LA City Officials unveiled plans to rebuild the waterfront in San Pedro. A world-class marine research center named AltaSea will be built on an unused pier. Officials are hoping to bring San Pedro back to its glory days. Ted Chen reports from San Pedro for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on June 17, 2013. […]

By Donna Littlejohn Staff Writer Hailed as a game-changer for environmental study of the ocean, Los Angeles port officials Monday unveiled final plans for a $500 million marine research center on a 100-year-old pier along San Pedro’s waterfront. “It’s going to transform the Port of Los Angeles from a place that moves cargo to a […]

Plans call for City Dock 1, opened in 1913, to be converted into a nexus of laboratories and classrooms, fish hatcheries and berths for research vessels.