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Flashlight Flash Mob Pedro Style

Monday night, November 10th, the neighbors in the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood watch grabbed their flashlights and went for a night time stroll to The Corner Store on 37th & Barbara streets. The flashlight walk was organized by Councilman Joe Buscaino’s office and the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council to celebrate the Coastal Neighborhood Watch […]


Civically Certified

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from Octaviano Rios, the mayoral representative for the Harbor area, inviting me to take part in this program called Civic University, a partnership between the Mayor’s office, Cal State LA and the Pat Brown Institute. I accepted for a couple of reasons- 1) Octaviano is cool […]


Leland Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

It was a great day for the Leland Park neighborhood and all the neighbors in the area who rallied to make a huge change in their neighborhood that will benefit all San Pedrans. The groundbreaking ceremonies were held for all the improvements that are going to be made to Leland Park- including a new access […]


PHOTO GALLERY: Pathways to Success

On Saturday, April 5th, the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council put on “Pathways to Success” at the Olguin Campus, their 3rd annual career readiness program for local youth. In addition to workshops on resum√© preparation, interviewing skills and job searches, local businesses and organizations met one-on-one with students to talk about internship, volunteer and job […]


San Pedro Neighborhood Councils Celebrate Holidays Together

All three of San Pedro’s neighborhood councils, Central, Northwest and Coastal, gathered at the Croatian Cultural Center on Tuesday, December 10th, to celebrate the holiday season together. Surprisingly, the potluck party marked the first time all three councils celebrated under the same roof. Some participants seemed more shocked by the fact that the idea for […]