• AQMD Designates Carson as “Environmental Justice” Community

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter Carson, Wilmington and West Long Beach have been designated as a single “environmental justice” community by the South Coast Air Quality Management District Board as part of “Year 1 Implementation” of recent amendments to Californ

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    Board of Supervisors Approve Use of Technology to Clear Marijuana Convictions

    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES — On March 19, a motion requiring the use of innovative technology to accelerate the resentencing of minor cannabis convictions in the county was unanimously approved by the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors. According to the Office of Cannabis Man

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  • San Pedro Hosts Tall Ships Conference

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Mark Friedman, RLn Contributor Nearly 200 members of Tall Ships Association, crew members, administrators, maritime personnel and educators attended a three-day conference in San Pedro, sponsored by the national organization. Locally, the LA Maritime Institute with it

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  • Teenager Killed in Cambodia Town

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH — On Feb. 28, a 17-year-old boy was killed after a shooting took place in the Cambodia Town neighborhood of Long Beach. Long Beach Police Department official said that the shooting took place at about 5:15 p.m. at garage near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. and 11th Street, wh

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  • Hahn Becomes Chair of the County Board of Supervisors

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LOS ANGELES — On Dec. 4, Supervisor Janice Hahn assumed the role of chairwoman for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. This rotating role will allow the Supervisor to set the agenda for 2019. Supervisor Hahn takes over the role previously held by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.

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  • A Bridge Home Information Fair

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO — Please attend to learn more about the proposals for a Bridge Home at 515 S. Beacon Street. Each service department and provider will have a booth to answer your questions and concerns. Light refreshments will be served. Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 27

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  • Hahn Strives to Make LA County Largest Good Food Purchaser in US

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Supervisor Janice Hahn wants to make Los Angeles County the largest county in the nation to adopt the Good Food Purchasing Policy. This would lend the County’s enormous purchasing power to support a local, sustainable, healthy, and humane food system. The Board of Supe

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  • Certificate of Insufficiency of Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce Recall Petition

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    Update on the Insufficient Recall Count for Jeannine Pearce

    After a thorough verification process, the misleading recall effort against Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce has failed to gather enough signatures to force a costly and unnecessary recall election for the second distr

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  • Three-and-a-Half Percent

    A look behind the shockingly low estimate of how few local residents are employed in port, port-related jobs

    By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor According to Raimi + Associates’ analysis of US Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2014, only 3.5 percent of the residents of a Port of

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  • Dignity Health-St. Mary Medical Center Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LONG BEACH – April 9, 2018 – St. Mary Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Valla, BSN, RN, NEA-BC as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective April 9. Valla wi

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