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 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 […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 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 […]