California Fool’s Gold — Exploring San Pedro

INTRODUCTION TO SAN PEDRO I finally visited San Pedro for California Fool’s Gold. It’s long been one of my favorite Los Angeles neighborhoods but in general (and in this case), I rely on you, the vox populi, to tell me where I should go.  San Pedro is a neighborhood in Los Angeles’s Harbor District (or … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring San Pedro

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California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Terminal Island

TERMINAL ISLAND The other day I explored Terminal Island with Matt. Terminal Island is a fairly large (11.55 km2) island that is administered by the cities of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Although most of its area is dominated by container terminals (APL Container Terminal, APM Terminals Pier 400, Pier T Container Terminal, Seaside Container Terminal, … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Terminal Island

Nobody Drives in LA — Riding San Pedro’s Port of Los Angeles Waterfront Red Car Line

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** Any decent map of rail lines in Los Angeles has to include the rails used by Amtrak, Metro, and Metrolink. Extra credit if they also include the tracks … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Riding San Pedro’s Port of Los Angeles Waterfront Red Car Line

California Fool’s Gold — A Harbor Primer

AMERICA'S PORT Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of The Harbor The Harbor is the region of Los Angeles County centered around San Pedro Bay. It is the site of both the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, which together form the fifth-busiest port facility in the world (behind the ports of … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — A Harbor Primer