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…
26th Annual Aids Posada is December 6, 2013 @ 6:30pm. Community candlelight procession starting at the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic (3324 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A., Calif. 90026)& walking east on Sunset to the Echo Park Methodist Church, headed by mariachis, community members, business owners, & residents sharing their personal…
On Saturday, February 22, the San Pedro and Port Of Los Angeles High softball teams got together like they have done for the past three years to be special guests for the San Pedro High Girls Softball Association's Opening Day ceremony for the 2014 season.
They took a dual team picture together, and separate team photos. It was one big happy family.
Come Thursday, April 24 however, they will be on opposite ends of a crosstown spectrum that is sure to be entertaining to watch, but don't make the mistake of calling this battle a classic case of 'big sister vs. little…Continue
The 2014 Pirates are well ahead of last year's pace, since they're now on an incredible roll by earning their 13th consecutive victory with a 9-4 victory over host Narbonne of Harbor City in the Marine League opener for both teams.
Down 1-0 after one inning, San Pedro (13-2 overall, 1-0) would take control with seven-run barrage in the top of the second inning, which was the one inning the Pirates needed on this day to be victorious. It all got started by…Continue
Coastal navigation will be taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary starting Tuesday (April 22) at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Los Alamitos.
"Most people depend blindly on GPS," said USCG Aux. instructor Doug Conwell, who's scheduled to teach the course, "and, if you haven't kept your position on a paper chart, you're lost (if the GPS stops working)."
Classes will be held every Tuesday for nine weeks from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. The church is located at 11600 Los Alamitos Blvd.
The course is free, but the book and training chart cost $45. Also, students must have parallel rules and dividers, which can be bought at a retail store or from the U.S. Coast Guard Aux. for $12 each.
USCG Aux. 11SR, Flotilla 5-12, Long Beach, is putting on the class. For further information, call Conwell at (562) 304-3497, cell phone; or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Except this was real life.
San Pedro High softball senior catcher Armida Roman came up to bat in the top of the fourth inning with one out against host South Torrance just looking to keep the inning going, but with the count 3 balls and one strike, she didn't want to draw a walk like she did her previous time up. So Roman just came up swinging.
And the rest... along with her next two plate appearances, would…Continue
Now I've had animals roam my backyard wall for many years but today's entry was a real surprise. We've seen possums, skunks, raccoons and more out there but yesterday a beautiful teal headed mallard flew in.
We watched him walk up and down the wall for quite a while from inside the house. After a couple of hours we went about our chores and the wife even went out back to water the plants.
Out new duck just sat undisturbed and continued his quacking. He didn't seem to be bothered by our presence at all.
I finally took out some bread and set it on the wall but he was pretty fat and didn't seem all that hungry. I continued to watch him for some time but he just stared out down our backyard slope. He ate a couple of pieces and continued to sit.
Well, I guess enough…Continue
Two years ago in the first career high school softball start for Mary Star High softball wunderkind Marina Vitalich, Downey Calvary Chapel rocked her for 14 runs (8 unearned) in a game that was called due to darkness, leaving the game tied at 14-14 on March 2, 2012.
From that game on to the present stage, look where Vitalich has came back from now?
Facing the one team that provided Vitalich her worst outing of her legendary career at Mary Star, she would make no mistakes in providing arguably her greatest outing of all time by tossing a rarity not only for the Stars, but for all…Continue
Guiding the Pirates to their ninth consecutive Marine League championship, Fuentes would be recognized by a panel of all six Marine League coaches as the consensus 2014 Marine League Player Of The Year.
San Pedro (10-10-1 overall) would take a youthful team under the wing of first-year head coach Elisa De La Pena-Nagle and somehow fight off a tough pre-league schedule along with their own Pirate Cup Tournament to begin their 2013-2014 campaign, and somehow claim…Continue
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is set to teach Sailing Skills and Seamanship at the Long Beach police station starting April 18.
"Students should take the course to be able to safely operate a sailboat," aid Bob Vatz, who's scheduled to teach the eight-week course with Tony Ashlin. Vatz and Ashlin are USCG Aux instructors with the Long Beach Flotilla, 5-12.
The classes are designed for new and intermediate sailors, 12-years old and up.
"A number of things can happen on the water," said Ashlin, "and it's always good to be prepared."
The curriculum will include how a boat sails, sailboat types, basic sailboat maneuvering, rigging and boat handling, safety equipment, trailering, aids to navigation, radio, weather, auxiliary engine, and marlinespike seamanship.
The cost is $45 for books. Friday classes run from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. The police station is at 5375 E. 2nd St. (at Claremont).
Port Of Los Angeles High girls soccer had another magnificent year in 2013-2014, reaching the CIF-Los Angeles City Section Division III semifinals once again, but LACES ended their quest to become champion for the fourth year in a row, ending the Polar Bears' season at a solid 16-4-4 overall.
Despite that, POLA and junior midfielder Isabela Van Antwerp still made it a season to remember.
Van Antwerp, being anointed co-captain alongside fellow junior midfielder Tiffany Torres, broke out with career-highs in 26 goals and 14 assists, both of which led all San…Continue
The 2013-2014 season is officially over for prep boys soccer in San Pedro, and all three teams gave it their best shot with San Pedro and Mary Star High both making the playoffs, and Port Of Los Angeles narrowly missing the CIF-Los Angeles City Section Division III playoffs.
The West of Westwood Home Owner's Association will hold its monthly board meeting tonight at 7p.m. in meeting room A behind food court in Westside Pavilion. Come learn about the issues facing our community and how you can help to improve the quality of life in West LA.
If you can't attend the meeting, join WOWHOA and support the outstanding advocates working to make our community the best it can be!
Hey Rancho Park, we're an all natural candy boutique that just opened a pop-up shop at the Westside Pavilion inside of the wonderful Jaxx Children's Boutique. None of the candy has corn syrup or artificial colors, and there's lots of options for gluten-free, vegan, kosher, and allergen-free folks. Come sample over 25 different pick-n-mix options, and over a 100 different kinds of caramels, chocolate, lollipops, licorice, taffy, and more! …
The Mayor will be in Mar Vista tonight to discuss his "Back to Basics" agenda. Here are the details and a form to RSVP. If anyone goes, please post an update here.
Mar Vista Recreation Center
11430 Woodbine St…