palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Offers Two High School Choices - 01/19/15 08:10 PM
Palos Verdes Offers Two High School Choices
Once again this year, parents of eighth grade students are able to choose which high school their children wish to attend in September. In order for students and their families to make these choices, Palos Verdes High School and Peninsula High School will be hosting their annual forums and tours at their respective schools for Palos Verdes homes owners (and tenants).  Any current eighth grade student will have an opportunity to enroll under “open enrollment” which means that the students who will enter 9th grade in September 2015, may choose which high school to attend.  … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Has Free Income Tax Preparation! - 01/15/15 08:01 PM
Palos Verdes Has Free Income Tax Preparation!
Palos Verdes homes owners who are looking for assistance with their tax return, can make an appointment at the Peninsula Seniors Center for free help with tax preparation.  This is an AARP Tax-Aide Program which has one-hour appointments that can be scheduled on Saturdays only from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning on January 31, 2015, and ending on April 11, 2015.  In order to take advantage of this program, you must have all your tax documents for 2014 in hand before making your appointment.  You are also required to bring copies of your 2013 Federal and … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Terranea Resort Hosts Art To Grow On "Winter Impressions" 2015 - 01/14/15 05:00 PM
Terranea Resort Hosts Art To Grow On "Winter Impressions" 2015
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and Art to Grow On will  hold their “Winter Impressions" workshop at Terranea Resort on Saturday, January 31st, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Palos Verdes homes owners can enjoy this fun family nature & art workshop here at our beautiful coastline.  This morning begins with a short hike down the discovery trail with children’s activities along the path.  While walking, the children are to observe patterns of color and the different textures that are seen in nature.  Then they will take this knowledge to the workshop which will … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Maeya Art Festival Coming To Palos Verdes - 01/09/15 06:57 PM
Maeya Art Festival Coming To Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes homes owners are about to experience an exciting and educational experience at our own Promenade on the Peninsula from January 23 through January 25, 2015; from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The four purposes of the Maeya Art Festival competitions are: first, to discover and showcase talented worldwide artists; second, to help develop the collection for galleries, museums, private parties and talent agencies; third, to create an elegant event with entertainment and education for the local community; fourth, to create the multicultural exchange experience through the arts.
Come and enjoy art … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Kindergarten Registration Sign Up for 2015/2016 - 01/07/15 05:52 PM
Palos Verdes Kindergarten Registration Sign Up for 2015/2016
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District is inviting Palos Verdes homes owners (and/or tenants) who will have children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2015, to attend the Kindergarten Registration Information Program.  Parents should plan on attending even if they have had other children go through the system because the program has changed.  This is an important event if you have Kindergarten age children because some Palos Verdes elementary schools are impacted.  California Law (SB 1381) relating to the age requirement for Kindergarten enrollment was changed.  The new law requires a child be five … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Whale Watching Has Started in Palos Verdes! - 01/02/15 04:53 PM
Whale Watching Has Started in Palos Verdes!
Pointe Vicente Interpretive Center has already started their Whale Watching season countings.  This famous landmark gives Palos Verdes homes owners a local center where they can go and watch these massive mammals off our coastline.   This season officially started December 1, 2014, and according to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 110 whales have been counted going south as of December 18th.  This number is higher than past years, and in the last two years the numbers have been growing.  Most of the whales are traveling south to Baja and the concern in the last several months has been that they … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Homes Light Up For The Holidays! - 12/18/14 07:21 PM
Palos Verdes Homes Light Up For The Holidays!

Palos Verdes residents are truly getting into the holiday season this year. “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” for Palos Verdes homes with the all the decorations and lights.  I have chosen two of my favorites.

The Sleepy Hollow section of Torrance (just a short drive away off Pacific Coast Highway) has fabulous decorated homes that transform the neighborhood into Candy Cane Lane.  From Palos Verdes Boulevard, enter at Milne Drive and take a quick right at Linda Drive.  From Pacific Coast Highway, enter at Robert Road.  You can … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails in January - 12/17/14 04:40 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails in January
In January, the holidays will be over and it will be a great time for Palos Verdes homes owners to enjoy several activities that The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will offer – from nature walks with naturalists, bird walks, nocturnal full moon walk to volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
The guided nature walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to Vicente Bluffs Reserve/Point Vicente Interpretive Center and Lighthouse, will take place on Saturday, January 10th, 2015,  at 9:00 a.m.  Enjoy a walk along the Bluff Edge Trail … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Winter Water Saving Tips - 12/15/14 05:57 PM
Winter Water Saving Tips
Even though it has rained all day, Palos Verdes homes owners can begin to implement their winter water saving tips.  Make sure that you have your sprinklers turned off, and you can put buckets or large clean containers in areas where the run off is the strongest.  Also always redirect downspouts so as to capture the water.  This water can be used for your garden or plant areas.  We have cooler weather in these winter months and your lawns and plants do not need as much water as other times of the year.  It's also a … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Holiday Fun To Enjoy This Weekend! - 12/11/14 07:04 PM
Palos Verdes Holiday Fun To Enjoy This Weekend!
During this holiday season, there are still many fun activities to be enjoyed by Palos Verdes homes owners.  On Saturday, December 13, 2014, our local 23rd annual Holiday Boat Parade will take place in Redondo Beach at King Harbor.  Paddle craft will be kicking off the parade at 4:30 p.m. with their decorated and lighted boards/costumes and they will be followed at 5:30 p.m. by power and sail boards which will be all decked out.  The parade will be led by the large boat, The Disappearance, piloted by Ronnie Meistrell and Grand Marshall … (0 comments)

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)

 
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