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 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – TMMC Festival of Fashions

Spotlight on the hill – TMMC Festival of Fashions

Festival of Fashions benefiting TMMC to raise funds for the transformation of the North Patient Tower

Torrance Memorial Medical Center kicked off the holiday season on November 28, for more than 600 South Bay guests, with the 34th Annual Holiday Festival of Fashion Show. The sold-out, high fashion event on the medical center grounds, featured elegant cocktail attire for day and evening, by Lourdes Chavez, as well as rare and original […]

 Judy Rae

Around & About December Peninsula 2017

Around & About December Peninsula 2017

Devon Bonebrake. Photo courtesy of Rolling Hills Country Club Devan Bonebrake has been named Director of Golf Instruction at the newly-renovated Rolling Hills Country Club. Bonebrake is the owner of the Southern California Golf Academy in Carlsbad.  “Rolling Hills Golf Academy has the most advanced technology of any academy in California,” said Bonebrake, who was […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – PVPHS Athletic Booster Club

Spotlight on the hill – PVPHS Athletic Booster Club

Panthers Kick-Off Party

The Annual 27th All Sports Kick-Off Party, hosted by Mark and Rosa Easton of Rolling Hill, included parents, coaches, students and fans. Along with Mexican fare provided by the South Bay’s Taco Man, there was a no host bar and performances by the PVPHS band, drill team and cheerleading squads. The club seeks to raise […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – $20 Million Donation Gala

Spotlight on the hill – $20 Million Donation Gala

Largest in History for Providence

Priscilla Hunt and her late husband Donald G. Hunt gave a transformational donation to the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center earlier this year. The recent  gala at Terranea was organized to thank the Hunt family and the hospital’s other supporters. The Hunts’ generosity has gone toward the $35 million Cardiovascular Center of Excellence […]

 Judy Rae

The Man who would have been President

The Man who would have been President

Former Vice President Joseph Biden looks to Watergate for answers in the “battle for the soul of the nation”

by Kevin Cody Shortly after being elected to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate in 1972, Joe Biden watched Senator Jesse Helms excoriate fellow Republican Senator Bob Dole and Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy on the Senate floor for their support of equal rights for the disabled. Helms contended it was “confiscatory” to require small businesses […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Former Vice President Biden visits Manhattan, Redondo

Spotlight on the hill – Former Vice President Biden visits Manhattan, Redondo

Torrance Memorial supporters had the opportunity to meet personally with former Vice President Joseph Biden during a reception at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach on Tuesday, October 24. Following the reception, Biden addressed Distinguished Speaker Series subscribers at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. Photos by Deidre Davidson   David and Barbara Bentley.     […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – PV Land Conservancy

Spotlight on the hill – PV Land Conservancy

The Palos Verdes Land Conservancy, in partnership with Terranea Resort and Whole Foods Market, presented their annual Garden-to-Table Dining Experience

The Palos Verdes Land Conservancy, in partnership with Terranea Resort and Whole Foods Market, presented their annual Garden-to-Table Dining Experience on October 15. Since PVLC’s inception in 1988, they have helped preserve over 1,600 acres of open space and establish nearly 42 miles of public trails on the preserves. This year’s Pastoral Dinner  highlighted the […]

 Richard Foss

Wine for the millennials

Wine for the millennials

Peninsula’s Kristin and Stephen Jolley produce a wine aimed at the happy hour generation

The Jolleys designed their wine label to evoke the 1950s. Photo by Brad Jacobson by Richard Foss Some families have been in the wine business for so long they’re said to have wine in their veins. Winemaker Kristin Jolley, does indeed have a generations-old, family wine  connection, but it’s not one her family is proud of. […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

Spotlight on the hill – Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

The Annual Harvest Festival at the Plaza

The Lunada Bay Homeowners Association’s annual fall festival in the Plaza brought out droves of local families. The kids designed elaborate pumpkins and set them on wheels to race in the competition.The kiddie carnival included pony rides, a vertical trampoline, kids crafts and a sizable rock climbing wall. Members Only and Sara Dee had neighbors […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Citizen of the Year Honored

Spotlight on the hill – Citizen of the Year Honored

Tradition of Philanthropy

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted its Citizen of the Year Awards and Dinner on November 1 at Terranea, attended by a packed audience of business owners and community leaders. Jackie Crowley, longtime Palos Verdes resident, philanthropist, Realtor and friend of the hill was the evening’s honoree. Retired Fourth District County Supervisor Don […]