City of San Pedro


San Pedro, California is the Gateway to the world! Located just south of Los Angeles, it is one of the busiest ports on the Pacific Ocean. With its location at the edge of Palos Verdes Peninsula, San Pedro has majestic cliffs and bluffs with ocean vistas that are unmatched anywhere in the world. It has an international culture and a history dating back to 1542.

San Pedro and the Los Angeles Harbor present many opportunities for sports and recreation. Picnicking, Hiking, Kite Flying, Surfing, Diving, Jet Skiing, Sport fishing, Sailing, Swimming, Windsurfing, Basketball, Football, Baseball and Soccer are just some of the activities available. Tide pools full of marine life can be explored at the beach. Opportunities for bird watching can be found at both the shoreline and parks. Several of the parks and beach locations are popular sites for weddings and wedding photos. Even man’s best friend has his own special area at the Knoll Hill Off-Leash Dog Park. With its mild climate, ocean breezes, dramatic coastal and harbor vistas and its many parks and beaches, San Pedro is a great place to live and play.

San Pedro, California is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. There are also excellent private elementary and high schools in San Pedro. For students living in the Los Angeles Unified School District, magnet schools offer a range of educational possibilities. Magnet programs are voluntary integration opportunities available to students in grades K-12. The magnet schools located in San Pedro are the South Shores Performing Arts Magnet, the Dodson Gifted High Ability Magnet, the Harbor Math Science Gifted Magnet, the Police Academy Magnet and the San Pedro Marine/Math Science Technology Magnet. San Pedro, with it’s many educational opportunities, youth programs, athletic programs, parks and recreational opportunities, is a great place to raise a family!

Within San Pedro, there are several neighborhoods to choose from – Barton Hill, San Pedro-North, Holy Trinity, Miraleste Pines, Plaza, Vista del Oro, Point Fermin, Palisades, South Shores. Each area offers a lifestyle … check them out!

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