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October 25, 2014

News:

Second Workshop for Urban Greening Project Receives Warm Reception from Community -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Construction of Mixed-Use Apartment Complex on Gaffey Could Begin Next Spring -

Thursday, September 25, 2014

UPDATE: Blaze Inside Port of L.A. in Wilmington Nearly Contained; Air Quality Deemed ‘Safe’ -

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

San Pedro High Football Off To Another Strong Start -

Monday, September 22, 2014

Green Technology, Sustainability Capture Spotlight at 5th Annual PortTechEXPO -

Sunday, September 21, 2014

2014 Prep Girls Volleyball Preview: It’s a Season of Change -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Proposed Gas Station on Gaffey Street May Arrive Next Spring -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Mary Star High School Football 2014 Preview -

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Residents Collide with LADOT over Pacific Avenue Lane Reduction Plan -

Friday, August 29, 2014

San Pedro High School Football 2014 Preview -

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Car Show by the Sea Returns to Point Fermin on Sunday -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

After 6-Year Hiatus, Tall Ships Festival Returns to Port of L.A. -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Community Rallies Around Official Opening of Peck Park Skate Park -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Gang-Related Crime in San Pedro Down, Graffiti Persists Around Town -

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Homeless Man Found Dead in Peck Park -

Friday, August 8, 2014

Navy Days L.A. Event Sails into Port of Los Angeles Aug. 5-11 -

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

CRAFTED Preps for Inaugural Quilt Show This Weekend -

Thursday, July 31, 2014

San Pedro Beacon’s 2014 Prep Football Preview -

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Facebook Posts Contained Warning Signs Before Suicide Victim’s Death on Vincent Thomas Bridge -

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Despite Loss in China, Giant Rubber Duck Will Float its Way into Tall Ships Festival Next Month -

Monday, July 21, 2014

News

Members of the community attend the design workshop for the proposed Urban Greening Project on First Thursday at the Warner Grand Theatre. (photo: Corey Washington)

Second Workshop for Urban Greening Project Receives Warm Reception from Community

Oct 8, 2014

The second major update and design workshop for the proposed Urban Greening Project was warmly received by community members on First Thursday night as officials fielded questions and solicited feedback at an event held in the Warner Grand Theatre.

Artist rendering of the proposed Gaffey Street Apartments located on the corner of Gaffey and Sepulveda (photo: www.charles-company.com)

Construction of Mixed-Use Apartment Complex on Gaffey Could Begin Next Spring

Sep 25, 2014

Developers are hoping to break ground on construction of a proposed $1.5 million mixed-use commercial and residential complex next spring or early summer after receiving overwhelming support of two neighborhood councils.

Los Angeles Fire Department fireboats respond to a fire at the Rio Doce Pasha Terminal at Berths 177-178 in the Port of Los Angeles Monday night (photo: Chris Villanueva)

UPDATE: Blaze Inside Port of L.A. in Wilmington Nearly Contained; Air Quality Deemed ‘Safe’

Sep 23, 2014

A sweeping fire that started in the Wilmington area at the Port of Los Angeles is now fully contained thanks to the efforts of firefighters who swiftly responded to the blaze, officials said today at a press conference.

Arts & Entertainment

Car Show by the Sea is this Sunday, Aug. 24 (photo: carshowsbythesea.com)

Car Show by the Sea Returns to Point Fermin on Sunday

For the past 14 years, Point Fermin Park has been home to one of the South Bay’s longest running classic car shows, known affectionately as the Car Show by the Sea.

The Giant Rubber Duck sneaks a peak at the L.A. Waterfront (photo: Facebook/Tall Ships Los Angeles)

After 6-Year Hiatus, Tall Ships Festival Returns to Port of L.A.

Since 2008, the Tall Ships Festival L.A. has been absent at the Port of Los Angeles, and this year organizers intend to revive the event with grander plans than previous years, including a Giant Rubber Duck.

The Los Angeles Quilt Show and Fiber Art Festival at CRAFTED is expected to draw 250 to 500 guests this weekend.

CRAFTED Preps for Inaugural Quilt Show This Weekend

From newbies to experts, dozens of quilt design enthusiasts will converge at the first annual Los Angeles Quilt Show and Fiber Art Festival when it begins Friday at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles.

"Rubber Duck" by Eva Rinaldi from Sydney, Australia

Despite Loss in China, Giant Rubber Duck Will Float its Way into Tall Ships Festival Next Month

Florentijn Hofman, the artist, provided the designs of his rubber duck for event organizers to build their own for the Tall Ship Festival, which was always the original plan.