Free parking is available at Ports O’ Call Village south of the museum and $2 parking (cash or credit) is available at the Battleship Iowa parking lot to the north of the museum at Harbor Boulevard and First Street.Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton still leads in polling for California’s June 7 Democratic presidential primary, but Middleton said she believes Sanders will prevail.
Other speakers also will be featured at the morning rally.Those attending are asked not to bring bags and to limit what they carry to keys, cellphones and other small personal items only.Weapons, sharp objects, chairs and signs or banners on sticks will not be allowed through the security checkpoint.The Los Angeles Maritime Museum will be closed for security purposes.Bernie Sanders as he continues to barnstorm the state for presidential primary votes. Retired San Pedro attorney Diane Middleton — who staffs Sanders’ downtown San Pedro campaign office at 443 W. — said she anticipates as many as 5,000 people to attend.The outdoor event, sponsored by Harbor Area labor unions, will be held at the Downtown Harbor dock area just north of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, 84 E. The Harbor Area response to Sanders, she said, has been “absolutely amazing.”“There are big crowds wherever he goes,” she said.
“There’s finally a candidate speaking to the real needs of working people.”Among the sponsors are the International Longshore and Warehouse Union International and the ILWU Pensioners, both of which have formally endorsed Sanders, said Middleton who is secretary-treasurer of the Harry Bridges Institute, which also has endorsed him.
Those wanting to attend should arrive no later than 9 a.m.
Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally in Cathedral City, Calif., Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
He's scheduled to appear at a rally in San Pedro on Friday.
(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a sit-down interview before going on stage for his "A Future to Believe in San Bernardino" rally at the National Orange Show Event Center in San Bernardino, CA on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
(Photo by Rachel Luna/The Sun) Thousands of union workers will rally Friday on the San Pedro waterfront during a campaign swing by Sen. and there will be security checks before entering the area.