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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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Palos Verdes Student Earns Perfect Score On ACT Test  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Palos Verdes Student Earns Perfect Score On ACT - Palos Verdes, CA - Around 0.2 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score, the Palos Verdes ...



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

The proposal is the latest in a series of incidents involving students from schools in predominantly white, wealthy Southern California communities.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former Palos Verdes High student acquitted of murder is arrested again  The Daily Breeze

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



Palos Verdes schools to allow grandchildren of residents to attend  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Faced with declining student enrollment, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District will begin granting permits to students whose grandparents live in ...



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.



Palos Verdes High students determined to use ‘promposal’ racial slur as a springboard to spark change  The Daily Breeze

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 1,600 ...



Palos Verdes High School's rocketry team soars back into national competition  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

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



Palos Verdes Estates to consider action on city manager  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A city manager shuffle may be in the works in Palos Verdes Estates.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Palos Verdes Estates dismisses City Manager Anton Dahlerbruch  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Just short of six years after becoming the city manager of Palos Verdes Estates, Anton “Tony” Dahlerbruch will serve his last day with the city in two weeks.



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 ...



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 ...



PV Calendar: May 9 to May 16 | | pvnews.com  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

May 10. Egyptologist: Lianne LaReine and the Peninsula Friends of the Library welcomes Egyptologist Kea Johnston who will speak in the Peninsula Center ...



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 ...



'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 ...



Palos Verdes High's Terrell and Lantz earn Bay League titles in track  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Just a freshman, Palos Verdes' Anna Terrell is already a Bay League champion on the track.



Mistakes downfall of Palos Verdes volleyball in Redondo sweep  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Trailing late in the second set following an unforced error, the Redondo boys volleyball team went back to basics against Palos Verdes in Tuesday's Bay League ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula News earns four Journalism awards  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

For a small publication, The Palos Verdes Peninsula News certainly made a big impact the California Journalism Awards May 4.



Presidential Scholar | Heroes Among Us: Palos Verdes Top Stories  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Palos Verdes Top Stories - Palos Verdes, CA - Here is a look at what made headlines this week in Palos Verdes and nearby.



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.



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 ...



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.



Palos Verdes girls lacrosse loses to St. Margaret's in Southern Section title game  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The Palos Verdes girls lacrosse team finished its memorable season Saturday against St. Margaret's in the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section title game.



Taste these 'famous turkey meatballs' at a pop-up food event on Saturday, March 23  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Peninsula High School senior and chef Holden Dahlerbruch is presenting what he describes as his "award winning herb turkey meatballs" at a pop-up food ...



Palos Verdes Student Named U.S. Presidential Scholar  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

Palos Verdes Student Named US Presidential Scholar - Palos Verdes, CA - The Palos Verdes Peninsula High School student was among 161 high school ...



Palos Verdes volleyball defeated by Mira Costa in Bay League dual  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Playing at Palos Verdes has been a struggle for the Mira Costa boys volleyball team the last few years.



3 returning starters give Peninsula boys basketball an edge  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Things may change on a year-to-year basis for high school sports programs, but fourth-year Peninsula boys basketball coach Ryan Quinlan has not changed his ...



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 ...



Plough delivers thrilling finish as Peninsula tops Palos Verdes in Bay League basketball clash  The Daily Breeze

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES — With his team trailing by two points and seven seconds to play, Peninsula guard JD Plough dribbled the ball up court and looked ...



Arts & Entertainment | pvnews.com  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

This master ornamental plasterer just can't stop redecorating his Walteria abode ... and it's fabulous. May 29, 2019; 0 · Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email ...



Two teens released after District Attorney asks for further investigation into assault of man with autism in Rolling Hills  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Two men who were taken into custody for the alleged beating of a young man with autism caught on video in Rolling Hills were released last week after the Los.



Here's why there are millions of butterflies traveling through Palos Verdes Peninsula  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Swarms of butterflies are invading inland sections of Southern California as a result of an unusually heavy migration of a common species making its way from ...



Struggling PV Bowl nearing demolition to make way for new Torrance retail center  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The world was different when George Brandt founded Palos Verdes Bowl in 1958. Back then, 10 bowling centers were scattered about the South Bay, he said.



She's 'fashion fairy godmother' to busy clients on the Palos Verdes Peninsula  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

When she was just 16 years old, Gayle Theodora Drake so enjoyed helping outfit other people in the latest fashions, she would lose track of time doing it.



Chadwick School breaks ground on new Center for Innovation and Research  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Chadwick School, an independent k-12 on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, broke ground this week on a new 6000 square-foot facility that will ultimately serve as a ...



Student injured in pocket knife incident at a Ranchos Palos Verdes middle school  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A middle school student with a pocket knife injured another student Tuesday at Dodson Middle School in Ranchos Palos Verdes, authorities said.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

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$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 ...



3 local track athletes qualify for CIF-SS Master's Meet  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

While competing Saturday in the 110 hurdles at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Finals at El Camino College, Peninsula High senior Aidan Lieb kept ...



Palos Verdes baseball defeats Peninsula 10-6  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Erik Anderson hit the first Palos Verdes home run in the three seasons and Ryan Anderson allowed four runs in five innings while striking out four to help PV ...



Guarding RH Prep's JT Tan a tall order for opposing basketball teams  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

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Here's how a Rancho Palos Verdes woman is living without a working kidney  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Sue Andrews, 64, owes her life to a compact machine that sits on a table upstairs in her Rancho Palos Verdes home.



Out & About: Things to do in the South Bay April 19-21  The Daily Breeze

Artist Mixer: San Pedro Art Association hosts and artist mixer at Machine Art Studio, 446 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 6-7 p.m. Free. Bad Art Night: Palos Verdes ...



Palos Verdes Police Take Back Prescription Drugs Saturday  Palos Verdes, CA Patch

PVEPD Take Back Prescription Drugs Saturday - Palos Verdes, CA - California collected more than 69077 pounds of prescription drugs in the last National ...



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 ...



Palos Verdes High ends its 5-year losing streak against rival Mira Costa in Bay League matchup  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Addy Kostrencich was an eighth grader the last time the Palos Verdes softball team beat Mira Costa.



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.



'Every house has a story,' the 2019 Palos Verdes Home Tour volunteers prepare annual fundraiser  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The Circle, comprised of 100 dedicated, determined and dynamic women have given their all this year organizing a fundraiser to support the Palos Verdes Art ...



5 Studio City Students Named National Merit Scholars  Studio City, CA Patch

LA County Students Named National Merit Scholars - Studio City, CA - Five bright young Studio City students were named among the the nation's top students ...



After 3 sweeps, Peninsula boys volleyball heads to CIF semifinal showdown tonight  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A year after getting passed over for a CIF Southern Section playoff spot, the Peninsula boys volleyball team is using that reminder as motivation during its current ...



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 ...



This 15-year-old Chadwick student just got the internship of a lifetime  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A 15-year-old Chadwick student will get the rare opportunity to work alongside NASA scientists and engineers this summer.



Peninsula swimmers break league records and head to CIF meet this weekend  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

It was the smallest details that Peninsula's Aiichiroh "Ike" Shirakata paid attention to heading into last Thursday's Bay League swimming championships at ...



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 ...



LAUSD sued over death of student who collapsed while running at Dodson Middle School in Rancho Palos Verdes  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The parents of a 12-year-old Dodson Middle School student who collapsed in 2018 while running at school and later died are suing Los Angeles Unified, ...



$25000 reward offered in 2018 slaying of retired nurse in Rolling Hills Estates  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $25000 reward on Tuesday tied to last year's fatal stabbing of a retired nurse in a parking structure at ...



Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers Earth Day celebrations and film series  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

As millions worldwide participate in Earth Day, Adrienne Mohan acting executive director of the Palos Verdes Land Conservancy said it's important for residents ...



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 ...



Peninsula duo make history at national speech and debate tourney  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Peninsula High School graduates Raam Tambe and Jerry Wang successfully defended their championship title at the National Speech and Debate Association ...



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 ...



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 ...



Terranea Resort reaches settlement with workers amid union effort  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Terranea Resort has settled a class-action lawsuit and will pay $2.15 million to its workers, who said the resort underpaid them and violated other regulations.



Palos Verdes author explores the finality of death and her role as a palliative care physician  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Death is unavoidable, but a subject that few want to discuss, even doctor to patient. Dr. Sunita Puri, medical director of palliative care at USC, in her new memoir, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Book review: 'Do Not Despise the Days of Small Things,' by George W. Baum  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

God is in the small things says George W. Baum in his second book, “Do Not Despise the Days of Small Things” (Outskirts Press, 2019). In creative, even ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



2 teens plead not guilty to robbery, assault charges for allegedly beating autistic man in Rolling Hills  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Two teenagers accused of beating and robbing an autistic man in a mall parking structure in Rolling Hills Estates pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Torrance ...



For $150, this historic Pasadena Dream House could be yours, thanks to the Palos Verdes Art Center  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

A historic home in Pasadena, the Kelsey House, is the grand prize in this year's Palos Verdes Art Center Dream House Raffle.



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.



2 Teens in Stolen Mercedes-Benz Arrested After Pursuit Ends in Head-on Crash in Palos Verdes Estates  KTLA Los Angeles

Four people were taken to the hospital and two were arrested after a stolen Mercedes-Benz carrying three teenagers crashed during a pursuit in Palos Verdes ...



Rolling Hills Prep girls basketball on its way to third consecutive CIF State championship  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

The last two nights for Rolling Hills Prep junior Aly Maxey are perhaps the best examples of what this season has been like for this girls basketball team.



Out & About: Things to do in the South Bay Nov. 2-4  The Daily Breeze

Blood Donation: The Torrance Blood Donation Center offers opportunity to donate blood at 2814 Sepulveda, Torrance. 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. RedCrossBlood.org.



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 ...



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, ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



City Building Inspector for Rancho Palos Verdes Secretly Records 63 Women, 26 Men With Hidden Camera: DA  KTLA Los Angeles

A man accused of installing hidden cameras at Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall and a nearby Starbucks while employed as a city building inspector recorded ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Peninsula boys volleyball roars to victory over Quartz Hill to win Division 3 title  Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Intensity was not the issue for the Peninsula boys volleyball team. Playing in its first CIF Southern Section final, the Panthers were amped to chase down history.



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 ...



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