Peninsula People

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the holidays – Peninsula Magazine Celebrates Festivus

Spotlight on the holidays – Peninsula Magazine Celebrates Festivus

To ring in holiday cheer, over 150 guests attended an animal print, black-tie affair at Peninsula publisher Stephanie Cartozian’s Palos Verdes Estates residence. Dickens Christmas carolers greeted guests and Chez Melange/Sea Change catered filet mignon crostinis, lobster sliders, and smoked salmon focaccia. Everyday Housewives cooked up tunes outside for dancers, fueled by speciality cocktails, including […]

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on art – Annual Shriver Arty Party

Spotlight on art – Annual Shriver Arty Party

Pre-New Year Bazaar

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on art – PVAC

Spotlight on art – PVAC

Winter Show shines

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on medicine – Hunt Cancer Center

Spotlight on medicine – Hunt Cancer Center

Torrance Memorial Raises $1.7 million

 Stephanie Cartozian

John Rados House, by Richard Neutra

John Rados House, by Richard Neutra

When a Neutra client requested a full length mirror behind one of her interior doors, the architect is purported to having replied, ‘You are not going to put holes in my walls.’

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on art – Modern Impressionism

Spotlight on art – Modern Impressionism

The McCaw Annual Art Exhibit and Sale

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on the holidays – Snow

Spotlight on the holidays – Snow

in Lunada Bay

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on art – A Galvanizing art challenge

Spotlight on art – A Galvanizing art challenge

The Wheel Reveal

 Judy Rae

Lab ‘Legend’ Dr. Margaret Keller delivers for L.A. newborns

Lab ‘Legend’ Dr. Margaret Keller delivers for L.A. newborns

Margaret Keller has devoted her career to saving children born with HIV

 Easy Reader Staff

Spotlight on music – RPV’s Brooks honors AASA conductor Benoit

Spotlight on music – RPV’s Brooks honors AASA conductor Benoit

The Asia America Symphony Association held its annual tennis tournament banquet, dinner and concert last month at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. The event included a silent and live auction, with Manhattan Beach City Councilman Steve Napolitano serving as guest auctioneer. Rancho Palos Verdes City Councilwoman Susan Brooks made a special presentation to AASA Music […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

The picture’s title? Spin the wheel, open the fortune cookie, and then they will find out!

The picture’s title? Spin the wheel,  open the fortune cookie, and then they will find out!

Spinning, spinning; and where it stops, nobody knows! The wheel of fortune cookies gives local artists the titles of their next artwork by Bondo Wyszpolski One evening in early January, 34 artists, or in some cases their go-betweens, gathered at La Venta Inn, high upon the hill in Palos Verdes Estates. After wine and hors […]

 Kevin Cody

A Goldilocks economy, “not too hot, not too cold,” says economist Thornberg

A Goldilocks economy, “not too hot, not too cold,” says economist Thornberg

Beacon Economics founder Christopher Thornberg asks what’s not to like about the economy during his annual South Bay Economics Forecast last Friday at Terranea Resort.

 Judy Rae

Dear Dr. Allen: 2020 vision for the year 2020

Since we’ll soon be living in 2020. Here are suggestions for 2020 vision of ourselves. Vision becomes unclear when we live ‘externally.’ That is, being concerned about others opinions of us, how many likes and followers we have. This leads to anxiety, depression and emptiness. What would living internally with a clearer vision for our […]

 Judy Rae

Around and About – January 2020

Around and About – January 2020

Happenings Around the Peninsula

 Tony La Bruno

Spotlight on society – Las Madrecitas Fall Fundraiser

Spotlight on society – Las Madrecitas Fall Fundraiser

The Pacific Coast Jazz Orchestra led a spirited evening of dancing, live and silent auctions at Las Madrecitas fall dinner benefitting the Orthopaedic Institute for Children. The dinner was held at the Marriott’s Lighthouse Ballroom in Torrance. Auctions items included six nights in a luxurious Maui condominium and private sushi party for 35 guests. Former […]