Ryan McDonald

Film society to screen documentary about surf innovator Laird Hamilton in Palos Verdes

by Ryan McDonald   Laird Hamilton pioneered tow-in surfing on giant waves, shot the Malibu Pier on a stand-up paddleboard during Hurricane Marie, and even started his own line of health-food products. This month, he will appear on the big screen in Palos Verdes. The South Bay Film Society will screen “Take Every Wave: The […]

 Randy Angel

Palos Verdes boys run to Mini Meet cross country title

Palos Verdes boys run to Mini Meet cross country title

  by Randy Angel Battling the heat and a talented field of cross country runners from Mira Costa, Palos Verdes and Saugus, Ian Irish led the host Sea Kings to the boys title with a third-place finish at the Palos Verdes Mini Meet held Thursday, Aug. 31. Mira Costa’s Xavier Court posted a time of […]

 Kevin Cody

Dr. Allen’s advice for relieving back to school stress

Dr. Allen’s advice for relieving back to school stress

Here’s what young adult novelist Elizabeth Scott and I recommend parents can do for their kids and themselves to relieve back to school stress.

 Kevin Cody

Torrance Memorial’s Schwartz leads modernization of neonatal unit

Torrance Memorial’s Schwartz leads modernization of neonatal unit

Dr.Jerry Schwartz prides himself on the efficacy of Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s multi-specialized neonatal team. The team includes six board-certified neonatologists, approximately 50 labor and delivery nurses and several in-house obstetrician-anesthesiologists.

 Kevin Cody

Peninsula About Town

Peninsula About Town

Bromeliad Show and Sale Rainforest Flora Nursery hosts a sale and judge bromeliad show on Saturday, August 5 from noon to 4:30 and Sunday, August 6 from 10 a.m.to 4:30. Free admission and parking. All bromeliad growers are welcome to enter. Ted Johnson, Show Chairman of South Bay Bromeliad Associates, and Jerry Robinson and Paul […]

 Special Contributor

Lunada Market builds on past, with eye toward future trends

Lunada Market builds on past,  with eye toward future trends

by Alexa Stevens Lunada Market and Deli location have been “operating as a market under various names and owners for more than over 50 years,” according to Palos Verdes Estates records. The site was formerly Frontier Market, Moore’s Market, and Fresh & Easy. After the closing of Fresh & Easy, the site was vacant for […]

 Kevin Cody

Music world mourns loss of PV’s Bennington

Music world mourns loss of PV’s Bennington

Chester Bennington wrote music to ‘numb’ his personal demons. It wasn’t enough by Kevin Cody A private service was held July 29 at the South Coast Botanical Garden for Peninsula resident and international rock star Chester Bennington. An estimated  500 fellow musicians, friends and family members were handed yellow “Chester Bennington” wristbands and memorial cards […]

 Kevin Cody

Linkin Park’s Bennington performed for Palos Verdes Peninsula school kids

Linkin Park’s Bennington performed for Palos Verdes Peninsula school kids

At a 2016 concert in Palos Verdes for local school kids, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington joined fellow rock stars and the Palos Verdes High choir in singing Bob Dylan’s elegiac “Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.” On Thursday, Bennington was found dead in his Palos Verdes Estates home, of an apparent suicide.

 David Mendez

Palos Verdes Estates seeks to square $4 million shortfall

  by David Mendez   The City of Palos Verdes Estates is facing a budget crisis following the March defeat of a local tax extension, which is expected to result in a near $4 million shortfall in the next fiscal year’s budget. Palos Verdes Estates’ Fire and Paramedic Services Parcel Tax, otherwise known as Measure […]

 Ryan McDonald

Reward offered in 2009 killing of Palos Verdes Estates attorney

by Ryan McDonald   Last Saturday would have been the 33rd wedding anniversary of Jeffrey and Cheryl Tidus. But instead of looking for a gift, Cheryl is looking for answers. Jeffrey Tidus was killed more than seven years ago, shot once in the back of the head at his Rolling Hills Estates home. Unable to […]

 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

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