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A Good Jog

Over the years I have found that San Pedro has many places that are very eye catching and pleasing. These are really good places for people to get pumped and do a nice workout. Places like the area between Point Fermin and the White Point Nature Preserve offer so much inspiration for a beginning jogger like myself. It's a good length strip next to the street with a view to the  ocean, surrounding trees and grass. This is a good place for a beginner to challenge themselves to make it from one…

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Added by Prisilla Contreras on July 22, 2012 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Crafted Vendor List - Vendor website/Etsy links, a few at a time

7/20/2012 -  IN-PROCESS list, with web links - I will fix/add any links needing attention when possible. Remember, many of the vendors at Crafted will consider custom/special orders!

Booth    Business Name                                 Website / Other

A136      2 Market Street                                               

A211      7-11 Miracle Company                                  

A200      Allalong                                               

A134     …

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Added by Marlene Bauman on July 20, 2012 at 7:49pm — No Comments

PressFriends is a Top 5 Regional Finalist in the CLASSY Awards

PressFriends has been named a top 5 regional finalist in the Educational Advancement category of the CLASSY awards, the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country.  PressFriends is a local nonprofit group formed by kids for kids, and you can help PressFriends become a national finalist by voting at http://www.stayclassy.org/classy-awards/vote before July 26.

PressFriends (…

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Added by PressFriends on July 12, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Things For Guys To See or Do In San Pedro

Some of our new vendor friends at Crafted were wondering what things there are to do in San Pedro, specifically for guys! I think it's good timing with all of the visitors & Naval vets here this month. My list & updates.

Things For Guys To See or Do In San Pedro

  1.     USS Iowa at the Port – Every day starting 7/7/12
  2.     USS Lane Victory
  3.     Cars and Stripes -
  4.     Farmer’s Market – Every Friday on 6th Street
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Added by Marlene Bauman on July 9, 2012 at 7:47pm — 4 Comments

Epic Fourth of July 2012 in San Pedro!

It was my pleasure, representing the City of Los Angeles, to participate in the many amazing Fourth of July events in San Pedro. From the 26th annual flag raising at the Villa family home on 18th St. in San Pedro to the annual Korean Friendship Bell ringing to the commissioning of the Iowa and lastly the fireworks at Cabrillo Beach it was an epic day for me personally. For the past six years on the fourth, I worked the streets as an LAPD officer keeping the community safe from illegal…

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Added by Joe Buscaino on July 6, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

San Pedro Sea Captain Honored at State Capitol by Asm Bonnie Lowenthal

 

San Pedro Sea Captain Honored at Capitol - Assemblymember ...

Naturally, when the USS Iowa glided into port, McKenna was…

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Added by Niki Tennant on July 5, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

RIP

Captain Eddie Weinberg, a long time figure around San Pedro and the Long Beach area passed away early Monday morning at the VA Long Beach. He will truly be missed.RIP Captain Eddie

Added by Gary Kennedy on July 4, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments

The Fourth of July in San Pedro and Los Angeles

36th Annual Fourth of July at the Korean Friendship Bell

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9:00 AM on Wednesday July 4th - Presentations by local and Korean community leaders. Assembled guests and dignitaries will lead the audience in…

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Added by San Pedro News Pilot on July 3, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

MORE Scams to look out for - involving packages & internet contact

It seems there are endless sources of Scams in L.A, and probably all over the U.S. - this information was just received from our Neighborhood Watch Lead Officer. While most of us know better than to accept/cash something unsolicited, we also know family members and friends who are not always quite as up on these things:



"One of your neighbors recently received a Fed-Ex, overnight envelope (very official in appearance).  When she opened the envelope she found a solicitation from a…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 30, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Continuing Education via Online Classes - UPDATE - NEW online classes, collaboration of Harvard & MIT

An article has surfaced today from Harvard & MIT regarding new FREE online classes, coming in the fall. I have NOT verified this, but I doubt it is untrue, and feel it is worth checking out!

"Today's announcement brings the possibility of transformation through education to the world. edX gives Harvard and MIT an unprecedented opportunity to dramatically extend our collective reach by conducting groundbreaking research into effective education and by extending online…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 21, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

Unexpected E-mail from Amazon.com? Phony calls from Microsoft?

Several of my friends have been experiencing this recently, so even if you already have heard about it, I thought I'd share.

"Someone out there is phishing for Amazon passwords. If you get an unsolicited email from Amazon with a link to reset your password, IGNORE IT."

"A guy claiming to be from Microsoft Tech Support called us and said they are receiving error…
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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 21, 2012 at 8:11am — No Comments

WHITE POINT LANDSLIDE - Final Report, June 18, 2012

 

 

On Monday, June 18, 2012, City Engineer Gary Lee Moore, and geotechnical experts from the consulting firm Shannon & Wilson presented the findings contained in an 800-page report on the White Point Landslide – the November 20th 2011 geologic event that destroyed a…

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Added by Joe Buscaino on June 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Broadway Comes to the Warner Grand!

G olden State Pops Orchestra Web Site

On with the Show:

Musicals from the Silver Screen

with Susan Egan

Saturday, June, 16th @…

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Added by Linda L. Grimes on June 12, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Delacreme Presents Audy Murphy Sticky Ricky & Big Vic Release Party!

Haffway House & Delacreme Presents Audy Murphy Sticky Ricky & Big Vic(CNC Squad) Release Party with Also Performing will be Tony San’s Yung LA, FABrelle & More. Show is Saturday July 28th, 2012 at The Plush Lounge Down Stairs of The World Famous Key Club (9039 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood CA 90069)

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Added by James Jones on June 12, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Natural Remedies - ongoing research

As homeowners, and even as renters, we all need to find solutions that are effective, but safe for our families, specially children, and our pets. I am always looking for "green" solutions and will be writing about my findings.

Termites – It might not have residual properties, but amazingly we tried vinegar (mixed with soap & water) on termites that we found after cutting a board from our garage. It killed them almost instantly, and the orange based termite spray from the hardware…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 10, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Neighborhood Watch WORKS! Possible home theft thwarted

Recently, we had an "exciting" afternoon in South Shores, and I want to share information we received regarding this event from our SLO Officer Wight:

"I just wanted to give you all a quick update.  During the day on 06/06/2012 a group of four male Hispanics were seen distributing flyers in South Shores.  And because our Neighborhood Watchers are attentive and proactive, a number of you called it in.  The information that I received is a number of Officers responded to the area,…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 10, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

White Point Landslide findings to be unveiled June 18th

Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino has announced that City Engineer Gary Lee Moore will present his findings of the geotechnical report about the White Point Landslide at a community meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, June 18, 6:30 PM at White Point Elementary School auditorium at 1410 Silvius…

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Added by The San Pedro Coast on June 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Venus transit across path of the sun!

Don't hurt your eyes, watch it on NASA's site!!!

http://venustransit.nasa.gov/webcasts/mtwilson/

Added by Marlene Bauman on June 5, 2012 at 4:31pm — No Comments

New Source for Classifieds in San Pedro

Thanks to Tom Dorsey of SanPedro.com, "SanPedro-Classifieds.com is up and running for Employment Wanted and Needed and Lost and Found Pets. We are in Beta mode. All Employment and Lost and Found Ads Are Free!!"

http://sanpedro-classifieds.com/index.php

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Added by Marlene Bauman on June 1, 2012 at 9:33pm — No Comments

South Shores Neighborhood Watch meeting Tuesday, May 22

This coming Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 pm, there will be a South Shores Neighborhood Watch meeting at South Shores Magnet Elementary School auditorium. Topic will include local issues of "canners" or people collecting recycling, as well as door-to-door solicitors, crime trends in the greater San Pedro Area, as well as crime prevention tips and how to avoid being a victim.

For more details, visit…

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Added by The San Pedro Coast on May 22, 2012 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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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 about the process."Please note the link below is a sign up event for vendors only. Vendors this is where you will submit…See More
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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 […] See More
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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.The search is finally over.Miranda, already the all-time greatest pitcher in POLA softball history has ended her…See More
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Navy Days, which was canceled last year amid federal budget cuts, returns to San Pedro this summer with an added feature: special tours & a science expo for kids. Sponsored by the U.S. Navy as a way to educate local port communities about what the seagoing branch of the military does, Navy Days brings ships in for tours & informational talks. This year’s event takes place Aug. 5-11 and will feature two visiting ships. The Port of Los Angeles is now issuing free tickets for pubic tours…See More
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Upcoming Sewer Construction at 5 Points!

Delta Pipelines will be starting construction on a new sewer project starting at the intersection of Vermont and N Palos Verdes Drive on Monday, August 4th between 9am-3:30pm. This project will continue in phases throughout the 5 points intersection, westerly towards Rolling Hills Prep, expecting to be completed within eight weeks. Below is a breakdown […] See More
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Live music by local artist Markus Carlton, performing his own style of Jazz, Blues and original compositions. The Whale and Ale is an area favorite Gastro Pub…

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Live Music at the Whale and Ale with Markus Carlton at The Whale and Ale

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Live music by local artist Markus Carlton, performing his own style of Jazz, Blues and original compositions.The Whale and Ale is an area favorite Gastro Pub featuring great food, and a full bar with TV for sports viewing.Markus, Andrew, Ben and the team say "HI" !!See More
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