January 2 Volunteers needed for Peace & Unity Parade Celebration Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is calling for volunteers for the 25thAnnual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace and Unity Parade Celebration. Volunteers are invited to attend a planning meeting, at 6 p.m. Jan. 2, at Ernest S. McBride PRead More
By Paul Rosenberg, Senior EditorThe Port of Los Angeles has selected The LA Waterfront Alliance as the developer for the Ports O' Call opportunity site, Executive Director Geraldine Knatz told the Harbor Commission at a special meeting on Dec. 20. This means that the Port will enter into an exclusive Read More
Kick Ball The World Adult Kickball Association is looking for people in Long Beach interested in joining the group. The WAKA CA Big Kahuna Winter 2013 will kick-off its winter season Jan. 12. Registration deadline is January 1, 2013. Details: Read More
The Jerk Who Allegedly Stole Christmas LOMITA — The Lomita Sheriff’s Department arrested 42-year-old Michael Wieczorek, Dec. 20, on suspicion of theft. Detectives found that the home of Wieczorek, a San Pedro resident, was full of stolen merchandise, looted mail, identity theft tools and computers. Officials said the suspectRead More
Dec. 12 San Pedro Community Plan The Los Angeles Department of City Planning is hosting an open house and public hearing Dec. 12 for the San Pedro Community Plan Update at The Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro. Open house will from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with the public hearing coming subsequently from 6:30 throughRead More
Dec. 1 Wilmington Winter Wonderland The Wilmington Waterfront Park will host the Wilmington Winter Wonderland where the Port of Los Angeles will truck in 20 tons of snow for children to play in. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.and its free. For those without winter-wear for the cold will be provided with gloves. There will alsRead More
Oct. 26 Beauty Shop of Horrors Everyone is familiar with the story where boy gets plant, boy woos girl and plant plots to take over the world. But that story never had Queeny Todd. It will be a night of hilariously madcap fun in a musical parody mash-up of Sweeny Todd and Little Shop of Horrors, at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 26, at the FiRead More
LONG BEACH — Former District 7 Councilwoman Tonia Reyes Uranga, expressed disappointment with Mayor Bob Foster’s association with a conservative political mailer that, among other measures, opposes Proposition 30 — Temporary Taxes to Fund Education — and pushes “Yes” on Prop. 32, which prohibits unions from using payroll-deducted fundsRead More
SAN PEDRO — The Los Angeles Harbor Commission certified the Southern California Marine Institute’s final Environmental Impact Report on Oct. 18.
The site for the proposed redevelopment will be City Dock No. 1, Los Angeles’ oldest municipal pier.