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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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San Pedro High School renames football stadium after former head coach  KABC-TV

San Pedro High School has renamed its football stadium after a former head coach.



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 ...



Stanley E. Franklin | Local Obituaries  Estes Park news

September 9, 1930 - January 19, 2019. advertisement. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, teacher and friend, Stan Franklin, 88, of San ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Random Letters 12/6/18  Random Lengths

Making homelessness your focus will not cure our seaside sickness. The economic crisis in San Pedro is the community killer. By civic design, 'our' Waterfront, ...



'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’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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 High School Baseball Player Brutally Beaten in Gang Initiation Is Released From Hospital  KTLA

A teenage baseball player who was brutally beaten in what police have described as a “gang initiation” in San Pedro last month has been released from the ...



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 ...



Suspect Arrested In Brutal Beating Of San Pedro High Baseball Player  CBS Los Angeles

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com) – A 20-year-old man has been arrested on attempted murder charges in the violent assault of a San Pedro High School baseball ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 High School Baseball Player Begins Physical Therapy After Brutal Assault in Alley  KTLA

A San Pedro High School baseball player is speaking and set to begin physical rehabilitation after a brutal beating left him in the the intensive care unit.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



2 dressed as clowns creep up on San Pedro 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’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 ...



How to look up oil wells – and the chemicals they might be using – in your neighborhood  The Daily Breeze

Do you live near an oil or gas production facility in Southern California? If yes, it might be worth finding out more information about your neighbor. Such facilities ...



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 ...



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

Beginning on March 1, 1968, thousands of students walked out of five predominantly Latino high schools on the Eastside of Los Angeles. The students were ...



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 ...



San Pedro H.S. Student Sues Teacher He Alleges Coerced Him Into Sexual Relationship  CBS Local

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A San Pedro High School student is suing his former teacher and the LAUSD for sexual abuse, breach of mandatory duty and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Miguel ready to show his ‘Wildheart’ at homecoming concert at Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

Before hitting the top of the charts, and before becoming a Grammy Award-winning singer, San Pedro native Miguel Pimentel would walk by the Warner Grand ...



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 ...



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.



Teacher suspected of sex with students appears in court  KABC-TV

Former San Pedro High School substitute teacher Michelle Yeh appeared in Long Beach court Friday afternoon facing charges of sex-related allegations ...



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 ...



San Pedro’s giant Christmas tree sets George’s lot apart  The Daily Breeze

If you live in San Pedro, there's a sure way to be reminded of what time of year it is — just drive by the corner of Western Avenue and Ninth Street. *Fresh* fruit ...



David Arian, Vice President of LA Harbor Commission and Long-Time Labor Leader, Dies at 72  American Journal of Transportation

Los Angeles Harbor Commissioner and widely respected community and International Longshore and Warehouse Union leader David Arian died Wednesday ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mutual Understanding with Intercomprehension  Language Magazine

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



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Ports O' Call Village in San Pedro is Like Nowhere Else in LA  L.A. Weekly

Last year, the Port of Los Angeles released its public investment plan to redevelop the waterfront, essentially demolishing Ports O'Call Village and building a ...



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 ...



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.



Recent Bill will ban plastic straws in some restaurants  Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will ban sit-down restaurants from giving their customers plastic straws. The law will take effect on Jan.



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

The commander of Air Force Materiel Command visited a California high school Oct. 7, 2016, to help launch a STEM program initiative and to visit the school's ...



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, ...



Calling an Uber didn't protect this college student from alleged drunk driver  Beach Reporter

Family and friends of a 21-year-old San Pedro college student kept vigil at her hospital bedside this week, praying, speaking to her and playing music in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘Tis the season: Banning and Narbonne high school students celebrate at commencements  The Daily Breeze

High school seniors clutched their diplomas and threw their caps toward the sky Wednesday at commencement ceremonies for Banning and Narbonne high ...



Minnesota Twins Opening Day Countdown: 12, Brian Harper  Puckett's Pond

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Palos Verdes defensive backs ready for big CIF-SS final test  The Daily Breeze

For a moment, Adison Umrarong hung his head. The Palos Verdes defensive back picked himself off the grass in the end zone at San Pedro High School as ...



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 ...



LA deputy suspected of raping female jail inmates  LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES — A 10-year-veteran deputy of the Los Angeles County sheriff's department was arrested in connection with engaging in sexual contact with two ...



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 ...



Assisteens ball recognizes girls for volunteer service  The Daily Breeze

There wasn't a dry eye in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel's grand ballroom during the 51st annual Assisteens Recognition Ball when 12 senior graduates danced ...



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 MARKULIS, 1930-2014: ‘The Bread Man’ owned Puritan Bakery in Carson  Daily Breeze

Their delivery trucks — marked with the eye-catching slogan “Best Buns in Town” — have become a familiar sight in the South Bay and well beyond. Through ...



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, ...



'Performing with the Pros' with David Burnham at CSArts-SGV  Los Angeles Times

For California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley's (CSArts-SGV)'s first “Performing with the Pros” event, students in grades seven to 11 from the Musical ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

In an effort to better reinforce the concept of pre-registering to vote, the secretary of state has launched an online Back-to-School Pre-Registration Toolkit, ...



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