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Tackling the Tasmanian devil-Jack Bark and two Aussies paddle across 190 miles of bad water, from from Australia to Tasmania

Tackling the Tasmanian devil-Jack Bark and two Aussies paddle across 190 miles of bad water, from from Australia to Tasmania

Jack Bark grew up in a household obsessed. His father Joe Bark, the legendary waterman and founder of Bark Paddleboards, taught him the beauty of the ocean at an early age. Now, 20-year-old Jack has become a legendary paddleboarder himself, conquering races across the globe while passing competitors atop his family’s boards. “I’ve been paddleboarding […]

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Palos Verdes’ valentine sweetheart Myla Azar honored

Palos Verdes’ valentine sweetheart Myla Azar honored

Photo by Richardson-Daniel Photography   Myla Azar has never been able to sing or dance, but she loves to sit in the audience and watch other people use their talents to entertain a crowd. “I’ve always been very musical in my head, but I don’t have any abilities to sing or dance or perform,” said […]

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Mother-daughter team make dancing dreams come true in Palos Verdes

Mother-daughter team make dancing dreams come true in Palos Verdes

Mother and daughter dancing team and studio owners Dyan Lopez-Fiamengo and Breeonna Fiamengo want to bring Hollywood to the Hill. “Our goal here as a dance studio is to train our dancers to be successful in the industry,” Dyan said, adding that they currently have previous students working in both Hollywood and on Broadway. “We […]

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CONSERVATION: Small is beautiful – The Palos Verdes Land Conservancy’s Susan Wilcox’s mission is to think globally while acting locally

CONSERVATION: Small is beautiful – The Palos Verdes Land Conservancy’s Susan Wilcox’s mission is to think globally while acting locally

Three years ago Susan Wilcox ripped out her large Rancho Palos Verdes lawn. “The surface wasn’t flat anywhere,” Wilcox said. “It was like the ocean, and it sucked up so much water.” She consulted with a local landscape designer and together they created a backyard sanctuary that has changed both her morning routine, and her […]

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Parties with purpose have helped PV Associates support the arts

Thirty-five years ago Ruth Wegener and a group of girlfriends who enjoyed working together wanted to start a group to raise money for the arts. “At first it was just a group of people, we had some fellows in the beginning too,” Wegener said. “We were having so much fun and the word was getting […]

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Neurosurgeon keeps quite active

Rolling Hills resident and 67-year-old neurosurgeon Melvin Snyder started getting more active and adventuresome in the last 15 years. As a busy partner of three at the Institute of Brain and Spine Surgery in Torrance, Snyder loves his job and wants to continue practicing as long as physically possible, which is why he has become […]

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Deck the halls

Yule Parlor Parade celebrates 56 years The historic Haggarty mansion, Neighborhood Church, will be open for tours this holiday season “It’s the greatest feeling in the world,” said Bill Murin. “It doesn’t get any better than having the whole family together.” Santas, angels, teddy bears and soldiers have always been part of Carol and Bill […]

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A spy in our midst- “Nonofficial Assett” book signing on Saturday

A spy in our midst- “Nonofficial Assett” book signing on Saturday

Bill Sewell will be signing his book, Nonofficial Asset, at the Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore at 2810 Artisia Blvd on Saturday November 3 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Call 310-542-6000 for more information.

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Volunteers light up the show

“Within a matter of hours, we build a little city.”   This year the Portuguese Bend National Horse Show will be celebrating 55 years of tradition, marking more than half a century of bringing the community together on a fall weekend in September. Although the event hasn’t always been in the same place, this year […]