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SPHS Football Is Still Unbeaten After Road Win At Fairfax

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on October 3, 2014 at 2:00am 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES - The San Pedro High football team knew full well coming in to Fairfax High School that the Lions were going to be ready for them.

For starters, the…


Curmudgeon Corner - Getting Squeezed

Posted by Larry Momo on October 3, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Curmudgeon Corner

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 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…


SP's Paige Peterson Comes From Long Line Of Great Hitters

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 30, 2014 at 12:48am 0 Comments

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.…


SPHS Football Uses Strong Second Half To Remain Unbeaten

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 27, 2014 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

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.…


Angela Pisano's 10 Aces Powers MSHS Girls Volleyball Past POLA

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 24, 2014 at 1:13am 0 Comments

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...…


SPHS Football Posts Solid Road Victory At Culver City

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 20, 2014 at 1:30am 0 Comments

CULVER CITY - The San Pedro High football team hadn't played a game in two weeks due to last week's bye, and normally that would spell trouble.…


Obituary for Michael A. Simms

Posted by Betsy McBride-Simms on September 15, 2014 at 6:25pm 0 Comments

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…


No Miracle Needed: SPHS Girls Volleyball Sweeps Banning

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 16, 2014 at 2:52am 0 Comments

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,…


Vinny Lauro Is Mary Star's Latest Football Two-Way Playmaker

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 14, 2014 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Whenever the Mary Star High football team needs a big play to happen, they normally get it from one guy in particular wearing a certain number of 22.

In past years,…


SPHS Football O-Line Plays With Heavy Hearts & Strong Start

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on September 14, 2014 at 12:24am 0 Comments

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. …


Daily Breeze

Police seek San Pedro suspects caught on video in liquor burglary, theft incidents

A young man used his skateboard to smash his way into a locked Fresh & Easy market in San Pedro and took inexpensive beer and wine. In other crimes, two men were caught on video stealing beer from two separate San Pedro stores. Video: Surveillance footage of crimes.

Volunteers rally around science center in San Pedro

When school starts Monday in the city of Los Angeles, the clock starts ticking for San Pedro's long beleaguered science center.

Money no help in killing of 60-year-old mentally disabled woman

After a 60-year-old mentally disabled woman was stabbed to death walking home from church on a Christmas Eve, police spent weeks combing the downtown San Pedro area where she lived and died. | Database: Rewards offered for information leading to conviction

Mixed reviews for San Pedro's 125th birthday bash

San Pedro's 125th brithday bash last weekend was freely hyped by the likes of local television and radio stations on top of the usual local media outlets.

Signups now for new half marathon added to San Pedro's Conquer the Bridge event

If you thought "conquering the bridge" on foot was tough last year, you can take an even bigger challenge this Labor Day on Sept. 2. Added to the regular 5.3-mile Conquer the Bridge run and walk will be a new half-marathon.


All politics are local in Echo Park - Neighborhood Council elections Sat. April 12

Take charge of your community and vote from 10:00am - 4:00pm Tomorrow
  • Edendale Branch Library, 2011 Sunset…

Echo Park: Do you have a story for KPCC's new First Person series?

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.…

Bing Bing leads 7 people 21 miles through South Central LA to End Gang Violence on his 24th Birthday (Footage Included)

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…



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Free Holiday Light Exchange, Nov. 13 & 14.


Mayor’s Volunteer Corps Kick Off- Saturday Oct 25

Prop P Outreach on Social Media Proposition P, the Safe Neighborhood Parks measure, is on the November ballot. It would continue current funding for parks and recreation facilities through a $23 annual parcel tax. About $54 million a year would be available to the cities and county of Los Angeles. In order to provide more […]

Eat at Pitfire Pizza on Westwood Blvd Thursday 10/23 Good Food for a Good Cause

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…

The Book Truck at Children's Book World - Bring or Buy Books for Underserved Teens

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.…

Watch Willy Wonka Under the Stars Tonight at Palms Park

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.


Call (323) 200-9052 to learn more or click here to send an email.

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San Pedro's First Annual Art in the Park at Pepper Tree Park

November 8, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
 A festival celebrating the arts and fine (hand) crafted gifts.Join Seaside Studios*, San Pedro Crafters and Handmade in South Bay for Fine Art, Handcrafted gifts, demonstrations, fun and various festivities. Where Beacon St, 6th St and Harbor Bl meet in downtown San Pedro.Tour the historic Fire Station #36 next door.*SeaSide Studios is located at 525 No. Harbor Blvd. #3 (Second Floor) San Pedro, Ca 90731 *located across from the dancing fountains and cruise shipsNote: Artists and Hand Made…See More
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Live Band Karaoke

Come sing with the band. Live Band Karaoke is in the house every Thursday night at Godmothers Saloon.

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Live Band Karaoke at Godmothers Saloon

October 23, 2014 at 8pm to October 24, 2014 at 1am
Come sing with the band. Live Band Karaoke is in the house every Thursday night at Godmothers Saloon.See More
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Coffee Talk @ The Corner Store at San Pedro

October 25, 2014 from 3pm to 4pm
It takes a village to win an election!  San Pedro is the spearhead of ALL the communities in the 70th AD.You are cordially invited to stop by for conversation and coffee with John Goya. Meet the only candidate running who is educated as a Chemical Engineer and understands the dynamics surrounding community concerns for Port business & the safety of the Rancho LLC project in San Pedro.   John has attended commission meetings on behalf of San Pedro residents and is acknowledged as an expert. …See More
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100 Percent Soccer

Weekend Soccer Preview: El Clasico Barcelona-Real Madrid, MLS LA Galaxy-Seattle SoundersFC and EPL

The biggest problem soccer fans will have this weekend is figuring out what to watch — and what to miss. Make way for real superheroes #beINClasico — beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTSUSA) October 24, 2014 The biggest game on the planet gets … Continue reading

LA Galaxy plan $15 million StubHub Center upgrade, slash season ticket prices ahead of regular season finale Saturday against Seattle

MLS final weekend: it's Seattle @SoundersFC v LA @LAGalaxy again for the Supporters Shield title via @RWhittall — Guardian US sports (@GdnUSsports) October 24, 2014 Here’s the Sounders-Galaxy game Saturday by the numbers and here’s 15 million reasons to … Continue reading

La Brea Corridor Community Workshop Wed.,Oct. 15, 6-8pm @ Baldwin Hills Public Library

This Wednesday, October 15th is the last community workshop for the La Brea Corridor Planning Study 

6 - 8pm at the Baldwin Hills Public Library

Come and actively participate in visualizing a pedestrian and bike friendly S. La Brea Corridor.

What are we…

Got Junk? Donate it to upcoming fundraiser for Mayme Clayton Library and Museum

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum of African American Culture will be collecting donations to its Goodwill Donation Drive Fundraiser.

Come and drop off gently used apparel, household items, books, DVDs, electronics (working or not) at the Goodwill Collection Truck parked in the parking lot of the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum from 9 AM to 1 PM.  

Mayme Clayton Library…

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Rodeo Road at Crenshaw Boulevard set to close for two weeks beginning Friday, Oct. 3

Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning Friday, Oct. 3, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for…

Preparing for our presentation this evening with the Victoria – Sanchez – Sycamore Block Club. Meeting starts at 6:30pm we are scheduled to present at 7:20pm. The meeting is located at the Village Gr…

Preparing for our presentation this evening with the Victoria – Sanchez – Sycamore Block Club. Meeting starts at 6:30pm we are scheduled to present at 7:20pm.

The meeting is located at the Village Green Clubhouse (5300 Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles CA 90016)…stop by, say “Hi”, and get the latest information on the project status.

If you can not make it down tonight...We are also scheduled to present tomorrow 9/17, we would love to see you there.

Wednesday, September 17…

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