Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula Elections 2020: Water Replenishment District 2 (4 candidates, 1 seat)

Peninsula Elections 2020: Water Replenishment District 2 (4 candidates, 1 seat)

by Dan Blackburn Four candidates are vying for a single seat to represent District II on the board of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WDR), the largest groundwater agency in the state. [View candidates debate hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine Beach Cities/Palos Verdes Elections 2020.] Third generation Californian and internet […]

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Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills Estates City Council 7 candidates, 3 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills Estates City Council 7 candidates, 3 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voters Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. [Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities/Palos Verdes Elections […]

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Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills City Council 3 candidates, 2 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills City Council 3 candidates, 2 seats

[Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities/Palos Verdes Elections 2020.] Arun “Abel” Bhumitra Professor, engineer, businessman   I will use my experience as a businessman, mechanical engineer and professor to bring logical solutions to the many issues facing our City. Among my priorities will be preserving […]

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Peninsula 2020 Elections: Palos Verdes Library District Board of Trustees 4 candidates, 2 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities/Palos Verdes 2020 […]

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Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Unified School District Candidates 4 candidates, 2 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Unified School District Candidates 4 candidates, 2 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. [Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities, Palos Verdes […]

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Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Estates City Council 5 candidates, 2 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Estates City Council 5 candidates, 2 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. Photos by Philicia Endelman (PhiliciaEndelman.com)   Gaye Brenneman Physician   We are in desperate need of help, to […]

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Volunteers for a vaccine: Like many who volunteer for Dr. Lawrence Sher’s COVID-19 vaccine trials, the author lost a loved one to the disease

Volunteers for a vaccine: Like many who volunteer for Dr. Lawrence Sher’s COVID-19 vaccine trials, the author lost a loved one to the disease

by Pat Brewster  I met Dr. Lawrence Sher in mid April. My husband had fallen ill. He was hospitalized, tested positive for COVID-19, and, tragically, a few days after coming home from the hospital, he died. I felt fortunate in having him home during his final days. Since I had been with him while he […]

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Mane Attraction: Horseback riding helps people with special needs, physically and emotionally

Mane Attraction: Horseback riding helps people with special needs, physically and emotionally

by Rachel Reeves Maggie McCarthy struggled in school, her confidence hampered by severe dyslexia. But on a horse, the Palos Verdes native felt fearless and free. She went on to win 17 horseback championships. Science research explains McCarthy’s experience: that riding horses offers emotional, mental, and physical benefits. Research also shows riding horses helps people […]

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Dear Dr. Allen: Changing your parental mindset

by Dr. Greg Allen For many parents, their difficult childhoods, life experiences and  the news they hear in the world create a fearful perspective in the guidance of their kids. It is common to believe things we are afraid of will become a reality. It is good to learn from our past experiences. However, just […]

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Redondo Beach company’s virtual reality software promises to bring classrooms to life

Redondo Beach company’s virtual reality software promises to bring classrooms to life

Redondo Beach company’s virtual reality software promises to bring classrooms to life.

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‘Local Love MB’ campaign launched in hopes of helping struggling businesses

‘Local Love MB’ campaign launched in hopes of helping struggling businesses

  by Mark McDermott  It’s not quite the cavalry, but a movement is afoot to come to the aid of local businesses struggling to survive the pandemic-stricken economy. The campaign is called Local Love MB and it intends to boost local business by bringing attention to the difference consumers can make by spending their money […]

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CITY COUNCIL ‘Not the time to jerk us around,’ Mayor tells Residence Inn

by Mark McDermott  The Residence Inn on Sepulveda Boulevard, where an attempted murder occurred in September, came under the Manhattan Beach City Council’s scrutiny Tuesday night. The council, in light of the shooting that occurred on September 8, brought the hotel’s conditional use permit up for review, and what they discovered —  107 police responses […]

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Letters to the Editor 10-22-2020

Letters to the Editor 10-22-2020

Missing the  ‘Computer Guy’ Dear ER:  Tom Serafin was our go-to computer guy over the last 20-plus years. He would come by to fix, back up, add or delete a program on our computers, laptop tablets and iPads, and even fix our printers (“The ‘Computer Guy,’” ER Oct. 15, 2020). What a personal loss. Along […]

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BLACK LIVES MATTER Bruce’s Beach task force appointed

by Kimberly Dester The Manhattan Beach City Council on Tuesday appointed members of the Bruce’s Beach task force.  The 13-member task force grew out of community discussions and protests regarding the history of the city park, which a century ago was home to a resort that was owned by an African American family, Willa and […]

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Blount loved teaching, VB, pets

Blount loved teaching, VB, pets

Long time Hermosa Beach resident Mike Blount passed away Friday October 16 from complications from throat cancer surgery. Blount had been in a coma for 15 months as a result of surgery. He was single, never married and had just purchased a home in San Pedro.  Blount was a Leap Year baby having been born […]

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