Kevin Cody

McHattie catches final wave at Boneyards in Palos Verdes

McHattie catches final wave at Boneyards in Palos Verdes

Dale McHattie was sitting on his board at Boneyards in Palos Verdes, after having caught a nice wave and paddling back out to the lineup, when he fell backwards into the water. Fellow surfers Steve and Gary Randle pulled him from the water and rushed him to shore.

 Mark McDermott

Judge denies class action in Lunada Bay Boys lawsuit

Judge denies class action in Lunada Bay Boys lawsuit

by Mark McDermott A federal judge ruled last week that a lawsuit aimed at the violent surf localism allegedly perpetuated by a group of Palos Verdes Estates surfers, known as the Lunada Bay Boys, does not meet the legal standards required for a class action suit. The ruling, issued February 21 by U.S. District Court […]

 Kevin Cody

Trump National Golf Course hosts inauguration breakfast

Trump National Golf Course hosts inauguration breakfast

An ice sculpture of Donald Trump greeted guests at the sold out presidential inauguration day breakfast hosted by Trump National Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. Breakfast was $45.17, in recognition of the local businessman becoming the 45th president of the United States in the year 2017.

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Morgan’s Jewelers PV Celebrates 75th anniversary

Spotlight on the Hill – Morgan’s Jewelers PV Celebrates 75th anniversary

Morgan’s Jewelers celebrated their 70th anniversary

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – PV Breakfast Club 75th Anniversary

Spotlight on the Hill – PV Breakfast Club 75th Anniversary

Over 150 members and guests of the Palos Verdes Breakfast Club came together for the club’s 75th Annual Christmas Dinner Dance

 Mark McDermott

USC picks Rolling Hills golf to host 2018 Pac 12 tourney

USC picks Rolling Hills golf to host 2018 Pac 12 tourney

Golf course designer David Kidd, whose redesign of the Rolling Hills Golf Club course is scheduled for completion next June, said one test of a great course is its popularity among top level amateur players. “Pros will play anywhere if you put up $10 million. But for top flight amateurs, it’s all about the golf […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – An Affair to Remember Special Children’s League

Spotlight on the Hill – An Affair to Remember Special Children’s League

The 20th year of the Special Children’s League benefit luncheon took off at the Palos Verdes Golf Club

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Pirates Friends of the Library

Spotlight on the Hill – Peninsula Pirates Friends of the Library

Peninsula Friends of the Library summoned pirate clad guests to the beautiful ocean cliff home of the Jacqueline Glass Family.

 David Mendez

Growing the future: Peter Olpe wants to make the South Coast Botanic Garden the standard for botanical gardens worldwide

Growing the future: Peter Olpe wants to make the South Coast Botanic Garden the standard for botanical gardens worldwide

Peter Olpe wants to make the South Coast Botanic Garden the standard for botanical gardens worldwide

 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

 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

 Kevin Cody

David McLay Kidd discusses his Rolling Hills Country Club Golf Course in Palos Verdes

David McLay Kidd discusses his Rolling Hills Country Club Golf Course in Palos Verdes

Scottish golf course designer David Kidd designed a course for Rolling Hills Country Club in Palos Verdes that he hopes will rival his fabled Bandon Dunes course in Oregon. But first, he had to level the old Rolling Hills course’s namesake hills.

 Esther Kang

Homegrown virtuoso: Young Palos Verdes native arpeggiates to international acclaim

Homegrown virtuoso: Young Palos Verdes native arpeggiates to international acclaim

A plastic toy keyboard he received from his parents on his sixth birthday sealed Adam Coleman’s fate. “Apparently, I would just sit there for hours at a time plucking at the keys that lit up,” said the now  21-year-old Coleman. “I learned some classic pieces that way.” The following year, his parents took him to […]

 Mark McDermott

A beautiful boy: How faith and community helped the Bisignano family survive the loss of their son Jonathan, and the lessons in love his life imparted

A beautiful boy: How faith and community helped the Bisignano family survive the loss of their son Jonathan, and the lessons in love his life imparted

by Mark McDermott Jonathan Bisignano was two years old and ready to see the world. His family was living in South Redondo at the time, and Jonathan was playing by himself in the backyard. Then he wasn’t. His mother Angela Bisignano looked outside and her son was nowhere to be found. Panic set in. He’d […]

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