San Pedro's First Thursday Art Walk on June 2, 2011 featured for the first time popular food trucks that brought with them many food fans to downtown. The Grilled Cheese Truck had the longest line where people waited up to thirty minutes to get their sandwich. The Lobster Truck got the best reviews. Also featured were the Nom Nom Truck and Me So Hungry Truck. Most people said they would love to see the trucks back every First Thursday.
Ruth Trotter’s works shown in CAYLUS are from a series she created in 2010 as an “Artist in residence” at DRAWInternational, contemporary art center in Southern France. Trotter has developed a group of drawings and paintings based on her observations from experiences that explores modes of representation rooted on both psychological paradigms and themes of landscape. Trotter is a Professor of Art at the University of La Verne in Southern California since 1989. She received her B.A. from…Continue
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One of the most famous San Pedrans out in the world today is 26-year-old Misty Copeland, described by many accounts as the first African American female soloist for the American Ballet Theater. She recently did an interview with Travis Smiley on PBS and talked about her experience performing a sexy pas…Continue
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On Saturday, June 4, California State University, Dominguez Hills will host Journey to Success: Pacific Islander College Fair. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Loker Student Union on campus, the fair will feature a variety of interactive workshops and information sessions on topics including financial aid, admissions, and college life. Assemblymember Warren Furutani (55th District) will serve as guest speaker at the event.…Continue
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For the second year in a row, California State University, Dominguez Hills has been recognized for its support of volunteerism, service learning and civic engagement. CSU Dominguez Hills has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to community service.
The Corporation for National and Community Service, the…Continue
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Video and Text by Jamaal Street
Once the final out was recorded, it was time to rejoice for the small school from San Pedro, California. In its first year competing in the CIF-Los Angeles City Section playoffs, the Port Of Los Angeles High softball team claimed their, and the school's, first City Section title with a 2-0 win over Northridge Academy in the Small Schools Division finals at Birmingham High in Lake Balboa. Wednesday, May 25, 2011 will forever be known as the day the Polar…Continue
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Gallery Neuartig in San Pedro is pleased to promote our artists online with our new feature: "Wednesday Virtual Gallery." Enjoy the following show. All pieces are captioned with details and prices.
To reinforce viewers' objectivity toward their own identity, through painting Ayako Ono has been trying to replicate the situation in which she objectively looks at herself and questions her own identity. She uses blue as a filter to look at the artwork itself through. Blue is a…Continue
The Fourth Annual Croatian Small goals Tournament is coming to San Pedro this Saturday. Croatians from all over the country will compete at Field of Dreams for bragging rights.
The tournament is part of the annual Croatian Independence day celebration which will be celebrated on 9th St. in front of Croatian Hall on Sunday, May 29. Everyone is invited to come and watch some fierce friendly competition and eat some Cevape!
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One of our crows fledged today.
A couple of months ago we noticed that every now and again a crow would fly into the tall palm tree in our back yard. Crows are very secretive about their nests, and are very quiet and surreptitious when coming and going. We realized what was…Continue
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Have you ever been to a Grunion run? Do you know what a Grunion is? The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro has been introducing the public to the Grunion since the 1960's.
The next Grunions runs sponsored by the Aquarium are Friday, June 3 at 8pm, Friday, June 17 at 8pm and Saturday, July 16 at 8pm.
Rap star Nipsey Hussle is scheduled to perform at San Pedro's Levels Lounge on Friday, June 3. Hussle who's real name is Ermias Ashgedon has over 10,000,000 total video views on YouTube.
Hussle has appeared on the 2010 song "We Are the World 25 for Haiti and was chosen as one of XXL Magazine's…Continue
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the famous "Bottle Dance" and others!
*The Hungarian Scouts Chorus…
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Are you ready for summer in San Pedro??
The Port of Los Angeles has planned a great number of summer events this year to entertain and delight the entire family.
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San Pedro High softball catcher Taylor Garcia belts the first pitch she sees for a long double to right field, driving home Koral Costa and Trista Chavez to power the host Pirates to a 4-3 win over Granada Hills in this CIF-Los Angeles City Section quarterfinal game from Thursday, May 19, 2011. This was Garcia's second walkoff hit of the 2011 season, and San Pedro's third. Video by Jamaal Street
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During these challenging economic times, governments across the U.S. are facing unprecedented challenges to their ability to deliver services. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the nation’s largest county – Los Angeles County. As the ultimate safety net for those most in need, we must examine our largest expenditures and determine how we can maximize scarce taxpayer resources.
Without question, the single largest growth in County expenditures is the General Relief (GR)…Continue
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A full 53-hour closure of the I-405, roughly between the I-10 and U.S. 101, is planned for the weekend of July 16-17, 2011. The closure is needed because of demolition work scheduled on the Mulholland Bridge. Due to the steep nature of the bridge, the freeway in both directions must be closed to protect the public during demolition.
Demolition preparation work is scheduled to begin Friday night, July 15, 2011 at 10 p.m., and continue until Monday morning, July 18, 2011 at…Continue
It's that time again - the grunion run on the beach in San Pedro.
Made famous by "Three's Company" and the "Three Stooges," the grunion run is one of the most amazing natural phenomenon you'll ever get to see.
Small fish swim and twist onto shore to mate and lay eggs and then go back into the see.
The effect is peculiar to Southern California and happens only March through July. The no-catch, no-touch season last through…