• Homelessness State of Emergency Gets Optimistic Response

    By Kevin Walker, Contributing Reporter Los Angeles leaders recently declared a homeless state of emergency, pledging $100 million in aid toward housing assistance, shelters and other services. The number of homeless people living in LA rose by 12 percent between 2013 and 2015 and now stands at more than 25,000. The majorit

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  • It’s Time to End the Homeless Crisis

    Garcetti, Buscaino, Pope Francis and the Moral Imperative

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this editorial or the pages of this newspaper should be taken as the official position of the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council — to which I was elected Presi

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  • Chef Sam Choy. Photo courtesy of Cabrillo Marine Aqurium

    2nd Annual Sustainable Seafood Expo in San Pedro:

    Savvy Choices for Seafood Lovers

    By Gina Ruccione, Restaurant and Cuisine Writer Organic, sustainable and locally grown, are concepts that often come up when it comes to sourcing and procuring food. This growing awareness has raised consumers’ expectations of food purveyors and their ethical responsibilit

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  • Red Car Takes Final Ride

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The San Pedro Waterfront Red Car completed its final trip at the conclusion of the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival on Sept. 27. Neither Supervisor Don Knabe’s nor the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board’s last ditch efforts were enough to save the be

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  • Chicano Moratorium Turns 45:

    The Struggle Continues

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor   Certain tragedies, such as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center, become lodged in the perpetual memory of the nation. However, there are some histor

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