Peninsula People

 Richard Foss

Venice alive and well in Torrance

Venice alive and well in Torrance

Il bar, where the Italian’s drink and drive by Richard Foss  There’s a reason Starbucks gives their drinks Italian names. Their Frappuccino and their measurements venti and trenta are either meaningless or misleading in Italian, but they reflect the fact that Italians not only invented the espresso machine, but most of the drinks that are […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Where movies are the gateway to the world

Where movies are the gateway to the world

Randy Berler’s South Bay Film Society screens art house films at the AMC Rolling Hills 20 by Bondo Wyszpolski In June 2012, Randy Berler crossed his fingers and jumped in. Three years into retirement, the former urban planner for the City of Redondo Beach was hoping to sell 59 tickets for “Three Colors: Red,” by […]

 Stephanie Cartozian

Around and About November 23, 2019

Around and About November 23, 2019

Happenings around the Peninsula

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on health care – Roaring 20’s Ball

Spotlight on health care – Roaring 20’s Ball

Great Gatsby Time

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on neighborhoods – Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

Spotlight on neighborhoods – Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

Lunada Bay Homeowners Association

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on outdoors – Palos Verdes Pastoral

Spotlight on outdoors – Palos Verdes Pastoral

Supporting the Land Conservancy

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on kids – Spooktacular at the Promedande Ice Chalet

Spotlight on kids – Spooktacular at the Promedande Ice Chalet

Promenade Ice Chalet

 Judy Rae

Sage Advice by Liz Schoeben

The other parent/child talk

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on art – Passion and History

Spotlight on art – Passion and History

Pop Up Festival Lounge

 Craig Hymovitz

Spotlight on charity – Boots, Brews and BBQ’s

Spotlight on charity – Boots, Brews and BBQ’s

Switzer Learning Center Hoedown

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on Government – Legislative Forum

Spotlight on Government – Legislative Forum

Janice Hahn and Distinguished Panelists

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Barbara Strasen and the group show “Layer Upon Layer” at El Camino College

Barbara Strasen and the group show “Layer Upon Layer” at El Camino College

Over, under, sideways, down by Bondo Wyszpolski No one should be surprised, when standing in front of a painting by Barbara Strasen, to find themselves drawn forward into its depths, under or just behind the surface images where other images are waiting. It’s a bit like swimming through a gently swaying kelp forest where ocean […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

The rabbit’s been singing, but nobody saw it

The rabbit’s been singing, but nobody saw it

It’s a bright new mourning by Bondo Wyszpolski The coastline may not have changed much, but if we turn back the clock a few hundred years we’d have to clear the map of “Palos Verdes,” “Rolling Hills,” “San Pedro, and write in the names of the Indian villages and communities that dotted the Peninsula: Chowingna […]

 Esther Kang

Young in spirit

Young in spirit

by Ester Kang Despite Rev. Joshua Yee’s youth, St. Luke’s new pastor has a long and deep pastoral foundation  Rev. Joshua Yee was only 7 years old when he felt called to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather’s and uncles’ pastoral ministries. The Carson child began serving in leadership roles for the youth ministry […]

 Richard Foss

Pastoral pleasures at the PV Land Conservancy Celebration

Pastoral pleasures at the PV Land Conservancy Celebration

The event at the Terranea Resort celebrates three decades of working toward a future with natural landscapes

If you just look at a map, it might seem unlikely that any event in Palos Verdes could legitimately be called pastoral. On all sides save the ocean to the southwest, dense suburbs dominate an artificial landscape. Nevertheless, the name is appropriate for a Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy event, because the fact that any […]

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