Peninsula People

 Kevin Cody

The day The Byrds landed at Palos Verdes High

The day The Byrds landed at Palos Verdes High

On the Friday before Halloween in 1965, the rumor spread quickly across the campus at Palos Verdes High School. The Byrds, the third most popular rock and roll band in the world, behind only the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, were going to perform at our high school?

 Kevin Cody

Recovery is just around the corner, economist Thornberg tells Palos Verdes Chamber

Recovery is just around the corner, economist Thornberg tells Palos Verdes Chamber

Despite the pandemic, 14 percent unemployment and a pogoing stock market, economist Christopher Thornberg told the Palos Verdes Chamber the economy will emerge from the recession by January.

 Judy Rae

San Pedro’s Godfather of Paparazzi

San Pedro’s Godfather of Paparazzi

Alan Colella is an unapologetic paparazzi with an unrivaled Hollywood celebrity portfolio

 Kevin Cody

Dear Dr. Allen: Give the kid a chore.

Dear Dr. Allen: Give the kid a chore.

However, in our desire to provide a safe, comfortable family life, we can actually be impairing our kids’ abilities to function independently and with confidence.

 Kevin Cody

Peninsula, Hermosa Beach, LA superintendents assail governor’s school reopening plan, masks would cost millions of dollars daily

Peninsula, Hermosa Beach, LA  superintendents assail governor’s school reopening plan, masks would cost millions of dollars daily

State and Los Angeles County “proposed regulations” for reopening schools in the fall have been assailed as “unattainable and unrealistic” in a letter signed by 10 Los Angeles area school superintendents. The letter was “spearheaded” by Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Alex Cherniss, according to Palos Verdes School Board member Suzanne Seymour. 

 Special Contributor

Dear Sage: Typical teen, or clinically depressed?

by Liz Schoeben A 10th grade girl enters our high school office and asks to talk to someone. She was referred by one of her friends, who also receives services with us. Almost 25 percent of the students we see are referred by a friend. The girl reports feeling overwhelmed and not able to handle […]

 Judy Rae

Around & About March 2020 Peninsula

Around & About March 2020 Peninsula

Happenings around the Peninsula

 Richard Foss

Tee for Two at Pacific Standard Prime

Tee for Two at Pacific Standard Prime

by Richard Foss Former pro golfer Kevin Leach found his passion for wine in a place that has never produced a drop of it. “I was stuck in the airport, and the only magazine I could find in English was a copy of Wine Spectator. I read it from cover to cover, classifieds and everything, […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Spotlight on service – Ticktockers recognized

Spotlight on service – Ticktockers recognized

for 9,750 community service hours

 Easy Reader Staff

Stepping stone to the moon

Stepping stone to the moon

“Space tourism is not just dreaming anymore. It’s been done.” — Space architect Madhu Thangavelu

 Stephanie Cartozian

Tuscany by trial

Tuscany by trial

After three decades, David and Ann Buxton finally got the Tuscany villa of their dreams. Their home is one of three on this year Palos Verdes Art Center Home Tour

 Bondo Wyszpolski

PVAC Interim director Daniela Saxa-Kaneko

PVAC Interim director Daniela Saxa-Kaneko

When you’ve been handed the keys to the kingdom

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on education – Peninsula Education Foundation

Spotlight on education – Peninsula Education Foundation

Bluffside Wine Tasting

 Judy Rae

Around and About February 2020 Peninsula

Around and About February 2020 Peninsula

Happenings around the Peninsula

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on art – Pastel Society Show

Spotlight on art – Pastel Society Show

Tenth Anniversary

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