Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula Elections 2020: Water Replenishment District 2 (4 candidates, 1 seat)

Peninsula Elections 2020: Water Replenishment District 2 (4 candidates, 1 seat)

by Dan Blackburn Four candidates are vying for a single seat to represent District II on the board of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WDR), the largest groundwater agency in the state. [View candidates debate hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine Beach Cities/Palos Verdes Elections 2020.] Third generation Californian and internet […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills Estates City Council 7 candidates, 3 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills Estates City Council 7 candidates, 3 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voters Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. [Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities/Palos Verdes Elections […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills City Council 3 candidates, 2 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Rolling Hills City Council 3 candidates, 2 seats

[Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities/Palos Verdes Elections 2020.] Arun “Abel” Bhumitra Professor, engineer, businessman   I will use my experience as a businessman, mechanical engineer and professor to bring logical solutions to the many issues facing our City. Among my priorities will be preserving […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula 2020 Elections: Palos Verdes Library District Board of Trustees 4 candidates, 2 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities/Palos Verdes 2020 […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Unified School District Candidates 4 candidates, 2 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Unified School District Candidates 4 candidates, 2 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. [Candidates debates hosted by Easy Reader, HermosaOne.com and Peninsula magazine may be viewed at Beach Cities, Palos Verdes […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Estates City Council 5 candidates, 2 seats

Peninsula Elections 2020: Palos Verdes Estates City Council 5 candidates, 2 seats

Source: VotersEdge.org unless otherwise stated. Voter’s Edge California (VEC) is a joint project of MapLight and the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). Voters Edge California is a nonpartisan online guide to elections California. Photos by Philicia Endelman (PhiliciaEndelman.com)   Gaye Brenneman Physician   We are in desperate need of help, to […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Volunteers for a vaccine: Like many who volunteer for Dr. Lawrence Sher’s COVID-19 vaccine trials, the author lost a loved one to the disease

Volunteers for a vaccine: Like many who volunteer for Dr. Lawrence Sher’s COVID-19 vaccine trials, the author lost a loved one to the disease

by Pat Brewster  I met Dr. Lawrence Sher in mid April. My husband had fallen ill. He was hospitalized, tested positive for COVID-19, and, tragically, a few days after coming home from the hospital, he died. I felt fortunate in having him home during his final days. Since I had been with him while he […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Mane Attraction: Horseback riding helps people with special needs, physically and emotionally

Mane Attraction: Horseback riding helps people with special needs, physically and emotionally

by Rachel Reeves Maggie McCarthy struggled in school, her confidence hampered by severe dyslexia. But on a horse, the Palos Verdes native felt fearless and free. She went on to win 17 horseback championships. Science research explains McCarthy’s experience: that riding horses offers emotional, mental, and physical benefits. Research also shows riding horses helps people […]

 Jen Ezpeleta

Dear Dr. Allen: Changing your parental mindset

by Dr. Greg Allen For many parents, their difficult childhoods, life experiences and  the news they hear in the world create a fearful perspective in the guidance of their kids. It is common to believe things we are afraid of will become a reality. It is good to learn from our past experiences. However, just […]

 Kevin Cody

Coronavirus and politics challenge researchers in search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

Coronavirus and politics challenge researchers in search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

Dr. Eric Daar watched President Donald Trump’s White House press conference on the eve of the Republican convention out of professional interest, then with apprehension and then with a feeling of oh no, not again.

 Kevin Cody

Recovery is just around the corner, economist Thornberg tells Palos Verdes Chamber

Recovery is just around the corner, economist Thornberg tells Palos Verdes Chamber

Despite the pandemic, 14 percent unemployment and a pogoing stock market, economist Christopher Thornberg told the Palos Verdes Chamber the economy will emerge from the recession by January.

 Judy Rae

San Pedro’s Godfather of Paparazzi

San Pedro’s Godfather of Paparazzi

Alan Colella is an unapologetic paparazzi with an unrivaled Hollywood celebrity portfolio

 Kevin Cody

Dear Dr. Allen: Give the kid a chore.

Dear Dr. Allen: Give the kid a chore.

However, in our desire to provide a safe, comfortable family life, we can actually be impairing our kids’ abilities to function independently and with confidence.

 Ryan McDonald

At Chadwick School in Palos Verdes, Dal Sohi leads by observation

At Chadwick School in Palos Verdes, Dal Sohi leads by observation

by Ryan McDonald Daljit Sohi tiptoed through a dark hallway. He reached a set of doors, then turned around and said in an elevated whisper, “Let’s see if there’s something going on.” We stepped into the performing arts practice space at Palos Verdes’ Chadwick School to find two teenage girls lit on a stage. The […]

 Kevin Cody

16 sick following former RPV mayor’s birthday party at Trump National [Updated Mar. 23, 2020]

16 sick following former RPV mayor’s birthday party at Trump National [Updated Mar. 23, 2020]

16 of the 65 guests who attended a 70th birthday party for former Rancho Palos Verdes Councilwoman Susan Brooks at Trump National Golf Course Los Angeles on March 8 reported being ill in the following days. Brooks tested positive for the coronavirus, as did two male guess who were hospitalized because they required ventilators. It is not known how many were ill with the novel coronavirus because not all have been able to get tested.

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