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  • International cast of all-star brewers highlights the Festival in San Pedro

    International cast of all-star brewers highlights the Festival in San Pedro

    More than 70 of the world's best brewers from more than a dozen countries will be pouring their beers under one roof in San Pedro next week when the Festival comes to Southern California. The Festival, named one of the seven best beer festivals in the country by CNN, brings a roster of brewing...

  • Events: History of hot sauce, banh mi, sustainable seafood and a French chef

    Events: History of hot sauce, banh mi, sustainable seafood and a French chef

    Longtime Los Angeles Times food writer and historian Charles Perry will deliver a lecture to the Culinary Historians of Southern California on the history of hot sauce on Oct. 11. His story winds back through tomato ketchup and Worcestershire sauce to the 17th-century English infatuation with Asian...

  • Events: Fido's first food truck, LA Craft Beer Crawl, DeSano pizza class

    Events: Fido's first food truck, LA Craft Beer Crawl, DeSano pizza class

    Milo’s Kitchen, a California-based dog treat company, is hopping on the food truck bandwagon with Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck. The truck is selling treats exclusively for man’s best friend and will be visiting several dog parks around Los Angeles starting Thursday. Dogs can choose from a selection...

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  • Developers reveal plans for $100-million makeover of Ports O' Call

    Developers reveal plans for $100-million makeover of Ports O' Call

    For years, San Pedro's faux New England fishing village Ports O' Call has been down on its luck.The collection of Old English, New England and Spanish styled buildings that opened in the 1960s have long showed their age. Shops sat empty. And while packed on weekends, the village was decidedly sleepy...

  • Get your Korean banchan fix at the Foodshop, a new restaurant in Koreatown

    Get your Korean banchan fix at the Foodshop, a new restaurant in Koreatown

    Name of restaurant: The Foodshop Concept: Korean banchan (the side dishes commonly found with various other Korean specialties, including hot pot and barbecue) and kimchi in a deli-like setting. The specials change daily.  What dish represents the restaurant, and why? The banchan, of course. And...

  • The Griffith Park Teahouse to reappear on Knoll Hill in San Pedro today

    The Griffith Park Teahouse to reappear on Knoll Hill in San Pedro today

    The Griffith Park Teahouse, which mysteriously appeared on a peak in Griffith Park in June, surreptitiously installed by a collective of anonymous artists, is set to make its first public appearance today after being removed by the city.  The structure, which captivated Angelenos when it first...

  • Man killed in drive-by shooting; off-duty LAPD officer exchanges gunfire with suspect

    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer exchanged gunfire with a suspect after a deadly drive-by shooting early Saturday in San Pedro, police said. The officer was driving his personal vehicle near 12th and Gaffey streets at about 2:15 a.m. when he witnessed a drive-by shooting, said LAPD Officer...

  • There's a destination craft brewery opening at the Port of L.A.

    There's a destination craft brewery opening at the Port of L.A.

    After months of delays and setbacks, Brouwerij West, San Pedro’s destination craft brewery, is scheduled to open its tasting room doors Feb. 27. Known for a line of Belgian-inspired ales packaged in colorful bottles, Brouwerij West has been around since 2010, but its founder Brian Mercer has never...

  • Weekend tour: A fresh look in San Pedro

    Weekend tour: A fresh look in San Pedro

    Set on a corner lot in the South Shores area, this new-look contemporary pairs high-end finishes with indoor-outdoor spaces for a light and airy aesthetic. Eye-catching details include swiveling glass doors, a glass-enclosed wine rack and a wall fireplace done in white Valentino marble. Fire and...

  • The Broad museum announces its first special exhibition: 'Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life'
    The Broad museum announces its first special exhibition: 'Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life'

    "Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life" will be the first special exhibition at the Broad, the contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles will announce Wednesday.

    Running from June 11 through Oct. 2, the exhibition will feature nearly all of the 125 Sherman works in the Broad's permanent collection....

  • City Section, LAUSD trying to come up with solution for Marine League hostilities

    There's a problem in the Marine League. The rivalries are producing incidents on the field and off the field, leading to increasing concern among administrators in the City Section and LAUSD.

    Last spring, San Pedro and Carson engaged in a baseball brawl, followed on Jan. 29 by a soccer incident...

  • At least two presumed dead after plane crashes into ocean off San Pedro
    At least two presumed dead after plane crashes into ocean off San Pedro

    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a private plane and its two passengers after failing to find any sign of life in the waters between San Pedro and the Los Angeles Harbor where it went down Friday afternoon.

    The Coast Guard said it halted its efforts at 9:15 a.m. Saturday after...

  • Football: Mike Walsh is stepping down at San Pedro after 25 years as coach

    The Ctiy Section is losing another football coaching icon.

    Mike Walsh, the head coach at San Pedro for 25 years, is leaving the position. The school is already advertising for a new coach.

    "It's kind of shocking," Athletic Director Bob Schatz told the Daily Breeze. "I don't know how in the world...

  • How much house does about $400,000 buy in Southern California?
    How much house does about $400,000 buy in Southern California?

    How do housing prices in Los Angeles compare with the rest of the Southland? Here’s a sample of homes for sale in the low $400,000s in L.A.., Riverside, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

    SANTA BARBARA: This manufactured home on a hilltop in the Rancho Santa Barbara area takes in panoramic mountain...

  • Body found in water near Point Fermin Park in San Pedro
    Body found in water near Point Fermin Park in San Pedro

    A man was found dead in the water near Point Fermin Park in San Pedro on Thursday, according to police officials.

    The body of an adult male was pulled from the water about 4 p.m. and airlifted to shore, said LAPD Lt. Eric W. Holyfield with the Harbor Division.

    The cause of death has not yet been...

  • 2015 in review: How income inequality pervades the L.A. landscape
    2015 in review: How income inequality pervades the L.A. landscape

    Doris Tillman of South Los Angeles had lost her husband, her job and her water service, so she did what people do here in a gilded metropolis that throws curses at people on the fringes — she adapted.

    When I think back on the year 2015, I'll conjure up an image of Tillman at 71, bending into a...

  • Megaship docks in L.A. as change roils shipping industry
    Megaship docks in L.A. as change roils shipping industry

    The largest container ship ever to arrive at a North American port is now docked at the southern tip of Los Angeles, a sign of the rapid changes underway in the global shipping industry.

    The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, which arrived Saturday at the Port of Los Angeles on a maiden voyage from China...

  • Janice Hahn calls for independent oversight of Port of L.A.'s anti-pollution efforts
    Janice Hahn calls for independent oversight of Port of L.A.'s anti-pollution efforts

    Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) is throwing her support behind the demands of harbor-area residents calling for independent oversight of the Port of Los Angeles after its failure to impose air quality improvements at one of its busiest shipping terminals.

    "It is incredibly troubling that the Port...

  • 'Star Wars' surprise: Gustavo Dudamel conducted parts of 'The Force Awakens' score
    'Star Wars' surprise: Gustavo Dudamel conducted parts of 'The Force Awakens' score

    One of the surprise stars in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is a musical one: Gustavo Dudamel, music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted the opening and end titles music by composer John Williams.

    Dudamel recalled his disbelief when Williams called to ask for the conductor's help.

    ...

  • Authorities investigating body found in San Pedro harbor
    Authorities investigating body found in San Pedro harbor

    Police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in the waters off San Pedro, authorities said Thursday.

    The body was pulled from the water near Berth 206 in the harbor just before 8 a.m., Los Angeles firefighters said.

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    There were no obvious...

  • Debbie Allen's 'Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' moves to Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
    Debbie Allen's 'Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' moves to Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

    The sixth annual presentation of Debbie Allen's quirky, kid-friendly "The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker" will move to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from UCLA this year to accommodate what have been sell-out audiences, Allen said.

    The show, which she wrote, choreographed and directs, will star Raven-Symone...

  • Craftsman homes around Los Angeles for less than $750,000
    Craftsman homes around Los Angeles for less than $750,000

    The Craftsman bungalow, popularized during the Arts and Crafts movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is a prominent fixture in the Southland, with variations found throughout Southern California.

    In anticipation of the nonprofit preservation group Pasadena Heritage’s upcoming 24th...

  • Fire captain hospitalized for exertion after blaze erupts at San Pedro business
    Fire captain hospitalized for exertion after blaze erupts at San Pedro business

    A fire captain experienced extreme exertion and was hospitalized Monday morning after a blaze broke out in a San Pedro commercial building.

    The fire erupted in the 500 block of South Pacific Avenue around 4:15 a.m. along a row of businesses, said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles...

  • Body of man shot to death found in water near Point Fermin
    Body of man shot to death found in water near Point Fermin

    Los Angeles police detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in the water Thursday morning near Point Fermin in San Pedro. 

    Officers responded to the 900 block of Paseo Del Mar about 8:30 a.m. after receiving calls that a man had been shot near the water, said...

  • Video from a previous election used as ammunition in hot House race
    Video from a previous election used as ammunition in hot House race

    Attorney Nanette Barragan, who recently quit the Hermosa Beach City Council and moved to San Pedro to run for a House seat in next year's election, has made much of her roots in the working-class, heavily minority district she now seeks to represent.

    Raised in the Carson area the 11th child of...

  • How much house does $425,000 buy in Los Angeles County?
    How much house does $425,000 buy in Los Angeles County?

    What does about $425,000 buy you in Los Angeles? In one area, an early-1900s period home and in another, a newer 3,570-square-foot house with a range of amenities. Here’s a sampling of homes in Los Angeles County on the market at that price point.

    SUN VALLEY: Built in the 1940s, this renovated...

  • How much house does $425,000 buy in Los Angeles County?
    How much house does $425,000 buy in Los Angeles County?

    What does about $425,000 buy you in Los Angeles? In one area, an early-1900s period home and in another, a newer 3,570-square-foot house with a range of amenities. Here’s a sampling of homes in Los Angeles County on the market at that price point. A red door marks the entrance to this updated and...

  • The Broad Museum: Art feeds young minds
    The Broad Museum: Art feeds young minds

    To the editor: Many thanks for your article on the new (free) Broad Museum, and the wonderful photo of a 2-year-old child enjoying the experience. (“For the sake of art,” Sept. 21)On the same day, I was at Barnsdall Art Park (free) with my 2-year-old grandson, who was experiencing a wall-wide simulation...

  • Intruder fatally shot by San Pedro homeowner during break-in
    Intruder fatally shot by San Pedro homeowner during break-in

    A homeowner who woke up Friday to find a man inside his San Pedro residence fatally shot the intruder, police said.

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    The homeowner heard the man breaking into the home in the 300 block of West 11th Street about 3 a.m., said Officer Liliana Preciado of the Los...

  • Search continues for body of man missing after fatal crash off Catalina Island
    Search continues for body of man missing after fatal crash off Catalina Island

    Rescue boats plied the waters off Catalina Island on Monday for a boater missing after a crash that killed a fellow passenger.

    The accident near Descanso Bay occurred early Sunday morning when a dinghy carrying five passengers collided with another larger vessel measuring approximately 14 feet,...

  • It took hunting to find the L.A. school board meeting on its superintendent hunt
    It took hunting to find the L.A. school board meeting on its superintendent hunt

    Los Angeles school officials have promised a “transparent” search for the next superintendent of schools, but got that process off to a murky start by the listing of a faulty address for a Sunday morning board meeting.

    The business of the day was to discuss the desired qualities in a superintendent...

  • Tiny houses for homeless at center of legal fight
    Tiny houses for homeless at center of legal fight

    The running legal and political debate at Los Angeles City Hall over how best to manage street encampments is turning to a new issue: tiny, curbside homes on wheels.

    Some advocates for the homeless see the wooden, sometimes colorful single-room structures — about the size of a parking spot — as...

  • Emily's List backs Nanette Barragan, signaling heated House race in L.A. area
    Emily's List backs Nanette Barragan, signaling heated House race in L.A. area

    Emily's List, a nationally prominent backer of female Democratic candidates, is endorsing attorney Nanette Barragan for an open Los Angeles area House seat, giving the relatively unknown candidate a potential boost in credibility and fundraising.

    The endorsement, announced Friday morning in Washington,...

  • Former science teacher accused of having sex with teenage students
    Former science teacher accused of having sex with teenage students

    A 28-year-old high school teacher pursued relationships with underage students by plying them with gifts, including a trip to Disneyland for one student and for another, a rendezvous at a hotel, prosecutors allege.

    Michelle Yeh, who is no longer a teacher, was charged Tuesday with several felonies...

  • L.A. councilman takes aim at tiny homes on wheels
    L.A. councilman takes aim at tiny homes on wheels

    Tiny wooden homes on wheels, roughly the size of garden sheds, have popped up on San Pedro streets as a temporary way to house the homeless.

    The wooden structures are reminiscent of the small home created by a South Los Angeles man that became famous through a viral video, drawing millions of viewers...

  • Learn about Salinas de San Pedro Salt Marsh at Cabrillo aquarium

    SAN PEDRO

    Salt marsh open house

    Explore the Salinas de San Pedro Salt Marsh with aquarium educators and park naturalists and learn about native plants and animals.

    When, where: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro

    Admission, info: Free....

  • 28-year-old San Pedro teacher accused of sexually abusing her student
    28-year-old San Pedro teacher accused of sexually abusing her student

    A 28-year-old science teacher accused of sexually abusing a teenage student in San Pedro may have found additional victims through online postings in which she offered private tutoring, police said.

    Michelle Yeh took on a temporary teaching assignment with San Pedro High School’s science department...

  • Where to find $1 oysters
    Where to find $1 oysters

    If you love slurping down oysters, pay attention. This is your one-stop guide to finding $1 oysters around town.

    There's a restaurant or bar offering $1 oysters every night of the week. So if you want to indulge nightly, you can. And if you do, we like the way you roll. 

    Bar 10: $1 oysters with...

  • L.A. Port police chase ends with suspect driving off San Pedro cliff
    L.A. Port police chase ends with suspect driving off San Pedro cliff

    Like something out of a Hollywood movie script, a man fleeing police in San Pedro barreled his vehicle through a fence and over a seaside cliff to the rocks 300 feet below, authorities said Tuesday.

    And if that wasn’t enough – he survived.

    “I said it three times, ‘I don’t believe it,’” said Port...

  • What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?
    What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?

    Home sales in L.A.’s South Bay routinely hit seven figures, but what does $1 million buy, exactly? Here’s a sampling of homes in the area that are priced in that range. The three-bedroom home in the Hill section previously sold for $930,000 in 2004. (Realtor.com) HERMOSA BEACH: This stand-alone...

  • What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?
    What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?

    Home sales in L.A.’s South Bay routinely hit seven figures, but what does $1 million buy, exactly? Here’s a sampling of homes in the area that are priced in that range.

    HERMOSA BEACH: This stand-alone townhouse in the Hill section has a partial ocean view.

    Address: 1723 Golden Ave., Hermosa Beach,...

  • County supervisors order audit of $24-million Music Center contribution
    County supervisors order audit of $24-million Music Center contribution

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has ordered an audit of how the Los Angeles Music Center spends the millions in taxpayer dollars it receives for operating expenses each year.

    Noting that the county is providing more than $24 million to the Music Center during the current fiscal year,...

  • Man arrested in deaths of wife, 2-month-old son
    Man arrested in deaths of wife, 2-month-old son

    A man wanted in connection with the death of his wife and their 2-month-old son was arrested early Friday in San Pedro, authorities said

    Los Angeles police said they took Algernon Rieux, 26, into custody at about 2 a.m., hours after the bodies of his wife, Jacqueline Montoya, and son, Joshua, were...

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