It was the third session in a 10-week ukulele class at the Peninsula Seniors Center recently. Several dozen senior citizens were ready for action. With two lessons under their belts, they looked forward to another hour of “uke” playing, led by Clint Fisher, serious musician, seasoned teacher…
There is a mysterious walled-in area that never sees the light of day in the underground parking garage at the Palos Verdes Library.
When Sister Antoine-Marie Baurier left Paris in 1969, it was for a one-year teaching assignment at Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes.
The Who's “Tommy” was first released as an album in 1969 and the rock opera about the pinball playing “deaf, dumb and blind” Tommy Walker was later translated into a opera production, a film and a Broadway musical.
There's an aviation heaven about 50 miles from London—an easy 45 minutes away from express train.
The Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay will present its third concert of the 2019-2020 season featuring multi-international prize winner Claire Huangci on piano. The concert is Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Palos Verdes Performing Arts Norris Theatre, 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates.
A friend of mine, also the pastor of a local church, was ringing a bell for the Salvation Army, staffing a kettle outside a grocery store in his community.
Customers can't help but notice the sign in the front window of Pedone's Pizza and Deli in Redondo Beach's Riviera Village.
The Three wise men ride Segways. Mother Mary flashes a peace sign — while also holding a Starbucks cup. Joseph takes a selfie.
More than 200 members and families of St. Peter's by the Sea Presbyterian Church in Rancho Palos Verdes came together Dec. 7 in recognition of the congregation's 60-year anniversary. The church plans to expand its role in the community with renovated facilities.
If the bustle has already hustled out of your busy Yuletide season, maybe it’s time to get your marvel back by having a go at something snazzier than white elephants and fruitcakes.
The word advent, derived from the Latin adventus, means coming and calls to mind the Greek word parousia.
Peninsula High freshman Shivani Sharma recently had a musical debut, of all places, at New York's famed Carnegie Hall.
Thanksgiving became an annual federal holiday in the United States of America in 1863, during the Civil War, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it so.
There are few residents on the Palos Verdes Peninsula as involved in crime fighting and prevention as Rancho Palos Verdes resident Gail Lorenzen, a petite, highly informed and staunchly communicative conduit to those who go about keeping us out of harm’s way.
There used to be a time, not too long ago, when my daughter would beg me to watch TV with her or just lay with her in bed.
If you’re looking for for a new Fall look and wish someone could put it together for you—you should have been at Rainbow Service’s Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show at Michael’s Tuscany Room on Oct. 27.
Linda Broudreaux stood on the shore of Malaga Cove Beach in Palos Verdes Estates, took a deep breath of ocean air and thought of her late mother.
Q: I have arthritis in my hands and have developed painful lumps over the small finger joints closest to my fingernails. Some of my fingers actually appear crooked. What can be done?
Magazine publisher E.G. Lewis bought three acres of land on a barren hilltop on the undeveloped Palos Verdes Peninsula in 1921. He intended to build a landmark structure on the lot, at 796 Via Del Monte, that would set the tone for the new development he was planning. He bought 16,000 acres …
Grace Trester is the kind of kid who simply does everything she's asked ... and she'll even write a thank-you note for allowing her to help.
On Oct.13 a hush is sure to fall over the audience as the first of five highly-anticipated performances of the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay’s 37th season commences at the Norris Center for the Performing Arts.
James R. Toberman founded the Homer Toberman Deaconness Home and Hospital at Sunset Boulevard and Custer Avenue in Los Angeles in 1903. (A deaconness is a female Protestant church deacon.)
If the aim at the shooting ranges or the cards at the blackjack tables were a bit skewed, it was all part of the fun at Boots, Brews & BBQ where guests sampled wines, craft beers, boutique tequilas and vodkas and perfected their Western line-dancing skills to a live band.
Heidi Dong, 28, of Palos Verdes Estates, an autistic ballerina and watercolor artist, is the best example of living up to one’s potential—against inimitable odds.
Q: I don’t understand why I need to get a flu shot. I’ve gotten flu shots annually for the last 5 yrs and I caught colds anyway.
Q: My mother was diagnosed with moderately severe Alzheimer’s disease. She forgets entire conversations and repeats the same questions over and over.
Every second Wednesday a bevy of ladies called the “Birthday Angels” by the Little Sisters of the Poor board of directors assemble in the home’s auditorium to surprise the 100 residents with monthly birthday celebrations.