’ a Fake Corporate News Story

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    By Dave Lindorff, FAIR.org

    After days

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  • Sheriff Defends Controversial Personnel Actions

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter For much of the nearly six months since Alex Villanueva was elected sheriff of Los Angeles County, he’s been embroiled in controversy, primarily regarding several personnel actions. On Tuesday, April 23, he fought back against the criti

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  • Tenants Go on Rent Strike After Eviction

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Hunter Chase, Editorial Intern Not waiting for the Long Beach City Council to pass legislation that would force landlords to pay relocation fees to tenants evicted without just cause, one company gave its tenants a Faustian choice: Move out before April 19, less tha

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