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Rancho Palos Verdes to continue peacock eviction program

Florida has its Burmese pythons, Louisiana has its beaver-like nutria, and Rancho Palos Verdes has its peacocks. Each of the communities has struggled with a non-native — some would even say invasive — species. In Florida, the snakes have led to large declines in raccoons, rabbits and bobcats,...

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  • A World Cup fan's dilemma: Cevapcici or churrascaria?

    A World Cup fan's dilemma: Cevapcici or churrascaria?

    Where do I go to watch soccer? Usually down in the living room, early on Sunday mornings, until somebody decides that Charles Osgood is more fascinating than the Juventus-Parma match. Soccer can be a lonely pursuit, unless you are one of the hearties who make a habit of nipping down to the pub...

  • 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...

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    Barbie doll creator's onetime Malibu home among L.A.'s priciest sales

    The homes of a former Lakers coach, a Hollywood talent manager and a late toy mogul were among the top residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week. $19.5 million -- Beverly Hills A newly built, 6,830-square-foot showplace in the Trousdale area of Beverly Hills sold for...

  • What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?

    What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?

    Home sales in L.A.’s South Bay routinely hit seven figures, but what does $1 million buy, exactly? Here’s a sampling of homes in the area that are priced in that range. The three-bedroom home in the Hill section previously sold for $930,000 in 2004. (Realtor.com) HERMOSA BEACH: This stand-alone...

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    What does about $1 million buy in L.A.'s South Bay?

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  • L.A. Unified cancels golf tournament at Trump-owned course

    L.A. Unified cancels golf tournament at Trump-owned course

    Los Angeles school district officials have canceled plans to hold a fundraising tournament at the Trump National Golf Club in response to comments made by Donald Trump about immigrants. The L.A. Unified School District has asked the club, located in Rancho Palos Verdes, to return its $7,500 deposit....

  • Doctor allegedly prescribed narcotics after examining dog X-ray

    A Rancho Palos Verdes physician was arrested on suspicion of writing prescriptions for powerful painkillers and muscle relaxants to an undercover agent who showed him an X-ray of a dog, authorities said.Dr. Richard Seongjun Kim, 42, was charged with 21 counts of illegally prescribing drugs with...

  • USC Trojans' Steve Sarkisian lists Rolling Hills home for $9.5 million

    USC Trojans' Steve Sarkisian lists Rolling Hills home for $9.5 million

    USC football Coach Steve Sarkisian has put his home in Rolling Hills on the market for $9.5 million. Sarkisian, who in April announced that he and his wife, Stephanie, are in the process of getting a divorce, bought the house last year for $8 million. Set on 5.21 acres, the gated estate is accessed...

  • USC Trojans' Steve Sarkisian lists Rolling Hills home for $9.5 million
    USC Trojans' Steve Sarkisian lists Rolling Hills home for $9.5 million

    USC Trojans football Coach Steve Sarkisian in June listed his renovated and expanded home in Rolling Hills for $9.5 million. The house sold in August for $8.55 million.

  • Man found guilty of throwing 4-year-old daughter off cliff in 2000
    Man found guilty of throwing 4-year-old daughter off cliff in 2000

    As the word “guilty” rang out in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, Sheriff’s Det. Jeffrey Leslie turned toward a woman seated behind him in the audience. It was a moment the two had awaited for 15 years since 4-year-old Lauren Sarene Key had fallen to her death from a Rancho Palos Verdes cliff.Leslie’s...

  • Jurors in murder trial visit Rancho Palos Verdes spot where 4-year-old died
    Jurors in murder trial visit Rancho Palos Verdes spot where 4-year-old died

    They trudged single file up the dusty and rocky trail Thursday, mindful of the precipitous cliff at their side and the pounding surf below.

    A few stepped gingerly to the edge of the picturesque bluff in Rancho Palos Verdes, peeking down to the jagged rocks 120 feet beneath them. Some took notes...

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    Jason Statham, Tobey Maguire headline L.A.'s top real estate sales

    Homes linked to two of Hollywood's leading men, a Beverly Hills legacy estate and a Bradbury residence with a view were among the top residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week.

    $12.995 million, Beverly Hills

    Formerly owned by Richard Ehrlich of Westside Estate Agency...

  • Home of the Day: Pierre Koenig reinterpreted in Rancho Palos Verdes
    Home of the Day: Pierre Koenig reinterpreted in Rancho Palos Verdes

    This reimagined post-and-beam, with its folding-plate roofline and walls of glass, builds off of what is formally known as the Henbest-Birkett Residence by Pierre Koenig, architect of Case Study House No. 21 and No. 22 fame. A secondary wing, a fountain entry and a pool are among additions made...

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    Home of the Day: Pierre Koenig reinterpreted in Rancho Palos Verdes

    A secondary wing and a pool are among the additions made by Robert Sweet to the Pierre Koenig-designed Henbest-Birkett Residence in Rancho Palos Verdes.

  • 3rd murder trial begins for man accused of hurling daughter from cliff
    3rd murder trial begins for man accused of hurling daughter from cliff

    For the third time, trial has begun for a father accused of leading his daughter on what prosecutors say was a "dangerous hike" in Rancho Palos Verdes 15 years ago and flinging her off a steep, jagged cliff into the ocean.

    Two previous juries deadlocked over whether Cameron Brown, now 53, intentionally...

  • Third trial begins for man accused of pushing daughter off cliff
    Third trial begins for man accused of pushing daughter off cliff

    A third trial began Wednesday in the case of Cameron Brown, who prosecutors say led his young daughter on a “dangerous hike” in Rancho Palos Verdes 15 years ago and then flung her off a steep, jagged cliff and into the ocean.

    Two previous juries deadlocked over whether Brown, 53, intentionally threw...

  • Rep. Janice Hahn announces run for L.A. County Board of Supervisors
    Rep. Janice Hahn announces run for L.A. County Board of Supervisors

    Rep. Janice Hahn said Tuesday that she will forgo a congressional reelection campaign next year and instead run for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, where her populist father, the late Kenneth Hahn, served for four decades.

    Hahn's announcement ended weeks of speculation...

  • Commuters compose songs, follow pretty routes to minimize stress
    Commuters compose songs, follow pretty routes to minimize stress

    Years of driving from Venice to Encino in stop-and-go traffic on the 405 Freeway took a toll on Ken Elkinson. But the Venice resident, who works in insurance, didn't realize how much his stress was affecting him until his 4-year-old twins began gleefully repeating his road rage phrases, such as...

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    Tips to keep commuting stress at bay

    If working from home is out of the question, here are a few ways to make the commute more enjoyable:

    •Check traffic before leaving (or download a navigation app): Just knowing how long it will take to get somewhere can help reduce the worry caused by traffic jams.

    • Avoid interchanges: Heavy traffic...

  • Home of the Day: Golf villa getaway by the sea
    Home of the Day: Golf villa getaway by the sea

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  • Home of the Day: Golf villa getaway by the sea
    Home of the Day: Golf villa getaway by the sea

    This villa residence, found along the sixth hole of the Links at Terranea in Rancho Palo Verdes, offers a enviable combination of coastal views and resort atmosphere. Designed by Barclay Butera, tailored interiors awash in soft palettes open onto a golf-front patio with ocean views. An inner courtyard...

  • Hopefuls woo voters at South Bay candidates forum
    Hopefuls woo voters at South Bay candidates forum

    Candidates in three South Bay/Westside races on the Nov. 4 ballot made pitches to voters Wednesday night in Rancho Palos Verdes.  On many issues, there was more agreement than dissent -- all for example, said they favored campaign finance reform, although their ideas varied somewhat.

    The tightly...

  • Football: Peninsula cancels game because of excessive heat

    Peninsula has canceled playing a scheduled football game for Friday afternoon at home against Compton Centennial because of excessive heat. The school doesn't have lights.

    Peninsula is 1-3 on the season.

    Centennial is 2-2.

     

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  • Boat that went missing on return from Catalina is found, crew safe
    Boat that went missing on return from Catalina is found, crew safe

    A boat that went missing with three people on board while returning from Catalina Island was found Monday by a good Samaritan who alerted the U.S. Coast Guard, officials said.

    A man and two women aboard the 17-foot vessel, which went missing after departing Avalon Harbor about 8 p.m. Sunday, were...

  • Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse
    Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse

    Gary Uberstine, the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based Premier Sports & Entertainment management firm, has sold a townhouse in Manhattan Beach for $3.139 million.

    Located in the Gas Lamp section, the Tuscan-style residence has 2,520 square feet of living space across three floors with an...

  • 16-million-year-old whale fossil 'rescued' from hillside
    16-million-year-old whale fossil 'rescued' from hillside

    Negotiating a system of ropes and pulleys, a search-and-rescue crew labored for hours Friday through dirt and tilted terrain to free a trapped whale fossil from a Rancho Palos Verdes hillside. 

    The approximately 16-million-year-old baleen whale fossil at the heart of the hubbub that prompted a...

  • Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished
    Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials found a body Sunday morning in the area where an 18-year-old swimmer disappeared last week.

    Members of the sheriff's emergency services detail found a body in Abalone Cove, but could not confirm whether it was the body of the missing swimmer, said Deputy Amber...

  • Search continues for missing cliff jumper off Inspiration Point
    Search continues for missing cliff jumper off Inspiration Point

    The search for a swimmer who went missing after jumping off a ledge into the ocean off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes entered its third day Friday. 

    Joseph Sanchez, 18, went missing around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Lifeguards, sheriff's officials and the U.S. Coast Guard have been combing the waters...

  • Man's disappearance turns Inspiration Point into a site of desperation
    Man's disappearance turns Inspiration Point into a site of desperation

    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes is both beautiful and powerful, drawing those who simply want to watch the crashing waves and those seeking the thrill of jumping from the cliff's edge.

    But on Thursday, Inspiration Point was a site of desperation and grief for family and friends of Joseph...

  • Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family
    Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen feet below.

    Presumed dead, Sanchez regularly...

  • Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast
    Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast

    The search continued Thursday for an 18-year-old swimmer who disappeared a day earlier under heavy surf near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.

    Identified by high school friends as Joseph Sanchez, the teen reportedly had been cliff-jumping off Inspiration Point — something they...

  • Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
    Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

    Divers were searching Wednesday afternoon for a swimmer who was submerged in the ocean near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said.

    The U.S. Coast Guard, lifeguards and divers have been looking for the swimmer since 2:55 p.m. after witness reports of a body that was...

  • Home of the Day: The Kilbury Residence by Richard Neutra
    Home of the Day: The Kilbury Residence by Richard Neutra

    Prior to commissioning Richard Neutra in 1956, the Kilbury family interviewed equally famous Usonian designer Frank Lloyd Wright for the project of building their hillside residence in Palos Verdes Estates.

    After the latter architect was deemed too expensive, the former, who was willing to work...

  • A World Cup fan's dilemma: Cevapcici or churrascaria?
    A World Cup fan's dilemma: Cevapcici or churrascaria?

    Where do I go to watch soccer? Usually down in the living room, early on Sunday mornings, until somebody decides that Charles Osgood is more fascinating than the Juventus-Parma match. Soccer can be a lonely pursuit, unless you are one of the hearties who make a habit of nipping down to the pub...

  • F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake
    F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake

    It was a lone F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet that produced the sonic boom Wednesday that produced the rumbling so intense some Los Angeles and Orange County residents insisted it was an earthquake.

    The confirmation Thursday from the U.S. Navy came as some questioned that the rumbling came from...

  • Rare whale fossil excavated at Palos Verdes school
    Rare whale fossil excavated at Palos Verdes school

    Juvenile sperm whale skull found by a science teacher at Chadwick School is estimated at 12 to 15 million years old. It has been taken to the Natural History Museum.

  • Number of gray whales seen migrating south doubles from a year ago
    Number of gray whales seen migrating south doubles from a year ago

    The jump in numbers has researchers wondering if the once endangered species is growing or if its migration patterns are changing.

  • Two teens due in court on murder charges in death of graphic artist
    Two teens due in court on murder charges in death of graphic artist

    Two men are scheduled to be arraigned Monday in the death of a 42-year-old man whose body was found inside a burned SUV in Rancho Palos Verdes.

    Jose Angel Martinez, 18, of Compton and Adrian Berumen, 18, of Long Beach face murder and arson charges in connection with the April 23 death of Christopher...

  • Panoramic views in Rancho Palos Verdes
    Panoramic views in Rancho Palos Verdes

    Walls of windows and skylights infuse natural light into this contemporary Palos Verdes Peninsula home.

  • U.S. probes plane crash on Rancho Palos Verdes beach
    U.S. probes plane crash on Rancho Palos Verdes beach

    Federal investigators are looking into how a small plane ended upside-down on a Ranchos Palos Verdes beach Friday, leaving the pilot with minor injuries, officials said.

    The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash, which occurred just...

  • Pilot injured when plane crashes onto Rancho Palos Verdes beach
    Pilot injured when plane crashes onto Rancho Palos Verdes beach

    A pilot sustained minor injuries Friday when a small plane crashed on a Rancho Palos Verdes beach, officials said.

    Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the Trump National Golf Club in the Portuguese Bend area shortly before 11:45 a.m. after reports of a plane upside-down on the beach,...

  • Lilly Pulitzer exhibition opens in Palos Verdes
    Lilly Pulitzer exhibition opens in Palos Verdes

    Lilly Pulitzer, the Palm Beach queen of pink and green who died in April at 81, is the subject of a fashion exhibition open through Sept. 29 at the Palos Verdes Art Center.

    "Loving Lilly: Lilly Pulitzer From the Keni Valenti Collection" is a tribute to the socialite and fashion icon, whose whimsical...

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