Peninsula People

 Kevin Cody

Marineland memories live on at Nelson’s


This early photo of Marineland was recently sent to one of my co-workers from her sister-in-law. Her comment was look at the old cars. The photo immediately brought back memories of visiting the newly opened Marineland during my high school years.

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Big 50th Birthday Evokes Memories for Sherri, Lynn Gill

The big 50th birthday party is over, but the memory lingers on. That memory may be the most recent for Dr. Lynn E. Gill, president of the South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation, which hosted the all-day, April 17, event on spacious and blooming grounds of the South Coast Botanic Garden. And while all the speeches, […]

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Dr. David Speiser

by Yvonne Liu

Before movine his practice to San Pedro a year-and-a-half ago, Palos Verdes Peninsula resident Speiser had a busy Long Beach practice driving between 100 to 250 miles each day to eight hospitals for 19 years.

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A Woman with a Global Perspective

by Kari Sayers

As a vice president, she is responsible fo the academic programs at the college, meaning the instruction, delivery and assessment.

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They’ve got Designs for a Church Pagent

by Betty Lukas

Creative Trio prepare for the 25th annual living depictions of religious art.

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The Rose Bowl Queens, A striking musical

For the upcoming premiere of the musical “The Rose Bowl Queens,” tiaras and fringed sashes are unwelcome. A split fingernail suffered by a float-riding Pasadena parader is nothing compared to the pain of watching your anchor leave a Bucket, Bedposts or the Big Four. The pasted-on smile of television’s New Year’s debutante isn’t remotely as […]

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More than grandma’s goulash

by Marlys Lindenmuth

With a love of cooking, Carole Kopecek shares some of her Czech recipes from her early childhood.

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A long road to a higher education

by Joan Erzer Behrens “Peninsula Heritage School won my heart the first time I walked up the steps holding my little boy’s hand to enter preschool,” explains PHS Head of School Patricia Cailler. “My son will soon be going for his Ph.D., and the loving, caring environment continues to be a hallmark of Peninsula Heritage. […]

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Schaffer’s Valentine Ball

Marilyn and Frank Schaffer, now both in their early 80s, married 63 years and the parents of five successful sons and 11 grandchildren, have lived on the Peninsula for more than 51 of those years, all of which are major accomplishments. And soon, another kudo will be heaped on their overflowing life for their service […]

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Keeping up with the Joneses

by Fran Pullara

Jane and Jim are always busy with books, travel, and the community.

 Randy Angel

PV’s Eden Serena seeks spot on Philippine snowboard team

Uphill battles are part of every athlete’s career, no matter how long or short it may be. The mountains the record setters and history makers must conquer loom even larger, but for Eden Serina, it’s the downhill battle that can earn her a place in the record books. Serina’s passion for snowboarding has led the […]

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