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Community Leaders Concerned by POLA’s Developer Selection p. 6 p Change Agent: Tehani Sarreal Erases Line Between Art and Activism p. 10 Gallery 478 Finishes 2012 with Potent Double Billing p. 11 By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor The Local Publication You Actually Read O n Dec. 6, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Geraldine Knatz introduced the community to the “Ghost Fish 107” at a ribbon cutting ceremony adjacent to the newly refurbished Utro’s Restaurant at Ports O’Call. The sculpture is a 40-foot blue fin tuna hung from a galvanized steel frame over the water at Berth 73, recalling San Pedro’s long history as a commercial fishing hub. It incorporates aluminum and glass cast objects and artifacts gathered from local fishermen. Speakers on the occasion ranged from port staff to Harbor commissioners, such as David Arian, who gave the sculpture high praise, while expressing jubilation about a deal that was struck, ending the 8-day clerical union strike. Ghost Fish is Unveiled/ to p. 3 December 14 - 27, 2012 Photo courtesy of the Port of Los Angeles. 1

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