Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef, the first female conductor from the Middle East, forms her own choral group for her adopted hometown of Palos Verdes High up on a wall in Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef’s modest office at El Camino College hangs an old black and white page from a newsletter that dates back to Nov. […]
Rolling Hills resident Darwin Horn, 90, lives to tell extraordinary tales as crew member on a WWII minesweeper ship and as longtime U.S. Secret Service agent guarding nine presidents This past September, 90-year-old Darwin Horn was taken back to a time he lived on a ship with 105 other men. The tall, sprightly Rolling […]
USC Trojans from throughout the South Bay and Long Beach gathered at the South Coast Botanic Garden in August for the second annual TrojanFest.
Sunday by the Sea celebrated one quarter century of parties
season kick off fundraiser at the Empty Saddle Club in Rolling Hills Estates.
29th Annual Gourmet Food & Wine Festival will help pave the way for non-profit Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s
an afternoon of music, conversation, cocktails and dinner at the Palos Verdes Estates home of Muya Azer
Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital held their 58th annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show at Ernie Howlett Park
Members of the Encore Circle, one of the major support groups of the Norris Theatre
by David Mendez Katherine Gould knows her libraries like the back of her hand, from funding figures to upcoming events to remodeling concerns. But in the hour that we spoke, only one question stumped her. “Where do I think the most beautiful part of the library is? Oh…oh, I don’t know,” she said, falling silent […]
A lifelong welder and his wife develop a high-end line of weather resistant grills for beachside homes One of the first investments that George and Mary Sandoval made when they moved into their new oceanside home in Palos Verdes 20 years ago was a top-of-the-line barbecue grill. The couple loved to cook outdoors. But […]
Last October, Palos Verdes native James Kao found himself miles deep in the Chilean Patagonia mountains, taking quiet strides alongside a local wildlife guide named Diego. They were just a few hours into their five-day photography expedition tracking wild pumas when Roberto, an expert tracker, radioed in with great news: he spotted two sitting on some rocks by the coast.
A family of optometrists on the Peninsula remains loyal to the community, which held it close during a personal tragedy At the Hawley family’s dinner table, the topic of conversation has almost always centered on optometry — controversies, stories of patients, unsolved cases. “I knew what a refractive error was when I was two-and-a-half,” […]
Unexpected turns in Rotary District 5280 Governor-Elect Gregory O’Brien’s life have led him exactly where he wants to be: in Palos Verdes, with the opportunity to serve Rancho Palos Verdes resident Greg O’Brien’s life on The Hill came quite unexpectedly. A longtime resident of Glendora, he and his wife Carolyn had no plans to move […]
Palos Verdes High tennis player plays center court on tennis’ biggest stage by Steve Pratt Brandon Holt and Riley Smith made people forget who their tennis noteworthy parents are, and made names for themselves at this year’s U.S. Open. Holt, 17, a Palos Verdes High, is the son of tennis legend and Hall of Famer […]