Los Angeles 2014 Election Blog
The El Dorado Nature Center Summer Concert will feature Sligo Rags. Bring low chairs, blankets and a picnic dinner.
Time: 6:30 p.m. June 30
Cost: $3 donation
Venue: 7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach
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By Gina Ruccione Cuisine and Restaurant Writer
Taco shops are ubiquitous in the Harbor Area. Anyone could pick up a rock, throw it, and it would hit a Mexican restaurant, but Balam Mexican Kitchen in Lynwood is unlike anything around for miles.
In Mayan, “balam” means “jaguar” and at Balam Mexican Kitchen, Chef Manuel “Kornie” Bañuelos … Read more…
NWSPNC Community Vision Committee
The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council Community Vision Committee will meet June 29.
Time: 6 p.m. June 29
Venue: City Hall Building, 638 Beacon St., Room 452, San Pedro
NWSPNC Special Executive Committee Meeting
The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council is hosting a special executive committee meeting.
Time: 5:30 p.m. June 30
Venue: City … Read more…
Man Killed in Drive-By Shooting
SAN PEDRO — A man, believed to be in his 20s, was killed on June 23 at 2 a.m., while walking near the intersection of Palos Verdes Street and 9th Street in San Pedro. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.
Los Angeles Police Department officials … Read more…
There are no rules in theatre. Sure, you can say there must be characters (although Samuel Beckett’s Breath, what?) or that there’s got to be some sort of stage/frame where the play takes place, but you’d be missing the point. In spirit, there may be conventions, but there are no rules.
So why does Sarah Ruhl’s … Read more…
By Melina Paris, Music Columnist
Within the first three months of his online radio program, Let’s Talk Blues, Henry Harris, aka South Side Slim, brought not only an engaging personality, but also the chops to showcase the entire timeline of the Los Angeles blues scene. This musician from the south side of Los Angeles regularly describes … Read more…
Congressional, State Senate Elections Could Get Nasty
Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor
In the Los Angeles Harbor Area, Sen. Bernie Sanders found broad swaths of support, particularly in Wilmington and San Pedro, though not enough to turn them into “Bernie-towns.”
More specifically, Sanders and Hillary Clinton finished in dead heats in precincts covered by the Central, Coastal and Wilmington … Read more…
By Adriana Catanzarite, Editorial Intern
Finding a job is challenging for most people. But people with intellectual developmental disabilities often have a harder time with their search than the average Joe.
Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center’s Project SEARCH is helping people like 21-year-old Michelle Rojas circumvent those challenges.
“My teachers helped with my interview portion,” said Rojas, … Read more…
Emergency Response Team meets with 145 homeless people, 85% call the Harbor Area home
James Preston Allen, Publisher
It has been more than 10 months since Councilman Joe Buscaino held his San Pedro Forum on Homelessness at the Warner Grand Theatre, where he reiterated the commonly held belief that neighboring cities were busing their homeless to the … Read more…
Back when I was heavily into Shakespeare, I considered Othello one of the Bard’s best. It’s a classic tale of deceit and jealousy that may be (along with Hamlet) the most compelling examination of the human psyche until Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground a quarter of a millennium later. On the other hand, Cymbeline seemed like a … Read more…
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