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November 30, 2020

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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

Los Angeles to Participate in Statewide Gun Buyback Event Saturday

Results of a Los Angeles gun buyback program in 2011. (Photo credit: David Starkopf / Office of the Mayor)

On Saturday, Los Angeles will participate in the first ever statewide gun buyback event allowing people to turn in their firearms, no questions asked.

Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Police Department announced last week that Los Angeles will participate along with Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco in the California’s first statewide event.

“The goal is to take these guns off the street and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of criminals or children,” Mayor Garcetti said in a statement.

In exchange for firearms, officers will be giving up to $200 in Ralphs grocery cards at three locations in Los Angeles, including one in the the South Bay.

The program, an initiative of the Mayor’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development Office, has taken more than 11,000 guns off the street.

“The goal is to take these guns off the street and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of criminals or children.”

The amount exchanged per firearm will depend on its type, up to $200 for assault weapons as specified in the State of California and up to $100 for handguns, rifles, and shotguns, according to a statement. The LAPD Gun Unit will be on site to determine the types of firearms surrendered.

People can surrender their firearms between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday at one of three locations, including the Park & Ride Parking Lot, 1300 West Pacific Coast Highway in Wilmington, the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Frank Hotchkins Training Academy, 1700 Stadium Way in Los Angeles, and the Van Nuys Masonic Temple, 14750 Sherman Way in Van Nuys.

Gun safety information will be available at each location, and members of the Los Angeles Police Department’s gun unit will be responsible for traffic control, inventory of weapons, firearms handling and security.