San Pedro Travel Guide

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San Pedro Overview

Best known as Los Angeles' harbor port.

The Shipping Industry has been the number one industry since the town began and Fishing has been the second major industry here for many years.

Laying on a penninsula with the harbor tucked into the calm side, the town gets a wonderful afternoon breeze. The town itself is built on a small hill, much the way San Francisco is, only smaller.

Because it is so close to the ocean and with the afternoon breezes the temperatures are much cooler and even than areas even ten miles inland.

The population is very diverse, but began with old world citizens coming in to work the ships as they arrived and departed. They were followed by experienced fisherman, mainly from Italy and Croatia. As years passed the Scandinavian countries added to the mixture. Now the city is nearing the 100,000 mark in population.

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