Monday, July 13, 2020

Random Highlights

Sneek Preview of Ainadmar

By John Farrell Ainadamar is an unusual, indeed an almost unique work: a modern opera (written in this century) which has already received critical acclaim and...

Congressman Kucinich Announces Retirement

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced May 16 that he is not running for Congress in Washington state, where activists had...

No Solicitation Registry Moves Forward

By Kevin Walker, Editorial Intern The Long Beach City Council, voted 8–0, Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal absent, to refer a proposals to revise a city code...

Brewing Up the Competition

By Michael Koger, RLn’s Brew Columnist Walk to the back of San Pedro Brewing Company, and you’ll find a trophy case called the Hall of...

Dana Middle School Marching Band Receives Acclaim

By Kevin Walker, Editorial Intern Dana middle school in San Pedro has garnered attention recently for its marching band, which played last month at the...

Murdering Old Folks with Arsenic and Old Lace

By John Farrell If you only know Arsenic and Old Lace from the classic film version starring Cary Grant, you owe it to yourself to see it on...

Captain Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd Arrested In, Germany for Extradition to Costa Rica

German authorities arrested the Founder and President of the U.S. based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Captain Paul Watson, May 12 for extradition to Costa...

Gov. Brown Release Revised Budget, Deficit Nearly Doubles Size Forecasted in January

Governor Jerry Brown released his May revised budget today reflecting a larger than expected budget shortfall of $15.7 billion from $9.2 billion in January...

D.A. Candidate Jackie Lacey Speaks on Being The Adult in the Room

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor A candidate like Deputy District Attorney Jackie Lacey with credentials that include more than 25 years of experience in the...

Bobby Grace for D.A.–Running on Transparency and Progressive Ideals

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Deputy District Attorney, Robert “Bobby” Grace, is a quiet-spoken man with loud ideas about how justice should work. Originally from...

Elections

Ro Khanna and Barbara Lee Could Defy “the Madness of Militarism” as Co-Chairs of the Democratic Convention’s Biggest Delegation

“For the past two weeks,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported, “Sanders supporters have argued that his March 3 primary win in California meant a progressive like Khanna -- an early endorser of the Vermont senator and a national co-chair of his presidential campaign -- should be the face of the state’s delegation.”

Vote-By-Mail Ballot Approved 

Vote by mail approved to all LA County eligible voters.

The Sun Rises on Climate Change Reform, New Candidate

The fight between climate change activists and refineries continues to be a prevalent topic as communities push to have refineries moved away from neighborhoods and homes.

As a Corporate Tool, Buttigieg Is Now a Hammer to Bash Sanders

By Norman Solomon Soon after his distant third-place finish in the Nevada caucuses, Pete Buttigieg sent out a mass email saying that “Senator Sanders believes...

Health

From Memorial Day to Fourth of July Weekends 2020:The COVID-19 Case Rate Increase in California

But there was a blind spot in the state’s aggressive measures. While some essential workers, such as physicians and nurses, were provided with N-95 masks and personal protective equipment (PPE), other essential workers were overlooked:

San Pedro Opens A Bridge Home

San Pedro Bridge Home opens.

Hospitalizations, Deaths and New Cases Continue to Increase

The daily positivity rate (a composite of a 7-day rolling average) is 10.4%, a rate that Los Angeles County hasn’t seen since late-April

LA County Announces New Cases of COVID-19

Friday marked the highest report of new cases to date with 3,187 new cases of COVID-19.