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November 30, 2020

News:

2015 San Pedro Prep Softball Preview -

Friday, May 1, 2015

Art Preview: ‘Non-Native’ by Ingrid Dietrich -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

San Pedro Prep Baseball 2015 Preview -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Recapping The Final Gaffey Street Community Workshop -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tiffany Torres Bears Down For Success At POLA High -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

San Pedro Fish Market Launches Scholarship Contest -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

San Pedro’s Rita Fiorenza Is A Basketball Revelation -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

‘No Lane Reductions’ As Gaffey Street Redevelopment Plans Move Forward -

Friday, January 9, 2015

San Pedro Prep Sports 2014 Fall Review -

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

LAPD Harbor Division and Philie B’s Pizza To Host Charity Events This Weekend -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

San Pedro Holiday Parade Returns Sunday with a Twist -

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Winter Wonderland Comes To The Waterfront -

Monday, December 1, 2014

One-Way Streets May Come to Downtown San Pedro -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

San Pedro’s Two Newest Volleyball Skyscrapers: Allison Kittell & Tracy Folchi -

Monday, November 10, 2014

San Pedro and POLA Prep Girls Cross-Country Preview: Running For More Glory -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

International Craft Beer Festival Comes to Crafted This Weekend -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

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

Youth Absent from Central Neighborhood Council Youth Meeting

Several members of the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council gathered Monday evening for a special meeting that was set up for San Pedro-area youth — a meeting to allow for open discussion about issues that affect or are of concern to youngsters in town.

One problem though, not one teen or young person showed up.

But this didn’t discourage four council members and one community member who did, instead it motivated them into a brainstorming session on how to reach the youth of the community.

The idea for a Youth Community Meeting came after Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council President Linda Alexander noticed that students showing up to meetings — with the purpose of gaining community service hours for Civics classes at school — started to speak out and voice various concerns.

“They spoke about safety issues around the schools and a lack of a safe place to hang out after schools,” she said. “One student even asked why the redevelopment project at Ports O’Call doesn’t include something for the youth of the community.”

Alexander, as well as Communications and Outreach Officer, Allyson Vought, and at-large members Donald Galaz, Leslie Jones, Marcy Abrons, and community member Michel Aranda discussed for just under two hours ways in which to get the word out to youth community members that they do indeed “have a voice within the community.”

The group threw around various ideas to bring out the youth, including that of having bands, raffles and food trucks at one large event or keeping it simple and having a forum of sorts with free food and prizes.

But after much discussion the group decided to keep it simple for now, and start with another Youth Community Meeting which will be held on December 17.

Though details of the next meeting are still being worked out, the council will start a Facebook page and do outreach at both the Boys & Girls Club and area schools, as well as hang flyers to advertise for the event.

“We want to bring the kids out and hear what they have to say, and listen to their concerns,” Jones said.

Galaz added that “it is important for the youth to get and be involved in the community because they are the future.”