• Old San Pedro Lives on a Restaurant Wall

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Richard Foss, Cuisine and Culture Writer If you visited J. Trani’s lately you might have noticed an unusual change in the decor: a remodel that makes the place look older. The hunting lodge look is gone, replaced with vintage pictures that show a very different Sa

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  • Fruitcake: Cope with this Much Maligned Holiday Tradition

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Contributing Writer If you love fruitcake — also called fruit bread, Yule cake, or Christmas ring — you have much to look forward to this holiday season. You’re probably well aware of the many ways there are to enjoy fruitcake—plain or as part of various concoctions. Y

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  • Holiday Afloat Parade is Back

    [vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor It’s that time again. Lights will adorn the ocean shores as a regalia of boats float upon the Los Angeles Waterfront to welcome the holiday season. Peace Around the World is the theme of the 55th Annual Los Angeles Ha

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  • Deck the Streets of Downtown San Pedro

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    The 37th Annual Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade ushers in the season

    By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor Line up on the streets of San Pedro to witness the joy of the holid

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  • Elysium Boldly Goes Where Few Theater Companies Ever Go

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist Anton Chekhov (d. 1904) occupies an odd historical space. During his lifetime he was on theater’s cutting edge with his idea of subtext, a convention that reflects the aspect of human interaction where what is happening emotionally is not always expli

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  • James Kimo West



    Dec. 2 James Kimo West Kimo’s annual Holiday Slack Key Show kicks off in San Pedro with enchanting hula by Kevin Tsusui and Ku’uleilani Taketa. Kimo will play selections from his two acclaimed holiday slack key CDs as well as Hawaiian slack key classics. Time:

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