December 2011 Blog Posts (23)

Home Buying Lingo You Should Know

Everyone selling a home wants their home to sell, and they are out to make their home sound as wonderful as possible, even though, by law, they must also iterate its flaws.…

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Added by Lee Dworshak on December 30, 2011 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Oh Christmas tree - what do we do with you now?

The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has expanded CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place it inside the green waste bin, simply place the tree next to your green waste bin on collection day.…

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Added by San Pedro News Pilot on December 30, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Most popular San Pedro News Pilot VIDEOS of 2011

We have had an exciting 2011 at San Pedro News Pilot. Starting with the launch of the website in April, the rest of the year proved to be eventful. The San Pedro High football team had a great season, the visit of the USS Abraham Lincoln brought in tens of thousands of visitors and the Paseo Del Mar landslide was international news.

 

Here are the top TEN viewed videos we produced during the year. Enjoy!

 

 

#10  Janice Hahn wins…

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Added by Branimir Kvartuc on December 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Christmas Message

December 25, 2011

Christmas Day

 

Today we celebrate one of the great mysteries of our faith, the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Word of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, True God from True God, became flesh, humbling himself to take upon our human nature. The world celebrates this day. Even those without faith decorate their houses with lights, place a tree in their house and buy each other gifts.…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on December 22, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Pastor's Message: December 18, 2011

December 18, 2011

 

Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Rom 16:25-27; Lk 1:26-38

 

There is a story about a rich man who gave a…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on December 22, 2011 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Our Right to Protest

Wikipedia defines the act of protesting as:

"an expression of objection, by words or by actions, to particular events, policies or situations. Protests can take many different forms, from individual statements to mass demonstrations. Protesters may organize a protest as a way of publicly making their opinions heard in an attempt to influence public opinion or government policy, or they may undertake direct action in an attempt to directly enact desired changes themselves.…
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Added by Lee Dworshak on December 22, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Justice For All?

At the recent community dinner held by the Occupy San Pedro group a number of people got up to speak.  There were two main themes that came out of the speakers.  We are fighting for JUSTICE and we are concerned about our community, San Pedro.  There were three who stood out in my mind. 

 

One speaker was Sherry whose home is threatened, she said she usually sits back but is tired of seeing the banks win and knows that SHE has to DO something to help get justice.  Her story is…

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Added by Roxanne Arian on December 19, 2011 at 12:33pm — 21 Comments

Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council Seeks Candidates to fill 2 Vacant Board Seats

The Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council is looking for community members to fill two vacant at-large board seats.  Candidates must submit a Candidate Application Form to be considered for these positions.  The deadline to submit an application is December 27, 2011 and the Board will select the two new members at its January 10, 2012 Board and Stakeholder Meeting.  Submit application to Central SPNC, 1840 S. Gaffey Street, Box 212, San Pedro, CA 90731 or by email to the Administrative…

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Added by Pat Carroll on December 18, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments

CSU Dominguez Hills receives $25,000 from Providence Little Company of Mary

Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation has given an early holiday gift to the California State University, Dominguez Hills School of Nursing. Last week, University President Mildred García accepted a check for $25,000 from the health care provider.

In recognition of the gift and Providence Little Company of…

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Added by CSUDominguezHills/Amy on December 15, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

CSU Dominguez Hills Among California’s Safest Campuses

California State University, Dominguez Hills is among the Top 20 safest public colleges and universities in California as ranked by StateUniversity.com, an online hub for information on state institutions of higher learning nationwide.

StateUniversity.com analyzed crime statistics from 450 colleges and universities throughout the country and assigned each a safety rating based on occurrences of crime on campus,…

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Added by CSUDominguezHills/Amy on December 14, 2011 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Shell Establishes Scholarship at CSU Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills President Mildred García has announced the creation of the Shell Oil Scholarship thanks to a recent donation from Shell Pipeline Company LP.

The Shell Oil Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student from Carson or other South Bay cities who is in good academic standing and is majoring in one of the university’s STEM (science,…

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Added by CSUDominguezHills/Amy on December 13, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments

TONIGHT: CSUDH Music Student Makes Conducting Debut

George Osorio will conduct "Holiday Inspirations," Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the University Theatre; with Dr. Sylvia Mann, concert musical director

While carrying 23 units, music student George Osorio is conducting himself quite well. And now he’ll get a chance to conduct…

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Added by CSUDominguezHills/Amy on December 13, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

LA CITY Council 15 District endorsement: Mavar supports experienced "local boy make good"

A new representative for the Los Angeles City Council 15th District will be elected on January 17, 2012. As constituents, we will expect our new Councilperson to be assessable, listen to our concerns, and take action to resolve issues. Most importantly, he’ll need to “hit the ground running”. In my opinion, Joe Buscaino is the best candidate for the job.

Joe Buscaino is committed with his heart and soul and has the vision and focus to work on the important issues facing our district.…

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Added by John M. Mavar on December 13, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

Pastor's Message: December 11, 2011

December 11, 2011

Third Sunday of Advent: Is 61:1-2a, 10- 11; 1 Thes 5:16-24; Jn 1:6-8, 19-28

 

 

As a priest for over twenty-one years I have had the privilege of being a part of many different families, sharing in their joys and sorrows. Priests are called more often for the sorrows, but on occasions we are also some of the first to share in the joyful news. That was the case a couple of years ago…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on December 9, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

San Pedro's Holiday Toy Drive

With the holiday season approaching, San Pedro is coming together to ensure a supply of toys when Santa comes to town

The San Pedro Convention & Visitors Bureau, Kiwanis Club of San Pedro, and Downtown Merchants have launched their annual toy drive. Toys will be distributed throughout the Harbor area communities until Christmas.

“Because of the economic challenges we face, the need for toys is greater than ever. Our community has come together for…

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Added by Scott Gray on December 8, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

San Pedro Visitor Information

Be sure to visit the new San Pedro Convention & Visitors Bureau web site with information for visitors, meeting planners, and others.Visit San Pedro. And tell your friends, especially those who might be coming from out of town or taking cruises from the Port of Los Angeles.

Added by Scott Gray on December 7, 2011 at 11:12pm — No Comments

San Pedro Fire on December 6, 2011

Los Angeles City Firefighters put out a fire at a Single family home on 2nd St. and Hanford in San Pedro, Ca. According to Chief Chris Logan, one person and three pets were in the home when the call came in at 9:19pm on Dec. 6, 2011. The fire was extinguished in thirty-four minutes and nobody was injured.

Video by Branimir Kvartuc / SanPedroNewsPilot.com…

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Added by Branimir Kvartuc on December 7, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

San Pedro's Version of Occupy L.A.

San Pedro has it's own little piece of the Occupy movement,  the group Occupy San Pedro.  They have already held three demonstrations at local banks.  First, Wells Fargo, followed by Bank of America on Pacific Ave. and finally, Chase.  There's no doubt that San Pedro residents are being hit hard by the financial crisis.  The number of foreclosures is a clear indication of that.  Since it is a San Pedro group, made up of locals, there is an interest in helping those who are struggling in our…

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Added by Roxanne Arian on December 6, 2011 at 11:55pm — 11 Comments

Have you voted? San Pedro pride is at stake! Kenny Potter leads for player fo the year

The LA Times is asking for your opinion on who should be player of the year. Of course we know the answer but we should make sure everybody knows.…

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Added by San Pedro News Pilot on December 3, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

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