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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 ...



San Pedro high school students show off robotics skills  KABC-TV

High school students showed off their skills at the Battleship Blast High School Robotics Competition.



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 ...



San Pedro High School students march to ‘end the silence’ on bullying of LGBT youth  The Daily Breeze

Carrying signs and wearing tape over their mouths, about a dozen students in the San Pedro High School Pride Club marched on campus Friday afternoon ...



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 ...



6 escape unharmed from house fire in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

Six people escaped unharmed from a burning home in San Pedro early Tuesday morning, Feb. 12, authorities said. Los Angeles city firefighters were sent to the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



San Pedro High School Baseball Player ‘Beaten Beyond Recognition’ in Assault  KTLA

A 15-year-old baseball player for San Pedro High School was in serious condition Sunday night after being assaulted after a game last week, officials said.



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 ...



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 ...



Woman dies after being hit by motorcycle while crossing street in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

A woman died and two others were injured after a motorcyclist struck a pedestrian crossing a street in San Pedro on Monday, Oct. 15, authorities said.



Alleged gang member arrested in assault that left San Pedro high school student comatose  Los Angeles Times

An alleged gang member has been arrested in connection with a brutal assault that left a San Pedro teenager hospitalized and comatose earlier this year, ...



Back-to-back shootings wound 2 in Harbor City and San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

Back-to-back shootings in Harbor City and San Pedro over the weekend left two men wounded, one critically, police said. About 6:30 p.m. Sunday, a man was in ...



Authorities ID man found floating off the coast of San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

Authorities on Tuesday identified a man found floating in the ocean off the shore of San Pedro over the weekend as Carlos Arturo Galvez Rodriguez, 32, of Los ...



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 ...



San Pedro Screams for the Golden Team  Random Lengths

By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor. On July 15, more than a thousand fans — many of them wearing the red and white checkered jerseys of the Croatian ...



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 ...



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.



Woman whose body was found floating in Port of LA identified  The Daily Breeze

The woman whose body was found in the water last week in the Port of Los Angeles was identified by authorities Thursday, Dec. 27, as 61-year-old Debora ...



Los Angeles police officers have busy Friday night with multiple shootings in San Pedro, Harbor Gateway  The Daily Breeze

It was a busy night for the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Station as officers responded to three shootings and a fourth incident where two men were ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



South Bay, Harbor Area students walk out, vow ‘No more silence, end gun violence!’  The Daily Breeze

Thousands of students at South Bay and Harbor Area schools joined their counterparts across the nation walking out of classes this morning in a 17-minute call ...



Pin Up , Don't Shut Up  Random Lengths

By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug, Editorial Intern. Activist-historian Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, famously said, “You can't stay ...



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 ...



Robert M. Zetterberg | Life Tributes  Calaveras Enterprise

Robert M. Zetterberg, 81, of Murphys passed on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, after battling cancer for three years. Bob was born and raised in San Pedro, Calif., ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UTLA Teachers Ratify Contract But Say Fight is Not Over  Random Lengths

By Mark L. Friedman, RLn Contributor. Rather than a traditional labor contract focused on wages and benefits, the agreement between the Los Angeles Unified ...



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 ...



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 ...



Suspect charged in Evan Jimenez beating near San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

A reputed Compton gang member was charged Tuesday in connection with the beating of a San Pedro High School baseball player in an alley in March, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



SpaceX plans to build Mars-bound rocket at Port of Los Angeles  The Daily Breeze

The future SpaceX deep-space rocket capable of flying missions to Mars will be built at the Port of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.



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 ...



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 ...



Dale Soto, San Pedro High 16-Year-Old, Killed by Friend Joseph Hecker in Shotgun 'Accident'  LA Weekly

If what 18-year-old Joseph Hecker says is true, the San Pedro High School student made the biggest mistake of his life yesterday: He answered the front door ...



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, ...



Archdiocese seeks criminal charges against nuns accused of embezzling as much as $500,000 from school  The Mercury News

Under mounting pressure and a national media glare, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now plans to support criminal charges against two longtime nuns ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Whale migration season begins with observation boats leaving from Long Beach, Redondo Beach, Marina del Rey  The Daily Breeze

Bundle up, take a Dramamine and don't forget the camera. Whale-watching season formally launched the day after Christmas with voyages set to kick off ...



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 ...



San Pedro’s Hey Rookie swimming pool at Angels Gate Park reopens with a splash  The Daily Breeze

For the first time in nearly two decades, youngsters and adults alike enjoyed a plunge Tuesday into San Pedro's iconic blue-tiled Hey Rookie Pool. The pool ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Gaping sinkhole forms as rain pounds Hermosa Beach  The Daily Breeze

Crews were working during a downpour Thursday morning to cover up a 15-by-15-foot sinkhole that formed on a sloping residential street in Hermosa Beach.



Judge declares mistrial in slaying of former Narbonne High basketball star Shailo Leafa in Harbor City  The Daily Breeze

In a dramatic turn Thursday, a judge declared a mistrial in the case of three reputed gang members charged with gunning down former Narbonne High School ...



St. John Bosco linebacker Ralen Goforth commits to USC  The Daily Breeze

St. John Bosco linebacker Ralen Goforth isn't going too far from home next year. Goforth announced his commitment to USC on Wednesday on Fox Sports West, ...



Body found after report of structure fire at Wilmington residence  The Daily Breeze

A body was found Friday morning, Dec. 14, in the garage of a Wilmington home after firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire there, authorities said.



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 ...



South Tahoe High makes it to finals in San Pedro Pirate Shootout  Tahoe Daily Tribune

The South Tahoe High School boys varsity basketball team spent the holiday break between Christmas and New Year's Eve competing at the San Pedro Pirate ...



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.



17-year-old boy shot and killed in aunt’s driveway in Gardena  The Daily Breeze

Police were searching Saturday for the person responsible for fatally shooting a 17-year-old boy in a driveway in Gardena. The victim, of Gardena, and his ...



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 ...



Man dragged to death in Lawndale ID’d as Hawthorne resident  The Daily Breeze

Authorities on Monday identified a man who died over the weekend, after he was dragged by his vehicle in Lawndale as someone was stealing it, as Luis ...



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 ...



Former Alcohol Beverage Control official indicted with consultant on federal fraud charges  The Daily Breeze

A former California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control official accused of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes from a consultant in exchange for ...



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 ...



Woman shot on Christmas Day while fighting off robber in Inglewood  The Daily Breeze

A woman was shot and critically wounded on an Inglewood street Tuesday, Dec. 25, while trying to fend off another woman who was trying to steal her purse, ...



Woman arrested and released in connection with Rolling Hills Estates slaying to sue for $12 million  The Daily Breeze

A woman who was arrested and released in connection with the fatal stabbing of a retired nurse at the Promenade on the Peninsula mall in May said Monday ...



San Pedro residents push to open up Sunken City for public use  The Daily Breeze

There's an allure about Sunken City that's hard to resist. Explorers from as far away as Europe are drawn to the post-apocalyptic landscaped ruins, the collapsed ...



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 ...



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 ...



Man found dead from gunshot wound in a vehicle in Wilmington  The Daily Breeze

A man was found dead in a vehicle after a shooting just outside a Wilmington bar Thursday night, Oct. 11, authorities said. Los Angeles police officers were ...



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 ...



"Knock-Knock" Burglars Believed to Have Targeted Homes in SoCal and Nevada  NBC Southern California

Detectives sought the public's help to catch a knock-knock burglary crew they believe are responsible for several burglaries that stretch across Southern ...



Watch it live: SpaceX to launch set of communication satellites from Vandenberg Tuesday, Jan. 8  The Daily Breeze

SpaceX, the Hawthorne aerospace company led by Elon Musk, is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket out of Vandenberg Air Force Base Tuesday morning, ...



2 bodies found as firefighters battle commercial building blaze in Carson where people might have been living  The Daily Breeze

Firefighters found two bodies while battling a structure fire at a commercial building in Carson Saturday morning, authorities said. Los Angeles County deputies ...



Man with dementia missing from Inglewood  The Daily Breeze

INGLEWOOD — A 76-year-old man who suffers from dementia was missing Wednesday in Inglewood. Lloyd Edsel Redd was last seen Monday at the Flip It ...



Redondo Beach woman struck, killed by vehicle was attempting to keep drunk man from getting behind the wheel  The Daily Breeze

Melinda Bradshaw's life tragically changed in an instant in the early morning hours in Redondo Beach, Sept. 3. Iryna Miller, 36, of Redondo Beach was ...



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

Jabari Kindle #3 of Arcadia catches a pass for a first down against Kaiser in the first half of a CIF Southern Section Division 8 championship game at Arcadia ...



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 ...



The Woolsey Fire ravages southern California  Los Angeles Times

Encompassing over 150 miles of California and destroying thousands of homes, the Woolsey fire is at 82 percent containment, according to CBS News.



2 bodies discovered by firefighters after putting out blaze in Westchester apartment  The Daily Breeze

Los Angeles police are investigating the discovery of two bodies found in a burning Westchester apartment as a double homicide after both were found with ...



Man in Lawndale dragged to death while clinging to his stolen vehicle  The Daily Breeze

A man who clung to the door of his car as thieves drove off with it in Lawndale was dragged hundreds of yards and later died on Saturday Dec. 1. Deputies ...



Ask the Lawyer: Who do we sue if we don’t know exactly who committed the wrong?  The Daily Breeze

Q: My wife was a patient at a hospital. She was injured as a result of their carelessness. We can't say exactly who did what but among the nurses, doctors and ...



Planning consideration for new Torrance brewpub postponed  The Daily Breeze

Approval for a new Torrance brewpub, the third in a city with a rapidly growing craft beer industry, was postponed at the request of the applicant. The brewpub ...



Mutual Understanding with Intercomprehension  Language Magazine

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



Redondo Beach resident Claire Wineland, who captured nation’s hearts with struggle against cystic fibrosis, has died  The Daily Breeze

Claire Wineland, a 21-year-old Redondo Union High School graduate who became a YouTube star by sharing her struggles with cystic fibrosis, died on Sunday ...



Man shot to death in Compton  The Daily Breeze

COMPTON — A man was shot and killed Wednesday morning in Compton, and authorities were searching for his killer. Deputies responded about 4 a.m. to the ...



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