Peninsula People

 Judy Rae

Benoit performance benefits Asia America Symphony

Benoit performance benefits Asia America Symphony

A performance by jazz pianist and Asia America Symphony director David Benoit

 Judy Rae

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Pastoral

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy  Pastoral

Two-hundred lucky guests enjoyed a beautiful autumn evening featuring an exclusive local and sustainable four course menu, wine, and signature natural cocktail served outside, surrounded by nature to benefit the Land Conservancy.

 Judy Rae

Las Madrecitas Annual Fall Fundraiser

Las Madrecitas  Annual Fall Fundraiser

The Las Madrecitas Fall Fundraiser was held on Friday, November 13 at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes

 Judy Rae

Girls Night Out for Cancer Support

Girls Night Out for Cancer Support

Cancer Support Community-Redondo Beach (CSC-RB) held the 13th annual Girls Night Out “fun-raiser” at The Comedy & Magic Club

 Judy Rae

Palos Verdes Woman’s Club Books and Authors Luncheon

Palos Verdes Woman’s Club  Books and Authors Luncheon

The fifty-eighth annual Books and Authors Luncheon was held on November 11 at TrumpNational Golf Club.

 Esther Kang

DRONE ON

DRONE ON

A Palos Verdes father and son team serve the U.S. military with their meticulous–and discreet–inventions   No signage offers any clues about the nature of the business that takes place inside the beige-bricked building tucked across the street from Lawndale High School. For the Herbrandsons, who have occupied the space since 1974, discretion is key. […]

 Esther Kang

PENINSULA ARTS: Choral magic

PENINSULA ARTS: Choral magic

Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef, the first female conductor from the Middle East, forms her own choral group for her adopted hometown of Palos Verdes High up on a wall in Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef’s modest office at El Camino College hangs an old black and white page from a newsletter that dates back to Nov. […]

 Esther Kang

PENINSULA MEMOIR: An honorable agent

PENINSULA MEMOIR: An honorable agent

Rolling Hills resident Darwin Horn, 90, lives to tell extraordinary tales as crew member on a WWII minesweeper ship and as longtime U.S. Secret Service agent guarding nine presidents   This past September, 90-year-old Darwin Horn was taken back to a time he lived on a ship with 105 other men. The tall, sprightly Rolling […]

 Judy Rae

Trojan League of South Bay

Trojan League of South Bay

USC Trojans from throughout the South Bay and Long Beach gathered at the South Coast Botanic Garden in August for the second annual TrojanFest.

 Judy Rae

TrinityCare Sunday by the Sea

TrinityCare Sunday by the Sea

Sunday by the Sea celebrated one quarter century of parties

 Judy Rae

Las Candalistas at the Empty Saddle Club in Rolling Hills Estates.

Las Candalistas at the Empty Saddle Club in Rolling Hills Estates.

season kick off fundraiser at the Empty Saddle Club in Rolling Hills Estates.

 Judy Rae

Honda Evening Under the Stars 29th Annual Gourmet Food & Wine Festival

Honda Evening Under the Stars 29th Annual Gourmet Food & Wine Festival

29th Annual Gourmet Food & Wine Festival will help pave the way for non-profit Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s

 Judy Rae

Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay

Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay

an afternoon of music, conversation, cocktails and dinner at the Palos Verdes Estates home of Muya Azer

 Judy Rae

Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital Portuguse Bend Horse Show

Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital Portuguse Bend Horse Show

Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital held their 58th annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show at Ernie Howlett Park

 Judy Rae

Encore Circle

Encore Circle

Members of the Encore Circle, one of the major support groups of the Norris Theatre