Peninsula People

Changing the world, one business at a time

Changing the world, one business at a time

Palos Verdes native heads a philanthropic effort in East Africa Dianne Calvi…

GROWING TOGETHER – The Kellogg family garden business turns 90

GROWING TOGETHER – The Kellogg family garden business turns 90

This year, the Palos Verdes based Kellogg Garden Products company, a family-run…

PENINSULA CHARITY – Raising expectations

PENINSULA CHARITY – Raising expectations

How Mike Lansing transformed the Boys and Girls Club of LA Harbor…

Hypnotic duo

Hypnotic duo

Norma and Philip Barretta, acclaimed psychotherapists living in Rolling Hills Estates, tirelessly…

CA 51 Killer Whale family returns to South Bay

CA 51 Killer Whale family returns to South Bay

A pod of orcas, known by the name of its matriarch CA 51, has returned to the South Bay. …

Silence is lifesaving

Silence is lifesaving

Two years ago, Claudia Misceo learned the importance of silence.…

Ministry man: The force behind the revitalization of St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church

Ministry man: The force behind the revitalization of St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church

Dr. Rev. Sunny Kang was just 21 years old — a college junior in Wisconsin — when he accidentally founded his first church. …

Artist John Van Hamersveld’s endless summer

Artist John Van Hamersveld’s endless summer

Everyone has seen it, the movie poster for Bruce Brown’s “The Endless Summer.” John Van Hamersveld was barely into his 20s when he designed it on his kitchen table while living in Dana Point and working for John Severson at Surfer Magazine.…

Turning up the lights

Turning up the lights

James W. Gruessing, Jr., the artistic director of Palos Verdes Performing Arts,…

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