Ryan McDonald

Couple hosts holiday parties for foster youth

Couple hosts holiday parties for foster youth

by Ryan McDonald A young boy approached Peninsula resident Jan Teague at a holiday party she and her husband Ian threw at the Torrance Salvation Army on Saturday afternoon, eyes wide. “This little guy came up to me and he said, ‘Is all that food for us?’ And when I told him yes, he looks […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Dear Cassy: Hand me down anxiety

There are several options for treating anxiety.

 Kevin Cody

Spotlight on the hill – Women ‘Rock Your Pink’

Spotlight on the hill – Women ‘Rock Your Pink’

Cancer Support Community

 Kevin Cody

Around and About December 2018 Peninsula

Around and About December 2018 Peninsula

Events and news from the hill

 Teri Marin

December Peninsula 2018 Events Calendar

December Peninsula 2018 Events Calendar

Sunday, November 18 Jesus Says, “I Am” 10:45-11:45 a.m. Explore Jesus’ own words that he is the light of the world; the way, the truth and the life; and the gate and the shepherd; and then discuss how what we discover can help us live more fully. Free community classes in Reeves Hall. Refreshments served […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Spotlight on the hill – Vanderlip Mansion Fall Fete

Spotlight on the hill – Vanderlip Mansion Fall Fete

Croatian Festival of Spirit

 Easy Reader Staff

Spotlight on the hill – Vanderlip Heritage Fundraiser

Spotlight on the hill – Vanderlip Heritage Fundraiser

Celebrating the Art of Isadora Duncan

 Easy Reader Staff

Spotlight on the hill – Art inspired entertaining

Spotlight on the hill – Art inspired entertaining

Las Candalistas

 Easy Reader Staff

Spotlight on the hill – Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

Spotlight on the hill – Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

Gourds Galore

 Easy Reader Staff

Citizen of the Year Heffernan-Schrader turns school gardens into classrooms

Citizen of the Year Heffernan-Schrader turns school gardens into classrooms

Edible education by Yvonne Liu Even though she suffers from severe allergies, Diana Heffernan-Schrader, the charismatic hat wearing garden lady, immerses herself daily in the gardens she helped build at local schools. Her love of nature and desire to volunteer at her children’s schools led Heffernan-Schrader to start Palos Verdes School Gardens (PVSG), a nonprofit […]

 Easy Reader Staff

High notes from the Hill

High notes from the Hill

Flying high, from “Peter Pan” in third grade to “La Traviata” opposite Placido Domingo by Brian Gillogly New York Metropolitan Opera tenor Aaron Blake knew when he was in third grade at Peninsula Heritage School that he was different from his classmates. “I just had this kind of mature, more polished sound in my voice. […]

 Ryan McDonald

Thurmond promises to lift all state’s schools

Thurmond promises to lift all state’s schools

by Ryan McDonald On his first day as a board member of the West Contra Costa School District, Tony Thurmond was told he needed to close 10 schools. It was 2008, around the time Wall Street banker Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy, the financial system plunged into crisis, and the budgets of government agencies around the […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Thyme passages

Thyme passages

Architect Edward Beall’s love of Tuscany, combined with his imagination to transform a 1950s ranch style home in Portuguese Bend

 Kevin Cody

Doubling down on schools

Doubling down on schools

Melanie Lundquist shares her hopes and fortune for California schools

 Randy Angel

Palos Verdes gridders win 8th straight Bay title; teams enter CIF playoffs

Palos Verdes gridders win 8th straight Bay title; teams enter CIF playoffs

By Randy Angel Palos Verdes captured its eighth straight Bay League football championship with a resounding 28-0 win over rival Peninsula last Friday. The Sea Kings, who finished 5-0 in league, were led by Ryan Wilson who ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns. Palos Verdes (7-3) will host Del Rey runner-up Harvard-Westlake (6-4) in […]

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