For starters, the…Continue
My Rooney Thoughts for October 3rd, 2014
(Well, I’m back. Took some time off to complete a book of short stories and published it on Amazon. In case you would like to read it, the title is Shadows In Our Lives: A Collection of Short Stories. It is available at Amazon.com and I used my pen name Thomas William Irons. Buy it today, while it’s still on sale.)
I don’t know about all you good folks but as a…Continue
The San Pedro High girls volleyball program has had a great list of outside hitters that have came to the school, and their most recent product, senior Paige Peterson, has been a mainstay for four years.…Continue
When you carry an unbeaten record to this point of a high school football season, you are going to get the best shot out of the next team on your schedule just looking to pin that first loss on your record.…Continue
The Mary Star High girls volleyball team battled fiercely in a pair of losses to St. Anthony of Long Beach and Calvary Chapel of Downey, so they were more than determined to show what they were made of...…Continue
Michael A Simms, 77, a long-time resident of San Pedro, peacefully passed away at his home in Grays River, WA, August 8th, while surrounded by family and friends.
Born March 29, 1937 in Los Angeles to Lee and Margaret Lawrence-Simms, Michael grew up on the lots of MGM and Columbia Studios where he performed bit parts with Spencer Tracy in the Academy-Award winning movie "Edison, the Man". He also appeared in the popular "Blondie" series with his brother, child actor Larry…Continue
Nearly a year ago, the San Pedro High girls volleyball team came up on a desperate, yet remarkable comeback from a 14-8 deficit in a winner-take-all fifth set against Harbor Area neighbor Banning of Wilmington to win an incredible match so memorable,…Continue
In past years,…Continue
Whenever the San Pedro High football team scores a lot of points and gains a lot of yards on offense, it's easy to point out the play of the quarterback, the agility of the running back, and the skills of the wide receivers. …Continue
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 Sunset…
What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.
Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community.…
On January 19th, 2014, Martin Luther King smiled upon the step that 8 individuals took in attempt to fulfill his dream. Pasadena artist Bing Bing led 7 people on a 21-mile trek through some of the nation's…
See the full beauty of Gilbert and Sullivan's most famous work. A band of hapless pirates, a tropical island, sumptuous costumes and beautiful voices makes this show a real crowd pleaser. Thursday-Sa…1 Comment 1 Promotion
Saturday, November 1 marks the sold-out world premiere of "Adventures in Candyland", a sugary saga written, performed and produced by a group of students from Overland Avenue Elementary School.
The delicious drama features friends on a journey, goblins up to no good, and royalty in peril.
Join us for a Night of Great Food, Friends, Family and Fundraising
Who: Everyone is welcome.
What: Support the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES is an LAUSD public middle and high school) while you and your family enjoy delicious artisan pizzas, fresh chopped salads made with locally grown ingredients, fantastic pasta and paninis!
When: 5:00 – 9:00 pm, Thursday, October 23. Arrive anytime…
Children's Book World Rancho Park's Children's Book World and The Book Truck are holding a teen book drive to reach readers all across Los Angeles. Stop by tomorrow to donate new or gently used books to this great cause.…
Join your friends and neighbors for a night time screening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
When: dusk, Wednesday, August 6
Where: Palms Park, 2950 Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90064
No charge for attending. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Popcorn and candy can be purchased.