Elise Swanson has worked in and around San Pedro for close to 15 years, in both the public and private sector. Who better to lead the the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce as it reinvents itself and reclaims its place in the leadership of San Pedro. We talk about her first year in office and […]
Ten years ago Kari Burgos filled in for her mentor and friend at Inner Harmony Yoga on 9th Street. Little did she know that she would have to take over the entire business in just two short months. Kari shares the story of how her life was forever changed when she inherited a yoga studio […]
Robert Castagnola is a founding member of the San Pedro Bocce Ball Club and one of the newly crowned San Pedro Bocce Ball Champions. We sit down with Robert to talk about his love of a sport that seems to be on the brink of a revival.
Leonard Trubia is an artist who moved to San Pedro a couple of years ago to escape the circus of Venice and Culver City. He fell in love with the authenticity of the town and dreamed of not having to ever see the 405 to get to work. His solution was to open Three Sheets, […]
Alison Freeman grew up on the small stages of San Pedro and eventually followed her dreams all the way to New York. She soon realized that her ultimate dream wasn’t to put herself in the spotlight, but to mentor young actors and teach them how to shine! Two years ago she created The Troupe, a […]
Doane Liu has spent a good chunk of his professional life working as top staff to a good number of politicians who represent San Pedro. At the beginning of the year, Mayor Garcetti sent Doane home to San Pedro to be Deputy Executive Director and Chief of Staff at the Port of Los Angeles in […]