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 – 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 […]

 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 […]

 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. […]