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Around and About Oct 2017

Around and About Oct 2017

Concerts in the Park The country honky tonk sounds of the Cody Bryant Show closed out the Malaga Cove Summer concert series on Wednesday, Aug. 30. The concert was presented by the Malaga Cove Business and Professional Association in cooperation with the Palos Verdes Police Officer’s Association. Virginia Butler and husband Les Fishman of Coldwell […]

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Spotlight on the hill – Malaga Cove Homeowners

Spotlight on the hill – Malaga Cove Homeowners

Hold Annual Meeting

The Malaga Cove Homeowners Association (MCHA) held its annual membership meeting at the Malaga Cove Library Gallery room on the evening of April 27. The evening began with a wine and cheese reception for Palos Verdes Estates’s new Mayor Jim Vandever, City Manager Tony Dahlerbruch and newly elected Council Members Sandy Davidson and Kenny Kao. […]

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Spotlight on the hill – Freedom4U raises 100K plus!

Spotlight on the hill – Freedom4U raises 100K plus!

Helping kids

Freedom4U’s annual ‘Freedom Breeze’ was held at the beautiful Palos Verdes Estates home of Ashton Smith. Freedom4U offers programs in creative arts, life skills, leadership and service learning across the South Bay and Harbor Area. Over $100,000 was raised to support programs for at-risk kids and for the teen leadership service group. Photos by Tom […]

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Spotlight on the hill – Coach Luke at Camp Esplanade

Spotlight on the hill – Coach Luke at Camp Esplanade

Support Pediatric Therapy Network

PTN spokesperson and Lakers coach Luke Walton organized a game of basketball for kids at Camp Escapades, an innovative summer day camp for children with developmental concerns and their siblings. The camp is hosted by Rolling Hills Country Day School every August. Campers enjoy a traditional summer camp experience with crafts, music, dance and sports. […]

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Easing back to school stress

Easing back to school stress

Back To School Time? No Sweat! Many kids and parents are feeling growing anxiety over getting back to school — the morning rush, the homework, the quicker pace of life. While this doesn’t mean we don’t like school, the advent of the busier lifestyle, along with the new changes that ‘back to school’ time brings […]

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Spotlight on the hill – 22nd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

Spotlight on the hill – 22nd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

911 Heroes Golf Classic

Celebrities and business owners joined forces to pay tribute to Southern California’s 9-1-1 Heroes. NFL legend and 1987 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown and Trump National Golf Club hosted this star studded event to honor public safety officers who respond to 9-1-1 calls.  Jose Carlo Gutierrez, a 14 year old boy whose call to 9-1-1 […]

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One Stop Shop – Lunada Bay Market

One Stop Shop – Lunada Bay Market

Napa Valley comes to the hill

by Richard Foss Before meeting with the landlord, Jocelyn Lopez had spent considerable time planning a business proposal for an empty space in Lunada Bay. Now she is indeed opening a business, but not what she planned. “I originally wanted to put in a juice and smoothie bar in that building. I worked so hard […]

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Window to the Sacred – The Very Rev. Paula Vukmanic of St. Francis Episcopal Church

Window to the Sacred – The Very Rev. Paula Vukmanic of St. Francis Episcopal Church

The Very Rev. Paula Vukmanic finds God through the paintbrush

by Esther Kang Every morning upon waking up, the Rev. Paula Vukmanic walks over to her little chapel next to her garage-turned-art studio in San Pedro and writes in her journal. After that, she meditates, then reads scripture and prays the following words: “Take me, teach me, heal me and use me.” Sometimes she draws […]

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Peninsula Dining – When America Met China

Peninsula Dining – When America Met China

Fu Yuan Low is a throwback to when Chinese cuisine was first popularized stateside

  by Richard Foss Americans have been eating Chinese food of various levels of authenticity for over a 150 years. A banquet attended by a San Francisco food critic in 1865 included reindeer sinews, bird’s nest soup, and braised dried oysters. That intrepid writer was more adventurous than most of his countrymen then or now, […]

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Spotlight on the Hill – PV Breakfast Club Provenance joins friendship

Spotlight on the Hill – PV Breakfast Club Provenance joins friendship

PV Breakfast Club Provenance joins friendship Over 250 members and guests of the Palos Verdes Breakfast Club celebrated the club’s 75th anniversary last month. The Club dates back to the early years of WWII when neighbors volunteering in Civil Defense gathered along the beaches and cliffs to give early warning of enemy attacks. The club’s […]

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