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Fireworks in San Pedro and Los Angeles

Despite the fact that fireworks are banned in Los Angeles and many of its sister cities, they really know how to do the Fourth of July right.

 

My wife loves firework displays. In LA alone, we've seen fireworks from the Colorado St. bridge in Pasadena for the Rose Bowl show and from the deck of a home in the Palos Verdes hills watching the panorama from…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on June 29, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Grammy winner Poncho Sanchez headlines Taste of San Pedro

The great conguero Poncho Sanchez is headlining the Taste of San Pedro in August - along with several of the top tribute bands, including Led Zepagain and INXSive.



The hometown festival will feature 0ver 30 restaurants, wineries, breweries, artists, merchants and live musicians at a magnificent seaside setting.

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on June 13, 2011 at 12:38am — No Comments

How do you show your San Pedro Pride?



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It's the ultimate pride and belief in your community when you name your business eponymously. What other landmarks, signs, locations - or people - remind you of your San Pedro Pride?… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on June 13, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

San Pedro Grunion Run Thursday May 19

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…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on May 18, 2011 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

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

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 working gas-powered lawn mower and purchase a new cordless rechargeable electric mower at a discounted price. Using a typical gas mower for one…

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

LA Times Festival of Books at USC This Weekend

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is coming to our neighborhood and we're all invited.

 

One of Southern California’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations kicks off its 16th storied year in a new home on USC’s University Park campus April 30 and May 1, 201.

 

Here are…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on April 28, 2011 at 5:32pm — No Comments

San Pedro Punk - The Underground Railroad to Candyland

This rock/punk/surf band - Todd Congelliere-Jimmy Felix-Chachi-Jack Doyle-Trevor Whenever-John Predney - 

 are proud of their San Pedro roots. They were recently featured in PunkNews. They've been around about five years, have toured nationally and are signed to…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on April 20, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Omelette and Waffle Shop my breakfast stop in San Pedro

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 Pinks on La Brea, eateries people go to because they grew…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on April 4, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

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