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Los Angeles: Where did our city name originate?

"El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles del Río de Porciúncula" (Yes, that's the original.) I've lived here almost half my life and I did not know. I never took the time to investigate until now.

In 1769, a Franciscan friar who was exploring California named a river "Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de la Porciúncula".  In English it means "Our Lady of the Angels of Porciúncula".  That was just the name of the river.

Now for the city.  As a settlement was established,…

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Added by San Pedro Marketing on January 21, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Crafted At The Port of Los Angeles - Wine tasting coming this week!!!

8/1/2012 - That's right, Wine Tasting from [REVISED TIMES] 4pm til 7pm on Fridays!! And San Pedro Brewery is being brought back for Beer Tasting "First Sunday"s, 2-6pm.

AND THIS JUST IN - Starting Friday, Crafted will be offering "THREE FREE FRIDAYS" for you! Show up with 3 people in your car and you park for FREE on FRIDAYS!!

Thanks to Heart & Soule for these…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on August 3, 2012 at 8:55pm — 8 Comments

LAPD Crime Map link for those who want to see what's happening in our area

On this link, you can put in a specific address, and modify the default time period. Icons that may appear, indicate a particular crime. Rolling over that icon or clicking with your mouse will provide basic information.

Unfortunately, on this site & in our paper, I have seen several thefts (from grocery stores) and car break-ins from vehicles just in a few blocks from Western to Mermaid, along 25th street in the last week.…

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Added by Marlene Bauman on February 28, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Frisbee fines story clarified - Frisbees NOT banned

The reported “Frisbee Ban” is actually a misunderstanding, somehow perpetuated by social media, news sources etc… It appears that the intended rule or change to rules, was to allow officials/lifeguards etc, to designate areas at any given time for Frisbee tossing and other sports, based upon conditions at the beach.

The Daily Breeze has the corrected information in their paper today and on their website.

Please read:

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Added by Marlene Bauman on February 10, 2012 at 8:34am — No Comments

Anthony Pirozzi endorses Joe Buscaino for LA City Council on Nov. 8

Added by Anthony Pirozzi on November 1, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Unusual take on the Harbor area from Columbus, Indiana, written by a LA Times writer...

Here is the article

See what you think. Post a comment in this Blog…

Added by Andrew Silber on July 10, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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Come out and support POLA Softball at First Thursday on 11/6.  We will be preselling Christmas trees, wreaths, and garland.  With Christmas less than 2 months …

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