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Home of the Day: Old-fashioned romance in Palos Verdes Estates

With the sultry good looks of a classic Spanish colonial, this handsome home inspires love at first sight. Traditional wood-beamed ceilings, tiled floors and wrought ironwork are among arresting details. French doors lead to a patio with outdoor fireplace and a balcony entwined with flowering vines....

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  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

  • The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-crusted pizza fix. 800 Degrees Neapolitan...

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  • Video shows four men who robbed Palos Verdes Estates couple

    Video shows four men who robbed Palos Verdes Estates couple

    Surveillance footage released Tuesday shows the four men who tied up and robbed a couple at gunpoint inside their Palos Verdes Estates home over the weekend. The robbery occurred about 8 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Lower Paseo La Cresta, according to the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department....

  • Four masked men tie up, rob Palos Verdes Estates couple, police say

    Four masked men tie up, rob Palos Verdes Estates couple, police say

    A couple was tied up and robbed at gunpoint by four men who broke into their Palos Verdes Estates home Saturday night, authorities said. Police were alerted to a home invasion robbery at about 8 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Lower Paseo La Cresta. Four masked men had entered the home and tied...

  • Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball enjoys block party

    Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball enjoys block party

    Volleyball: Tologs tally 15 stuffs, roll past Palos Verdes, 3-0, in first round of CIF Southern Section Division I-AA playoffs.

  • Home of the Day: Spanish-style living in Lunada Bay

    Home of the Day: Spanish-style living in Lunada Bay

    This bright Spanish-style residence sits among a blanket tall palms and tropical flora in the Lunada Bay area of Palos Verdes Estates. Designed for indoor-outdoor entertaining, formal living spaces flow freely onto the landscaped grounds through sets of French doors. West-facing patios and terraces...

  • Home of the Day: Spanish-style living in Lunada Bay

    Home of the Day: Spanish-style living in Lunada Bay

    West-facing patios and terraces offer ocean views at this Spanish-style residence in Palos Verdes Estates.

  • Home of the Day: Prized Spanish style in Palos Verdes Estates

    Home of the Day: Prized Spanish style in Palos Verdes Estates

    Perched on a hillside overlooking Bluff and Malaga coves, this Spanish-style villa on nearly three acres in Palos Verdes Estates frames ocean views as far as the eye can see. The architects, Wuesthoff & Pearson, were known for their Mid-century modern homes and movie theater designs found throughout...

  • Spanish villa in Palos Verdes Estates by Wuesthoff & Pearson
    Spanish villa in Palos Verdes Estates by Wuesthoff & Pearson

    Designed for casual living and formal entertaining, the Spanish-style home features open living spaces, a tennis court and sprawling ocean views on nearly three acres in Palos Verdes Estates.

  • Home of the Day: Mediterranean-modern in Palos Verdes Estates
    Home of the Day: Mediterranean-modern in Palos Verdes Estates

    This Palos Verdes Estates residence, found a short stroll away from lower Lunada Bay, offers a mix of new and old with contemporary interiors wrapped in a classic Mediterranean package. A modish staircase leads to a 1,128-square-foot master retreat complete with a private sitting room, a fireplace...

  • Sasha Vujacic sells home on Palos Verdes Peninsula
    Sasha Vujacic sells home on Palos Verdes Peninsula

  • French-style home with views of the Pacific
    French-style home with views of the Pacific

    Perched on a hillside overlooking the Pacific, this restored country French-style house in the Malaga Cove area was designed for family life and elegant entertaining. The architect, Beverly Hills-based Gerard Colcord, was known for creating well-proportioned classic homes.

    Location: 772 Via del...

  • Teen who drove off cliff may have been attempting suicide, police say
    Teen who drove off cliff may have been attempting suicide, police say

    A Los Angeles teenager who drove over a cliff early Friday morning in Palos Verdes Estates and fell at least 100 feet onto the Bluff Cove shoreline may have been trying to kill himself, police said.

    The 19-year-old was in "extremely critical condition" following the incident.

    "Statements by the...

  • Man drives over South Bay cliff, falls more than 100 feet
    Man drives over South Bay cliff, falls more than 100 feet

    A man was in "extremely critical condition" after driving over a cliff early Friday morning in Palos Verdes Estates, falling at least 100 feet in the car onto the Bluff Cove shoreline. 

    Authorities were called at 2:03 a.m. about the wreck and "found him over the side on the shoreline," according...

  • Blocked from leaving China for years, engineer finally comes home
    Blocked from leaving China for years, engineer finally comes home

    The last time Victoria Hu saw her father at her family’s home, she was 16, still a student at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School.

    As the year have flown by, she has gone on to study at UC Berkeley, become an adept illustrator and launched a passionate and dogged campaign to bring home her father,...

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