(Redirected from San Pedro, Los Angeles, California) San Pedro (English pronunciation: / sænˈpiːdroʊ /, san-PEE-droh) is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California. Formerly a separate city, it consolidated with Los Angeles in 1909. The Port of Los Angeles, a major international seaport, is partially located within San Pedro.
The statement in question isn't necessarily true, but much of san pedro's spanish speaking community also calls the city san pEEdro, which has nothing to do with the acceptance or denial of the majority language used in california — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 01:36, 19 October 2012 (UTC)
San Pedro es una comunidad que forma parte de la ciudad de Los Ángeles, California, Estados Unidos. Fue anexada al municipio de Los Ángeles en 1909 y cuenta con uno de los puertos principales de la región. Se ha transformado de una comunidad pesquera, al llegar ser un distrito industrial, y una comunidad residencial de clase obrera.
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San Pedro ist ein Stadtteil der kalifornischen Metropole Los Angeles. San Pedro liegt am südlichen Ende der Palos Verdes Halbinsel und grenzt im Osten an den Hafen von Los Angeles. Bis 1909 war San Pedro eine eigenständige Gemeinde, wurde jedoch im Rahmen umfangreicher Eingemeindungen der Stadt Los Angeles angegliedert.
San Pedro è un distretto della città di Los Angeles, California (Stati Uniti). Situato nella zona portuale di Los Angeles, ha una popolazione di 80.065 abitanti (risultanti dal censimento effettuato nel 2000), e nel 2008 è stata stimata una popolazione pari a 86.012 abitanti.
San Pedro i delstaten California i USA er en bydel i storbyen Los Angeles (L.A.) med omkring 86 000 innbyggere. Bydelen, som opprinnelig var en fiskerlandsby, er nå viktigste havnedistrikt i L.A. San Pedro ligger på halvøya Palos Verdes.
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San Pedro Bay is an inlet on the Pacific Ocean coast of southern California, United States. It is the site of the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, which together form the fifth-busiest port facility in the world and the busiest in the Americas. The community of San Pedro, Los Angeles borders a small portion on the western side of the bay, and shares the name. The city of Long Beach borders the port on the eastern side of the bay. The northern part of the bay which is the largest p
Most of the bay is between 32 and 75 feet deep. The seabed near Long Beach has experienced considerable subsidence as a result of oil extraction in the Wilmington Field from the 1950s onward. Ironically, this helped the Port of Long Beach surpass the Port of Los Angeles as the leading port in the United States for a time in the 1980s and 1990s, since the deeper seafloor meant that Long Beach could accommodate ships with deeper drafts than could Los Angeles. Dredging operations related to the con
Natural islands in San Pedro Bay include Terminal Island, the site of much of Los Angeles' and Long Beach's port facilities, and Mormon Island, the site of an abortive settlement attempt by San Bernardino-based Mormon pioneers in the 1850s. Land reclamation operations by Los Angeles have considerably enlarged Terminal Island, as well as linking Mormon Island to the mainland. Deadman's Island sat at a landmark at the foot of the Bay, but was removed in 1928 as part of the effort to enlarge the ha
As Los Angeles developed as an economic and trading hub, the need for a deep harbor became apparent. In the late 1890s, the Southern Pacific Railroad started purchasing large parcels of land in Santa Monica near its terminus, and the Huntington family advocated for a Santa Monica harbor, which would have monopolized Southern Pacific freight. In opposition, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and a newly formed Harbor League advocated for a harbor to be built in San Pedro, where the Southern Paci
Three breakwaters extend 8.5-mile-long across most of the bay, with two openings to allow ships to enter the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach. The San Pedro Breakwater was constructed between 1899 and 1911 at San Pedro; the Middle Breakwater was completed over the next twenty-five years, and the Long Beach Breakwater was finished after World War II.
The Long Beach breakwater is the target of controversy within the harbor towns and Greater Los Angeles conservationists community; with various environmental groups, including the Long Beach chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, proposing modifying or removing the breakwater to promote better water flows and a more natural coastal environment at the mouth of the Los Angeles River. This restoration ecology based removal is opposed by waterfront property owners and shippers, who consider that the b
San Pedro is een havenbuurt in de Amerikaanse stad Los Angeles (Californië). De Haven van Los Angeles is de grootste zeehaven van de Verenigde Staten en ligt deels op het gebied van San Pedro. In San Pedro is ook een terminal voor cruiseschepen die vanuit de haven vertrekken.