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.
Major retailer Old Navy recently signed a lease to open at Peninsula Shopping Center sometime in late fall, according to a spokesperson for the center.
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.
A pilot found dead after the helicopter he was flying crash landed on Catalina Island has been identified as 60-year-old Philip Su Chu Yang of Palos Verdes Estates.
Many local residents who commented on a just-released draft environmental analysis for the proposed 248-unit Solana apartment complex — sandwiched between such traditional single-family home dominant communities as Torrance, Rolling Hills Estates and Palos Verdes Estates — have expressed con…
On Saturday, June 22, visitors to the First Baptist Church of Palos Verdes in Rolling Hills Estates might feel as if they’ve traveled back in time to a veritable Civil War camp with soldiers leaning over iron kettles, or perhaps shining up a well-used Dragoon saber.
Beth Whittenbury, attorney, environmentalist, civil rights champion and author, said she just wants to feel useful, like the little "engine that could" from the children's book, Thomas the Tank Engine.
Harvey Swartz recalled when he woke up from a 14-hour surgery August 2014, he felt like Darth Vader without his armor.
The City of Rolling Hills Estates will soon be saying goodbye to its city manager of nearly three decades, Douglas R. Prichard, who announced his retirement earlier this week.
Prestigious dealers came from all over California and several neighboring states to the 51st annual Palos Verdes Antiques Show and Sale at St. Francis Episcopal Church, in Palos Verdes Estates. The three-day show, which is the oldest in California, kicked off with an opening night gala, orga…
A $20 million settlement will allow Carnival Corp. cruise lines, including the locally popular Princess cruises, to continue docking at U.S. ports.
Since its inception in 1911, only four percent of Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America program have reached the rank of Eagle. Scouts typically earn the ranking in their last two years of high school.
Despite the fog, there was no room for gloom on this June day as students filed into their school’s football stadium to the familiar tune Pomp and Circumstance.
The 32nd Palos Verdes Street Fair and Music Festival was held June 8 and 9, 2019 with carnival rides, art vendors, kid zone, craft beer and food court.
The South Bay saw a 6% increase in the number of people living on the streets this year, according to data released Tuesday, June 4, despite local and regional efforts to reduce homelessness — including hundreds of millions of dollars spent countywide.
A mother tried to keep up with her children around a courtyard, morning walkers repeated their laps, and shoppers hopped into their preferred stores – all showing no signs of the chaos that took place the day before.
LAPD’s Harbor Division jail will open at last — a decade after work on the then state-of-the-art facility was first completed.
The public comment period on a draft proposal to reactivate fuel storage at a 331-acre federal property in San Pedro — facing community pushback — has been extended to June 3.
Wyatt Nielson got a visit from his mother, Gloria Gould, Monday morning at Green Hills Memorial Park for Memorial Day.
Former Dodson Middle School student Scott Caudill — who during his eighth grade year performed in the musical film “Newsies” that came out in 1992 — visited the drama class at his Rancho Palos Verdes alma mater Tuesday, May 21.
Palos Verdes High School sophomore Ife Ibraheem stepped up to a microphone on Tuesday, May 21, in front of nearly the entire school body of roughly 1,600 students, and shared her reality as an African-American student at a predominantly white high school.
The world was different when George Brandt founded Palos Verdes Bowl in 1958. Back then, 10 bowling centers were scattered about the South Bay, he said. Now there are only three, and soon — if all goes well for Brandt — there will be only two.
A middle school student with a pocket knife injured another student Tuesday at Dodson Middle School in Ranchos Palos Verdes, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $25,000 reward on Tuesday tied to last year’s fatal stabbing of a retired nurse in a parking structure at the Promenade at the Peninsula shopping center in Rolling Hills Estates.
Two teenagers accused of beating and robbing an autistic man in a mall parking structure in Rolling Hills Estates pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Torrance Superior Court.
John Papadakis is best known on the Palos Verdes Peninsula as the Papadakis Taverna owner, who along with his brother Tommy, for nearly four decades greeted each customer—male or female—with a big kiss on the cheek.