The Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce’s annual legislative forum wooed a handful of the South Bay’s heavy hitters to the Palos Verdes Golf Club on Friday, Oct. 11, for an afternoon of pitch-making, cheer-leading and oversized homemade cookies.
Layla Paige Sonnen, born with an incurable brain disorder, died days after her second birthday. Her life was short, but her impact on people around her was immeasurable, her family said.
The five candidates who are vying for three spots on the Rancho Palos Verdes city council in the upcoming Nov. 5 election sounded off about top issues facing the community at a forum Oct. 9.
Major retailer Target recently signed a lease to open one of its smaller format stores at Peninsula Shopping Center, according to a spokesperson for Vestar, which owns the center.
Since she was a child, Terri Haack, president of the upscale Terranea Resort, had been unconsciously conditioning herself to become the chief caretaker of 102-acres of wonderment in Rancho Palos Verdes.
A loose tire slammed into the windshield of an SUV on the 405 Freeway in Long Beach, leaving the vehicle’s driver dead and its passenger hospitalized Sunday afternoon, Sept. 29.
Firefighters rescued someone who fell 200 feet from a cliff in Palos Verdes Estates Thursday, Sept. 26, authorities said.
A man fatally shot himself Thursday in Lake Arrowhead after allegedly killing a woman he was in a relationship with in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said
After a fleeing stolen vehicle crashed into a homeless encampment in Harbor City, one of the three suspects was stabbed by a homeless person while the other two got away early Tuesday, Sept. 24, authorities said.
Nearly 50 women in pink aprons gathered Tuesday night to share stories, faith and fun as the group took part in the Great Pink Mega Challah Unity Bake at Chabad of Palos Verdes.
Work began this week to remove invasive Acacia shrubs from 38 acres in the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve. Acacias, according to the L.A. County Fire Department, are the number one plant of concern. The shrubs are highly combustible due to their resin content and can be especially problematic …
A Lompoc man suspected of trying to extort a Palos Verdes Estates couple was in custody Friday morning following an extensive two-day search.
To reduce local fire risk, the city of Rancho Palos Verdes will spend up to $200,000 to remove invasive Acacia shrubs, a high-hazard plant, from some 38 acres inside the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, the city said.
Pumpkins dotting the scenic landscape of the South Coast Botanic Garden indicated the return of the Great Pumpkin Hunt Friday, Sept. 13.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its 2020 list of semifinalist high school students Tuesday, who will compete for a share of 7,600 scholarships worth more than $31 million. Winners will be announced nationally between April and July next year.
Lomita has stopped using a 5 million-gallon emergency reservoir that blends local groundwater and more expensive imported water, another fallout from the discovery of cancer-causing chemicals in the water supply, prompting renewed criticism from some residents that the $13 million project do…
A man found dead from a gunshot wound along an ocean cliffside in Rancho Palos Verdes was the victim of a homicide, authorities said.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn paid an anniversary visit on Thursday, Sept. 5, to some of those who have benefited from the county’s L.A. Found program, which helps locate those who go missing.
Beginning Sept. 8, South Bay residents no longer have to travel to downtown Los Angeles or enter a museum to see world-class sculptures.
The Palos Verdes Art Center has given new, giant life to wallpapering as its building was wrapped Saturday, Aug. 31, in 36-inch panels that added up to eye-fetching splendor.
Organizers of an effort to revive a Fourth of July tradition of enjoying a fireworks display off the coast of Torrance Beach have officially thrown in the towel on making it happen.
The surf’s up literally and perhaps eventually electronically, too, at Rancho Palos Verdes’ Marymount College, which has added surfing and eSports to its athletic program.
Greeted by fireboat water sprays and the deafening booms of cannon shots from the Battleship Iowa, this year’s visiting fleet of active-duty ships began gliding into the Port of Los Angeles Tuesday, Aug. 27.
For the 11th year, runners (and walkers) will wake up early on Labor Day and take their marks, ready to traverse the expanse of San Pedro’s iconic green bridge.
A former Rancho Palos Verdes building inspector was sentenced to two years in county jail Tuesday, Aug. 20, for placing hidden cameras in bathrooms and secretly recording people at City Hall and a nearby coffee house, authorities said.
It’s not uncommon for tourists, some from other countries, to wind up in San Pedro “searching for Bukowski,” as it were.
In the wake of several high-profile mass shootings, a decade-old program designed to red-flag potential school threats has been quadrupled in size going into the 2019-20 school year, two Los Angeles County supervisors announced Monday, Aug. 12.
Two sperm whales were spotted off of Palos Verdes Peninsula on Monday evening by Harbor Breeze Cruises, a rare sight off Southern California that only happens every few years.
At a long drawing table in the Rolling Robots playroom a line of 4 and 5-year-olds in a "Bots for Tots" class are learning beginner coding concepts with a little help from a roving robot named Ozobot.
A 33-year-old man sustained non-life-threatening injuries Monday when his SUV plunged down a 30-foot San Pedro cliff onto a rocky beach, authorities said.
When Judy Frankel was just a kid, her dad grew vegetables in their back yard. “I loved the tomatoes, cucumbers, and green beans that we grew,” Frankel said, “but mostly the tomatoes.”
Torrance will spend $600,000 later this year to repair a hillside with a long history of slope failures at Walteria Reservoir, above a commercial office building near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Rolling Hills Road.
From nurturing the native plants that support an endangered blue butterfly to learning how to spot a California gnatcatcher, four Hawthorne teens this summer got a peek at some future conservationist careers they may not have considered before.
Apryl Boyle was sitting on her surfboard waiting for a wave when a shark suddenly appeared in front of her.
Pollution from a source of contaminated groundwater near Torrance Airport — which exceeds state drinking-water standards and generates potentially harmful chemical vapors — has spread beneath Lomita, officials with the tiny city recently learned, though state officials have long known about it.
The general consensus on teenagers these days seems to be they enjoy taking selfies and sleeping in. Palos Verdes High School graduate Laura Gong does not conform to that stereotype.
Greg Grammer, former assistant city manager, has been promoted to city manager in Rolling Hills Estates following the retirement of Douglas Prichard, the city said in a statement Monday.
For some, it’s their first time setting sail for the iconic Transpacific Yacht Race, a check off the bucket list for serious sailors who don’t mind spending many days at sea.
Despite more than a year of planning amid strong community opposition, many residents remain unclear about how the city’s new A Bridge Home shelters will be any different from others that have gone before them.
Most retirees don’t jump into a 75-year-old, low altitude, unpressurized World War II airplane and fly over the Atlantic Ocean just for fun.
Two years in the making, a mosaic that tells the story of San Pedro was celebrated at a formal “grand opening” on Sunday, June 30.