palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Children Fun Online Virtual “Faery Hunt” - 10/16/20 01:10 PM
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Palos Verdes homes owners have a great opportunity for their children to experience a virtual Faery Hunt while staying at home. Faery Hunt has been named the “Best Children’s Theater in Los Angeles” by Nickelodeon. They created Faeryland by using their magic with original stories, dancing and songs that will inspire the child in all of us. These performances are usually shown outdoors, but they also have library performances where children can come dressed as their favorite fairy, princess or super hero. This is also a great way to celebrate a birthday or special event for your child.
As we are encouraged … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: PALOS VERDES SPECIAL WASTE REMOVAL SERVICES! - 09/28/20 01:25 PM
Household Hazardous Waste, document shredding and e-waste disposals are important for Palos Verdes homes owners.  It gives us a chance to get rid of all the articles we have been saving throughout the year that cannot be picked up at regular trash collections. In October, there are two different opportunities for Palos Verdes Estates & Rancho Palos Verdes residents.
Rancho Palos Verdes residents will have the opportunity on Saturday, October 17, 2020, 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 … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Art Center 2020 Virtual Fall Registration! - 09/28/20 01:18 PM

 
The Palos Verdes Art Center will be scheduling their Fall Term online only due to continuing public health concerns. The Fall Term will begin on September 28,2020, and will run through November 20, 2020. The doors will reopen when they can enforce strict social distancing and sanitizing guidelines, and they have been working diligently to create a safe environment for our return. Registration for the fall classes has begun, and you can find classes and registration information by clicking here.  
When you arrive at the online registration you can see the limited classes that they will be offering online this fall. Some of … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Welcomes New Retail Stores To Peninsula Center! - 09/14/20 02:41 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners are welcoming new stores to Peninsula Center.  One of the businesses that has opened recently in the center is the Halloween store Spirit which is located at 28 Peninsula Center where you will find the best Halloween costumes and Halloween decorations that will have you ready for a spooktacular celebration whether it be on zoom or a drive by Halloween visit.  Spirit Halloween has a wide variety of Halloween décor, animatronics, costumes, and accessories that are perfect for dressing up and enjoying the day.  The whole family can get in on the action and they even offer pet … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Supports Virtual 2020 “The Hills Are Alive” Race - 09/01/20 03:22 PM

Palos Verdes home owners will be supporting our local “The Hills Are Alive” race virtually this year due to COVID 19. The race which benefits the Rolling Hills Estates Pepper Tree Foundation will be celebrating its 39th annual race online. The Pepper Tree Foundation was established in 1982 to promote citizen contributions and donations to enrich the quality of  life in Rolling Hills Estates.  The foundation has provided trees, benches, picnic tables and other items which enhance and preserve the city parks and open spaces.  This year the Pepper Tree Foundation will partner with UCLA Health, and this 39th annual … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Local Business Offers Home School Support! - 08/24/20 09:17 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners with school aged children are working on finalizing their plans to start the 2020-2021 school year on August 26, 2020. Many students have chosen for the Hybrid Learning Models, but quite a few have signed up for the Distance Learning Academy. The schools strict policies for opening, have put many families in a bind. Some have reached out for small pod learning groups so that the children can study with other children in a safe environment.  However, there are not enough groups to satisfy the demand. Having learning pods allows the parents time to work from home … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Stables Offers Trail Rides On The Peninsula! - 08/20/20 12:05 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners are having to get creative these days looking for fun outdoor opportunities for their children to enjoy. Summer is a great time to try new things, but this summer has added some challenges what we normally enjoy. One great event that you may want to consider for the whole family is a trail ride in Palos Verdes. Whether its going through the canyons or along Palos Verdes Drive North, now is the time to take that ride and enjoy our wonderful summer weather.  You also get a different view of nature sitting on top of a horse … (3 comments)

palos verdes community 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 … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events August 2020 - 08/04/20 11:46 AM

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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is slowly opening up its trails & hikes for all to enjoy. This is exciting to hear since we have been unable to enjoy all of the great outdoor opportunities the Conservancy has to offer.
The Nature Walk for families will take place at Vicente Bluffs Reserve, on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. The nature walk leaders will be giving an overview of the unique nature, wildlife and botanical highlights of the area. Then you set off for a self guided walk from the bluff top at Point Vicente to Oceanfront Estates and observe … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Enjoy Palos Verdes Library District’s Film Fest in August! - 08/04/20 11:41 AM

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 … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Art Center 2020 Online Summer Show! - 07/27/20 01:08 PM

The Palos Verdes Art Center had to change it’s schedule this year like so many other programs. They were not able to finish their Spring Term Classes, and the Summer Classes have been canceled due to the public health concerns. However, they have been able to put together “The Summer Show” which will show submissions from the Palos Verdes Art Center’s eight active artists groups.
The Summer Show will take place from July 20, 2020, through August 22, 2020, and images of all exhibition artwork will be online from their gallery on July 20. The virtual exhibition can be viewed by going … (1 comments)

palos verdes community 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 community information: PALOS VERDES 2020 WHALE WATCHING HAS RESUMED! - 07/07/20 04:36 PM
 
Point Vicente Interpretive Center had to stop its whale counting this year in March because of the corona virus. This famous landmark gives Palos Verdes homes owners a local center where they can go and watch these massive mammals off our coastline.   The season officially started on December 1, 2019, with most of the whales traveling south to Baja.  To see these magnificent creatures, there are several different local options to choose from.  Point Vicente Interpretive Center located at 31501 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, welcomes visitors to this premier whale watching site for viewing (bring binoculars).  Currently the … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Summer Concerts Cancelled! - 06/01/20 04:39 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners will have to wait another year to enjoy the Palos Verdes Summer Concerts due to the Covid-19 virus.  The summer normally brings blankets, music and fun, however, this summer large crowds will not be happening in our area.
The Malaga Cove concert series which has been going on for years, and normally takes place on eight Wednesday’s following the Fourth of July, has now been cancelled due to social distancing.  The Malaga Cove Business and Professional Association put out a notification that this year it would be unable to continue the series.
Lunada Bay Homeowners Association is cancelling their … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Beaches, Parks & Trails Are Now Open! - 05/26/20 09:06 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners are happy that the beaches, parks & trails, including the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve are now opening under the guidance from the County of Los Angeles.
Our cities are encouraging residents to participate in recreational outdoor activity in their neighborhoods. When outdoors visiting these areas, please make sure that you are mindful of your social interactions and wear a face covering. All visitors must practice physical distancing by staying 6 feet away from others not in their household. Face coverings are mandatory at beaches when out of the water, and on trailheads, parking areas, and any … (1 comments)

palos verdes community 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 community 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 community information: HOW TO DISINFECT YOUR HOME IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS - 05/05/20 11:17 AM
PALOS VERDES HOMES INFORMATION – HOW TO DISINFECT YOUR HOME IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS 1 WEEK AGO • BUYER RESOURCES, HOMEOWNER INFORMATION, SELLER RESOURCES
I came across the following article that I want to share with Palos Verdes homes owners as it contains great information.
HOW TO DISINFECT YOUR HOME IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS By: Christina Hoffmann
Published: March 17, 2020
I came across the following article that I wanted to share with Palos Verdes homes owners as it has great information.
A bleach solution or rubbing alcohol is your best bet for keeping your home sanitized.
There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and … (1 comments)

palos verdes community 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 community 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)

 
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