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October 21, 2021


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

Thanksgiving: Where-to-Donate in San Pedro [Updated]

There’s nothing more ‘San Pedro’ than looking out for your neighbors and lending a helping hand. Here are a few charitable organizations you can help in making sure every table in town has Thanksgiving dinner:

First Presbyterian Church

Now in its 18th year, First Presbyterian Church’s Thanksgiving Family Food Baskets Drive have delivered 12,000 baskets to 72,000 needy recipients (the late John Olguin may have sold you on buying one). This year, volunteers hope to provide 1,000 baskets that each feed a family of six. The baskets are made up of items donated by local supermarkets, and cost $40 each.

What: $40 donations for Thanksgiving baskets

Where: 731 S. Averill Ave.

Contact: (310) 832-7597

Harbor Interfaith Services

Harbor Interfaith Services is accepting donations of turkeys and canned foods that will make up meal baskets for more than 300 families. The last day to drop off food or donations is Tuesday, Nov. 26, when the baskets will be given to families.

What: Turkeys, canned goods, monetary donations

Where: 670 W 9th St.

Contact: (310) 831-0603

Toberman Neighborhood Center

San Pedro’s 110-year-old service organization is putting together Thanksgiving dinner baskets for more than 150 families of various of sizes. The last day to drop off donations is Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.

What: dry food items, canned goods, grocery store gift cards, monetary donations

Where: 131 N. Grand Ave., Third Floor

Contact: (310) 832-1145

Beacon House

Every year, Beacon House blocks off part of Eleventh Street and cooks up free Thanksgiving dinner. They also bring meals to homeless encampments around town. Donations are needed to keep this program going strong.

What: turkeys, pies, supplies including plastic ware, plastic aprons and hairnets, monetary donations

Where: 1003 South Beacon St.

Contact: Jorge Trujillo, (310) 514-4940

San Pedro Service Center

The San Pedro Service Center Food Pantry puts together baskets for clients who might not otherwise have Thanksgiving dinner. Non-perishable donations are accepted during operating hours.

What: non-perishable food, monetary donations

Where: 769 W 3rd Street

Contact: (310) 519-6091

UPDATE: Crime in San Pedro has canceled its holiday drive due to weather and lack of response. 

Crime in San Pedro

San Pedro’s most popular Facebook page announced its first holiday food drive, starting with a Thanksgiving drive this weekend. Volunteers will be accepting donations this Saturday at Point Fermin Park that will go to Rainbow Services and Harbor Interfaith Services. If you can’t make it on Saturday, donations can also be dropped off at Badfish Clothing Company and Philie B’s on Sixth.

What: non-perishable food items, clothing, toiletries (sealed), blankets, new and unwrapped toys, monetary donations

Where: Point Fermin Park

When: Saturday, Nov. 23 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact: Crime in San Pedro

Photo: “The First Thanksgiving” by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863–1930)