Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell

Devoted to the Red Sox, Cilantro, and a Desk Everyone Else Thinks Is Ugly

Jim McDonnell has been chief of the Long Beach Police Department since 2010; previously, he served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 29 years. Before participating in a panel on breaking the deadlock in the gun debate, he talked about his love for cilantro, his affinity for the king of the jungle, and the best place to eat in Long Beach in the Zócalo green room.

Grant Livingstone

The Guy Who Can Steer Your 950-Foot Container Ship to Shore

Dark wood, padded leather seats with brass nail heads, wrought iron, dim lighting: Everything about the interior of A Restaurant in Newport Beach says old school. The watering hole, formerly …

Wrong Occupation

What Happens When Dock Workers Don’t RSVP

When Occupy Wall Street protesters attempted to shut down West Coast ports earlier this month, they didn’t do much–except demonstrate their ignorance of how ports, and their community of workers, …