palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes AYSO 2020 New Fall Soccer Information! - 08/14/20 12:25 PM

Palos Verdes AYSO Soccer (Region 10) is changing its registration process a bit. If you have already registered, you are all set. If you haven’t registered yet, when you will register it will be under a “waitlist” with no requirement to pay until a start date has been determined. After the start date has been set, you will receive an email asking you to “finish” registering your child by submitting your payment. This process allows you to sign up your child without actually paying yet and allows you to make your final decision closer to the actual start date. The home … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Beaches Make 2020 Honor Roll List Again! - 07/27/20 12:59 PM

Palos Verdes home owners are lucky that we have some of the cleanest beaches in California for our families to enjoy.  Earlier this year, the beaches were closed because of the Coronavirus and it truly effected our local residents. Recently, we have been able to enjoy our beautiful beaches but they will be closed for this weekend.
Every year the beach water is reported through the Heal the Bay reporting system. Once again Heal the Bay has reported that Palos Verdes beaches and coves are in the current top Honor Roll 2019-2020 list for California.  This means that our local waters have received grades of A … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: PALOS VERDES WALKING OPTIONS! - 05/20/20 09:19 AM
Palos Verdes homes owners have been waiting and hoping for the revised “Safer at Home” order that allows them more opportunity to get out and exercise.  Other news media have reported that some areas have already lifted their bans, but we have been waiting for specific news about Palos Verdes.  Good news: the City of Rancho Verdes has partially reopened six neighborhood parks on a trial bases to allow residents to have more walking opportunities.  They are:
Eastview Park (excluding the dog park) – 1700 Westmont Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes Frank A. Vanderlip Park – 6500 Seacove Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes 2020 Summer School Changes! - 05/11/20 03:59 PM

The Palos Verdes Unified School District has had to change directions for its summer school program because of the COVID-19 virus.  This year,  summer school will be an online program for all grade levels.  All summer school programs will begin on June 22, 2020.
Palos Verdes elementary students participating in a Summer Break Program will be taking one block of reading, writing and math which will be taught via Zoom.  The program will be taught with the maximum of only 18 students per teacher.  Classes will begin at 8:30 a.m. and go until 12:00 noon.   Students will be attending classes from Monday, … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes AYSO Early Bird Fall 2020 Registration Is Open Online! - 04/20/20 12:20 PM

Palos Verdes AYSO Soccer (Region 10) is currently accepting early bird online registration for Fall 2020. Due to the Coronavirus the April 25, 2020, walk in registration has been cancelled, but the May 16, 2020, walk in registration date is still in effect.  The Palos Verdes Region 10 of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) offers year round recreational and competitive youth soccer programs locally for four year olds (U5 division) all the way up to 19 year olds (U19).  Several years ago, the AYSO National changed the age divisions and it is now based on birthdays January 1 through December 31st.  The age of your … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Enjoy Palos Verdes Library District’s Stay At Home Opportunities! - 04/13/20 12:19 PM

The Palos Verdes Library District has some great opportunities for children and adults. Even though the library is closed for visitors, it offers many fun & interesting things to participate in.  No matter what your age, there is something for all of us here to enjoy.  The Palos Verdes Library District is dedicated to providing online services to the community during the COVID-19 virus.  The wonderful thing about these programs is that many of the digital resources can be accessed 24/7 with your library card.  If you don’t currently have a library card, you can sign up online and it will … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Unified School District Spring Break Day Camp 2020! - 03/03/20 09:04 AM

Spring Break Camp is available for Palos Verdes Unified School District students in grades TK through 8 from March 30 through April 3, 2020, – hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  This is a great opportunity for working parents to use a convenient daycare for their school age children.  The District will also allow students, who are not currently enrolled in PV Kid’s Corner, to join the program.  In order to participate, you must complete a registration packet and return it to the PV Kid’s Corner business office no later than March 20, 2020.  The business office is located at … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Enjoy Palos Verdes Library District’s March 2020 Free Movies! - 03/03/20 08:48 AM

The Palos Verdes Library District has some great free movies that they will be showing during the month of March 2020.  Each month they offer a different selection of foreign movies, “latest” releases,  and classic cinema.  Most of the screenings will have some post film discussion which adds an opportunity to socialize with others in the community.  In March, the following movies will be presented:
Classic Movies at Noon, which shows films from the 1930’s through the 1990’s usually on the first Tuesday of the month, will be screening this month on a Monday, March 16, 2020, at noon, MADAME CURIE (1943) in the … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Favorite Palos Verdes Homes –February 18, 2020 - 03/03/20 08:37 AM
My favorite Palos Verdes Homes on the February 18, 2020, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour (17 homes had open houses today) are described below.  We currently have 143 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,149,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (The low in Eastview is $1,140,000) to $27,500,000 in the city of Palos Verdes Estates.  There are 26 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $385,000 and $2,245,000.  My favorite Palos Verdes homes today:
Kevin Pluimer’s (Compass) 4032 Via Largavista, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,423 square foot home for $3,125,000.  This Spanish Revival Valmonte home features … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events March 2020 - 03/02/20 06:20 PM

Special Events: 
Cactus Wren Monitoring Training with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Become a Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Endangered Cactus Wren monitor at a field training on the Alta Vicente Reserve. This training will show you all you need to know to help document this rare and charismatic species that only lives in a few other places then on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  No experience is needed.  This is for ages 16 and up only.  Sign up at
Nature Walk will take place at Linden H. Chandler … (4 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: PALOS VERDES 2020 WHALE WATCHING HAS BEGUN! - 02/18/20 01:14 PM
Point Vicente Interpretive Center has started counting whales for the 2019/2020 Whale Watching season.  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, 2019, and according to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, as of today, there have been 399 gray whales counted going south.  Most of the whales are traveling south to Baja and the concern in the last several months has been that they are swimming in the large container ship paths.
To see these magnificent creatures, there are several different local options … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes 2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration Open - 01/13/20 03:22 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners (and/or tenants) who have children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2020, are invited to attend a Kindergarten Registration Information Program.  The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District recommends that parents attend 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) regarding the age requirement for Kindergarten enrollment was changed.  The law now requires a child be five years old on or before September 1, 2020, to be eligible for … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Residents Can Build Their Own Gingerbread House! - 12/12/19 12:15 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners can get into the spirit of the season and enjoy making their own holiday decorations.  For years, families have enjoyed having the sweet smell of Christmas inside their homes with their very own gingerbread houses.  Whether looking for one to enjoy inside your home, or perhaps making an outdoor house where no baking is needed, you have several opportunities to create your own.
Terranea Resort will be offering their gingerbread house decorating on December 7, 14, and 21, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., or on December 8, 2019, at 3:30 p.m., where you can decorate your own … (2 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: LOCAL SOUTH BAY AREA 2019 HOLIDAY EVENTS! - 11/18/19 08:35 AM
Palos Verdes home owners are getting ready for the 2019 holiday season.  Here are some of the fun events that our neighboring cities are hosting.
Torrance Memorial Medical Center will be presenting their 36th annual “Holiday Festival” beginning Tuesday, December 3, 2019, and running through Sunday, December 8, 2019.  The Festival will feature decorated trees and a holiday celebration that includes a food court, musical entertainment, children’s activities, and a large Holiday gift section.  More than 30 trees are decorated with a different theme and will be sold with the proceeds going to the construction of the Torrance Memorial Hunt Cancer Center, … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Little League 2020 Registration Opening Soon! - 10/30/19 02:12 PM

Palos Verdes home owners who want their children play in the local Little League Spring 2020 season should be aware that registration is opening soon. Palos Verdes Little League is committed to its player safety.  Over the past few years, they have improved the fields with higher fencing, safety nets, and fixed potentially dangerous lips at main game fields.  Important news for the league came out in 2018, that Little League Baseball® requires that all bats adhere to the new USA Baseball Standard.  No bats previously approved for use in Little League Play will be permitted to be used in … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Homes Owners Join 2019 International Coastal Cleanup Day! - 09/16/19 09:31 AM

Palos Verdes Homes owners can participate in the annual Coastal Cleanup Day which is a worldwide beach clean up program that has the largest number of volunteers on the planet.  Last year over 800,000 people participated throughout the world, and this year Heal The Bay is expecting at least 10,000 more volunteers to participate here in California. In 2018, coastal cleanup day was said to have removed more than 20 million pieces of trash on this one day event.  Coastal Cleanup Day has gained importance as debris has washed up on our coastline not only from tsunami residue, but also our … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Youth Basketball League Sign-ups! - 08/30/19 04:07 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners have a wonderful opportunity to sign up their children for the Palos Verdes Youth Basketball League which was founded last year by three dads who have significant experience coaching, organizing, and refereeing youth sports.  They had experienced the pros and cons in other team sports and firmly believed that youth sports are best when it truly is all about the kids.  They wanted to offer an opportunity to try something new, make friends, and experience positive coaching while teaching the fundamentals of balanced competition, losing with grace, and winning with great sportsmanship.
The mission of the league is … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Library District’s 2019 Annual Community Art Show - 08/29/19 11:31 AM

Each Fall, the Palos Verdes Library District’s Annual Community Art Show invites both professional and amateur local artists to participate.  Artists of all ages within the community can exhibit their work throughout the entire library creating a heavily trafficked accessible platform.  The exhibit and its opening reception is highly anticipated by the patrons and artists, allowing them to connect in a fun and welcoming atmosphere.  Applications for the 2019 series opens on September 1, 2019, and are accepted through September 30, 2019.
The 2019 Community Art Show Calendar schedule is:
September 1, 2019 – Applications open
September 30, 2019- Applications are due
October 14, 2019 … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Join The 11th Annual “Conquer the Bridge” Vincent Thomas Bridge Race! - 08/27/19 09:36 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners have a great opportunity to run/walk on the Vincent Thomas Bridge this coming Labor Day for a 5.3 mile celebration.  This race is part of the 2019 L.A. Fleet Week events at the Port of Los Angeles.  The race attracts thousands of runners every year who want to be “on foot” atop of this iconic 1963 green suspension bridge.  Participants are encouraged to register in advance on (go to Conquer the Bridge) and pay just $55 until September 1st, 2019, or $65 the day of the race (by cash or check).  Road Runner Sports, located at 25359 … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens information: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events September 2019 - 08/22/19 08:47 AM

During the month of September 2019, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is offering outdoor hikes/activities for Palos Verdes home owners to enjoy including bird walks, nature walks with naturalists and volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
Team Leader Training will take place at White Point Nature Center on Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  This program is for you if you love restoring habitats and working with others.  Team Leaders provide support and oversight during events.  Applicants must be at least 16 years old.  Sign up at
Guided Nature Walk by Palos Verdes … (0 comments)

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