San Pedro Croatians "shocked" by United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) verdict which found Croatian generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markač guilty of war crimes, sentencing them to 24 and 18 years in…Continue
Added by Branimir Kvartuc on April 15, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
The 8th annual LA Harbor International Film Festival kicked off Thursday morning at the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, with local schools being invited for a viewing of Treasure Island. The students participated in the Festival's "Read the Book, See the Movie" program.
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I saw seven gray whales on Sunday.
It is widely believed that the gray whale migration in our area ends in late March or early April, but the truth is that grays pass by our shores through May and occasionally into June. Most local whale watching ceases after the first week of April…Continue
Added by Bernardo Alps on April 11, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Participation, family and togetherness played out this entire weekend in San Pedro where lots of events got everyone out.
First Thursday kicked the weekend off early, followed by a comedy fundraiser for local non-profits at Croatian Hall where Mike Marino entertained. On Saturday, the Corner Store had an Easter Egg…Continue
Added by Branimir Kvartuc on April 11, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
There is a new Goodwill Store under construction on the top level of The Terraces, along Western Avenue, in Rancho Palos Verdes.
Notices on the door state that there will be job interviews beginning on April 19 and they will be conducted at other outlets.
I don't know when the store will open.
Yes, it's not in "San Pedro" but to many of us older Eastview residents, our hearts remain firmly loving San Pedro.
Added by M Richards on April 7, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments
In my first assignment as a priest I regularly visited an elderly man in his nineties, Jose Holguin. Jose insisted on playing a little jazz piano after I would give him communion. At his age he could not hit all of the proper keys on the piano, but you could still recognize the tune and understand that once this was a very good musician. One day, I was called to the hospital to anoint Jose before a serious operation. When I arrived he was being wheeled into the operating room. The…Continue
Added by Mary Star of the Sea on April 5, 2011 at 7:28pm — No Comments
In LA when you see people waiting outside a restaurant it can mean a lot of different things.
Of course there's the smokers. They often make you think a place is happening, only to find out they are just loitering.
Then there are the traditions. Places like Titos in Culver City or…Continue
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The Journal of Commerce is reporting that the LA-Long Beach Ports Plan Expansion and "move aggressively to protect market share as economy recovers."
The journal reports that the port of Los Angeles is expanding its China Shipping and TraPac container terminals and says expansion projects to follow will most likely be the APL facility, Yang Ming Marine Transportation and Yusen Terminals.
"The ports learned during the economic recession the importance of operating more…
Added by Branimir Kvartuc on April 2, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
A new pastor was out visiting his parishioners one Saturday afternoon. All went well until he came to one house. Although it was obvious someone was home, no one came to the door, even after he had knocked several times. Finally, he pulled out his card, wrote,…Continue
Added by Mary Star of the Sea on March 30, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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