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November 24, 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

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 3, 2014

Pedicabs Coming to Downtown San Pedro?

Councilman Joe Buscaino added downtown San Pedro as a potential test market for bicycle-pulled pedicabs in Los Angeles at a city council committee meeting last week. The motion by Councilman Tom LaBonge and former Councilman (now Mayor) Eric Garcetti originally proposed the pilot program be tested just in Hollywood, but now includes downtown San Pedro. City staff will be looking into the feasibility of the study.

Outdoor Dining Proposed for ‘Jurassic Park’

At its annual meeting last week, the Downtown Historic Waterfront District (aka PBID) heard a proposal to put two outdoor eateries in the empty lot on Sixth Street known as Jurassic Park. The lot between Mesa Street and Pacific Avenue, known for its dinosaur statue, is owned by PBID President Eric Eisenberg’s commercial real estate group and currently hosts food trucks on First Thursdays and special events.

State Senator Wright Convicted of Voter Fraud, Perjury

California State Senator Roderick Wright, who represents San Pedro in the 35th District, was found guilty on eight felony counts of voter fraud and perjury last week. A jury convicted the democratic senator on Tuesday of charges stemming from his claim of living in Inglewood when he ran for office in 2008 (prosecutors argued he actually lived outside of the district in Baldwin Hills). Wright, who maintains that he believed he was following the law, is expected to appeal. His sentencing has been set for March 12.

Beacon House Gets New Executive Director

The Beacon House Association announced that it has a new executive director as of last week. Edward William “Bill” Maddox, who has worked for the recovery program for more than 20 years since graduating from it himself, going on to earn credentials as an addiction specialist, is now head of the nonprofit. Maddox served as interim director for the past year and a half.

Shanghai Red’s Daughter Passes Away

Charlene Louise Eisenberg, the 79-year-old daughter of San Pedro legend Charles Eisenberg, aka Shanghai Red, passed away on Jan. 20. She was the last living child of Eisenberg, whose Beacon Street cafe was known among sailors around the world. Charlene’s twin brother Charlie passed away five years ago.

Police Ask for Help Identifying Target Shoplifter 

LAPD Harbor Division is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly pulled a knife on a Target employee who stopped him after noticing he pocketed two flash drives and a bottle of cologne on Jan. 18. Surveillance video captured a clear image of the suspect, who could face a felony charge for allegedly pulling the knife.

Man Jumps to Death from VT Bridge

Traffic on the Vincent Thomas Bridge was briefly shut down last week after a 53-year-old Fullerton man jumped to his death and a car accident occurred shortly after.

Mark Shindo leapt to his death before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, landing on a shipping container. A motorist then crashed into his abandoned vehicle, but was not seriously injured.