Peninsula People

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Torrance Memorial Foundation

Spotlight on the Hill – Torrance Memorial Foundation

The Torrance Memorial foundation raised $1.5 million

 Randy Angel

Tradition runs deep: Palos Verdes’ girls cross country team won CIF-Southern Section and State Division 3 championships with a blend of unique personalities and running styles

Tradition runs deep: Palos Verdes’ girls cross country team won CIF-Southern Section and State Division 3 championships with a blend of unique personalities and running styles

by Randy Angel When workouts began in the summer, the girls on Palos Verdes’ cross country team knew they had an opportunity to do something special, but it would takes lots of hard work. The season began in August with an annual trip to Mammoth Lakes, where the cross country teams from Palos Verdes and […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Asia America Symphony Guild

Spotlight on the Hill – Asia America Symphony Guild

The Asia America Symphony Guild held its annual holiday benefit

 Eddie Solt

Strike mission to Puerto: Big wave surfer Scotty Bredesen credits Joe Bark with ‘having my back’

Strike mission to Puerto: Big wave surfer Scotty Bredesen credits Joe Bark with ‘having my back’

by Ed Solt Scotty Bredesen has the waterman lifestyle on lockdown. He puts in the hours wearing the red trunks of an LA County Lifeguard all summer long to save up for his big wave exploits. This season, his yearly winter trip was to Puerto Escondido, Mexico’s premier big wave break. “It was a very […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Harvest Festival and Octoberfest

Spotlight on the Hill – Harvest Festival and Octoberfest

Hundreds of families came out for the annual harvest festival at the Lunada Bay Plaza

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Old Fort Mac Arthur

Spotlight on the Hill – Old Fort Mac Arthur

History buffs from around the Western United States showed up at Old Fort MacArthur Days

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – 50th Anniversary Gala

Spotlight on the Hill – 50th Anniversary Gala

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 50th anniversary of presenting free concerts to the community

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – And the GRAMMY Goes to…

Spotlight on the Hill – And the GRAMMY Goes to…

The Torrance Memorial Foundation hosted a dinner party at the GRAMMY Museum at LA Live

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Spotlight on the Hill – Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy in partnership with Terranea Resort and Whole Foods Market hosted the Basque themed alfresco dinner

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Glass receives Freedom4You George and Etty Allen Award

Spotlight on the Hill – Glass receives Freedom4You George and Etty Allen Award

Long time Peninsula volunteer and benefactor Jacky Glass was presented with the George and Etty Allen Lifetime Achievement Award

 Richard Foss

Farm to Terranea – Chef Bernard Ibarra

Farm to Terranea “We are venturing into uncharted waters with different flavors and textures…” — Terranea Chef Bernard Ibarra by Richard Foss Most of the people who attended the Third Annual Farm-to-Terranea Celebration of Food and Wine at Terranea last month probably didn’t give much thought to the way that the event was put together. […]

 Richard Foss

Beach Dining – HT Grill

A change of courses HT Grill unveils a new menu that challenges expectations. by Richard Foss I have been told by people who are experts in such things that the pattern of taste buds on your tongue is as individual as your fingerprints or retinal pattern. Along with the chemistry of your saliva, this affects […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Heritage Gala

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Heritage Gala

Peninsula Heritage School’s annual Spring Gala, hosted by the PHS Parent Association

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Viva Espana!

Spotlight on the Hill – Viva Espana!

An intimate, gourmet dinner for 10 was held September 18 at the Palos Verdes home

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Providence Gala

Spotlight on the Hill – Providence Gala

The Providence Celebration Gala, benefiting the Torrance and San Pedro Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers, celebrated its 40th