Friday, July 18, 2008

Democratic Details

The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council elected officers this week. President Dan Dixon, Vice President John Mavar and Secretary Mary Hamlin were re-elected to their posts. Craig Goldfarb is the council’s new treasurer. Goldfarb takes over from Sanni Wehbe, who did not seek re-election to the council this year.

The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council meets Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Cabrillo Marina Community Building. The meeting will include a workshop led by the California Clean Money Campaign, designed to help neighborhood councils evaluate possible reforms to reduce special-interest money in city elections. For more information, call (310) 290-0049 or visit

The Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council planning committee is conducting a downtown walking tour Wednesday. The tour is intended to generate ideas for connecting downtown to the waterfront through signage, public art, sidewalk furniture and other such means. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Warner Grand Theater (478 W. Sixth St.), goes down to Harbor Boulevard then north to the new fountain in front of the cruise terminal. (See story below). For more information, call (310) 489-3026.

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