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Janice Hahn and the other congressional candidates debate on KCRW's Warren Olney show

The top four candidates- Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State; Janice Hahn, Los Angeles City Councilwoman; Marcy Winograd, English Teacher at Crenshaw High School; Mike Gin, Mayor of Redondo Beach - took to the mic with the amazing Warren Olney Wednesday to talk about who should replace Jane Harman in the 36th District Congressional Seat.…

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Added by San Pedro News Pilot on May 13, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Humpback Whale to Become Shark Bait

There is now a little less of the beached humpback whale on the rocks at White’s Point in San Pedro. The dead animal has been featured in multiple media accounts, but now it is also destined to star in a show on the National Geographic Channel. Or at least put in a cameo appearance. As shark bait.

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Added by Bernardo Alps on May 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

PORT OF LOS ANGELES SET TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF ‘GHOST FISH’ WATERFRONT PROJECT

The “Ghost Fish” sculpture, a 40-foot blue fin tuna hung from a galvanized steel frame over the water at Berth 73 near Sampson Way, will incorporate aluminum and glass cast objects and artifacts gathered from local fishermen. A solar-powered camera and video screen in the fish’s eye will illuminate, according to an email they sent me.…

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Added by Branimir Kvartuc on May 11, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

San Pedro favorite son & punk legend Mike Watt returns to LA and Echo Park's Bootleg Theater

Fresh off an East Coast tour, Mike Watt of the Minutemen, Firehose and now leading the Missing Men will be at intimately cool Bootleg Bar (2220 Beverly Blvd) fresh off an East…

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Added by San Pedro News Pilot on May 11, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

JOHN OLGUIN AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY - THE LIFE OF AN OARSMAN

News Update – May 10, 2011



With the manuscript currently under final review, the release of the "The Life of an Oarsman" is scheduled to coincide with this year's Sea Fair at the end of October. Books will be available at $30.



The price is $26.95 if you order your copy prior to the end of… Continue

Added by Branimir Kvartuc on May 10, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

What should happen to the San Pedro smokestack off the Harbor Freeway?

On Facebook, the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council asks a great question:

 

What do you think should happen to the smokestack off the 110 freeway on the sanitation yard, that says "San Pedro"? Remove, keep, fix up?

This caught my attention because I read with some alarm about the…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 9, 2011 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments

Whale Killed by Ship Ends Up at White's Point

I didn’t hear the phone ring Sunday morning, but I slowly started to let go of my dreams as I heard fragments of a conversation that ended in “…we’ll be right there. Thanks for reporting it.” My eyes weren’t open yet when Diane said; “that was Matt (Christopherson); a Cabrillo Marine Aquarium volunter reported a dead marine mammal at White’s Point; larger than a sea lion but he can’t tell what it is.”

 

As we…

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Added by Bernardo Alps on May 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

Pastor's Message: Third Easter Sunday

May 8, 2011

Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 2:14, 22-33; 1 Pt 1:17-21: Lk 24:13-35



Today’s Gospel has the story of the road to Emmaus. I am always reminded of a poster I had in the confessional of my first parish of an idyllic autumn road with the inscription, “Happiness is not found at the end of the journey, but along the way.” The two disciples were definitely not on the road to happiness. They were walking away from

Jerusalem, confused and dismayed. Only one of them is named,… Continue

Added by Mary Star of the Sea on May 6, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Croatian Cultural Center hosts Mexicanos Somos and San Pedro Art Association on First Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Croatian Cultural Center hosted an art exhibit my Mexicanos Somos and the San Pedro Art Association during First Thursday, May 5, 2011.

Added by Branimir Kvartuc on May 6, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Capitalism, democracy and human resources

I’m a small business owner, and like most Americans, I believe in capitalism. There’s no better economic system for taking advantage of every person’s ability to create value for society. Also, like most Americans, I believe in democracy: government by and for the benefit of all citizens; that grants every individual the opportunity to strive for life, liberty and…

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Added by Alfred Daniel on May 6, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium floating oceanography lab coming up May 15

As soon as we got to the ocean from scenic Alamitos Bay we found a pod of long-beaked common dolphins on last year’s See the Sea, Si? trip aboard the 118-foot RV “Challenger.” Soon we were surrounded by dozens of leaping dolphins.

 

As fun and exciting as a dolphin encounter is, the experience was not difficult to top during the remainder of the three-hour trip. We pulled up many different species of very…

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Added by Bernardo Alps on May 5, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments

Turn in your gas mower for cordless electric; Save money and the planet

The Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program allows residents to turn in their…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 3, 2011 at 10:32pm — No Comments

How did you hear of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden?

How did you hear of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden?



I experienced the news via Twitter!



White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer tweeted just after 9:45 p.m., "POTUS to address the nation tonight at 10:30 PM Eastern Time."



10:30 p.m. on Sunday night? I feared that it could be one of those "there is an astroid headed for Earth" kind of press conferences.



I turned on CNN to hear Wolf…

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Added by Branimir Kvartuc on May 2, 2011 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

President Obama announces Osama Bin Laden's death - watch live



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Added by San Pedro News Pilot on May 1, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

First Thursday Artwalk Tour May 5

MAY 5, FIRST THURSDAY IN SAN PEDRO

FREE GUIDED ARTWALK TOUR

 

The May 5 tour will continue the exploration of the diverse range of art available in San Pedro galleries. The one hour free tour will leave from the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, 390 W. 7th Street, at 6:30 p.m.  The tour usually stops at three galleries/studios.

Studio 345 artists Pat Woolley and Gloria Lee will be showing a variety of their own acrylics and watercolors.…

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Added by Pat Carroll on May 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

'The San Pedro art school project' It's happening already and more to come!



 An ongoing outreach  of a group of San Pedrans to art schools in the area over the last few years can already report a success story with the Marymount College collaborating with the Grand Annex. The students come down for classes in a real stage environment and even put up a life performance at the Warner Grand Theater.  Read the great article by Donna Littlejohn in the Daily Breeze last week:…

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Added by Beate Kirmse on May 1, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments

Pastor's Message

May 1, 2011

Acts 5:12-16; Rev 1:9-11a 17-19; Jn 20:19-31



If there is any passage that Catholics should put to memory I believe that it should be today’s Gospel, John 20:19-24. John’s Gospel has Jesus giving the sacraments of Holy Orders, Confirmation and Penance on the night of the resurrection. The disciples still do not understand the events that have taken place; they are in the upper room afraid with the doors locked. The gospel says that the doors are locked for fear of the… Continue

Added by Mary Star of the Sea on April 29, 2011 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Pastor's Message

April 24, 2011

Easter Sunday: Solemnity of the Resurrection of The Lord

Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9



Last August 5th, we remember the thirty-tree miners who were trapped in the collapsed mine in Chile. At first we believed this to be another tragic mining accident with no hope of survival. Miraculously, after seventeen days a note was retrieved from a probe dug deep in the mine with the words written by one of the trapped

miners in red letters, "All 33 of us… Continue

Added by Mary Star of the Sea on April 29, 2011 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Pastor's message

April 17, 2011

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion:  Mt 21:1-11; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mt 26:14—27:66

 

Today, Palm Sunday or Passion Sunday we enter into the Holiest Week of our Church Calendar.  We begin Mass today with a short procession to the center of the Church where we read the first Gospel and bless the Palms.  We remember that Jesus entered the City of Jerusalem with great acclaim. “The very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the… Continue

Added by Mary Star of the Sea on April 29, 2011 at 8:18pm — No Comments

the Raising of Lazarus

April 10, 2011

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Ez 37:12-14; Rom 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45

 

Today at Mass we hear the story of the Raising of Lazarus.  On a surface level this is the story of Jesus raising to life a friend who had died. Jesus is notified about the illness and eventual death of a dear friend and after a short delay, decides to go to visit the family.  His…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on April 29, 2011 at 8:14pm — No Comments

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