palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Is Getting New Businesses At Its Mall! - 10/16/19 01:57 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners are happy to see that more new businesses are moving into our community.  The Peninsula Center is currently going through major changes and welcoming new businesses to its location.  Some of the new businesses that have opened recently in the center are the new Vista Sotheby’s Int’l Realty office location, Club Pilates, and It’s Boba Time which is located at 27 Peninsula Center.  Coming soon to Peninsula Center are Old Navy (set to open in November), and it was just announced that Target would be moving into the old Orchard Supply Hardware location (move in date not yet available).  These two large … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Valentine’s Day 2019 Celebrations! - 02/05/19 12:43 PM

Terranea Resort will be celebrating their special Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining.  They are adding specialty menus to please any palate.  Here are just a few of their offerings:   Mar’sel is offering a 5 course prix fix menu ($170) as well as wine parings for ($88).  The special menu will include:  Course l – Scallop w/green grape tabbouleh, crispy faro & red frills mustard; Course 2 – Pink Grapefruit, pink beets, raspberry vinaigrette, avocado & watercress; Course 3 – Lobster Lasagna w/smoked tomato; Course 4 – Duo of Beef w/waguy shortrib, aged ribeye, black truffle red cabbage soubise; Course 5 – … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes 2018 Half Marathon and 5K/10K Run - 10/18/18 07:58 AM

The Palos Verdes Half Marathon and 10K and 5K run will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.  The Palos Verdes Marathon, which is part of the Lexus LaceUp Running Series, is being presented by Saucony.  Lexus is underwriting the costs of the event and will contribute funds raised to Kiwanis Club for their many scholarship programs.
The Half Marathon will start and finish above the scenic Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes.  The course runs south on Palos Verdes Drive South gradually uphill, before a turn near Wayfarers Chapel.  Runners will pass Pelican Cove and the iconic Point Vicente Lighthouse, before turning left onto … (1 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Terranea Summer Music Series 2018 At Nelson’s - 06/01/18 05:17 PM

Terranea’s Summer Music Series 2018 at Nelson’s will be starting this weekend and is a great way to unwind and relax after a long week.  For resort guests and Palos Verdes homes owners, Nelson’s is the place where you can enjoy California cuisine, micro brews and spectacular sunsets.  With a special view of the Point Vicente Lighthouse and Catalina Island, this unique restaurant is one of the most scenic locations in Palos Verdes.  On Nelson’s Sunset Bluff all summer long you can enjoy a variety of live music with musicians from the South Bay, while the culinary team will be offering a variety of … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Celebrates 2018 Kids To Parks Day Fun! - 05/07/18 04:25 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners have a great opportunity to take their children to the National Celebration of Parks on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  This special Kids To Parks Day is a reminder of the importance that nature and playing in the great outdoors are for our children.  To celebrate this special day, two local parks have planned great activities for families to enjoy.
The Point Vicente Interpretive Center will be celebrating their third Annual Kids To Parks Day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  This event will take place at the Interpretive Center and will feature a puppet show hosted by the Los Serenos de Point Vicente volunteers.  … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Beach & Athletic Club 2018 Summer Swim Program - 05/01/18 03:43 PM

The Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club located in Palos Verdes Estates is once again offering their swim lesson program to both members and non-members at the PVBAC pool.  Lessons are provided for children of all levels and are capped at 1 instructor per 6 students.  This is not for recreational swimming, but for the specific lesson/program being offered.  For a Palos Verdes Estates resident, a non-member session is $180.  The program does fill up quickly so it’s important to enroll now if you are a member, otherwise non-member sign ups will start on Monday, April 30, 2018, for Palos Verdes residents.  If classes are still available on May 11, 2018, … (1 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Art Center 2018 Summer Art Camps - 04/27/18 03:02 PM

Palos Verdes Art Center is offering its Summer Art Camps 2018 with a variety of classes for Palos Verdes homes owners’ children to enjoy here on the Peninsula.  These classes will encourage your children to develop their creativity and skills and just find some new ways to have fun!  Each week’s theme and activities, designed by art educators, are different.  Classes are divided into age appropriate groups.
Age Group 5 – 7  
June 18 – June 22
June 25 – June 29
Students will enhance their reading and writing skills while awakening their imagination by creating a story and … (1 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Rancho Palos Verdes 2018 Annual Document Shredding & E-Waste Disposal - 03/23/18 11:55 AM

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes will host their annual Document Shredding and E-Waste Disposal for residents during April.  Document shredding and e-waste disposal are important for Rancho Palos Verdes homes owners.  This gives home owners an opportunity to dispose of articles that cannot be picked up at regular trash collections.
Rancho Palos Verdes residents will have the opportunity on Saturday, April 21, 2018, to have their documents shredded by EDCO and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.  They are sponsoring this free document paper shredding from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Rancho Palos Verdes Civic Center.  The center is located at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events April 2018 - 03/22/18 07:58 AM

During the month of April 2018, 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, nocturnal full moon walk and volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
Guided Nature Walk by Palos Verdes Land Conservancy at Forrestal Reserve will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.  You will enjoy some of the best wildflower viewing and dramatic geological formations on the cliffs of this former basalt quarry.  Seeing the faults, folds and indigenous intrusions visible in the sedimentary bedding is exciting.  This … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Unified School District Offers Spring Break Day Camp! - 03/20/18 11:02 AM

Palos Verdes Unified School District students, in grades TK – 5, are welcome to enjoy the full day Spring Break Camp from April 2 to 6, 2018, and 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 23, 2018.  The office is … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Easter 2018 At Terranea Resort! - 03/15/18 10:20 AM

The beautiful Terranea Resort will be offering Palos Verdes homes owners an opportunity to experience wonderful restaurants and exquisite views when joining them for their Easter Brunchon Sunday, April 1, 2018.
Terranea Resort offers a variety of food choices to choose from at their many restaurants.  The Easter Ballroom Brunch will take place in the Palos Verdes Grand Ballroom.  The annual holiday brunch will offer a selection of food offerings including an omelet and egg station, Hawaiian French toast, pasta and risotto action station, carving station, the sauté kitchen, salad bar, seafood station, charcuterie & cheese, kid’s buffet, dessert station and more.  Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt and activities are included in … (1 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Local Event/Party Venues 2018 - 03/13/18 11:43 AM

Palos Verdes home owners have a fabulous selection of local venues to celebrate special events.  This is the time to start planning ahead for next years weddings, special celebrations, classes or even large meetings.  Palos Verdes residents can choose from a formal celebration, large adult party event, or even children’s parties which include playground areas.
The Palos Verdes Art Center can accommodate parties up to 350 dinner guests or 500 guests for a reception event.  Whether a large or small event, they can help you make it special and guests can also enjoy the surrounding artwork and graphics.  The Palos Verdes Art … (3 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Spring Into Fitness 5K Walk/Run At South Coast Botanic Garden - 02/21/18 05:24 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners have an opportunity for some outdoor fun while enjoying a walk/run for a good cause.  The annual Spring Into Fitness 5k Walk/Run will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at South Coast Botanic Garden.  This is a great event to support the renovations of Torrance Memorial ‘s Pediatric Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  The TMMC center is a nonprofit community hospital that has gone through major renovations in the past few years and this next transformation will take place in the original hospital.  The Luminaries and NOVA’s of the hospital are committed to raising funds … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Cherry Blossom 2018 Festival Coming To Palos Verdes! - 02/16/18 08:16 AM

The Cherry Blossoms are starting to bloom and the Cherry Blossom Festival will be coming soon forPalos Verdes homes owners to see these beautiful blossoms at the South Coast Botanic Garden.  Since they have a short blooming season, many believe Cherry Blossoms symbolize the fleeting beauty of life.  Cherry Blossoms are the symbolic national flower of Japan and are said to be an omen of good fortune and an emblem of love and affection.  This is the closest location for us to see the beauty and color of these trees and this yearly event reminds us that Spring is just around the corner.
On Saturday, March 3, 2018, from  … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Los Serenos de Point Vicente Junior Docent Program - 02/06/18 11:32 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners whose high school students are interested in joining a wonderful volunteer program, can check out the Junior Docent Program for one of the largest community service programs in the area.
The Los Serenos de Point Vicente Junior docent program is open to Peninsula, Palos Verdes and Chadwick high school students.  The program was implemented to help support the educational and support activities of Los Serenos which include greeting visitors at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, guide museum tours, lead public hikes, whale wagon duty, and special events.  High school students participating in these community service opportunities learn about … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes New Wedding Location! - 01/25/18 11:16 AM

Palos Verdes Library District has opened up a new venue for weddings.  The Malaga Cove library is offering wedding day packages which include site usage for up to eight hours.
The library offers an intimate, relaxed and romantic venue close to the Palos Verdes coast.  The library, with its Mediterranean Revival style, was designed by architect Myron Hunt in 1929.  Adjoining is the beautiful garden designed by the Olmsted brothers, whose father designed Central Park in New York City.  French doors open to this charming garden and the library/garden are linked by a Palos Verdes stone walkway.
The library will offer full use … (1 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events February 2018 - 01/16/18 02:26 PM

During the month of February 2018, 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, nocturnal full moon walk and volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
Volunteer Greeter’s Training will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This one day training will prepare volunteers to lead outreach booths at special events and nature walks to help connect the community. Sign up at
Volunteer Trail Crew Training will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes 2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration Open - 01/08/18 04:27 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners (and/or tenants) who have children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2018, 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 new law requires a child be five years old on or before September 1, 2018, to be eligible … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Choose Your Palos Verdes High School Now For 2018-2019! - 01/05/18 08:34 AM

Palos Verdes residents who are parents of eighth grade students, should have received high school information packets as it is time to designate which high school their child will attend in September 2018.  To assist in this decision, Palos Verdes High School and Palos Verdes Peninsula High School will be hosting their annual tours at both schools for Palos Verdes homes owners (and tenants) to visit.  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 2018, may choose which Palos Verdes high school to attend.  Planning for the 2018-2019 school year is … (0 comments)

palos verdes commuity information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Seniors Lectures & Coffee & Cars January 2018 - 01/04/18 01:18 PM

The Peninsula Seniors Lecture Series January 2018 is a great opportunity for Palos Verdes homes owners to hear interesting speakers.  These Lectures take place at Hesse Park located at 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes, in the Fireside Room on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
January 10, 2018 – Jim Shneer will be returning to present A Caravan of Martyrs: The Hashemite Family.  This lecture will cover the elements of war, politics, deceit, murder and sex, with the story of a Middle-Eastern family – albeit an important one.  The Hashemite lineage goes back through Mohammed and earlier; and the Hashemite family has been … (0 comments)

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