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Holt, Smith advance to US Junior Open finals

Holt, Smith advance to US Junior Open finals

Palos Verdes High tennis player plays center court on tennis’ biggest stage by Steve Pratt Brandon Holt and Riley Smith made people forget who their tennis noteworthy parents are, and made names for themselves at this year’s U.S. Open. Holt, 17, a Palos Verdes High, is the son of tennis legend and Hall of Famer […]

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From ‘57 to number 57

From ‘57 to number 57

by Robb Fulcher The Portuguese Bend National Horse Show was given little chance of success when it was founded 57 years ago. This month, from September 5 to September 7, the prestigious competition and family fair will celebrate its 57th year. The horse show has become one of the peninsula’s iconic events, earning national recognition […]

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Palos Verdes Art Center 5K to raise funds for center and Alzheimer’s

Palos Verdes Art Center 5K to raise  funds for center and Alzheimer’s

The Palos Verdes Art Center will present the 5K for Alzheimer’s Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, September 6 at 8 a.m.  The 3.1 mile course will start and finish at the Art Center. The run will coincide with an exhibit at the center titled, “Floating Man: The sketchbook Drawings of David Rinehart,” which opened […]

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Stage name

by Robb Fulcher The Norris Center for the Performing Arts is experiencing a growth spurt at age 32, with fresh community outreach efforts, bold additions to its state-of-the-art theater and pavilion, and a name change to Palos Verdes Performing Arts. The impetus for much of the center’s change came from a marketing survey headed by […]

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PENINSULA CHARITIES – Outward turning: Volunteer extraordinaire Marion Martelli, who devotes herself to the struggling and less fortunate, begins to look to ‘legacy’

PENINSULA CHARITIES – Outward turning: Volunteer extraordinaire Marion Martelli, who devotes herself to the struggling and less fortunate, begins to look to ‘legacy’

by Robb Fulcher Marion Martelli doesn’t take her life on the Peninsula for granted. Moved by the struggles of others, she has served less fortunate people for decades. She has helped connect countless people with everything from homes, jobs, books and toothbrushes to education, and has helped female students struggle for equality in traditionally male-dominated […]

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Carico Johnson Toomey: trusts and estate law experts

[Paid content] Carico Johnson Toomey LLP was formed with one goal – to create a SouthBay law firm that rivals the best in California in quality and expertise. “Carico Johnson Toomey LLP’s focus is simple − protecting families, family businesses and family wealth,” says SouthBay native Christopher D. Carico, Esq., who founded and leads the […]

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Peninsula Law’s Beti Bergman: Starter and finisher

[Paid content] by Robb Fulcher Beti Bergman, a principal of the firm Peninsula Law, is a triple-threat. She puts asset plans together, administers them, and, when necessary, champions her clients in court. “Some attorneys in this field work only on the planning side, or only on the litigation side,” she said. “I do all three […]