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Download the August 2014 Issue Now!

You can download the August 2014 issue of San Pedro Today now!

Rabbi Charles Briskin stands inside
Temple Beth El's synagogue.
(photo by Joshua Stecker)

The Welcome Temple

This year, Temple Beth El celebrates their 90th anniversary and commemorated the occasion with two special services in March and April, where past presidents and longtime members of the congregation were honored.

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Tasting the Old Country

You may not realize it, but when you sink your teeth into the dough and sauce of a hearty slice at Buono’s Authentic Pizzeria, you actually taste a recipe brought over from the old country that is more than forty years old.

Photos by John Mattera Photography

A Tasteful Romance: Andria & Roberto Lo Grande – November 3, 2012 (Wedding)

Andria (Trani) Lo Grande went to the Taste in San Pedro in April 2009 expecting to sample the different flavors of town. Little did she know that in addition to savoring the various delicacies San Pedro is known for, she’d […]

The number of For Rent signs in downtown hasn't changed much in more than five years (photo by Megan Barnes).

Downtown Hasn’t Shaken its Vacancy Problem

Downtown San Pedro looks a lot different than it did half a decade ago. Trolleys run up and down cleaned streets under crisscrossing lights that have given the area new charm. Just two months ago, the streets were blocked off […]

photo by John Mattera

Cirque du Soleil Redefines World Music with ‘Totem’

Since the Cirque du Soleil production Totem opened in San Pedro on Oct. 11, its acrobatic, multi-sensory narrative of the evolution of mankind has captured the imaginations of audience members of all ages. Close your eyes, though, and you’ll be […]

It’s Not About Burning Calories

If you want to lose weight so you can feel confident and have energy without wasting time on methods that don’t work, then read on. What I’m going to tell you may completely change how you look at weight-loss. Last […]

Rita Fiorenza of San Pedro High (left) and Angela Wade of Port of Los Angeles High School.

Girls Basketball Sensations Rule The Courts

San Pedro High’s Rita Fiorenza & POLA High’s Angela Wade are focal points for promising 2013-14 seasons, which includes a rare December showdown. Fiorenza, a junior guard, and Wade, a senior forward, bring a lot of great intangibles to the […]

Great Streets = Great Community

If we are going to have a conversation about the impact arts can have on a community, we must mention the current talk of the town, the Cirque du Soleil show Totem, which opened in San Pedro last month and […]

Meeting the Challenge

Our organization has adopted a slogan this year called, “Meet the Challenge.” It is appropriate for so many reasons given the difficulties we and all nonprofits face in attempting to keep up with the demand for our programs and services […]

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