Peninsula People

 Kevin Cody

Bhumitra’s journey from Indian boarding school to Palos Verdes prominence

Bhumitra’s journey from Indian boarding school to Palos Verdes prominence

Arun Bhumitra opened his first cell phone store in 1987 on Hawthorne Boulevard in Torrance. Today the Palos Verdes resident and his brother Maxy, who lives in New York, own 200 cell phone stores with 800 employees in 18 states, plus a cell phone store in Brussels and a software company in Ireland.

 Ryan McDonald

Rancho Palos Verdes resident offers treatment ‘beyond the grief’

For children who have run out of medical options, Dr. Glen Komatsu of TrinityCare Hospice offers a listening ear   by Ryan McDonald For Dr. Glen Komatsu, the most valuable tool a doctor can have is a good pair of ears. Komatsu is the chief medical officer for Providence TrinityCare Hospice, and the medical director […]

 Randy Angel

Backhanded compliment

Backhanded compliment

A strict fitness regimen and strong backhand have helped Peninsula High’s Connor Hance become one of the top junior players in the country   by Randy Angel Facing match point against the top seed, up-and-coming tennis player Connor Hance was trying his best to dig himself out of a hole. The 14-year-old had dropped the […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital 17th Annual Seahorse Classic

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital  17th Annual Seahorse Classic

Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital held its 27th annual golf tournament

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Wellness and Wine 20th Annual Cancer Support Community’s fundraiser

Spotlight on the Hill – Wellness and Wine  20th Annual Cancer Support Community’s fundraiser

The Cancer Support Community raised a record $175,000 at the 20th annual Celebrate Wellness food and wine tasting

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Freighthouse Art and Furnishings

Spotlight on the Hill – Freighthouse Art and Furnishings

Sara Balough’s new designer showcase store Freighthouse in old Torrance joined the 2nd annual Torrance Artwalk

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation Golf Classic

Spotlight on the Hill – Providence Little Company of Mary  Foundation Golf Classic

More than 140 golfers teed up on May 16th for Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation’s 37th annual Golf Classic

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Tea in the garden with the Asia America Symphony

Spotlight on the Hill – Tea in the garden with the Asia America Symphony

The formal garden of the Palos Verdes Estate home of Dali and Brian Higa was the setting for the recent Asia America Symphony Guild Spring tea.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Colin Hay Headlines Terranea Resort’s

Spotlight on the Hill – Colin Hay Headlines Terranea Resort’s

The third annual summertime Music on the Meadows at Terranea Resort rocked

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – World Champion Skaters Judge

Spotlight on the Hill – World Champion Skaters Judge

Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner, two time Olympians, World Champions and five time National Figure Skating Champions

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Temple Beth El celebrates renovation, nine decades

Spotlight on the Hill – Temple Beth El celebrates  renovation, nine decades

Over 250 people celebrated the renovation of Temple Beth El

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Malaga Cove Art Fair Art in the Plaza

Spotlight on the Hill – Malaga Cove Art Fair  Art in the Plaza

Malaga Cove Lawn Art Shows, where art lovers, collectors and artists come to meet and mingle

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Palos Verdes Art Center Signature Spring Fantasy Fashion Show

Spotlight on the Hill – Palos Verdes Art Center  Signature Spring Fantasy Fashion Show

The Artist’s Studio spring Signature Fashion Show

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Classical Underground Alexey Steele Presents Music and Art Series

Spotlight on the Hill – Classical Underground  Alexey Steele Presents Music and Art Series

An audience of distinguished art and music lovers gathered

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Las Candalistas Spring Event

Spotlight on the Hill – Las Candalistas   Spring Event

Las Candalistas celebrated their 48th Spring Event Fundraiser on April 28th at the beautiful Catalina View Garden in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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