18 hrs ago
Five fun reasons to stay and play in San Pedro, California
You may know San Pedro as the cruise port of Los Angeles . What you may not know are all the reasons to spend time visiting this southern California city on the coast-especially if you're in town to catch your cruise ship.
Trending on the Topix Network
Why Ballerina Misty Copeland Is Our Hero
Biography is not destiny. Misty Copeland 's inspiring new memoir, " Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina ," chronicles her improbable path to becoming one of the world's elite dancers and the first African American in 20 years to be a soloist with the world renowned American Ballet Theater, and only the second in its history.
Passing on Iowa was best
The big ta-doo over the Google barge landing in Stockton earlier this week makes me wonder what things would have been like if a deal could have been worked out to land the USS Iowa.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
San Pedro Sun
20,000 Strong Empowerment Rally inspires change
The women of San Pedro and Caye Caulker joined the rousing ranks of energetic marchers attending the Women's Empowerment Rally and March in Belize City on Thursday, March 6th.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Ash Wednesday kicks off Christian season of Lent
Nicole Puente receives ashes from the Rev. Joshua Peter Lee during the Ash Wednesday service at St. Hilary Church of Perpetual Adoration in Pico Rivera on Wednesday March 5, 2014.
New York Magazine
Misty Copeland on Ballet, Race, and Her New Book
Since Misty Copeland joined the American Ballet Theater corps de ballet in 2001, she's become not only a critically acclaimed classical artiste but also a commercial juggernaut.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
San Pedroa s Ponte Vista housing project gets green light after nearly a decade of debate
The Ponte Vista finalized plan is being voted on the by the Los Angeles City Council to develop the former Naval housing base in San Pedro Tuesday, March 04, 2014, San Pedro, CA.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Incredible rise from poverty of New York Ballet Theatre's second-ever black soloist
The 68 MILLION ton landslide that nearly went unseen: Spectacular rock fall that set off earthquake sensors around the world and had scientists scouring Alaska to find source 'Weak' Obama is blasted for his 'laughable' response to Putin on Ukraine as Kerry promises sanctions and both parties say President is being pushed around 'The Lord showed me ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
New York Daily News
Misty Copeland book excerpt
Misty Copeland is only the second black woman in the history of the American Ballet Theatre to gain the status of soloist, an achievement that resonates beyond the ballet world.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Cold Hands paddle race this Sunday at Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, California
This Sunday, the annual Cold Hands paddle race will take place at Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro , CA.
Scan the seas from the Point Fermin Lighthouse
No trip to the San Pedro district of Los Angeles would be complete without a trip to the Point Fermin Lighthouse .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Hallelujah! Torrancea s newest craft brewery, Absolution Brewing,...
Absolution Brewery opens Saturday in Torrance. It's the fifth craft brewery to open in the city over the last five years, an indication of the city's rising stature in the industry.
The Daily Breeze
Golden States Pops Orchestra cancels March concert, but has no plans to leave San Pedro
Handed a series of setbacks in the form of sponsorship cutbacks, a meagerly attended concert in February and, most significantly, the failure of 20th Century Fox to provide expected support, the Golden State Pops Orchestra announced this week it was canceling its March studio tribute concert in San Pedro.
LA Daily News
Senators Wright and Calderon should pay, not get paid: Opinion
For lawmakers fighting criminal charges, there are times when slinking out of the state Capitol in disgrace is too good a fate.
The Daily Nexus
Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Continues to Shine at ABT Despite 'Unlikely' Beginnings
Many ballerinas, from an early age on, dream of joining American Ballet Theatre - one of the most reputable classical ballet companies in the world.
"What A Pair" Art Auction Features Topanga Sculptor Donald Gialanella, March 28
Sculptor Donald Gialanella's work, entitled 'Cog Bra,' will be a special addition to the Sixth Annual 'What A Pair' fundraising event and silent auction sponsored by the Soroptimists of the Los Angeles Harbor on March 28 at the Croatian Cultural Center in San Pedro.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Report Projects L.A.'s Vulnerability To Future Sea Level Rise
Los Angelenos may expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to climate change, according to current projections.
San Pedro Sun
Isla Bonita Elementary School Students talk about Drugs and other Issues
On Friday, February 21st, Isla Bonita Elementary School opened its gates to the public to showcase their upper division students' work via an open house.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Daily Breeze
San Pedroa s Ponte Vista housing plan advances to final vote on March 4
As anticipated, a newly downsized Ponte Vista housing development got a final nod Tuesday from the Los Angeles City Council's planning committee, pushing the long-debated issue toward a final City Council decision on March 4. If approved by the full council, it will bring to an end one of the most controversial development debates ever in the ... (more)
Watch the ships from Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro, California
Any trip to San Pedro , home of the busiest container port in the United States, is going to involve ocean gazing.