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March 29, 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

UPDATED: Soup Kitchen in Downtown? San Pedro Business Leaders Say ‘No’

A soup kitchen during the Great Depression.

The San Pedro Property Owners Alliance last month drafted a letter to Councilman Joe Busciano’s office opposing a proposal that would have created a soup kitchen within the San Pedro Historic Waterfront Business Improvement District.

This doesn’t mark the end of the proposal, but San Pedro businesses and the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council have made it clear the soup kitchen isn’t wanted downtown.

Councilman Busciano couldn’t be reached for comment.

“There are nine sober living homes in San Pedro, and over 3,000 registered halfway-houses, enough is enough.”

Detailed information about the proposed soup kitchen wasn’t made available, though the proposal is for a location just south of Pacific and 8th Street.

Allyson Vought, who is on the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council, said she couldn’t speak to PBID’s decision to oppose the soup kitchen, but said “San Pedro has been a dumping ground for far too long.”

“There are nine sober living homes in San Pedro, and over 3,000 registered halfway-houses, enough is enough,” Vought said in an email on Wednesday.

Stephen Robbins, executive director for the San Pedro Property Owners’ Alliance said that during the December 18 board meeting, staff was instructed to draft a letter to Council District 15 opposing the creation of “a soup kitchen or any similar facility within the San Pedro Historic Waterfront Business Improvement District.”

“The San Pedro Property Owners’ Alliance board felt the letter of opposition was in the best interests of the PBID’s stakeholders,” Robbins said in an e-mail on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Linda Alexander, president of the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council, responded to this article by stating, “The statement that the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council is against the soup kitchen under discussion, is false… Our Council has not discussed this issue and therefore, at this time, has no opinion. Our council’s resolutions can be researched on our website: www.centralsanpedro.com. Our council is, however, concerned about the impact of homelessness on our community.”

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