Peninsula People

 Judy Rae

Peninsula Committee, Los Angeles Philharmonic Welcomes New Members

Peninsula Committee, Los Angeles Philharmonic  Welcomes New Members

The annual Installation Luncheon for the Peninsula Committee, Los Angeles Philharmonic

 Judy Rae

The Assistance League of San Pedro-South Bay 80th Anniversary Celebration

The Assistance League of San Pedro-South Bay 80th Anniversary Celebration

Members and guests celebrated their 80th anniversary at their Chapter House

 Judy Rae

Admiral Risty celebrates 50th

Admiral Risty celebrates 50th

David Hadley observed at the 50th anniversary celebration of Admiral Risty

 Judy Rae

Palos Verdes Performing Arts Music & Memories Gala

Palos Verdes Performing Arts  Music & Memories Gala

The Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion was transformed into a spectacular setting for the 27th annual fundraising event for Palos Verdes Performing Arts

 Judy Rae

Little Sisters of the Poor annual officers’ installation luncheon and meeting.

Little Sisters of the Poor annual officers’ installation luncheon and meeting.

the Auxiliary of the Little Sisters of the Poor held its annual officers’ installation luncheon

 Judy Rae

Palos Verdes Peninsula Village

Palos Verdes Peninsula Village

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Village welcomed new Executive Director Colleen Cotter

 Judy Rae

Vistas for Children 16th Annual Fashion Show

Vistas for Children 16th Annual Fashion Show

Vistas for Children held their 16th Annual Fashion Show Luncheon and Boutique at the Terranea Resort

 Esther Kang

PENINSULA LITERATURE: ‘White Road of Thorns’

PENINSULA LITERATURE: ‘White Road of Thorns’

A longtime Rancho Palos Verdes resident honors her mother’s legacy in a new book detailing firsthand accounts of the Japanese-American experience during WWII Mary Yoko Nakamura was just 12 years old when the Pearl Harbor bombings ignited a war between her motherland and adopted home. The Hawaiian born Japanese-American citizen does not remember too many…Read More→

 Judy Rae

National Charity League, INC. Peninsula Chapter – Participate in Operation Homefront

National  Charity League, INC. Peninsula Chapter – Participate in Operation Homefront

The Peninsula Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. gathered moms and Ticktockers at Palos Verdes Intermediate School.

 Judy Rae

Rotary Club of Palos of Verdes Peninsula – Annual Holiday Party

Rotary Club of Palos of Verdes Peninsula – Annual Holiday Party

An evening of socializing and dinner at the Palos Verdes Country Club.

 Judy Rae

Malaga Cove Homeowners Association – Holiday Party

Malaga Cove Homeowners Association – Holiday Party

The Malaga Cove Homeowners Association enjoyed the hospitality of LaVenta for its third Holiday Party.

 Eddie Solt

Chasing Purple Blobs: South Bay Big Wave Surfer Scotty Bredesen

Chasing Purple Blobs: South Bay Big Wave Surfer Scotty Bredesen

“Surfing big waves isn’t only about the actual act of catching big waves. It’s about making the decisions to drop everything and being at the right place at the right time.” — Scotty Bredesen by Eddie Solt The buoys were banging. It was the first big swell of the season. Ocean Beach, just south of…Read More→

 Judy Rae

PENINSULA PEOPLE – Volunteer of the Year

PENINSULA PEOPLE – Volunteer of the Year

Rotary’s Bond “You don’t do it halfway.” – Allen Bond  by Esther Kang Allen Bond, a 58-year-old Rancho Palos Verdes resident, has witnessed countless ribbon-cutting ceremonies on the Hill over the last two decades. Recently named 2015 Volunteer of the Year by Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and incoming president for Peninsula Rotary Club,…Read More→

 Judy Rae

Two for the Tiller – The Admiral Risty celebrates its 50th Year!

PENINSULA BUSINESS   Two for the tiller. by Robb Fulcher As The Admiral Risty celebrates its 50th year as a beloved, award-winning Palos Verdes eatery, owners Wayne Judah and Jan Jay Judah shared their up-by-the-bootstrap stories. Wayne, the longtime co-owner and general manager of The Admiral Risty, developed his love of hard work on the…Read More→

 Judy Rae

The Encore Circle – Annual Holiday Party

The Encore Circle – Annual Holiday Party

Members of Encore Circle, one of the support groups for the Norris Center held their annual holiday luncheon in mid-December at Terranea Resort In Rancho Palos Verdes