David Rosenfeld

Jesse Gonzalez of first Hispanic family in Redondo turns 100

Jesse Gonzalez of first Hispanic family in Redondo turns 100

The secret to longevity, he says, is apple cider vinegar.

 David Rosenfeld

School official resigns amid porn allegation

The Palos Verdes Unified School District accepted the resignation last month of a high ranking official after parents discovered an online video that appeared to show him masturbating on camera. Chief academic officer Martin Griffin was dismissed in a closed door meeting Thursday Oct 24. The video was just one of the complaints brought by […]

 David Rosenfeld

Palos Verdes Estates hires interim police chief

The City of Palos Verdes Estates has hired interim police chief David Hinig to replace retired chief John Eberhard. Hinig comes from Arcadia, California where he served in the police department for more than 38 years, most recently as chief of police. For the past eight years, Hinig has worked in a series of interim […]

 David Rosenfeld

Rolling Hills appoints city manager

The City of Rolling Hills has hired a new city manager by way of the City of Carson. Last week Rolling Hills City Council appointed Raymond Cruz, the community services director of Carson. Former Hermosa Beach city manager Steve Burrell had been serving as interim city manager since May when Tony Dahlerbruch took over city […]

 David Rosenfeld

Palos Verdes celebrates 100 at the Vanderlip’s

The grandchildren of Frank Vanderlip helped celebrate the PalosVerdesPeninsula’s 100th anniversary last weekend on the grounds where their grandfather built the first home on the Peninsula. Kelvin Vanderlip Jr. said when he was a child growing up in the 1950s on the property that became part of the Portuguese Bend Community, he can remember the […]

 David Rosenfeld

Voters re-elect Rancho Palos Verdes councilors

There will be no change to the Rancho Palos Verdes city council after 6,769 voters cast ballots in municipal elections on Tuesday to re-elect Anthony Misetich and Brian Campbell. Ken Dyda, a founding councilmember who’s served the city in various forms over the past 40 years, received 29.7 percent of the vote. Misetich received the […]

 David Rosenfeld

Profile: Celebrating 30 years at The Canterbury – Executive director Sharon Pewtress brings fresh ideas

Profile: Celebrating 30 years at The Canterbury – Executive director Sharon Pewtress brings fresh ideas

When Sharon Pewtress walks the halls of The Canterbury retirement community in Rancho Palos Verdes, she recognizes just about every face. The affable young executive director has been here for just 10 months, and she already knows almost all the 150 residents by name. “It’s not easy,” she admits. “You have to practice.” Situated along […]

 David Rosenfeld

FAITH: Meet the Rabbi – A new rabbi and fresh energy after some trying times revitalize the South Bay’s largest synagogue

FAITH: Meet the Rabbi – A new rabbi and fresh energy after some trying times revitalize the South Bay’s largest synagogue

There was a moment shortly before Rabbi Brian Schuldenfrei accepted the position at Congregation Ner Tamid in July when his wife Deborah squeezed his hand. They were sitting in the car together after an evening at the synagogue, and from the parking lot on Crest Ridge Road in Rancho Palos Verdes they could see the […]

 David Rosenfeld

Election nears for two seats on RPV city council

The stage is set for Rancho Palos Verdes city council elections on November 5 between two incumbents and one of the city’s founders vying for two open council seats.

 David Rosenfeld

Blue whale strikes boat off Palos Verdes Peninsula

For Ian Jory who’s been sailing all his life, nothing compares to the close encounter with a whale he and his wife experienced off the coast of Palos Verdes earlier this month that left his boat dry docked with a damaged hull.

 David Rosenfeld

Rampaging motorist leaves trail of damage across Palos Verdes

What led a 65-year-old Torrance man to go on a vehicular rampage across Palos Verdes last week is still unknown, but what is clear is that William Thomas Kelly was having a very bad day. Beginning in Palos Verdes Estates, Kelly allegedly either sideswiped or rammed at least five cars and a bicyclist along Palos […]

 David Rosenfeld

One Book, One Peninsula sparks community conservation

For an author there’s perhaps no greater satisfaction than seeing an entire community take action based on something he or she wrote. And that’s exactly what’s happening throughout the Palos Verdes Peninsula with a book by Ed Humes called “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash.” Events are planned throughout the month leading up to […]

 David Rosenfeld

Palos Verdes student heads to state board

While most seniors in high school are contracting a case of “senioritis,” Jesse Zhang has opted for an extra-heavy study load that has him leaving school each day often as late as 6 p.m. This month the Rancho Palos Verdes resident joins the California State Board of Education as its student representative. Zhang, who attends […]

 David Rosenfeld

PV Estates police chief resigns after one year

Palos Verdes Estates Police Chief John Eberhard announced his retirement last week at end of October, exactly one year after accepting the position as chief. PVE City Manager Anton Dahlerbach, who was not in office during Eberhard’s promotion to chief, said an interim police chief would be appointed while the city looks for a permanent […]

 David Rosenfeld

Pilot safe after small plane crash near Trump Golf Course

A pilot towing an aerial advertising banner behind a single-man aircraft crash landed on the beach below Trump National Golf Course just before noon on Friday.

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