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Volunteers Needed For Tall Ships Festival August 20-24, 2014

Posted by S Ureña on August 6, 2014 at 9:25am 0 Comments

Hey, want two free tickets to Tall Ships LA? Consider volunteering for a 4 hour shift between Aug. 20-24, 2014. You'll also get a free t-shirt, parking, meet baby Duck and Big Mama Duck and two free tickets to the event. Click on apply and get on board for this event. Plenty of positions still available.

PS: if you have any experience in sailing,…


Online Event - Call for Hand-made Craft Vendors

Posted by Marlene Bauman on July 28, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

San Pedro Crafters, Bella Lili Bowtique, Handmade in Southbay and Marlene's Designs are looking for crafters of hand-made items to join us in an online auction on Facebook, with portions of the sales donated to the Save the Honey Bee Foundation.

Yesenia Antimo of Bella Lili Bowtique has put together the vendor sign up page on Facebook and will do her best to answer questions…


POLA Softball Star Nicolle Miranda Verbals To Eastern Michigan

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on July 26, 2014 at 12:30am 0 Comments

During a strenuous summer, Port Of Los Angeles High softball senior-to-be Nicolle Miranda continued to search for a college to play for and showcase her all-around skills both in the circle, and at the plate.…



Posted by Steven Dean Lauria on July 24, 2014 at 1:09pm 0 Comments

(LONG BEACH --- July 24) --- A class to teach you where you are and how to get to where you're going while boating is scheduled to be taught starting Friday (Aug. 15) at the historic Long Beach Fire Station No. 8 in Belmont Shore.

"This is a great course to backup your GPS (global positioning satellite) navigation with the tried and true plotting skills," said Bob Vatz, a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructor who's set to teach the eight-week class.

Classes will…


Los Angeles Summer of Learning comes to the Harbor Area

Posted by Susan von Seggern on July 21, 2014 at 2:50pm 0 Comments

Mayor Eric Garcetti, in partnership with Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy, JPMorgan Chase & Co., The California Endowment, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, have launched of the Los Angeles Summer of Learning program, a citywide initiative to keep…


San Pedro's Chase Wong Is A Well-Balanced Triple Threat

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on July 18, 2014 at 11:54pm 0 Comments

There is not too many young female student-athletes out there that can balance schoolwork with juggling two extra…


Boating Safety and Seamanship Class Set To Begin

Posted by Steven Dean Lauria on July 3, 2014 at 7:45pm 0 Comments

Everything you need to know about safe boating is scheduled to be taught in a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary class starting Thursday (July 10) at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Los Alamitos.

"Too many people take for granted many factors involved and overestimate their skill, often resulting in unplanned adventures of a terrifying nature," said USCG Aux. instructor Doug Conwell, who's scheduled to teach the course.

The Boating Safety and Seamanship classes…


Mary Star's Vitalich, POLA's Miranda & Short: Cal-Hi Sports All-State

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on July 1, 2014 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

Three of San Pedro's finest in prep softball were chosen to the 2014 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Softball team for all Small Schools on Monday.…


San Pedro Futbol Club AYSO Girls Soccer To Compete In National Games

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on June 30, 2014 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

It's not often where there is any kind of travel sports team that will feature student-athletes from San Pedro, Port Of Los Angeles and Mary Star Of the Sea High School all in one, much less compete in something that's…


San Pedro Prep Softball Coaching Legend Tony Dobra Retires

Posted by Jamaal Kellen Street on June 26, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

When Tony Dobra started his high school softball coaching career in 1981, not many expected what would follow, no one knew how long it would go, and many wouldn't even come close to predicting how successful that career would be.…


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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
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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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Stakeholder Marc Landine poses in front of the World’s Largest Rubber Duck at the new San Pedro Downtown Harbor in celebration of the Tall Ships Festival.


ACE seeking artists to design and paint selected power/utility boxes in downtown San Pedro.

Below is a press release regarding this interesting placemaking project for San Pedro.  Thank you for helping spread the word to the art community.  Here is a link to a copy of the pdf with the complete RFQ/RFP for the artists to submit.  If appropriate to your media, please post on your website and/or Facebook […]

GRANT OPPORTUNITY 2015-2016 Cultural Grant Program, with a specific focus on The categories of Dance, Music, Theater, Multi-disciplinary, and Outdoor Public-Space Festivals/Parades.  Download application and detailed information here.

Webinar Training for Small Businesses – Affordable Care Act 101

The Small Business Administration has scheduled Webinar trainings titled Affordable Care Act 101.  The webinars are intended for small business owners to learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces.  In addition, Spanish-speaking small employers can join representatives from Small Business Administration, Health and Human Services […]

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.

Los Angeles Summer of Learning comes to the West Side

Mayor Eric Garcetti, in partnership with Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy, JPMorgan Chase & Co., The California Endowment, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, have launched of the Los Angeles Summer of Learning program, a citywide initiative to keep youth engaged in learning this summer. 

Los Angeles youth age 3 - 24 can access 100 valuable learning opportunities online and in person at City parks and libraries, LAUSD schools,…

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Chivas USA swaps Mauro Rosales for Vancouver’s Nigel Reo-Coker

RELEASE: #ChivasUSA acquire English midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker — Chivas USA (@cdchivasusa) August 22, 2014 So, it’s one under-performing highly-paid veteran for another then (the above video was produced by a B.C. newspaper when Nigel Reo-Coker originally joined the … Continue reading

Watch: David Beckham, Dan Kennedy and other soccer notables in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Where’s your video Mr. Zardes? BTW: It’s more important to donate than take the challenge. Please do so here.

Watch: Landon Donovan hits winner as LA Galaxy come back from 3-1 deficit to beat the Rapids in Denver

FT: What a comeback from the #LAGalaxy! #COLvLA — LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) August 21, 2014 Landon Donovan is going out in a blaze of glory, much-derided Alan Gordon scores and a Bruce Arena half time verbal blast gets … Continue reading

Do you want FREE online Access in Leimert Park? Do YOU CARE?

Do you desire FREE online service access in the Crenshaw Community? 

Do you care if it exists or not? Either way THE CITY wants your input, so:

Log on to and fill out the anonymous  …

Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor announces Historic 33mile walk from Altadena to Long Beach on August 20th, 2014 (Video)

"Look what it's come to," says Bing Bing. "I have to walk 33 miles to get people's attention." Local artist Bing Bing has officially announced that he will be walking 33 miles from the mountains in Altadena, Ca to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Ca for #empowerment. The kid wants people to recognize the power that you have within yourself as an individual and to use that power for the betterment of…

Garage Sale in Leimert Park...8/23

Hey Folks...

Just spreading the word for a friend.  See below.

Hope you can make it out!


Helping Engaged Couples Fight Divorce Rates, Dr. Angela Chester Explores The Universal, And Denominational Patterns That Govern Our Lives

Before You Tie the Sacred Knot by Dr. Angela B. Chester guides readers in premarital education from a do-it-yourself approach; second book in series is geared towards Christian couples.


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Community Presentations, Workshops, Surveys & Links

Upcoming Community Workshop Dates....Mark it on your calendar and join us! 

The meeting scheduled for Aug. 2nd was postponed and is now scheduled for Sat. Sept. 6th @ 9:30am and will be a part of the #ECWANDC Sept. agenda. 

The following is the revised and updated community…

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