palos verdes community information: Celebrate Hanukkah Dinner At Terranea Resort - 12/10/14 06:30 PM
Celebrate Hannukkah Dinner At Terranea Resort
Palos Verdes homes owners have the beautiful Terranea Resort to add a bit of luxury to every holiday.  Whether you are just looking for a place to sit and enjoy the view or want to enjoy a full meal, you have come to the right place.
Terranea Resort will be serving a Hanukkah Dinner at the Catalina Kitchen from December 17, 2014 through December 24, 2014, from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.  The restaurant offers its special a la carte menu with a First Course of a chicken liver pate with warm chaloah crostini.  The Second … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Santa is Coming to Palos Verdes! - 12/08/14 07:48 PM
Santa is Coming to Palos Verdes!
Santa is going to be a busy man this year with all of his stops throughout the Peninsula for Palos Verdes homes owners and their children to enjoy.
You will have several opportunities to have Breakfast with Santa this year.  On December 13, 2014, Santa will be at Ruby’s Restaurant from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; there will also be a Jim Gamble Puppet Show, crafts and carols.  You will be able to meet Santa and have breakfast.  Children under 12 are free with each paid adult at $15.  For reservation to this sell-out event contact … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Holiday Traditions! - 12/04/14 06:04 PM
Palos Verdes Holiday Traditions!
The holidays are here and Palos Verdes homes owners can enjoy many upcoming events.  There are tree lighting celebrations, holiday parades, Nutcracker ballets, visits with Santa and more.  Here are just a few of the events coming our way:
On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the City of Rolling Hills Estates’ annual Parade of Lights will take place with many local community groups and businesses sponsoring  floats and participating in the parade.  The parade will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and will travel along Silver Spur Road, Deep Valley Drive and the Center Drive.  There are floats, bands, animals … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: The Neighborhood Church Presents Yule Tea By The Sea - 12/03/14 03:33 PM
The Neighborhood Church Presents Yule Tea By The Sea
For the past 58 years, the Neighborhood Church has opened its doors to celebrate the Christmas Season.  On Friday and Saturday, December 5 & 6, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., you can enjoy a Christmas Tea where you will be able to sit and listen to music, while enjoying your tea, sandwiches and cookies.  The patio is prepared for outdoor seating if weather permits and you can visit the holiday boutiques which are steps away.  The boutiques offer one of a kind items that have been created by church members and … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Estates Annual Free Shredding & E-Waste Collection - 10/27/14 08:08 PM
Palos Verdes Estates Annual Free Shredding & E-Waste Collection
The City of Palos Verdes Estates will be holding it's Annual Free Shredding and E-Waste Collection Event in partnership with waste hauler, Athens Services, on Saturday, November 8, 2014.  This is a great time to shred and dispose documents that you have been saving.  You also have an opportunity to dispose of electrical items that you have been putting aside throughout the year that cannot be picked up by regular trash collections.
Palos Verdes Estates residents (please bring proof of residency) can bring all of these articles to the Palos Verdes High School … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes in November - 10/24/14 07:10 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes in November
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is presenting Palos Verdes hikes and a variety of outdoor activities for Palos Verdes homes owners to enjoy during the month of November.  In addition to hikes and other outside activities, they are always looking for volunteers to assist in keeping our hillsides maintained.
Special Events:
A guided nature walk by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to Butcher Hill in Rolling Hills Estates, will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at 3 p.m.  Follow the trail to the top of this prominent hill marking the entrance to the … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Costume Closet Is Ready For Halloween! - 10/13/14 03:24 PM
Palos Verdes Costume Closet is Ready for Halloween!
The Costume Closet in Palos Verdes is ready for Halloween.  This year their hours have been extended for the entire month of October.   They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.  If you haven’t been to the Costume Closet lately then you are in for a big surprise!  Their inventory has grown to over 8,000 costumes and they have increased not only their Halloween costume area, but also their theatrical/period clothing, wedding/formal wear and high end vintage clothing.  Their accessory and … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Skechers Friendship Walk Benefits Peninsula Education Foundation - 10/09/14 06:56 PM
Skechers Friendship Walk Benefits Peninsula Education Foundation
Where does the money come from to support our local Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District?  The primary source of income for most public school districts in California, including the PVPUSD, is from the State.   However, State support has declined since 2007-08.  The most stable and reliable funding source in recent years has been local revenue from the Peninsula Education Foundation.  This income has allowed PVPUSD to continue providing programs and services for students needed for their success in college and/or the workplace.
The Peninsula Education Foundation board of trustees has voted to increase its … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: October Family Fun at South Coast Botanic Garden - 10/06/14 08:43 PM
October Family Fun at South Coast Botanic Garden
Whether your looking for expert gardening advice, or want to roam around these beautiful relaxing local gardens, South Coast Botanic Garden has something for everyone.  From its beautifully maintained seasonal grounds, to its specialized garden clubs, craft classes, zumba & line dance classes, yoga, and bird walks there is something here for everyone.  Some fun activities in October for families to enjoy are:
Family Picnic Day - Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This is a great time to observe the Fall transition in the garden.  With the shortening of daylight hours … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Estates 75th Celebration Features Heritage Days - 10/01/14 06:48 PM
Palos Verdes Estates 75th Celebration Features Heritage Days
As the City of Palos Verdes Estates continues to celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a variety of events, the Malaga Cove Library Gallery will be having a series of Wednesday evening presentations during the month of October at 7 p.m. featuring the city's history.  "Heritage Days" will consists of a free month long collection of lectures and an art exhibit commemorating Palos Verdes Estates' history.
October 1, 2014 - "PVE:  The City That Almost Never Was" will be exploring the issues behind the struggle by Frank Vanderlip Sr after his 1913 purchase, … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Autumn Impressions Workshop at Terranea Resort - 09/29/14 06:53 PM
Autumn Impressions Workshop at Terranea Resort
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and Art to Grow On, Inc, will be presenting “Autumn Impressions” on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Terranea Resort.  This family outing begins with a coastal hike down the discovery trail with activities along the path which help one observe patterns of color and the different textures that are seen in nature.  While walking you will be discussing the animals that are found here in the wild, and looking for inspiration to make the “Animal Architects’  theme for the autumn project.  Then, the young artists will take … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Artist Studios Tour Coming Soon! - 09/24/14 05:19 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Artist Studios Tour Coming Soon!
The Artists' Studio at Palos Verdes Art Center is celebrating their 10th Annual Artist Studios Tour on Saturday & Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This is a unique opportunity to visit 8 working artists' studios plus 2 galleries.  There will be demos by 30 artists located in the Studios and at the Atrium of the Palos Verdes Art Center.
What fun to be able to view first hand, different art projects as they are being made some of which are even sold here at the Palos … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes CARES About Its Seniors - October Events - 09/22/14 08:21 PM
Palos Verdes CARES About Its Seniors - October Events
Palos Verdes seniors have a busy month in October, with the Medicare Information Program and the PVE-CARES 9th Annual Health Fair.
On Saturday, October 4, 2014, at 3 p.m., the Palos Verdes Library District will sponsor the Medicare Information Program at the Peninsula Center Library Community Room.  This presentation by Carol Clement & Blair Milewski, will answer your questions about Part A,B,C,D, enrollment windows, cost sharing or "Extra Help," the difference between Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans and Supplemental Plans.  This is an informational seminar for educational purposes and is free and … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Land Conservancy Hikes In October - 09/19/14 06:40 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes In October
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is presenting Palos Verdes hikes and a variety of outdoor activities for Palos Verdes homes owners to enjoy during the month of October.  In addition to hikes and other outside activities, they are always looking for volunteers to assist in keeping our hillsides maintained.
Special Events:
Native Plant Sale Preview Night at Madrona Marsh Nature Center on Friday, October 3, 2014, from 5 - 7 p.m.  Open to California Native Plant Society, FOMM, and PVPLC members and features plants of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  Open to the public … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Recreation Days At Stables, Beach, Tennis & Golf Clubs - 09/17/14 05:25 PM
Palos Verdes Estates Celebrates Recreation Days At Stables, Beach, Tennis & Golf Clubs
The City of Palos Verdes Estates Celebrates its 75th Anniversary with a diverse list of special city events.  Some of these special events are sponsored by our community organizations which have presented these events over the years and will do so again this year in honor of Palos Verdes Estates’ 75th Anniversary Year and for the enjoyment of Palos Verdes home owners.  On September 27th and 28th, 2014, the city will be opening the doors for residents to enjoy our local private recreational city clubs.
On Saturday, … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Joins Heal The Bay Coastal Cleanup Day - 09/12/14 04:13 PM
Palos Verdes Joins Heal The Bay Coastal Cleanup Day
Coastal Cleanup Day is the largest volunteer event on the planet.  CCD, as it is called, is a worldwide beach clean up program that has gained importance as debris is washed up on our coastline not only from tsunami residue, but also our own waste.  The annual Coastal Clean-Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 9:00  to 12 noon.  Los Angeles County alone has more than 60 sites participating in this clean up.  The City of Palos Verdes Estates has teamed up with Heal the Bay to host a clean … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Schools Update 2014 - 09/10/14 05:55 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Update 2014  

The new school year has begun and Palos Verdes home owners have changes in their Palos Verdes Schools.  Even though controversial, the Common Core State Standards are going forward beginning with this school year.  We also have a new Superintendent for Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District - Dr. Don Auston, who was the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services for the Huntington Beach Union High School District.  The School Board unanimously approved a four year contract for Dr. Austin at the August 6, 2014, meeting, concluding that he had the right … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: New Businesses At Promenade On The Peninsula - 09/08/14 08:47 PM
New Businesses At Promenade On The Peninsula  

Palos Verdes homes owners are happy to see new businesses moving into our community.  Jujuya by Mako which opened in February is a new Izakaya style-dining restaurant serving Euro-Asian tapas that has received good reviews.  El Pollo Inka will be opening this Winter, moving into the old Marmelade Cafe site.  This Peruvian style restaurant is owned by the Jaime family and they have six other restaurants in the South Bay.  Good Stuff Restaurant which has been operating for over 35 years, will be opening their fifth restaurant here.  They are known for their affordable, healthy … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Concours D'Elegance 2014 - 08/21/14 06:11 PM
Palos Verdes Concours D'Elegance 2014
Automotive Innovation will be the theme for the 22nd Palos Verdes Concours D'Elegance.  The event will take place on Sunday, September 14, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Trump National Golf Club on the Palos Verdes bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, where you can walk among the pristine Concours quality autos that defined Innovation in their age.  The featured classics include Cord and Tucker, and others such as Duesenberg, Microcars, Morgans & Volkswagons.  The Concours will also recognize the 50 Anniversary of both the Porsche 911 and Ford Mustang. Other Classes will showcase post-war American and European … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Concours D'Elegance Pleasure Road Rallye 2014 - 08/20/14 04:36 PM
Palos Verdes Concours D'Elegance Pleasure Road Rallye
On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Palos Verdes Concours D’Elegance Pleasure Road Rallye will be featuring some of the "nooks and crannies" of the Peninsula that most of us have never explored.
Gather your friends and navigators and join in - beginning with lunch and registration at the Rolling Hills Country Club from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  At 1:00 p.m. the actual “Pleasure Road Rallye” will begin and will take advantage of the beautiful ocean views which surrounds the Peninsula.  During the 2 hour drive there will be a few brain teasers, and some interesting … (1 comments)

 
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