Saturday, August 8, 2020

Random Highlights

Iowa Fever

Have You Caught it Yet? By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Update: This story gives attribution to Robert Kent, the president of Pacific Battleship, the line about the...

Harbor Interfaith Services Set to Move into New Home

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Tahia Hayslet, executive director and CEO of Harbor Interfaith Services spoke excitedly about the features of the newly built facility...

Harbor Currents-Announcements for May 31, 2012

June 2 Youth Employment Preparation Fair Register online for the Youth Employment Preparation Fair San Pedro, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2, at the...

POLA Director Receives Conservation Award

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Geraldine Knatz has been named the 2012 recipient of the Blue Frontier Campaign’s Peter Benchley Ocean Award for ...

Remembering the First Amendment: This far and no farther

By James Preston Allen, Publisher It came to me the other day, as I was standing in the middle of a public street at a...

ALEC Normalizes Corruption In Statehouses Across the Land

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor “It is a worrisome marriage of corporations and politicians, which seems to normalize a kind of corruption of the legislative process”...

In Theatre’s Now: Men in Black III

By Danny Simon At the end of the first scene of the original Men in Black, agents D and K, played by Tommy Lee Jones...

Twelfth Night: That Old Bard Still Funny

By John Farrell Perhaps it's not quite seasonal, but Shakespeare's delightful comedy Twelfth Night is really good at any time of the year. The Bard wrote...

Summer Magic Begins with Music

By B. Noel Barr, Music Writer Dude Every summer we all like to get out away from our hot, and sometimes, stuffy houses to do...

Driver Ed and His Demon: Driver Ed turned up the music

By Matt Sharar “After dinner tonight, I’ma put it on you” boomed the R&B singer from the trailer’s sound system, which Ed had upgraded no...

Elections

COVID-19 Crisis Points To The Need For Everyone In L.A. County To Complete The Census

L.A. County’s census response rate is 58.6 percent as of July 23. This is significantly behind California’s overall 63.6 percent response rate, and far behind L.A. County’s goal of 100 percent participation.

Harris, Bennet Urge Facebook to Strengthen Efforts to Protect Civil Rights, Combat Voter Suppression

The audit also urged the company to devote more resources to address hate against vulnerable populations on its platforms, root out white separatism and white nationalism in all its forms.

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.

Health

Los Angeles County Will Not Consider School Re-opening Waivers, Per State Guidance

Los Angeles County’s case rate currently is 355 per 100,000 and the county will not be considering waiver applications, at this point in time.

COVID Update: $15 Million Allocated to Childcare for Essential Workers and Low-Income Families

Public Health has announced, July 29, that the Board of Supervisors allocated $15 million in CARES Act funding for childcare vouchers to serve essential workers and low-income families in the county.

From Medical News Today Newsletter, Coronavirus Myths Explored

Addressing COVID-19 myths and conspiracy theories.

Contact Tracing Alert: Scam

People might call you claiming to be a contact tracer. You need to be vigilant and prepared to know the difference between...