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St. Francis Episcopal Church

St. Francis Episcopal Church

St. Francis Episcopal Church Antiques Show & Sale Francis Episcopal Church hosted their 44th Annual Palos Verdes Antiques Show and Sale, its annual fundraiser, that began with their traditional Gala and Sale Preview the evening prior to the public opening May 31 for three days. The event featured exhibitors from Northern and Southern California, Nevada, […]

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H.E.L.P.

H.E.L.P.

H. E.L.P. A Royal Affaire The local non-profit Healthcare and Elder Law Programs (H.E.L.P.), education and counseling center which is dedicated to empowering older adults, their families and caregivers to make better eldercare choices, held their annual Celebrate Summer fundraiser this past June at Trump National Golf Club. This year’s event took on a British […]

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A Regency Tea

A Regency Tea

A Regency Tea Benefiting the Norris Center for the Performing Arts One of the sign up parties at last February’s Norris Valentine Ball was a formal afternoon tea at the fabulous Palos Verdes Estates home of Myla Azer. Guests were encouraged to come dressed in costume from the period of English novelist Jane Austin. The […]

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51st Annual Palos Verdes Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration

51st Annual Palos Verdes Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration

51st Annual Palos Verdes Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration The sounds of Jim Sitterly’s SousaPalooza Band playing patriotic music began the start of this year’s 4th of July celebration with hundreds of kids lining up for the Children’s Patriotic Bicycle Parade on the grounds of Malaga Cove School. The morning included the annual Apple Pie […]

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The Main Event

The Main Event

The Main Event Cirque by the Sea The Peninsula Education Foundation 30th Annual Main Event toke place again at beautiful Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes this past May. Guests were greeted at the entrance by acrobats leading to the terrace for cocktails and silent auction bidding. Following an elegant dinner served in the ballroom, the […]

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Palos Verdes Assembly

Palos Verdes Assembly

Palos Verdes Assembly Seniors of the Class of 2012 from The Palos Verdes Assembly, a non-profit, social and philanthropic organization, celebrated their Presentation Ball at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel on Saturday, May 19, 2012. The night awarded seniors with a Medallion to represent the over 80 hours of volunteer service each Assembly member performed and […]

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Las Candalistas

Las Candalistas

A Day in the Garden Las Candalistas after years of presenting Walk on the Wild Side came up this year with a new one-day event and new location. Renamed “A Day in the Garden… Entertaining and Gardening. with Style,” Las Candalistas members moved to South Coast Botanic Garden this past May. The day included a […]

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Rainbow Services

Rainbow Services

Sunset Serenade On a beautiful moonlight night with many guests dressed for a day at the Derby strolled about bidding on numerous silent auction items while sipping on cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres prior to dinning on a delectable feast of entries catered by Christine Brown served on an expansive lawn in Rolling Hills. Funds […]

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Palos Verdes Around & About

Palos Verdes Around & About

Torrance Memorial Medical Center announced the appointment of four new distinguished members to the Torrance Memorial Health Care Foundation board. The new members will contribute to the board’s ongoing mission of developing funding sources to support healthcare services provided by Torrance Memorial Medical Center, as well as raising capital for the construction of the new […]

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Peninsula pioneer puts his stamp on first-class bash

Peninsula pioneer puts his stamp on first-class bash

Long-time Peninsula real estate entrepreneur Ray Burns hosted a big birthday party for 38 of his closest friends and more than 150 other guests on June 15 in the patio of a special structure he owns on a leafy little side street in Malaga Cove Plaza. “We’re celebrating the 50th year of existence of the […]

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Tennis pro: Everard Groenewald’s journey from Cape Town

Tennis pro: Everard Groenewald’s journey from Cape Town

Teaching now takes center court for South African native and international tennis champion Everard Groenewald “It’s just another day in paradise,” according to Everard Groenewald, tennis pro and Rolling Hills resident. Chances are you’ve spotted the former international tennis champion at local clubs and courts around town. Sporting an award winning smile—and style—Groenewald is hard […]

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Peninsula Native shines as Juliet

Peninsula Native shines as Juliet

Barbara Jean Urich returns for third season with Shakespeare by the Sea

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Timeless trends

Timeless trends

Max Daniel Company’s Eden Heinsheimer gives PV a hopeful, fresh turn on the classic baby blanket   “What’s new at Max Daniel?” Eden Heinsheimer says and smiles, opening the door to her sunlit office on Deep Valley Road. “I just love it when people ask,” the former United States diplomat, now founder, owner, and designer […]

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Slip sliding away: the landslides of Palos Verdes

Slip sliding away: the landslides of Palos Verdes

On the Palos Verdes peninsula, engineers try to hold back the forces of nature as the ground shifts beneath their feet In the rainy early morning hours of Nov. 20, Palos Verdes residents received a menacing reminder that they live on a bed of geologic activity far beyond their control. A 600-foot section of Paseo […]

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Event space planned in Portuguese Bend

The loudest noise these days among the 92-home Portuguese Bend Community located above Abalone Cove typically comes from the local peacocks or the rustling of a horse. Even backyard conversations in hushed tones can be heard from hundreds of feet away. But lately, developer Jim York has a plan that could threaten the serenity for […]