• San Pedro Pirates Go to Washington, D.C.

    Right at the end of 2019, Darnella Davidson, band director of the San Pedro High School Golden Pirate Regiment learned that her regiment was invited to perform at the 2020 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. Read More

  • Health News– Intermittent Fasting

    A Popular Approach Weight to Loss

    By Laurel Leicht, WebMD Contributor Why cut back on food every day if you could drop pounds by watching what you eat only a couple of days a week? That’s the logic behind intermittent fasting, a weight-loss approach that’s become more popular over the past few years.

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  • US Hands Off Iran — Remember the Lies of 2003

    By Mark Friedman Covering the demonstration in San Pedro against the U.S. war actions against Iran, brought back old memories of long-ago demonstrations against an American campaign of deceit, fear and false pride that produced an earlier massacre in the Middle East. I became angrier and angrier as I remembered the lies about alleged weapons of mas

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  • Restaurant Updates — Buono’s; Compagnon; Choriman & Colossus

    By Gretchen Williams, Dining and Cuisine Writer

    Buono’s New San Pedro Location

    Sunday afternoon in San Pedro always meant dinner at Grandmother's house, and if you were lucky, she was called “Nonna.” Nonna's Sunday sauce was a hearty marinara, rich with ripe tomatoes and garlic, fragrant wit

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  • A New Dining Gem on Western Avenue

    By Gretchen Williams, Dining and Cuisine Writer The Northern Cafe is an undiscovered treasure on Western Avenue. Nestled in the shopping mall on the harbor side of Western and Trudy Drive, the Northern Cafe maintains a low profile while turning out exceptional Chinese dishes. T

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  • Labor Notes — Teamsters oppose ruling that AB 5 does not apply to port truckers

    By Mark Freidman The Teamsters are minimizing the significance of Superior Court Judge William Highberger’s Jan. 8 ruling  that California’s Assembly Bill 5 does not apply to port truck drivers: “While we believe Judge Highberger’s decision is wrong, the bottom line is that in every port trucker misclassification/wage th

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  • Neighborhood Council Round Up — DONE Fires Longtime Minute Taker

    By Hunter Chase, Reporter The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is firing Sheryl Akerblom from continuing her work as the minute taker for several neighborhood councils, Raquel Beltrán, the general manager of DONE, stated at the Jan. 13 meeting of the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council. A

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  • Random Letters — 1-23-20

    Who’s an Angry Old White Person, Hillary?

    Nobody likes Bernie except for his millions and millions of supporters I suppose.  What she [Hilary Clinton] means is nobody in the ‘cigar and scotch’ circles she travels in likes him. [see CNN video] https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/21/politics/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-

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