Point Vicente on the Palos Verdes Peninsula was named for Father Vicente Santa Maria, who accompanied the English sea captain George Vancouver on one of his sailing missions along the West Coast around the turn of the 19th century.
Julie Paterson, a brunette with sparkling eyes and a warm smile, is parent to two boys. Her younger son Dylan, 24, is on the autism spectrum.
Alana Cho has always had a natural aptitude for writing, and over the years, she’s developed an interest in societal and newsworthy topics. So it was only natural that the Rancho Palos Verdes resident would want to become a reporter when she grew up.
A cool breeze, the sound of leaves crunching under hundreds of footsteps, and pumpkins as far as the eye could see. Fall was in full effect for the sixth annual Harvest Festival celebration at Green Hills Memorial Park on Sunday.
“The piano has been a sideline all my life,” Dan Platus said, fingering the keys on the grand piano that he plays weekly in the lobby of Torrance Memorial Medical Center. His hair was white, but his eyes were as bright blue as the shirt he wore that identified him as a Torrance Memorial volunteer.
As with any good Broadway show, there were laughs, tears, music and poignant moments at the Encore Circle’s Opening Night Celebration dinner for the Palos Verdes Performing Arts’ 36th season. The evening’s star was multi-platinum recording artist Michael Feinstein, who captivated the Norris …
From the moment Pam Bleich got her hands on a violin at Dominguez Elementary School, she knew she had fallen in love with music. At 90, the San Pedro resident is still hitting the strings as the oldest member of the Peninsula Symphony.
A woman who was arrested and released in connection with the fatal stabbing of a retired nurse at the Promenade on the Peninsula mall in May plans to sue the sheriff’s department, Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Estates for more than $12 million.
After a successful inaugural event last year, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce invites the public to its second annual Peninsula Fall Wine Walk.
Planes had to share the Zamperini Field runways on Sunday for the 2018 Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance. Returning for its second year to the Torrance airfield, the event included more than 200 classic, vintage and special-interest automobiles stationed alongside historic airplanes.
Quincy, a 6-year-old Tibetan terrier with the softest fur, greets everyone who walks into the Volunteer Center at Torrance Memorial Medical Center with a nuzzle and smile.
Q: I’m not sure if I should get a shingles vaccination because I’ve had shingles once already. It was incredibly painful, lasting for weeks after the lesions went away. I’m only 55. Isn’t the shingles vaccine only for people over 60? And, what about other vaccinations for adults?
Marlin More lives in Rolling Hills Estates with her husband and her two Tennessee Walking horses. She volunteers for the USO, she’s the Corresponding Secretary for the Dapplegray Parents Teachers Association, she helps in the school library, and she volunteers in her granddaughter’s second- …
Within the past year Malaga Cove Library has offered up its 1927 historical landmark as a wedding venue. And now, on Sunday, Sept. 30, the Mediterranean Revival style building will be the site of a Wedding Fair.
Palos Verdes Performing Arts kicks off its 2018-19 season at the Norris Theatre, on Saturday with the popular entertainer Michael Feinstein.
Rancho Palos Verdes resident John Bibler can be packed and ready to fly to Katmandu, Honduras or Kenya on a moment’s notice, all because of a single passion in his life.
Dozens of families flocked to the South Coast Botanic Garden this weekend to enjoy The Great Pumpkin Hunt, a scavenger hunt event that encouraged families to explore the lush gardens.
There are two California vacations I can't recommend highly enough: bird watching at Mono Lake and a trip on the Skunk Train.
On Sunday mornings at least a half dozen bicycle clubs gather at Neptune’s Fountain in Malaga Cove well before the grandiloquent spray is turned on.
When I was going to school, back-to-school shopping was simple. It was, at most, a three-step process that my mom and I completed in a weekend. It included: one stop for school supplies and one or two stops for new clothes and shoes.
With the Palos Verdes peninsula in the distance, Alex Gray looked out at the ocean and spoke about a moment that would forever change his life.
When you’ve lived in a place for 55 years, there are bound to be ghosts haunting the streets. As I drive around Palos Verdes, they crowd into my mind.
Shockboxx Gallery's pop-up show, “Don't Shoot Me Down,” an “artful dialog about guns in American culture,” takes place Labor Day weekend, at the art showcase located at 636 Cypress Ave. in Hermosa Beach.
For a little bit of Provence right here in the South Bay, you couldn’t beat Chefs and Cellars 2018, a food and wine tasting presented by The Associates, a support group for the Palos Verdes Art Center.
Mike Hershman and his wife, Carole, have lived in Rancho Palos Verdes for more than forty years. After retiring from the commercial real estate business in 2006, Hershman thought it would be fun to try his hand at something different—writing.
On the first Sunday of this month, one of the worshippers greeted me and our lead pastor at the conclusion of the service by saying, “Can you believe it’s already August?!” Then he added, “Next week it will be Christmas!”
Linda DiNoto uses song to teach children at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center the parts of a whale.
As Terranea guests are just starting to stir, milling around the resort with their morning coffee, resident falconer and bird control specialist Joe Roy III has already put his majestic birds to work keeping pesky seagulls and crows at bay.
Rebecca Mehra is certainly not new to the annual Dick Fitzgerald run held during the International Surf Festival, but she felt like one after what transpired this year.
It was all about the smiles Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope saw while participating in the 22nd annual community basketball game at Camp Escapades, held at Rolling Hills Country Day School Thursday morning.
No rocking chairs for nonagenarian, Ray Burns. He spent his 93rd birthday fly fishing in chilly Montana streams with his son, Bob, and if that isn’t amazing enough, Burns ties his own flies.
Early risers were able to catch the worm – or in this case, the birds – of the South Coast Botanic Garden during a nature walk hosted by Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society Sunday morning.
Longtime Rancho Palos Verdes resident Paul Conrad often claimed that making President Richard Nixon’s enemies list in 1973 was one of his proudest accomplishments.
Signups are Friday, Aug. 10, to take part in the 37th annual Hills Are Alive 10K-5K race in Rolling Hills Estates.
Saturday’s inaugural Arts on the Hill event at the Palos Verdes Art Center gathered an array of wildly creative artists. They showed off their myriad media to delight and educate local children – and the adults they tote along with them.