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)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Land Conservancy Presents The Beauty Of Nature Film Series - 08/15/14 05:43 PM
 Palos Verdes Land Conservancy Presents The Beauty of Nature Film Series    Palos Verdes home owners have the opportunity to view The Beauty of Nature film series sponsored by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy.  The films that are being shown are:
Rivers and Tides will be showing on August 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Palos Verdes Art Center.  This is a documentary from Thomas Riedeisheimer shadowing renowned sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy, as he creates works of art with ice, driftwood, leaves, stone, dirt and snow in open fields, beaches, rivers, creeks and forests. With each one of his creations, he … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes 57th Annual Portuguese Bend Horse Show - 08/14/14 04:30 PM
Palos Verdes 57th Annual Portuguese Bend Horse Show
Palos Verdes homes owners have an opportunity to support the annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show held at Ernie Howlett Park, beginning on Friday, September 5, through Sunday, September 7, 2014.   This is the 57th year that this A-rated event offers three full days of a wide variety of special equestrian events.  Activities will be scheduled in both riding rings including the prestigious Pacific Coast Horse Association Horsemanship Medal Finals for riders 14 and under and the PCHA Victor Hugo Vidal Adult Horsemanship Class for riders 35 and over.  In addition, the $10,000 Barby Hartwig … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Welcomes Tall Ships Festival LA - 08/08/14 03:51 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Welcomes Tall Ships Festival LA
Palos Verdes homes owners are excited to have the tall ships return to our coastline for a five day Festival Wednesday, August 20, through Sunday, August 24, 2014. This will be a parade like no other with more than a dozen ships slated to participate from the 18 century privateer replica the Spirit of Dana Point, to the Irving Johnson and Exy Johnson, a pair of 110 foot wooden brigantines anointed the "Official Tall Ships and Maritime Ambassadors of the City of Los Angeles."  There will also be schooners, yachts, brigantines, fire boats and … (4 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Homes Owners Visit Family History Centers - 08/06/14 06:07 PM
Palos Verdes Homes Owners Visit Family History Centers

More and more Palos Verdes homes owners are interested in their family history.  The internet has given us the ability to learn about our ancestors and Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States.  Internet accessibility seems to be luring us into the past whether it be to learn about extended families, or who lived in my house before me, or just when did my family arrive in this country.
The Family History Center located at the Palos Verdes Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Library Presents CoderDojo (Computer Coding) - 08/04/14 07:00 PM
Palos Verdes Library Presents Coderdojo
The Palos Verdes Library District will present CoderDojo to its members starting on August 30, 2014, at the Peninsula Center Library.  They will be meeting on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., in the computer training room on the 2nd floor.  CoderDojo is a volunteer-led, open source and nonprofit global movement that teaches children how to code, make games, develop web sites and create mobile applications.  Currently, 432 dojos operate in 45 different countries.  This is a fun and interactive social environment where people can share their programs, … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Summer Impressions Workshop at Terranea Resort - 08/01/14 06:16 PM

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and Art to Grow On, Inc, will be presenting "Summer Impressions" on Saturday, August 30, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Terranea Resort.  The outing begins with a family coastal hike down the discovery trail with fun 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 looking for butterflies which make up the "Butterfly Buddies'  theme for the summer project.  Then, the young artists will take their new skills and transfer all their new impressions into their own masterpieces.  This … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Visit Point Fermin Lighthouse While Summer Flowers Are In Bloom - 07/30/14 06:18 PM
Visit Point Fermin Lighthouse While Summer Flowers Are In Bloom

Summer is here and flowers are in bloom at the Point Fermin Lighthouse Historic Site and Museum.  This is a great time to view one of Palos Verdes Peninsula’s interesting architectural structures located in San Pedro.  Built in 1874, the Point Fermin Lighthouse was the first navigational source of light in the San Pedro Bay.  It is considered to be one of the oldest lighthouses on the West Coast.  Phineas Banning had petitioned the Federal Government along with several businessmen in 1854 to place a lighthouse on the Point.  After 20 … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Coffee & Cars Schedule - 07/28/14 04:50 PM
Palos Verdes Coffee & Cars Schedule
On the first Saturday of every month, the Peninsula Seniors sponsor Coffee & Cars at the Peninsula Shopping Center.  Since summer is here, it is only appropriate that the theme this next month should be All Convertibles – Tops Down.  On August 2, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., you will find these classic cars parked in the center section of the Peninsula Shopping Center with their tops down.  So grab yourself a cup of coffee at our local Starbucks and join with other Palos Verdes homes owners to meet and socialize with Peninsula Senior members, their … (0 comments)

 
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