Peninsula People

 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.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Assistance League of San Pedro-South Bay Annual Walk the Walk

Spotlight on the Hill – Assistance League of San Pedro-South Bay  Annual Walk the Walk

The Assistance League® of San Pedro-South Bay held their 2nd annual Walk the Walk

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – AAUW-PVP Recognition Luncheon

Spotlight on the Hill – AAUW-PVP  Recognition Luncheon

The AAUW Palos Verdes Peninsula Branch Recognition Luncheon was held recently to honor members

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Las Ninas de Las Madrecitas Annual Fashion Show

Spotlight on the Hill – Las Ninas de Las Madrecitas Annual Fashion Show

Las Madrecitas, an auxiliary of the Charitable Children’s Guild of the Orthopædic Institute for Children

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – 51st Annual Assistance League of San Pedro-South Bay

The 51st Annual Assistance League of San Pedro-South Bay Assisteens Recognition Ball for the Class of 2016

 Special Contributor

Hacienda on high: Casa Felecia is one of the Peninsula’s enduring architectural treasures

Hacienda on high:   Casa Felecia is one of the Peninsula’s enduring architectural treasures

by Stephanie Cartozian Casa Felecia is steeped in Palos Verdes tradition and romanticism. In 1925, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., son of the preeminent landscape architect in American history and himself a key figure in conservation history, selected this exquisite bluff lot to be the site of his future home on the Peninsula. Still in its […]

 David Mendez

Cooley’s law: Once elected, Steve Cooley kept politics out of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

Cooley’s law:  Once elected, Steve Cooley kept politics out of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

by David Mendez Years ago, a meeting of the Redondo Beach Harbor Commission was veering off the rails when then-Assistant City Attorney Brian Hickey issued a warning to the commissioners: If they kept on their current path, they’d soon be in violation of the Brown Act. City Attorney Michael Webb, who was waiting in the […]

 Judy Rae

LA BioMed – Nissen, Mihlsten receive Spirit of Excellence Awards

LA BioMed – Nissen, Mihlsten receive Spirit of Excellence Awards

Over 500 people attended the Spirit of Excellence Awards, honoring the outstanding work of its scientists in the growing field of personalized medicine.

 Judy Rae

Rolling Hills Country Day – School Fundraiser

Rolling Hills Country Day – School Fundraiser

Rolling Hills Country Day School’s annual fundraiser. The evening was hosted by Lisa and Nick Hawkins at their Rolling Hills Estate home on May 15.

 Judy Rae

Peninsula Education – Main Event takes Guests for a ride

Peninsula Education – Main Event takes Guests for a ride

The auction and raffle highlights at the Peninsula Education Foundation Main Event

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Grand Salon benefits Los Angeles Philharmonic

Spotlight on the Hill – Grand Salon benefits Los Angeles Philharmonic

The Grand Salon spring fundraising event was a lush affair, hosted by Carolyn and Julian Elliott at their Palos Verdes oceanfront estate overlooking Lunada Bay.

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