Peninsula People

 Judy Rae

Far West Chateau: The French grandeur and unexpected intimacy of a family home

Far West Chateau: The French grandeur and unexpected intimacy of a family home

The home was designed by architect Martin Fuller in 1982 and built in 1984, but had never truly been completed.

 Randy Angel

Vaulting Panther – Peninsula High senior pole vaulter Jacqueline Ahrens is set to defend her CIF and Bay League titles

Vaulting Panther – Peninsula High senior pole vaulter Jacqueline Ahrens is set to defend her CIF and Bay League titles

by Randy Angel Four years ago, Jacqueline Ahrens was looking toward making the frosh/soph girls tennis team during her first year at Peninsula High School. Setting a school record of any sort was the furthest thing from her mind. Now, as a senior deciding on which college to attend, Ahrens can boast of not only […]

 Eddie Solt

BEER BROS: Brouwerij West, #whenwillyouactuallyopen to one year anniversary celebration

BEER BROS: Brouwerij West, #whenwillyouactuallyopen to one year anniversary celebration

by Ed Solt Craft beer creativity doesn’t just happen in the fermenter. The colorful labels on bottles and cans make bottle shops an adult Willy Wonka’s factory. On a grander scale, a brewery’s creativity can be seen in the tasting room, most commonly a repurposed factory or warehouse. Three years ago, in San Pedro, brewer […]

 Kevin Cody

Trump National Golf Course hosts inauguration breakfast

Trump National Golf Course hosts inauguration breakfast

An ice sculpture of Donald Trump greeted guests at the sold out presidential inauguration day breakfast hosted by Trump National Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. Breakfast was $45.17, in recognition of the local businessman becoming the 45th president of the United States in the year 2017.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Morgan’s Jewelers PV Celebrates 75th anniversary

Spotlight on the Hill – Morgan’s Jewelers PV Celebrates 75th anniversary

Morgan’s Jewelers celebrated their 70th anniversary

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Malaga Cove Homeowners Association Celebrates Camaraderie

Spotlight on the Hill – Malaga Cove Homeowners Association Celebrates Camaraderie

The Malaga Cove Homeowners Association celebrated its 10th Annual Neighborhood get-together

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – PV Breakfast Club 75th Anniversary

Spotlight on the Hill – PV Breakfast Club 75th Anniversary

Over 150 members and guests of the Palos Verdes Breakfast Club came together for the club’s 75th Annual Christmas Dinner Dance

 Special Contributor

Peninsula Homes: Jane Austen Lives Here

Peninsula Homes:  Jane Austen Lives Here

The rare Regency style Peninsula home was inspired by its owners’ backgrounds and travels   Photos by Kim Pritchard and Rob Massi by Stephanie Cartozian The late Rita Rogers, M.D. met her future husband G. Allen Rogers, M.D. at Albany Medical School in the late 1950s, while finishing her psychiatric residency. Rita was born in […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – An Affair to Remember Special Children’s League

Spotlight on the Hill – An Affair to Remember Special Children’s League

The 20th year of the Special Children’s League benefit luncheon took off at the Palos Verdes Golf Club

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Pirates Friends of the Library

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Pirates Friends of the Library

Peninsula Friends of the Library summoned pirate clad guests to the beautiful ocean cliff home of the Jacqueline Glass Family.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Festival of Fashion Torrance Memorial

Spotlight on the Hill – Festival of Fashion Torrance Memorial

High style fashions were on display at Torrance Memorial Foundation’s annual Festival of Fashions.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Seniors Annual Fall Fashion Show

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Seniors Annual Fall Fashion Show

The Ninth Annual Fall Fashion Show fundraiser and luncheon took off at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Torrance

 David Mendez

Growing the future: Peter Olpe wants to make the South Coast Botanic Garden the standard for botanical gardens worldwide

Growing the future: Peter Olpe wants to make the South Coast Botanic Garden the standard for botanical gardens worldwide

Peter Olpe wants to make the South Coast Botanic Garden the standard for botanical gardens worldwide

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – League of Women Voters

Spotlight on the Hill – League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of the Palos Verdes Peninsula along with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce recently honored elected officials

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – McCaw art exhibition

Spotlight on the Hill – McCaw art exhibition

The McCaw father and sons holiday exhibition

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