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 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Elderly Angels

Spotlight on the hill – Elderly Angels

Little Sisters of the Poor

The Auxiliary of the Little Sisters of the Poor hosted its 20th annual gala at Doubletree by Hilton in Torrance. Proceeds benefit the Little Sisters work with needy elderly. The Little Sisters operate a home for 100 aged in San Pedro, of every ethnic and religious background, and care for them until their death. Government […]

 Judy Rae

Gift Guide November Peninsula 2017

Gift Guide November Peninsula 2017

Happy Holidays! Remember to shop local.

Happy Holidays! Remember to shop local   Blume for the Holidays! For every $100 high caliber skin tretment gift car purchased now through Dec. 31, receive a $25 gift card for yourself! Boulette Blume Skin 210 Avenue I, Redondo Beach (310) 780-8140 BouletteBlume.com     Give the Gift of Total Body Care Massage, facials, stretch […]

 Stephanie Cartozian

A Heritage Castle for the Ginsburg’s future

A Heritage Castle for the Ginsburg’s future

A Peninsula couple purchases an historic home to preserve it for future generations

Ginsburgs’ Heritage Castle. Photo by Tony LaBruno by Stephanie Cartozian Charlotte and Allen Ginsburg, M.D. purchased the Portuguese Point Gatehouse on Portuguese Point from Michael and Marilyn Lightman on May 1, 2014. The Villa’s imposing and storied wooden gates speak of the time when prohibition prevailed and flappers were in fashion. To avoid detection, bootleggers […]

 Robb Fulcher

Staph buster LA BioMed’s CEO Dr. Arnold Bayer

Staph buster LA BioMed’s CEO Dr. Arnold Bayer

LA BioMed ‘Legend’ Dr. Arnold Bayer hunts down deadly, shapeshifting microbes

    LA BioMed “Legend” Dr. Arnold Bayer on a hike near a small Italian village at the foot of Monte Rosa. by Robb Fulcher For the past several decades, Dr. Arnold Bayer has researched, shapeshifting bacteria in an effort to penetrate their defenses and render them harmless. In the course of his work, the […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – Changing the course of medicine

Spotlight on the hill – Changing the course of medicine

LA BioMed Legends honored

Spotlight on the hill – Changing the course of medicine Three doctors working on the cutting edge of medical research were honored at the annual LA BioMed Legends dinner at the Torrance Marriott on November 1. This year’s honorees were Arnold S. Bayer M.D., Rodney A. White M.D. and Paul C. Fu Sr., PhD. Dr. […]

 Judy Rae

Harvey Kushner remembered

Harvey Kushner remembered

Kushner was born in Brooklyn in 1930 and raised in Baltimore

Harvey Kushner remembered by Brian Gillogly Pioneer think tank CEO and Peninsula resident Harvey Kushner passed away recently from injuries suffered during a fall. Kushner was born in Brooklyn in 1930 and raised in Baltimore, where he attended public schools and earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. He planned to […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the hill – peninsula Seniors

Spotlight on the hill – peninsula Seniors

Runway fashionistas

The Doubletree by Hilton was the venue for this year’s 10th Annual Fall Fashion Show Fundraiser to benefit the Peninsula Seniors. In the morning, the boutique opened,  followed by lunch and a seasonal fashion show with member models, including Peninsula Chamber Citizen of the Year Jackie Crowley. The fashions were provided by Chicos and Saga […]

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on the hill – Roaring ‘20s Elegance

Spotlight on the hill – Roaring ‘20s Elegance

An enchanged eveing amidst a backdrop of Palos Verdes glamour and steeped in rich history

  Intermittent lightning lit up the fall sky on September 10, but there was no raining on this fete hosted by the Villa Narcissa and Friends of the Library. This was an enchanted evening with costumed Roaring Twenties attire amidst a backdrop of Palos Verdes glamour and steeped in rich history. The Vanderlip family was […]

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on the hill – Eat, drink and be scary!

Spotlight on the hill – Eat, drink and be scary!

22nd Spooktacular Halloween Ball to benefit the children with developmental and medical issues

  The Pediatric Therapy Network hosted their 22nd Spooktacular Halloween Ball to benefit the children with developmental and medical issues. Junior ambassador Daniel Lowe, 12, told attendees about the challenges he’s learned to overcome through PTN. One of the highlights he says of being involved with PTN was meeting Lakers coach Luke Walton, and learning […]

 Stephanie Cartozian

Spotlight on the hill – Palos Verdes Community

Spotlight on the hill – Palos Verdes Community

Palos Verdes Tuscan style estate to host a fundraiser for the Torrance Police Foundation

Ann and David Buxton opened up their Palos Verdes Tuscan style estate to host a fundraiser for the Torrance Police Foundation. The organization’s mission statement is to “stand behind those who wear the badge” by appealing to the community to support public safety projects. The grants issued by the Torrance Police Foundation (TPF) to the […]