• Environmental Groups Sue Phillips 66 Over Hazardous Waste Violations

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Mark Friedman, Contributor Phillips 66 Los Angeles Refinery will likely face a federal lawsuit from environmental groups alleging it has violated the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act since at least August 2015 by storing, treating, and disposing of haz

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  • Kakistocracy


    When government is led by the worst and incompetent

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher No, I didn’t invent the single word headline I’m using this week, and it isn’t a political term that you got wrong on your Advanced Placeme

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  • New Hotel Plan Changes Approved in San Pedro

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Hunter Chase, Reporter On Aug. 6 the Harbor Area Planning Commission unanimously approved a request from 544 Pacific LLC to build a hotel with 80 guest rooms on the corner of South Pacific Avenue and 6th Street, adjacent to the Warner Grand Theatre. This reversed th

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  • When Perry Mason Comes to Town

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor and James Preston Allen, Publisher In the middle of August, San Pedro was the site for the filming of HBO’s prequel to the 1960s hit, Perry Mason, a limited series that follows t

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  • Wavy Gravy’s Road to Woodstock

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Stephanie Serna, Contributor It was his famous line from Woodstock that Entertainment Weekly crowned one of the top 10 lines of the 20th century:    “What we have in mind is breakfast in bed for 400,000!” That line remains in the hippie history books forever linke

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