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Death of a fellow alumnus

March 2, 2019 by Robert Kaufman (Register to contact)

My sister, Michele Karol Kaufman Gardner (class of 1962), passed away ion the morning of February 13, 2019. She leaves a loving daughter, granddaughter, and b other (class of 1967). Rest in Peace darling sister.

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Heres How Palos Verdes Schools Rank: Niche  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Here's How Palos Verdes Schools Rank: Niche - Palos Verdes, CA - Niche released its latest school rankings Monday, just in time for back-to-school.



Racist ‘promposal’ by Palos Verdes High School students prompts outrage  Los Angeles Times

It seems that, yet again, a social media post involving two teens with a racist message has prompted outrage online. The photograph, posted by several users on ...



Lockdown Lifted, Classes Canceled At Palos Verdes High School  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Lockdown Lifted, Classes Canceled At At PVHS - Palos Verdes, CA - All afternoon classes at Palos Verdes High School have been canceled after an ...



Graduation 2019: Seniors at Palos Verdes High School, in Palos Verdes Estates, receive diplomas Thursday  The Daily Breeze

About 450 seniors at Palos Verdes High School walked across the graduation stage and collected their diplomas Thursday, June 6. The ceremony took place at ...



PHOTOS: Palos Verdes High Class of 2019 takes center stage  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

About 450 seniors at Palos Verdes High School walked across the graduation stage and collected their diplomas Thursday, June 6.



Palos Verdes High School resumes normal operations after Thursday lockdown  The Daily Breeze

In the wake of Thursday's anonymous phone threat that prompted a brief lockdown at Palos Verdes High School, operations at the campus were back to normal ...



Palos Verdes High students determined to use 'promposal' racial slur as a springboard to spark change  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Palos Verdes High School sophomore Ife Ibraheem stepped up to a microphone on Tuesday, May 21, in front of nearly the entire school body of roughly 1600 ...



PHOTOS: Palos Verdes Peninsula graduates bid adieu to high school  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Despite the fog, there was no room for gloom on this June day as students filed into their school's football stadium to the familiar tune Pomp and Circumstance.



Former Palos Verdes High student acquitted of murder is arrested again  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A former Palos Verdes High School student who was acquitted in July of a first-degree murder charge has been arrested on suspicion of committing a carjacking ...



Former Palos Verdes Student Acquitted In Gang Murder Rearrested  CBS Los Angeles

PALOS VERDES ESTATES (CBSLA) — A former South Bay high school student who was acquitted last year of murder in the 2017 gang-related shooting death ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Palos Verdes Schools Make List  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Palos Verdes Schools Make Elite US News List - Palos Verdes, CA - U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 17000 schools, an increase from 2700 last ...



Why members of the PVHS track team reunited after 50-plus years  The Daily Breeze

Roughly 20 former Palos Verdes High School track and field teammates ventured back to their old literal stomping grounds Thursday afternoon, Feb. 28, for a ...



2 Palos Verdes Schools Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

2 Palos Verdes Schools Among Best CA High Schools - Palos Verdes, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



10 local students are National Merit Scholarship winners | Peninsula Newspaper - News | pvnews.com  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

10 students from six South Bay high schools — most from the Peninsula — have received a competitive national scholarship this year.



Neighbors: Palos Verdes High School graduate is awarded PEO STAR Scholarship for community service work  The Daily Breeze

By Kat Schuster. Contributing writer. The general consensus on teenagers these days seems to be they enjoy taking selfies and sleeping in. Palos Verdes High ...



Palos Verdes High School’s rocketry team soars back into national competition  The Daily Breeze

The Palos Verdes High School's rocketry team has launched themselves into nationals for the third time in the past four years. The teenage rocket engineers will ...



Footloose at PV High! | Calendar  The Beach Reporter

Kick off your Sunday shoes and cut loose with Footloose, presented by the Palos Verdes High School Drama Department. Based on the 1980's hit film that took ...



Palos Verdes readies to face-off against rival Loyola for top lacrosse honors  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Palos Verdes boys lacrosse coach Jimmy Borell has seen how important having a stellar player in the face-off circle can be for a lacrosse team.



Musical featuring local history opens this weekend at Peninsula High  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Redondo Beach's rich history, from its majestic Hotel Redondo to when George Freeth first brought surfing to the mainland, is traced in the original musical “The ...



Palos Verdes Estates Teen Sues Classmates, School District Over Alleged Bullying  KTLA Los Angeles

A Palos Verdes Estates eighth grader who says he was attacked three times on campus by other students is suing alleged bullies and school district over the ...



Palos Verdes Home With Lush Backyard Is Fixer-Upper Opportunity  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Palos Verdes Home Features Lush Backyard - Palos Verdes, CA - The home is conveniently located to great schools, shops and restaurants, making it perfect ...



10 students from the South Bay win National Merit Scholarship  The Beach Reporter

10 students from six South Bay high schools — most from the Peninsula — have received a competitive national scholarship this year.



Commentary: Sneezing and watery eyes have her blaming Rancho Palos Verdes  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

I have just realized I am now allergic to my hometown, the place I've lived happily for fifty-six years.And how did this brilliant thought occur to me?Well, I went ...



Words of wisdom: PVHS class of 1968 looks back 50 years  Easy Reader News

A letter to our younger selves 50 years on: Palos Verdes High School's Class of 1968 reflects and looks forward by Bondo Wyszpolski By the early summer of ...



USC water polo coach indicted in bribery scam closely tied to Palos Verdes  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Legendary USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic, who was indicted this week in connection with a nationwide college admissions scandal, has close ties to the ...



'Hairspray's' tolerance message more important than ever, says former PV High teacher turned director  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Kari Hayter grew up in Manhattan Beach and taught drama at Palos Verdes High School before launching her career as a professional stage director. Now ...



Peninsula High scores 2nd in Division 3 in state academic decathlon  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School beat out its friendly neighborhood rival, Redondo Union this weekend during the state competition of the Academic ...



Photos: South Bay valedictorians for the Class of 2019  The Daily Breeze

Name: Mariana Gutierrez — Age: 18 — High school: Ernest S. McBride Sr. High School — GPA: 4.313 — High School Activities or Groups: Teen Court National ...



Jury acquits Palos Verdes Estates man of murder in suspected gang killing in South L.A.  Los Angeles Times

A Palos Verdes Estates man was acquitted Monday on charges of murder and two counts of attempted murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a ...



Out & About: Things to do in the South Bay April 12-14  The Daily Breeze

Country House: Little Fish Theatre presents “The Country House,” written by Donald Margulies and directed by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth, at 777 S. Centre St., San ...



Rancho Palos Verdes man receives congressional medal of honor for service to America's first spy agency  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

David A. Kenney knew from the moment he answered the ad, this would be no ordinary job.



Around & About July 2019 Peninsula  Easy Reader

Megan McCallister, Brianna Shepherd and Katelyn Harris. Middle row: Liana Korotzer, Tatiana Steen-Olsen, Sarah Schermerhorn, Paige Macnguyen, Caroline ...



Palos Verdes High School student accused in murder case is removed from school after parents protest  Los Angeles Times

Parents of students who attend Palos Verdes High School want a 18-year-year-old student who is accused of murder to leave the school.



2 Palos Verdes Peninsula Schools Among Top in Nation -- Again  Patch.com

Palos Verdes, CA - Both Palos Verdes Peninsula High and Palos Verdes High moved up in the rankings in the 2016 Newsweek top public high schools in the ...



Palos Verdes Performing Arts gala was a star-studded affair  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

True to the theme, “Reach for the Stars,” the annual gala for Palos Verdes Performing Arts, was a star-studded, glittery, show biz affair.



Former Palos Verdes High School student pleads not guilty in murder case  The Daily Breeze

An 18-year-old former Palos Verdes High School student who allegedly drove the getaway car in a fatal South Los Angeles shooting last year pleaded not guilty ...



$25,000 Reward Offered In Rolling Hills Estates Homicide  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

K Reward Offered In Rolling Hills Homicide - Palos Verdes, CA - Susan Leeds was found with her throat cut and several stab wounds to her chest in a parking lot ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



Woodland Hills Student Named National Merit Scholars  Patch.com

LA County Students Named National Merit Scholars - Woodland Hills, CA - A bright young Woodland Hills student was named among the the nation's top ...



Palos Verdes Estates police investigate swastika found on PV High student’s car  The Daily Breeze

By Cynthia Washicko. cwashicko@scng.com @CynthiaWashicko on Twitter. Two Palos Verdes High School students reportedly drew swastikas and a pro-Hitler ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula ‘reality party’ sets stage for parents  The Daily Breeze

The Rolling Hills Estates home had all the signs of a “happening” party: Cars lined neighborhood streets, beer bottles littered the front lawn. Teens laughed and ...



Fired USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic, indicted in college admissions scandal, finds a buyer for his $2.5 million Rancho Palos Verdes house  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Ex-USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic, fired in March after he was indicted in a college admissions cheating case, has found a buyer for his bluff-top, ...



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



Elena Wingard's late goal helps Palos Verdes girls soccer advance to South Tournament semifinals  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

As time ticked down, it looked as if penalty kicks would decide the winner between the Palos Verdes and Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks girls soccer teams on ...



Looking like a giant C-3PO head, this mysterious lighthouse lens has a new home  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The historic Fresnal Lens, once housed in the Point Vicente Lighthouse, has finally found its resting place.



Porter Ranch Students Named National Merit Scholars  Northridge, CA Patch

LA County Students Named National Merit Scholars - Northridge-Chatsworth, CA - Two Porter Ranch students were named among the the nation's top students ...



Palos Verdes High School senior pleads not guilty to South Los Angeles gang killing  The Daily Breeze

An 18-year-old Palos Verdes High School student who was freed from jail on $5 million bail and returned to classes — sparking outrage among some parents ...



Burned teen files suit against former PV Peninsula teacher, school district  The Daily Breeze

The family of a Palos Verdes High School sophomore who suffered severe burns from flaming hand sanitizer at a school event filed a lawsuit Monday alleging ...



Racial slur scrawled on Palos Verdes High student’s car prompts police investigation  The Daily Breeze

Palos Verdes Estates police are investigating a possible hate crime at Palos Verdes High School, where a racial slur was written on a student's car this week.



Palos Verdes Peninsula schools respond to spike in students with suicidal thoughts  The Daily Breeze

When counselors at Peninsula High School began noticing a serious uptick in the number of students struggling with thoughts of suicide, alarms went off for ...



Temecula School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Temecula, CA Patch

Temecula School Named Among Best Public Schools - Temecula, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Palos Verdes High senior charged in South LA gang killing  The Daily Breeze

A Palos Verdes High School senior from an affluent family that enjoyed trips to Mexican resorts and played board games together has been charged with murder ...



Music in the Garden highlights young musicians  The Daily Breeze

Harmonious sounds filled the vast fields of the South Coast Botanic Gardens on Sunday. That's because the Peninsula Committee Los Angeles Philharmonic ...



Jury begins hearing murder case against former Palos Verdes High student  The Daily Breeze

By TERRI VERMEULEN KEITH, City News *Service*. A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that an 18-year-old former Palos Verdes High School student drove the ...



Palos Verdes High student charged in South LA killing told police he wasn’t a gang member  The Daily Breeze

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News *Service*. A 18-year-old former Palos Verdes High School student accused of driving the getaway car in a fatal South Los ...



2 Palos Verdes Peninsula High Schools Named of Best in the State  Patch.com

2 Palos Verdes High Schools Best in the State - Palos Verdes, CA - Palos Verdes Peninsula High School was ranked sixth and Palos Verdes High School was ...



A wealthy teen was cleared in a South L.A. killing. Critics say his race and privilege helped him win  New York Daily News

The case of Cameron Terrell grabbed headlines after the white, affluent teen from Palos Verdes Estates was charged in a South L.A. gang killing and again in ...



Beverly Hills School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Beverly Hills, CA Patch

Beverly Hills School Among Best CA High Schools - Beverly Hills, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Look inside this $4.1 million Richard Neutra-designed home in Rancho Palos Verdes  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A hillside Rancho Palos Verdes home designed by famed modernist Richard Neutra is for sale at $4.1 million.



Peninsula High academic decathlon team preps for state competition after years of rebuilding  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

It's been an uphill battle, but the Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Academic Decathlon team hopes this is their year.



Photos: Inglewood goes down 52-12 vs Palos Verdes High School in prep football  The Daily Breeze

La Habra's Skyler Taylor runs for yards in the first quarter against Sunny Hills in Buena Park, CA on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo by Michael Kitada, Contributing ...



Musical comedy ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ is set to take the stage at Palos Verdes High  The Daily Breeze

Brush up your Shakespeare with Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, presented by the Palos Verdes High School Drama Department for seven ...



More whales are skinny, stranded and dying and here's why experts are worried  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Thirty gray whales have died along the West Coast since the start of the year, a number that has experts concerned as they try to determine the cause of the.



Palos Verdes runs away from Peninsula in Hill football revival  The Daily Breeze

PALOS VERDES ESTATES >> The Palos Verdes High School football team was in the position of having to bounce back from a Bay League loss for the first ...



Palos Verdes High School leads South Bay girls soccer top 10  The Daily Breeze

The Sea Kings have hit their stride under 10th-year coach Sean Lockhart, winning 40 games the last two years, culminating in a CIF Southern Section Division 2 ...



Palos Verdes High student pleads not guilty to alleged gang murder charges  Easy Reader

Cameron Terrell, a Palos Verdes High School student, has pleaded not guilty to murder charges stemming from an allegedly gang-related shooting in South Los ...



2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.



USC water polo coach indicted in bribery scam closely tied to South Bay  The Daily Breeze

Legendary USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic, who was indicted this week in connection with a nationwide college admissions scandal, has close ties to the ...



Shirley Wild: Musical Theatre Footlighters’ luncheon honors 2019 high school scholarship recipients  Long Beach Press Telegram

Typically creative, the Musical Theatre Footlighters outdid themselves at its scholarship luncheon in late April, held at the Park Estates home of Anthony ...



2019 South Bay JACL Scholarship Awards Presented  The Rafu Shimpo

GARDENA — The 2019 South Bay Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship Awards Dinner was held on May 21 at the Gardena Valley Japanese ...



San Ramon School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  San Ramon, CA Patch

DVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - San Ramon, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Future uncertain for students caught in Palos Verdes High grade scandal  The Daily Breeze

Teachers and administrators at Palos Verdes High School were aware of the rumors swirling through the halls: a group of students were selling test answers to ...



Palos Verdes volleyball team overcomes slow start to beat Peninsula  The Daily Breeze

PALOS VERDES ESTATES >> The Palos Verdes High School girls volleyball team has had a banner season, surpassing 20 wins for the first time in school ...



3 Palos Verdes High students arrested in grade-tampering plot  Daily Breeze

Principal's letter to parents | POLICE NEWS | BLOG: SOUTH BAY CRIME, COURT NEWS | FACEBOOK. Three Palos Verdes High School juniors were arrested ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula teachers hold back on grades, recommendation letters over salary tussle  The Daily Breeze

Teachers across the Palos Verdes Peninsula are holding back grades and refusing to write letters of recommendation for students until the local faculty ...



Palos Verdes High School Drama Department Presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (2016-04-15)  Easy Reader

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is being staged by the Palos Verdes High School Drama ...



Palos Verdes High salute to Class of 2015 graduates includes flyover  The Daily Breeze

Members of the Palos Verdes High School Class of 2015 celebrate at their graduation held on campus. Thursday, June 4, 2015. (Photo by Axel Koester).



3 North Hollywood Students Named National Merit Scholars  North Hollywood, CA Patch

LA County Students Named National Merit Scholars - North Hollywood-Toluca Lake, CA - Three bright young students from North Hollywood are among the the ...



Odd, jelly-like 'by-the-wind sailors' wash ashore at Southern California beaches as predicted  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The winds shifted and the bright blue jelly-like creatures sailed to shore, creating wonder for those who came across the exotic “by-the-wind sailors” at beaches ...



Mr. T comes to PV – Dr. Allen Tyner  Easy Reader News

During Dr. Allen Tyner's teen years at Warren High School in Downey, he was the captain and quarterback of the football team and president of the student ...



Palos Verdes High School Graduate-led Team Builds Electric Car  Easy Reader

Between the football field and the gym at Palos Verdes High School is a nondescript classroom, the former metal shop, where students create high tech products ...



Former PV High surfer Nick Wapner survives great white attack off Central Coast  Easy Reader News

Nick Wapner heard the sound of crunching fiberglass echo through the Pacific Ocean. His head was just above the surface, and his legs were inside the mouth ...



Kalejaiye’s foul trouble dooms Palos Verdes girls basketball in quarterfinal loss  The Daily Breeze

PALOS VERDES ESTATES >> The Palos Verdes High School girls basketball team went into Wednesday night's CIF Southern Section Division 3AA quarterfinal ...



Palos Verdes High School honors Athletes of the Year  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Palos Verdes High School hosted its annual Athlete of the Year banquet last night at Los Verdes Country Club.



Rancho Palos Verdes Kidnapping Suspect Arrested  CBS Los Angeles

RANCHO PALOS VERDES (CBSLA) — An armed man wanted in the South Bay for attempted kidnapping has been caught. Sheriff's deputies say he tried to ...



Lake Forest Senior Wins Cox Scholarship Award  Lake Forest, CA Patch

Lake Forest Senior Wins Cox Scholarship Award - Lake Forest, CA - Students from across the Southland won an award to help them into the next phase of their ...



Palos Verdes High School puts together gem to sink rival Peninsula  The Daily Breeze

Palos Verdes High boys water polo coach Pat O'Brien has been waiting for a breakout performance like this. The fact that it came on the road against Hill rival ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula high schools will offer Korean language course next year  The Daily Breeze

Students at both high schools on the Palos Verdes Peninsula will for the first time this fall have the choice to take Korean I as a foreign language. The Peninsula ...



Half of juniors opt out of Common Core tests in affluent high school  EdSource

More than half of the 11th-graders at an affluent high school in Los Angeles County are opting out of new tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards ...



Was childhood prank on Palos Verdes Peninsula a hate crime?  The Daily Breeze

“Boys will be boys” as the saying goes. My mother called us “goons.” Turning 16 in 1971, we were by anyone's definition juvenile delinquents, regularly ...



Harry Clark, Carroll College track and field sign 33  Montana Sports

(Editor's note: Carroll College athletics release) HELENA — Carroll College track and field head coach Harry Clark announced the signing of 33 student-athletes ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula High Alum Chosen for U.S. Womens Olympic Soccer Team  Patch.com

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The 18-player U.S. women's Olympic soccer team announced Tuesday includes a former Palos Verdes High School alum and two ...



How these South Bay teens got their band a gig at the BeachLife Festival  The Beach Reporter

The teenage members of the South Bay band Alinea still can't believe it.



Palos Verdes baseball team turns it around against Mira Costa  The Daily Breeze

PALOS VERDES ESTATES >> The Palos Verdes High School baseball team lost convincingly at Mira Costa on Wednesday, then fell behind by six runs on ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula high schools to offer yoga, Pilates as alternative to PE class  The Daily Breeze

If there's one thing Heather Myrick has noticed in the dance classes she teaches as an alternative to physical education at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, ...



Versatile Palos Verdes High track stars primed for postseason run  The Daily Breeze

Palos Verdes' Camille Hines likes to prepare for a race by throwing on her headphones and cranking some Blake Shelton, which along with supportive ...



Palos Verdes school administrator resigns under intense parent scrutiny  Daily Breeze

A high-level administrator in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District has resigned amid outcry from a band of parents and board critics whose many ...



A Palos Verdes Estates garden aims to help kids dig veggies  Los Angeles Times

The temperature had soared to nearly 100 degrees by late morning in Palos Verdes Estates, making it a fine day to cool off at the beach or a water park. Instead ...



Spotlight on the hill – Project Runway  Easy Reader News

Palos Verdes High School's Project Runway Club held their 12th annual high-fashion runway show, raising over $21,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, ...



LA county considering social host law to combat underage drinking on Palos Verdes Peninsula  The Daily Breeze

The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to evaluate a social host ordinance that would hold parents responsible for underage drinking parties in ...



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