Robb Fulcher

Palos Verdes 8th Grader, Lane Karlitz, Makes Mark with Study App

Palos Verdes 8th Grader, Lane Karlitz, Makes Mark with Study App

Eighth grader Lane Karlitz makes waves in a nationwide business contest with his musical study app

 Jonathan Polakoff

Palos Verdes Police Chief pledges response to Lunada Bay localism

Palos Verdes Police Chief pledges response to Lunada Bay localism

After a videotaped episode of localism at Lunada Bay went viral last month, the chief of the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department said his force will take a more active approach to policing the famed winter surf spot when waves begin breaking there again later this year.

 Kevin Cody

Scotland’s Kidd to design new Rolling Hills Country Club golf course

Scotland’s Kidd to design new Rolling Hills Country Club golf course

Scottish golf course designer David McLay Kidd is designing a new 160 acre course for the Rolling Hills Country Club. Kidd made his name in the U.S. with Bandon Dunes in Oregon and burnished it this year when his Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington was named best new golf course in America.

 Jonathan Polakoff

Palos Verdes drummer teams up with ‘Yes’ and ‘Moody Blues’ keyboardist on album

Palos Verdes drummer teams up with ‘Yes’ and ‘Moody Blues’ keyboardist on album

Drummer Greg Alban and keyboardist Patrick Moraz, longtime friends and “musical allies,” are preparing to release their joint magnum opus.

 David Mendez

PVPHS senior’s dance fusion brings national honors

PVPHS senior’s dance fusion brings national honors

by David Mendez Dance has become a second language for Peninsula High senior Michelle May, a way to express concepts that might otherwise be difficult for her to share for a soft-spoken 17 year old. “If I have a vision, I want to make that come to life and share that with the world,” May […]

 Esther Kang

Spreading the joy of dance

Spreading the joy of dance

Liz Cantine, lifelong dancer and educator, takes pride in legacy at Palos Verdes Performing Art Center and beyond   Nearly 20 years ago, Liz Cantine stood in the gymnasium at San Pedro’s Dana Middle School. Scanning the group of girls who’d gathered to audition for the dance drill team, the petite advisor immediately noticed a […]

 Mike Purpus

Surf Karma in the emergency room at Torrance Memorial

Surf Karma in the emergency room at Torrance Memorial

The kid had a look on his face that said, “Oh my God. I just killed Mike Purpus.” I said “It wasn’t your fault. But I need you to paddle as fast as you can to George, whose on the big red surfboard and wearing a hat. He’s a paramedic.”

 Kevin Cody

Letters to the Editor: hotels and volleyball courts in Hermosa, Horvath vs. Nafissi in Redondo Beach

Letters to the Editor:  hotels and volleyball courts in Hermosa, Horvath vs. Nafissi in Redondo Beach

Redondo revenge Dear ER: Congratulations Redondo Beach You just messed up again by voting down the fun. Measure B was supposed to be a way for us Palos Verdians to set up a little home away from home. Us people from Palos Verdes like to do a little something called “slumming.” When we go slumming […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

The Light in the Piazza

The Light in the Piazza

The Malaga Cove art show and sale is here for spring and summer Perhaps it’s the fountain and the weathered statue of Neptune, located a few dozen yards away, but there’s something slightly mythological about the 30 or so artists emerging each spring to exhibit their wares on the green lawn in front of Malaga […]

 Paul Teetor

Kobe Bryant to receive Bill Sharman Humanitarian Award

Kobe Bryant to receive Bill Sharman Humanitarian Award

Kobe Bryant will receive the second annual Bill Sharman Humanitarian Award in a ceremony Saturday night at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos.

 Esther Kang

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 began volunteering at a childcare center in San Pedro when she was 11 years old, as a member of the National Charity League. “I saw that there was such a difference between how I lived in Palos Verdes and the people who lived […]

 Alyssa Morin

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 fertilizer producer, turns 90 years old. And while the company is steeped in a rich history, it was also a trendsetter. “We were organic so much before it was cool–since 1925,” said Kathy Johnson, 51, director of sustainability for Kellogg and granddaughter of […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

60 Shades of Burton Gray – post-abstract surrealist painter

You’ve taken your four-year-old son to church or to choir practice and you want him to sit still and somehow not be bored, so what do you do? Burton Gray’s mother handed him a pencil and a pad of paper. He was still too young to write his memoirs, but old enough to start drawing. […]

 Randy Angel

Lunada Bay Little League begins new tradition

Lunada Bay Little League begins new tradition

What tournament director Damian Capozzola envisions becoming a longstanding tradition, Lunada Bay Little League hosted the inaugural “Glory Days” adult softball tournament where players recalled the days of their youth while the next generation of diamond stars cheered on the “old-timers.” Held Jan. 24, the event served as a fundraiser through entry fees and donations […]

 Caroline Anderson

Trump gives land to RPV for preservation

Trump gives land to RPV for preservation

The Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes last month set aside almost 12 acres of land to be preserved as open space, free of development.

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