Santa to visit the Corner Store tonight

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Tonight at The Corner Store, Santa Claus arrives at 5:30 pm. He and his elves will be greeting children until 7:30 pm. Expect snow in the forecast!

At 7:00 pm, join the caroling around the neighborhood. Bring your flashlights and jingle bells.

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Olguin pool opening for the summer

Olguin Pool summer hours

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The Olguin pool at San Pedro High School’s Olguin campus will be open for the summer starting Saturday, June 11. The pool will be open through August 14 thanks to a partnership between LAUSD and the City of L.A.’s Recreation and Parks Department.

To learn about admission prices and which lessons and programs will be available, download the complete pool schedule here.

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Look who has a new website!

White Point Elementary School entrance

White Point Elementary School in the Palisades has a new website Check it out at http://whitepointes-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com. They will be hosting their spring open house Friday, March 18 at 5:30pm. See the website for details.

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San Pedro High School modernization plans

SPHS construction flyer

Learn about the proposed plans to modernize San Pedro High School this Friday, November 13 at 6:00 pm at the San Pedro High School (flagship campus) auditorium.

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Sidewalk Chalk Contest fundraiser

The Corner Store

The Corner Store will be hosting the 8th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Contest and Soda Tasting, a benefit for White Point Elementary School.

DATE: Saturday, September 19, 2015
TIME: 11:00am – 2:00pm
DONATION: $10 (supplies included)

CALL (832-2424) for more info. Pre-registrations appreciated.

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Seal Day today!

Seal Day Flyer

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There will be plenty of entertainment over at the Marine Mammal Care Center (MMCC) today from 11am to 4pm — live music, crafts & games, vendors, movie screenings and more.

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Olguin Pool to open this weekend

Olguin Pool Public Opening Invitation

This Saturday the public is invited to the public opening of the Olguin Pool.

This Saturday June 13 is the long awaited public opening of the Olguin Pool. The public is invited to attend the ceremonies starting at 12:30pm. Council District 15 Councilman Joe Buscaino, LAUSD Board President Dr. Richard Vladovic and representatives from the Department of Recreation and Parks and Kaiser Permanente are scheduled to be in attendance.

Lap swimming and recreational swimming are available for individual entry fees ($1-3.50) or multiple-use passes ($10–87.50). Pool activities will also include novice swim and diving teams, junior lifeguard training, and private, semi-private and group swim lessons for children and adults. See the schedule below. Continue reading

San Pedro Shred returns

Third Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 is back.

Third Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 is back. Click image to view larger.

The 3rd Annual San Pedro Shred: Festival of SK8 will be held at the Gaffey Street Lookout Point on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 10am to 4pm. Wheels will be turning and bands will be playing.

Gaffey Street will be closed from 32nd Street to Shepard starting at 7am until 7pm so plan ahead!

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SPHS modernization project meeting to be held June 3

SPHS modernization meeting flyer

SPHS modernization meeting. Click on image to enlarge.

The LAUSD Board of Education has identified San Pedro High School (SPHS) to be one of its initial new comprehensive modernization projects.

There will be a project planning meeting on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 pm SPHS to share knowledge of the project and gather community input. Parent, neighbors, and community stakeholders are invited to attend.

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Motorcycle event to help kids with brain tumors

Every day, 13 children in the United States get the news that they have one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer.

You can help them by participating in the 24th annual Los Angeles Ride for Kids event this Sunday, May 3, 2015 as a motorcyclist, fundraiser or volunteer. Donations benefit the Pediatric Brian Tumor Foundation’s medical research and family support programs.

Riders on all makes and models are welcome to attend. The suggested minimum donation to ride is $40 per motorcycle. Onsite registration opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed for the event – just show up by 6:30am to be assigned a volunteer position.

The escorted ride starts at 10 a.m. sharp, rain or shine! The ride will loop back to the start point.

At the event, there will be a drawing for a new Honda motorcycle and other great prizes (must be present to win). All participants receive free beverages, a light breakfast and lunch. You’ll also get to meet your local Stars!

Schedule of events for the Los Angeles Ride for Kids, Sunday, May 3, 2015.

Schedule of events for the Los Angeles Ride for Kids, Sunday, May 3, 2015.