Peninsula People

 Stuart Chaussee

Real estate roundtable 2010

As 2010 winds down, real estate prices are being anxiously watched, and not just by Realtors. Real estate brought the economy down three years ago. Now, there is hope that real estate will lead a recovery in 2011. Investment Advisor Stuart Chaussee recently spoke to four of the South Bay’s most successful Realtors. [Read More]

 Kevin Cody

Palos Verdes, Hermosa Beach plane crash victims recalled as adventurous, charitable

Sunday afternoon, the three took off in Chambers four-seat, Beechcraft Musketeer for the 400 mile flight to Zamperini Field in Torrance. They departed from San Felipe in Baja, and stopped to clear customs and refuel across the border in Calexico. About 25 miles short of their destination Chambers radioed to air traffic control at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport that he having fuel problems.

 Easy Reader Staff

Conductor and teacher Elmer Su shares his love of music

Elmer Su is energetically conducting “Toreador Song” from Bizet’s “Carmen.” The kettle drum player doesn’t miss a beat and more than 40 violins along with every instrument found in a major symphony orchestra keep time as the bombastic score comes to a close.

 Easy Reader Staff

Sheh home highlights church’s 54th Christmas tour

Mary and Bob Sheh celebrated Christmas with their children in 14 different places they called home during those early years, but this time – in the home they feel will be their last – the entire community is invited to join them as part of Neighborhood Church’s annual Yule Parlor Parade.

 Kevin Cody

50th Wedding Anniversary Announcement

Bob and Anne Morris, 38-year residents of Palos Verdes, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in early August by sharing a joyful family reunion with their children and grandchildren on Coronado Island in San Diego.

 Kevin Cody

Las Madracitas 2011 Evergreen Ball

Las Madrecitas will hold its annual Evergreen Ball on Saturday evening, January 8, 2011 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The 26 members of the Las Niñas Class of 2011 will be recognized for their collective thousands of hours volunteered to Orthopaedic Hospital of Los Angeles and the South Bay community.

 Kevin Cody

Rediscovering Washington D. C.

I first visited Washington D.C. back in the fifties with my parents, and again in the late eighties with my husband; and had really not thought about venturing back there until I was the lucky winner in last April’s Art Center Circle Homes Tour raffle for a trip to our Nation’s Capitol.

 Randy Angel

Riding a Dream

When someone mentions to professional skateboarder Kenny Anderson that skateboarding is the fastest growing sport in the world, Anderson is the first to argue the statement.

 Kevin Cody

Wedding Announcements

Bernard-Anthony Richard Bernard, son of Ed and Kitty, and Jeanine Anthony, daughter of Tom and Patty, were married Aug. 14, 2009 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Both graduated from Peninsula High School in 2002. Jeanine received her Masters of Fine Arts from Parsons in New York and currently […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Traveling the Trail of Martin Luther

Every 10 years the little town of Oberammergau in the German Bavarian Alps stages “The Passion Play” depicting the last week of the life of Christ. The play’s presentation can be traced to 1633 when the Black Plague swept Europe. The people of Oberammergau took a solemn oath: If God spared them, they would present […]

 Easy Reader Staff

The Heart of the Matter

The Del Vicarios help Providence LCM celebrate a milestone by Yvonne Liu The human heart is important to cardiologist Dr. Michele Del Vicario and his wife, volunteer extraordinaire Paula Del Vicario. Dr. Del Vicario has tended to the hearts of thousands of patients, some for over 30 years. At the same time, through her volunteer […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Ida Porter: She’s Always Made Her Votes Count

Local Woman Has Spent Her Life in Service to Others For the past 15 years, Ida Porter has done her duty as a citizen. During that time she’s been an election inspector at polling places throughout the Peninsula. And Tuesday, Nov. 2, is no exception. Like all other elections, it will be a very busy […]

 Kevin Cody

The Business of Furnishing Comfort

South Bay Furniture Fixture Dave Dennee Puts Customers at Ease by Betty Lukas He’s always been a family man. Ever since Dave Dennee was 13 and started sweeping floors at Lloyd’s Goodyear Tire Store in Inglewood, his life has been focused on preserving the family business. And now, 65 years later, the lavishly furnished Dennee’s […]

 Stuart Chaussee

Chadwick International Opens in Korea

In September, Chadwick International began classes for its first year of operation in Songdo City in the Incheon Free Economic Zone in South Korea. It is the first-ever international school in a free enterprise zone in Korea. Chadwick International School represents one of the most technologically advanced school facilities in the world with such hi-tech […]

 Kevin Cody

Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance

A 1937 Mercedes Benz 540 K Roadster, owned by Tony Zehenni of West Hollywood earned Best of Show honors at the 18th Annual Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, at Trump National Golf Club. Mercedes Benz was this year’s featured marquee. Automobile racing legend Andy Granatelli was the Grand Marshal. The show benefited the community outreach and […]

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