I come from a union household. Both my parents were shop stewards for their respective unions. I believe in unions. While neither of my parents were ever ILWU members, I have so many friends and family members who rely on the ILWU and the docks for their livelihood. There was no way I was going […]
On Sunday, December 7, 2014, St. Peter’s Church hosted the annual Virgin of Guadalupe procession through the streets of San Pedro. © That’s So Pedro, all rights reserved.
Whether people came for the giant duck or the ships, the Tall Ships Festival was a smashing success for San Pedro. There were some hiccups, as to be expected when you’re trying to attract tens of thousands of people, but all in all, it was an amazing example of the power we can wield as […]
July 1, 2013 was Mayor Eric Garcetti’s first official day in office. To celebrate a wonderful first year in office, I’m sharing never before seen photos of my interview with him late last year. I was so honored to be the first Pedro-centric sit down interview with the mayor and proud to use that podcast […]
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 resumé preparation, interviewing skills and job searches, local businesses and organizations met one-on-one with students to talk about internship, volunteer and job […]
For nearly 20 years, the San Pedro High School Leadership class has been throwing a Prom for senior citizens. Every year, the night is filled with food, friendship and TONS of dancing. This year was no different. More photos from the San Pedro High School Senior Citizen Prom