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.
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What are head, heart, hands and health.
From inventing aviation helmets to flying in formation squads, Rolling Hills resident Guido Rietdyk is nearing the end of what he calls an extremely intense, but rewarding year.
For the last eight years, Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Eileen Hupp has been a champion of goodwill on the hill.
As the executive director of Palos Verdes Performing Arts, Julie Moe Reynolds is continuing a philanthropic legacy that began decades ago when her mother Joan Hurst Moe helped raise millions to open the Norris Theatre in Rolling Hills Estates in 1983.
It was nearly 20 years ago when a group of 2,000 South Bay Christians marched from the Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes to deliver a gift of unbreakable glass to the Jewish Congregation Ner Tamid on Crestview Road.
It’s not often patrons walk into a post office and are greeted with a smile from a clerk with thorough knowledge of what the heck is going on with stamp prices, P.O. boxes and the mysteries of mailing packages around the globe.
It’s nestled on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, in the city of Rolling Hills Estates where natives still ride on horseback and there are few streetlights.
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Are quilt makers artists or crafters?
Any day of the week, except Sunday, students at Hills Academy are painting, dancing, playing or drawing their way to fame, fortune and just plain fun.
It’s not recess, but outside on Rancho Vista Elementary School’s playground, excitement brews as fourth graders eagerly await their turn to hop on stage to sing, dance and rehearse their lines for the upcoming production of “It’s Time to Just Believe.”
A group of about 30 people sipped at wine and milled around the private Palos Verdes Estates home while admiring views of the California coast.
Travel up and down the stairs in the multi-level, remodeled post modern building at 5504 West Crestridge Road and you will see the Palos Verdes Art Center Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education is not just a facility housing studios, exhibitions and workshops.
A professional graphic artist for 20 years and editorial cartoonist at the Palos Verdes Peninsula News for 14, Gary Johnson is also the creator of humorous, delightfully light-hearted work that celebrates iconic Dias de Los Muertes art.