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Class of '76 Picnic

September 13, 2012 by Linda Espinosa Miller (Register to contact)

We are gathering on Oct. 6th,'12,Sat., @ noon for a Class Picnic.
Please join us at Pt. Fermin park, bring your own Everything..
And a possible dish to share..

Hoope to see you there,
Linda Espinosa Miller

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High school notes: San Pedro High stadium renamed after former coach Mike Walsh  The Daily Breeze

Former San Pedro football coach Mike Walsh stood near midfield Friday night, with his son Brian by his side, watching and listening as people, including Los ...



San Pedro High will rename its football stadium after former coach Mike Walsh  The Daily Breeze

San Pedro High School's Pirate Football Stadium will get a new name Friday night, Sept. 28, in honor of former varsity coach Mike Walsh, also known as “the ...



VIDEO: Los Angeles high school softball star ejected for collision running to first base  USA TODAY High School Sports

Chatsworth softball star Ava Justman was ejected for running into an opponent with "malicious intent" on her way to first base.



38th Annual Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade  Random Lengths

With an annual event like the Holiday Spirit Parade that's been around for more than three decades, it's pretty easy to get complacent about it. Fortunately, the ...



'Persons of interest' in vicious beating of San Pedro high school baseball player identified  Los Angeles Times

Two men wanted in connection with the brutal beating of a San Pedro High School baseball player earlier this year have been identified, and could face charges ...



SPHS' Brightest Look Beyond the 2018 Horizon  Random Lengths

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor. Though at 18 it's not legal to rent a car, purchase alcohol, enter 21-and-over clubs and events, adopt a child, buy marijuana ...



Dave Arian, the San Pedro ‘rank-and-filer’ who led dockworkers’ union, has died at 72  The Daily Breeze

San Pedro's David Arian, a tireless fighter for dockworkers' rights who rose to the union's highest office and most recently served on the Los Angeles harbor ...



San Pedro car show supports local high school athletics  KABC-TV

More than 500 car enthusiasts flocked to the San Pedro Pirate Booster Car Show, which fills in the gaps when funding is cut for San Pedro High School athletics.



30,000 LAUSD teachers walk off the job in first strike since 1989  East Bay Times

After two years of often bitter wrangling over a new contract, Los Angeles Unified School District teachers — more than 30,000 of them — walked out Monday in ...



Student Describes Sexual Encounters With Now-Imprisoned Teacher at San Pedro High School  KTLA

A San Pedro high school student who said he had sex with his now-incarcerated teacher said the instructor bought him an Xbox before manipulating him into ...



Dave Arian, 1946 – 2019  Random Lengths

By Mike Bonin, Los Angeles District 11 Councilman. Alan David Arian, 72, a prominent labor leader, accomplished community organizer, fierce social justice ...



Port considers renaming San Pedro street for the late Dave Arian, ILWU leader  The Daily Breeze

Los Angeles harbor commissioners are expected to name a portion of Miner Street in San Pedro after David Arian – the union leader and vice president of the ...



Respectful hometown gathers as San Pedro Marine is laid to rest – 68 years later  The Daily Breeze

After 68 years, Roger Gonzales is home. The Marine's family didn't give up hope that this day would come, after decades of waiting. He was just 20 years old ...



San Pedro man jumps to the rescue of entangled whale (and emerges as a media star)  The Daily Breeze

Sue Synstelien of San Pedro probably wasn't altogether surprised when she saw the viral home video of her nephew's heroic leap into the ocean to set free a ...



Chills and spills on tap for annual New Year’s Polar Bear dip in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

A dry, cold spell should give swimmers something to shiver about come Tuesday, Jan. 1, when the 67th annual Polar Bear swim in San Pedro ushers in the new ...



San Pedro High teacher arrested on charges of sexually abusing student  LA School Report

A 28-year-old female teacher has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abusing one of her students at San Pedro High School. Michelle Yeh, who was on ...



Davidson Takes SPHS Band to New Heights  Random Lengths

By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug, Editorial Intern. The San Pedro High School band has seen more success this past year than it has in recent memory. In December ...



Suspect Identified in Vicious Beating of San Pedro High Baseball Player, in Custody on Separate Charges  KTLA

A man previously treated as a person of interest in the brutal alleyway assault of a San Pedro teen was on Tuesday identified by deputies as a suspect.



San Pedro’s ‘hometown’ LAPD captain is moving on – and that’s got some locals bummed out  The Daily Breeze

News that LAPD Harbor Division Capt. Michael Oreb is being transferred in August to LAPD's Internal Affairs Division is not going down easily among community ...



Race across Vincent Thomas Bridge spans the generations in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

By David Rice, Correspondent. Richard Windishar, 88, may be a little tough on himself. The Manhattan Beach resident just finished running 5.3 miles back and ...



Jacqueline Aleene Monsaas  Kitsap Daily News

Jacqueline (Jackie) Aleene Monsaas, age 97, passed away in Silverdale WA on November 25, 2018. Jackie was born in Cushing Oklahoma on October 19, ...



San Pedro High School Baseball Player Savagely Beaten, Left for Dead  NBC Southern California

A San Pedro High School baseball player was beaten and left for dead Thursday night, leaving his family searching for answers as he lies in the intensive care ...



Deck the Streets of Downtown San Pedro  Random Lengths

By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor. Line up on the streets of San Pedro to witness the joy of the holiday season as it parades through Pacific Avenue. The 37th ...



Remembering the Legend  Random Lengths

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor. Ronnie Barber, one of the greatest football players in the history of San Pedro High, died Jan. 26, 2018, at the age of 72.



‘He’s been gone too long’ – Killed during Korean War, Roger Gonzales is finally coming home to his San Pedro family  The Daily Breeze

“I regret to inform you …” That telegram would change a San Pedro family forever. The year was 1950 and the news that the family's only son, 20-year-old Roger ...



Former San Pedro High School teacher gets 3 years, 8 months in prison for sex with boys  The Daily Breeze

A former science teacher at San Pedro High School was sentenced Friday to three years, eight months in state prison for engaging in sexual acts with two ...



Weeks after brutal beating, Evan Jimenez surprises San Pedro High baseball teammates  The Daily Breeze

Cotie Edwards and Luca Pirozzi knew something was up. Taking their seats Tuesday afternoon in the bleachers at the San Pedro High School baseball field, ...



San Pedro High baseball player must ‘learn to walk again’ after severe beating  The Daily Breeze

A 15-year-old San Pedro High School baseball player severely beaten by apparent gang members has been moved to a new hospital, where he will begin ...



Chris Alvidrez outruns turmoil to lead San Pedro High School football team  The Daily Breeze

San Pedro running back Chris Alvidrez has left a lot of things behind him over the last couple of years. Mainly, defenders. The senior finished just shy of 1,000 ...



Investigation finds LA Harbor-area smog challenges grow as new health threats emerge  The Daily Breeze

For this series, Southern California News Group analyzed air-pollution data collected by South Coast Air Quality Management District and the Port of Los ...



Swimming pool at Olguin campus of San Pedro High will open to the public this summer  The Daily Breeze

San Pedrans won't get to dip their toes in the restored Gaffey Street Pool at Angels Gate Park until next year, but in the meantime, they can swim at another spot ...



Living with oil wells in Wilmington may include headaches, nausea and dizziness  The Daily Breeze

For this series, Southern California News Group analyzed air-pollution data collected by South Coast Air Quality Management District and the Port of Los ...



San Pedro parents remember late son Anderson Bard as authorities wrap up investigation into his death  The Daily Breeze

Those who lose a spouse are widowed. Those who lose their parents are orphaned. But David and Veronica “Ronnie” Bard are grappling over what to call ...



AFMC commander helps kick off school's STEM program, visits AFJROTC un  Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base

Air Force Materiel Command Commander Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski speaks to students at San Pedro High School Oct. 7, 2016, during the school's kickoff of the ...



San Pedro’s Olguin pool will open to the public this summer  The Daily Breeze

The outdoor swimming pool at the John and Muriel Olguin San Pedro High School campus will be open to the public again this summer, officials have ...



Man Charged With Felony Assault in Attack on 15-Year-Old High School Baseball Player  NBC Southern California

A 21-year-old man was charged Tuesday with a felony assault count stemming from an attack that left a 15-year-old San Pedro High School baseball player in ...



Felon Arrested In San Pedro Killing Of 17-Year-Old Mother  CBS Los Angeles

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) – A 25-year-old Wilmington man and convicted felon has been arrested in the shooting death of a 17-year-old girl last month in San ...



2 dressed as clowns creep up on San Pedro elementary school workers  KABC-TV

Two people dressed as clowns crept up on employees at a San Pedro elementary school, adding Southern California to a list of regions linked to so-called ...



Was 15-year-old student who fell to his death from Point Fermin cliff in San Pedro bullied?  The Daily Breeze

The mystery surrounding a San Pedro teenager's fall to his death from a Point Fermin cliff remained just that Friday. Why did the 15-year-old cut school about an ...



Steve Gebbart Isn't Waiting For Superman At San Pedro High  Neon Tommy

At least once a week, Maria walks into her 8:00 a.m. Honors English class at San Pedro High School drunk. She rarely smiles, and her sad eyes belie the fact ...



Muriel Olguin, 1923-2017: San Pedro artist dies at 93  The Daily Breeze

Muriel Olguin, the “creative spark” beside her husband John Olguin throughout their 52-year marriage, has died. Her death on Feb. 10 at the age of 93 — from ...



Suspect arrested in Evan Jimenez beating case  The Daily Breeze

The prime suspect in the beating of a 15-year-old San Pedro boy who continues to recover from a brain injury was arrested Thursday and is expected to be ...



3 Teens Shot, Wounded Near In-N-Out in San Pedro; Gunman at Large  KTLA

Three male teenagers were wounded, one critically, in a shooting near an In-N-Out Burger restaurant in San Pedro after a high school football game Friday night ...



These magnets have become some of L.A.'s highest-scoring public schools  Los Angeles Times

New tests show the city's magnets have soared far above other schools. Read our guide to what it means and explore a list of how every magnet school scored.



Thunderstorm Catches SoCal By Surprise  North Hollywood, CA Patch

Thunderstorm Catches SoCal By Surprise - North Hollywood-Toluca Lake, CA - Thunder and lightning tore through the night sky, bringing downpours, fires, ...



Roosevelt High School's historic R Building should be preserved, not demolished  Los Angeles Times

The renovation of Roosevelt High School, one of seven schools where the East L.A. Blowouts took place in 1968, shouldn't come at the expense of historic ...



San Pedro Teens Near Fatal Beating May Be Gang Initiation: Police  Patch.com

Teen's Beating May Be Gang Initiation: Police - Palos Verdes, CA - Investigators said the attackers may have been trying to earn membership in a local street ...



Anne Hansford, 1932-2016: San Pedro’s ‘go-to’ history archivist  The Daily Breeze

She resisted computers but efficiently commandeered an impressive room tucked away in the City Hall building that is filled with files, maps, books and odd ...



Anderson Bard’s fatal fall from San Pedro cliff ruled an accident  The Daily Breeze

The death of a San Pedro teen whose body was found at the bottom of a Point Fermin cliff last October has been ruled an accident by Coroner's Officials.



Thunderstorms Hit Southern California, Lightning Blamed for Fires  NBC Southern California

Tens of thousands of people were without power Friday night as a thunderstorm brought lightning and rain to Southern California. The Los Angeles Department ...



Man shot to death at El Pollo Loco restaurant in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

The killer of a 22-year-old man who was shot and killed Tuesday night on his birthday in the parking lot of the El Pollo Loco restaurant near First and Gaffey ...



San Pedro hospital marks 90 years of service with emergency room expansion announcement  The Daily Breeze

When it was dedicated in 1925, San Pedro's hospital didn't even have a proper building. Instead, it was sandwiched inside an old hotel near the waterfront.



Three familiar candidates appear headed to victories in race for a trio of Lomita City Council seats  The Daily Breeze

Well-known resident Cindy Segawa appears as if she will be on the Lomita City Council, narrowly leading incumbents Jim Gazeley and Mark Waronek with all ...



Skateboarder’s death in San Pedro accident heightens calls for safety  Daily Breeze

The death of a 15-year-old skateboarder in San Pedro on Saturday is escalating what was already widespread concern about youths who dart along public ...



Watch: South Bay Students Participate In National Walkout  Redondo Beach, CA Patch

Watch: South Bay Students Participate In Walkout - Redondo Beach, CA - About 600 students at Redondo Union High School stood on the front lawn to protest ...



San Pedro dreams of the possibilities as Harbor View House goes up for sale  The Daily Breeze

Harbor View House, a five-story, 1925 building that is the state's largest home for the mentally ill and long coveted by developers, is up for sale, clearing the way ...



Family of Evan Jimenez waits for charges against beating suspect  The Daily Breeze

Six months after 15-year-old Evan Jimenez was nearly beaten to death in a San Pedro-area alley, his mother continues to wait for charges to be filed against the ...



These are the two challengers and two incumbents vying for three council seats in Lomita  The Daily Breeze

In Lomita, a city of just two square miles, some candidates for local office take pride in walking every block and knocking on every door. Making those ...



San Pedro violinist Harry Hall still fiddling after 92 years  Daily Breeze

San Pedro >> Harry Hall was just 9 years old when he took his first violin lesson. That was 92 years ago and he's still dazzling the crowds. And although he's ...



Rent-Controlled Building turns Units Into Short-Term Rentals  Spectrum News 1

VENICE, Calif. -- More than 58 apartments in the Ellison Building in Venice provided a home for long-term renters. The units were also rent-controlled. But over ...



The Dodson house in San Pedro goes up for sale, history and all  The Daily Breeze

San Pedro >> If you love wainscoting, porch swings, claw-foot bathtubs and wood floors, the Dodson house could be for you. The two-story, gingerbread ...



Home for Christmas: San Pedro’s Blue Butterfly Village provides home and hope for women vets  The Daily Breeze

For Tasha Rogers, nothing is as wonderful as spending Christmas at home. This will be the formerly homeless woman's second Christmas in her two-bedroom ...



Former Teacher Accused of Sex With Students Took an Alleged Victim to Disneyland: DA  KTLA

A former San Pedro High School substitute teacher was charged Tuesday in connection with her allegedly having sex with multiple underage male students, ...



CHARLENE LOUISE EISENBERG, 1934-2014: Daughter of ‘Shanghai Red’ in San Pedro dies  Daily Breeze

A final family tie to San Pedro's wild and renowned waterfront Beacon Street years — the daughter of the man known as “Shanghai Red” — has died. Charlene ...



Five LAUSD San Fernando Valley high schools fast-tracked for renovations  LA Daily News

Five San Fernando Valley schools will be fast-tracked under Superintendent Ramon Cortines' plan to renovate 11 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified ...



Festive crowd turns out in San Pedro to open time capsule, decorate Christmas tree  Daily Breeze

With the hot chocolate flowing and a seasonal chill in the air, it was back to the 1980s for San Pedro on Thursday as a festive crowd gathered to dig up the town's ...



LA Varsity photos: The great plays, celebrations and fans at CIF high school football championships  LA Daily News

Images of action, celebration and fans from the CIF 2018 championship of high school football playoffs around Los Angeles County, Friday Nov. 23. Previous.



How South Bay schools are preparing for March 14 walkout  Beach Reporter

For Jacqueline Engler, the mass shooting on Valentine's Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, hit home.



Cheer Takes Second in CIF Playoffs  The Oarsman

While the Venice cheer team won third place at the national championship in Las Vegas on Feb. 24, that was not the end of the road for the cheer team. This is ...



LAUSD teachers earn too much to live in the affordable housing apartments built for them  Los Angeles Times

The district has built three housing developments for L.A. Unified teachers. Only problem: teachers earn too much to live there. Instead, school support staff are ...



Bus tours take high school students to colleges – and maybe their futures  EdSource

At 9 a.m., the first group of teenagers boarded a yellow school bus at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor in San Pedro, close to the West Coast's ...



Anti-LGBTQ hate group protest at Claremont High School  Los Angeles Times

On the crisp fall morning of Monday, Nov. 12, the quiet college town of Claremont, California laid silent. Well, almost. Although Claremont High School students ...



Mutual Understanding with Intercomprehension  Language Magazine

Clorinda Donato and Pierre Escudé explain how intercomprehension is the basis for their Multilingual Romance Languages Learning Project.



Opinion: Dear Democrats, Illegal Immigration is not a manufactured crisis  Los Angeles Times

Democrats and progressives alike have been calling illegal immigration a so-called "manufactured process." This is in response to the Trump's often explosive ...



Football: All the scores from the CIF-SS and L.A. City championship games  OCRegister

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North Hollywood High School to Be Fast-Tracked for Major Rennovations  Patch.com

Five San Fernando Valley schools will be fast- tracked under Superintendent Ramon Cortines' plan to renovate 11 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified ...



College Student in ‘Extremely Critical’ Condition After Alleged DUI Driver Crashes Into Uber Vehicle in Redondo Beach  KTLA Los Angeles

A 21-year-old college student remained hospitalized in an intensive care unit Wednesday, five days after a suspected drunken driver crashed into her Uber ...



California's Camp Fire destroys thousands of buildings, kills many  Los Angeles Times

In Butte County, Ca., a dangerous fire spread. The Camp Fire got its name from beginning along Camp Creek Road at 6:33 a.m. on Nov. 8. Since then, the fire ...



After tough start in life, owner of Harbor Breeze Cruises is flourishing with new vessels  Long Beach Press Telegram

La Espada, Harbor Breeze Cruises' new $4.5 million vessel, is both a means of taking passengers on a whale watching journey and a testament to company ...



South Bay Teen Sues Teacher, District for Sexual Abuse  Patch.com

Palos Verdes, CA - The teen, identified only as John Doe, is alleging the district was negligence in its duty to protect him from the ex-teacher's sexual abuse.



Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting  Los Angeles Times

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 ...



LA River High School hosts its Environmental Summit  Los Angeles Times

For the first time, students and staff welcomed an informative and important event on the school grounds of Sotomayor Center For Arts and Science on Saturday, ...



Signal Hill Mother, Boyfriend Charged in 2014 Death of 2-Year Old Son: RL NEWS Aug. 13, 2015  Random Lengths

SIGNAL HILL — The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau filed felony charges against 25-year-old Jessica Cereceres and her 23-year-old ...



Human Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies at 93  The Rafu Shimpo

BERKELEY — Noted human rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, who was involved in both the Black Power and Asian American movements that started in the 1960s, ...



Minnesota Twins Opening Day Countdown: 12, Brian Harper  FanSided

The Minnesota Twins are just 12 days away from Opening Day in Baltimore. As we near that day, here is more Twins history related to that number.



Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center  ARCHITECT Magazine

Project Name: Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center. Location: 9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego ,. CA. Client/Owner: Kaiser Permanente.



Khan Academy, College Board create an SAT practice program, but impact unclear  EdSource

Ten students, most of them 11th-graders striving to become the first in their families to attend college, gathered recently for an after-school program at the Boys ...



Dustin Garneau Stats, Fantasy & News  MLB.com

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Burt hired as new Warriors football coach  Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News

Bob Burt has been hired as the new Fallbrook High School head football coach. Burt was offered the position April 27 and signed the paperwork April.



Environmental Summit comes to LA River School  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles River students celebrated Earth Day by having their First Annual Environmental Summit on the Sotomayor campus. On April 28, Los Angeles River ...



Los Angeles Natural History Museum  ARCHITECT Magazine

Design commissions for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County include an expansion and re-imagination of the North Campus that includes a ...



Electric scooters: Part of the transportation solution or public nuisance?  Los Angeles Times

In Santa Monica's multi-modal community, city planners are interested in getting people out of their cars and onto bicycles and walking. But where do electric ...



Secretary of State Alex Padilla involves school districts in pre-registration initiative with online toolkit  Los Angeles Times

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Sotomayor Wolves Soccer Team Win Semi Finals and Advance to the CIF Championship  Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor Wolves Soccer team played Fremont High School for the semi-finals in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship on February 27.



John 'Jack' Arthur Collins of Santa Barbara, 1929-2017 | Obituaries  Noozhawk

Long time Santa Barbara resident John "Jack" Arthur Collins, 87, left us on Aug. 9, 2017, surrounded by his family and devoted dog after returning home from a ...



John Olguin public memorial service, celebration to be held Saturday at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium  Los Angeles Times

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Loyola Marymount University Life Sciences Building  ARCHITECT Magazine

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When will it stop? — Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting  Los Angeles Times

My condolences are with the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. On February 14, the sounds of gunshots were heard all ...



Message to my next president  Los Angeles Times

While most students aren't eligible to vote this election, the issues affecting them are important and here to stay. What is the first issue students want the next ...



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