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NEWS: San Pedro gets their Little Italy

Date 08.28.2018

A section of San Pedro was dubbed Historic Little Italy by the Los Angeles City Council. Councilman Joe Buscaino, who is of Italian descent and represents the San Pedro area, introduced the motion calling for the designation, which will include the installation of street signs at key intersections. The motion says that the history of Italian immigrants in Los Angeles dates back to the 1800s, with high concentrations located initially in what is now the Arts District and Civic Center.

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