The Daily Breeze
West Basin water district director Ronald Smith charged with embezzlement
Ronald Smith, a West Basin Municipal Water District director for eight years, has been charged with embezzling public funds from the agency that serves most of the South Bay, authorities said today.
San Pedro Sun
Maestro Carlos Perrote hosts Second Annual Music Summer Camp
After the huge success of last year's music summer camp, there was no doubt that Maestro Carlos Perrote would host it once again.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Whittier Daily News
The Green Way: No drought of water-shortage emails from readers
Letters from some of my college buddies spilled from a box in the garage. The find was like those archaeologists who uncover cave paintings.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
San Pedro woman reunited with Chihuahua missing for nearly 5 years
Olivia Watts, seen with children Sarah, 5, and Thomas, 7, lost her Chihuahua named Lela in San Pedro about five years ago.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Propane/Butane Storage Company Near RPV Settles with EPA
The operators of a liquefied petroleum gas storage facility in San Pedro invested more than $7 million to resolve federal safety violations and will pay a $260,000 fine, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Secretary at Holy Trinity School in San Pedro busted for alleged $65,000 embezzlement
A former secretary at Holy Trinity School in San Pedro allegedly stole more than $65,000 in gift cards meant to be sold to parents to raise money for the campus, police and prosecutors said Tuesday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Long Beach foodbank organization keeps donations up, serves agencies, a poorest of the poora
Bishop Gene Townsley, left, and Percy Polk from Heavenly Hope load eggs, canned good and other food into two trucks at the Food Bank in Long Beach, CA on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin Marries Partner Sean Arian
Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin married his partner Sean Arian in San Pedro, California on Saturday, Bonin's website 11th District reports : The festive nuptials, held in the neighborhood where Arian was raised, featured works of art and music from several bands from the Venice area, which Bonin represents.
BBX Capital acquires Helen Grace Chocolates
BBX Sweet Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBX Capital Corp. has acquired the assets of Helen Grace Chocolates.
Plastic "trash islands" form in ocean garbage patch
About 15 years after first discovering the great Pacific garbage patch, Capt. Charles Moore returned in 2014 and discovered that semi-permanent islands made of ropes, buoys and other detritus were forming in the region.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Man dies in apparent suicide jump from San Pedro bridge
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro on Sunday afternoon.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Deputies Suspect Threesome Behind ID Theft Spree that Snagged Local Residents
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies have arrested three people suspected of being an "identity theft crew" whose victims included Peninsula and South Bay residents.
Plastic 'Trash Islands' Forming In Ocean Garbage Patch
After returning from the Transpacific Yacht Race - an annual sailboat race from Los Angeles to Honolulu - in 1997, Capt.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Easy Reader News
The Bard at the Beach-Shakespeare by the Sea rolls through with...
Accompanied by their worldly possessions, or at least a truckload of costumes, a motley group of actors has begun their annual summer pilgrimage through the Beach Cities and other towns near and not-so-far.
The Daily Breeze
San Pedran, two others indicted in insurance fraud
A San Pedro resident was among three people indicted Wednesday in an alleged $50 million scheme in Orange County to rip off health insurance companies with medically unnecessary procedures.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Daily Breeze
28 from South Bay, Harbor Area awaiting execution on Death Row
Twenty-eight men are awaiting execution on death row for murders that occurred in - or are otherwise linked to - the South Bay or Harbor Area.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
LA Daily News
Ralph Terrazas named Los Angeles Fire Department Chief
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduces his new choice for Los Angeles fire chief, current LAFD Assistant Chief Ralph Terrazas, during a press conference at City Hall on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
My FOX LA
Body Found in Water Near Abalone Cove
A body was found floating in the water near Abalone Cove around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Nicole Nishida.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
DIY Oakland Skatepark Hopes to Reopen
For years, this was a vacant patch of concrete, with an enormous pile of illegally dumped dirt filling a lot next door.
Port truck drivers at meeting defend companies
Independent contractors who drive for three trucking companies speak up about intimidation by the Teamsters and their desire to stay independent at a meeting at the Grand Long Beach Event Center in Long Beach CA.