Peninsula People

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Great Gatsby Ball H.E.L.P. Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Spotlight on the hill Great Gatsby Ball H.E.L.P. Celebrates 20th Anniversary Healthcare & Elder Law Programs Corp. (H.E.L.P.), a South Bay non-profit education and counseling center for seniors and their families, celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the Palos Verdes Golf Club with a Roaring 20’s Great Gatsby Ball. Honorees were Sharon Ryan, Sharon Guthrie, and […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Fourth Annual Jester & Pharley Tennis Tournament Benefiting Children With Cancer

Spotlight on the hill – Fourth Annual Jester & Pharley Tennis Tournament Benefiting Children With Cancer

Spotlight on the hill – Fourth Annual Jester & Pharley Tennis Tournament Benefiting Children With Cancer The rousing round-robin event at Alta Vista Park in Redondo Beach raised funds to provide copies of David Saltzman’s award-winning children’s book The Jester Has Lost His Jingle and Jester & Pharley Dolls to young cancer patients at Harbor-UCLA […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Vistas for Children Golf Tournament

Spotlight on the Hill – Vistas for Children Golf Tournament

Nearly 100 golfers participated in Vistas for Children’s annual golf tournament at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. The tournament raised $32,000, which will benefit South Bay children’s charities.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Libertarian candidate Johnson meets with South Bay supporters

Spotlight on the hill – Libertarian candidate Johnson  meets with South Bay supporters

Spotlight on the hill – Libertarian candidate Johnson meets with South Bay supporters Kerry Welsh knew he’d found a presidential candidate he could support when Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson stayed at the Rancho Palos Verdes home of Welsh and his wife Helen. Despite RPV’s steep hills, the candidate wanted to go on a bike […]

 Kevin Cody

El Camino College’s new president Dena Maloney encourages business partnerships

El Camino College’s new president Dena Maloney encourages business partnerships

This past February, Dena Maloney was named the sixth president in El Camino college’s six decade history and its first female president. Maloney keeps a copy of the 1947 Warrior yearbook in her office for reasons other than the obvious fondness for her father, a member of the College’s inaugural class. The yearbook is a reminder of El Camino’s future.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Volunteer Center Honors Four Legends in our Time

Spotlight on the Hill – Volunteer Center Honors Four Legends in our Time

Four prominent Palos Verdes men have been named Legends in Our Time by the Volunteer Center’s Affinity Group.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Torrance Memorial Honors Heritage Society

Spotlight on the Hill – Torrance Memorial Honors Heritage Society

Torrance Memorial Heritage Society members and donors who have made a contribution annually for 10 or more consecutive years were acknowledged and appreciated at a luncheon on June 9 at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Raju House Launch

Spotlight on the Hill – Raju House Launch

Summertime was the right season for the unveiling of a newly built 9,000 square foot Rolling Hills home, hosted by the Chhabria and the Fozoonmehr families.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Glass receives Freedom4U

Spotlight on the Hill – Glass receives Freedom4U

Jacky Glass was presented with the George and Etty Allen Lifetime Achievement Award during the recent Releasing Youth Into Purpose dinner hosted by Freedom4You at the Palos Verdes Country Club.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Chefs and Cellars

Spotlight on the Hill – Chefs and Cellars

The annual Chefs and Cellars benefit for the Palos Verdes Art Center

 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

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