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Electric Avenue

A South Bay tradition for more than 30 years, the annual Candy Cane Lane light spectacular in Torrance’s Seaside Ranchos area packs in the crowds—much to both the delight and chagrin of local residents. We touched based with Pam Jensen, a RE/MAX real estate agent and longtime neighborhood homeowner, to get some history and insider scoop on the popular event.

Made in the Shade

The popular boutique hotel finds a long-awaited encore in Redondo Beach.

Gathering Memories

Featured on this year’s Holiday Homes Tour, this beautiful Manhattan Beach abode was built on both family and tradition.
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Made in the Shade

The popular boutique hotel finds a long-awaited encore in Redondo Beach.

Sweet Dreams

From an auspicious date night to multimillion-dollar reality, South Bay couple and entrepreneurs Rosie O’Neill and Josh Resnick play their own winning game of Candy Land.

Buon Natale!

Our take on Italy’s holiday tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes
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Lounge Act

Visions of a cozy resting spot to get you through the holiday season

Gathering Memories

Featured on this year’s Holiday Homes Tour, this beautiful Manhattan Beach abode was built on both family and tradition.

Color Coding

A Hermosa Beach designer tailors a Mediterranean-style home for a young couple and their two children—but not without a lot of color and layered patterns.
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In the Elements

Baby, it’s cold outside? How to do winter wear … South Bay style.

We Love the 90's

Taking a cue from the last century’s late, great decade, this season’s fall trends are hip, nostalgic and anything but clueless.

Design in Hi-Def

Manhattan Beach fashion entrepreneur Paul Goncalves co-launches a clothing line with instant gratification.
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Cancer, an Afterword

When a doctor went from physician to patient, she needed more than her practice to get her through.

Dawn of a New Doctor

It’s not enough just to look good anymore. Most of us want to feel good. And for many, regenerative medicine—with its integrative approach—seems to be the answer. From high-frequency radio waves to music vibrations, we explore the latest therapies that, some claim, can slow down the aging process.

No Standing, Only Dancing

Feel the beat and move your feet with Zumba.
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Torrance All the Way

Old Torrance treats holiday shoppers to tree-lined streets, a nostalgic gift selection, hip eateries and ghosts of Christmases past.

Electric Avenue

A South Bay tradition for more than 30 years, the annual Candy Cane Lane light spectacular in Torrance’s Seaside Ranchos area packs in the crowds—much to both the delight and chagrin of local residents. We touched based with Pam Jensen, a RE/MAX real estate agent and longtime neighborhood homeowner, to get some history and insider scoop on the popular event.

Made in the Shade

The popular boutique hotel finds a long-awaited encore in Redondo Beach.
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Sugar & Spice

Escape the holiday madness with sweet retreat at Rancho Bernardo Inn.

Picture It

A place of legend and lore, Italy’s famous island is much more than the Corleones. History, wine and cuisine set the stage in Sicily for a beautiful romance.

Fire & Ice

Exploring an Iceland “hot” spot with a reputation for chill
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Southbay Celebrates Barrera & Associates 25 Years of Service

Southbay magazine celebrated a milestone on behalf of its long time partner in business, Pat Barrera at the Bo Bridges Gallery in Manhattan Beach

White Light White Night 2016

Hamilton Butler Jewels Grand Opening

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December 2016

TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
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Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
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The Sandpipers 24th Annual Holiday Homes Tour will showcase four distinctive homes in the South Bay. Each home is magnificently decorated and magically transformed for the holiday season. In...

Where:
, CA


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Join the Palos Verdes Junior Women’s Club for their annual holiday luncheon and shopping boutique benefiting at-risk women and children in the South Bay.  Come and enjoy a day of friendship,...

Cost: $110.00 per person

Where:
Palos Verdes Golf Club
3301 Via Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, CA  90274
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For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
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Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
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The community is invited to have lunch with Santa. Includes face painting, crafts, clowns and photos with Santa (bring your camera). Price includes a ticket to Torrance Memorial’s 33rd annual...

Cost: 15

Where:
Richard B. Hoffman, M.D., Health Conference Center
3330 Lomita Blvd.
Torrance, CA
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Sponsor: Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Telephone: 310-517-4606
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Join the Orthopaedic Institute for Children in their annual Toy Drive. We need your help to raise 4000 toys for the holiday party, where toys will be passed to children undergoing treatment. Help...

Cost: Free

Where:
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
403 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA  90007
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Sponsor: Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Telephone: 213-742-1500
Contact Name: Jacklyn Freyberger
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Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

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Torrance Memorial Medical Center will host its 33rd annual Holiday Festival fundraiser. More than 36 themed, decorated trees, live entertainment, the South Bay’s largest holiday boutique,...

Cost: 5

Where:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd.
Torrance, CA
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Sponsor: Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Telephone: 310-517-4606
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Come out for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting & "Rock for Tots" - Toy Drive Charity Concert. Visit with Santa, take a ride on the holiday carousel, donate a new toy, and live music...

Where:
Hermosa Beach Pier
, CA

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Celebrate the start of the season as a family at Terranea’s annual tree lighting ceremony featuring lively entertainment and holiday crafts. Following, a feast fit for the holidays awaits at the...

Cost: Adults - $38, Children 5-10 - $18, Children under 5 - complimentary

Where:
Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  90275
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Sponsor: Terranea Resort
Telephone: 646-237-4522
Contact Name: Mara Weiss
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Come celebrate the season with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band with an early evening program that is sure to put you in the holiday mood! This 60-person symphonic band is under the direction of...

Cost: $10 members and non-members at the door, children 12 and under are free

Where:
South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA  90274
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Contact Name: South Coast Botanic Garden
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Back by popular demand -- A New Orleans Christmas with Jeff Bordes and Friends is a heartwarming holiday show mixing the spirit of Christmas with the soul of New Orleans.  The whole family will...

Cost: $20-$30

Where:
James Armstrong Theatre
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA  90503
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Sponsor: Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation
Telephone: 310-378-8100
Contact Name: Christian Wolf
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TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
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Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
Website »

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For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
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Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
Website »

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Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

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Join the Orthopaedic Institute for Children in their annual Toy Drive. We need your help to raise 4000 toys for the holiday party, where toys will be passed to children undergoing treatment. Help...

Cost: Free

Where:
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
403 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA  90007
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Sponsor: Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Telephone: 213-742-1500
Contact Name: Jacklyn Freyberger
Website »

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During a Discovery Day, parents have the opportunity to meet faculty members, students, and administrators during a school day. Information on academic programs, admission,  financial assistance,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rolling Hills Preparatory School
1500 Palos Verdes Drive North
San Pedro, CA  90732
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Telephone: 310-791-1101
Contact Name: Ryan Tillson
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TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
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Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
Website »

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DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN BEACH CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET TUESDAYS: Fall/Winter Hours (September through Memorial Day 2017) : 11am - 4pm on 13th street between Valley...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Manhattan Beach
1219 Morningside Drive
13TH Street between Valley/Morningside Dr.
Manhattan Beach, CA
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Sponsor: Downtown Manhattan Beach Business & Partners Association
Telephone: 310-379-9901
Contact Name: Kelly Stroman
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For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
View map »


Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
Website »

More information

Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

More information

Join the Orthopaedic Institute for Children in their annual Toy Drive. We need your help to raise 4000 toys for the holiday party, where toys will be passed to children undergoing treatment. Help...

Cost: Free

Where:
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
403 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA  90007
View map »


Sponsor: Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Telephone: 213-742-1500
Contact Name: Jacklyn Freyberger
Website »

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TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
View map »


Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
Website »

More information

For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
View map »


Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
Website »

More information

Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

More information

Join the Orthopaedic Institute for Children in their annual Toy Drive. We need your help to raise 4000 toys for the holiday party, where toys will be passed to children undergoing treatment. Help...

Cost: Free

Where:
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
403 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA  90007
View map »


Sponsor: Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Telephone: 213-742-1500
Contact Name: Jacklyn Freyberger
Website »

More information

PRO Martial Arts Torrance invites you and your family to our karate school for free classes where your child will get following:   * Free board breaking * Free karate, bullying and predator...

Cost: FREE

Where:
PRO Martial Arts Torrance
17240 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA  90504
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Sponsor: PRO Martial Arts
Telephone: 310-935-3288
Contact Name: Calvin Wang
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During a Discovery Day, parents have the opportunity to meet faculty members, students, and administrators during a school day. Information on academic programs, admission,  financial assistance,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rolling Hills Preparatory School
1500 Palos Verdes Drive North
San Pedro, CA  90732
View map »


Telephone: 310-791-1101
Contact Name: Ryan Tillson
Website »

More information

TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
View map »


Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
Website »

More information

For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
View map »


Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
Website »

More information

Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

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Recovery Choices, an alternative to traditional 12-step programs for alcohol and drug recovery, holds weekly support group meetings facilitated by Alicia MacGowan, licensed advanced...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Recovery NOW Group Room
2200 PCH, Suite 205A
Hermosa Beach, CA  90254
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Sponsor: Recovery NOW
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PRO Martial Arts Torrance invites you and your family to our karate school for free classes where your child will get following:   * Free board breaking * Free karate, bullying and predator...

Cost: FREE

Where:
PRO Martial Arts Torrance
17240 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA  90504
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Sponsor: PRO Martial Arts
Telephone: 310-935-3288
Contact Name: Calvin Wang
Website »

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Please join us for a guided tasting of exclusive wines paired with authentic Italian fare by Bottega Romana in Riviera Village, Redondo Beach. You will taste six handcrafted wines from premier...

Cost: $50.00

Where:
Bottega Romana
215 Avenue I
Redondo Beach, CA  90277
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Telephone: 571.216.5136
Contact Name: Peggy Dean
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TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
View map »


Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
Website »

More information

For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
View map »


Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
Website »

More information

Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

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Drop-In Salsa Classes every week in El Segundo! 7:30pm Salsa I 8:15pm Salsa II 9:00pm Open Salsa Dancing until Midnight NO partner required. Full bar. 4 dance floors! Tenia Raeni has...

Cost: $10 per class. Open dancing is free

Where:
Hacienda Hotel
525 N Sepulveda Blvd
El Segundo, CA  90278
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Sponsor: Soho Dance LA
Telephone: 323-657-SPIN (323-657-7764)
Contact Name: Tenia Raeni
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Walk Jack’s Hat Trail on this 191-acre property linking the Three Sisters and Portuguese Bend Reserves.  This wildlife corridor boasts beautiful ocean views and native habitat.  This is a...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Filiorum Reserve
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  90275


Sponsor: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy
Telephone: 310-541-7613
Contact Name: info@pvplc.org
Website »

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TIME4ART Presents: A Peek Into Chicano Art - From the Private Collection of Cheech Marin. Primarily known as an actor, director, and performer, Cheech Marin has developed the finest private...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA  90266
View map »


Sponsor: TIME4ART
Telephone: 310-802-5440
Contact Name: Carmen Mentges
Website »

More information

For every new unwrapped child's toy you donate to Toys for Tots, Gaetano's will give you a free dessert back!

Cost: Unwrapped Child's Toy

Where:
Gaetano's Restaurant
2731 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance, CA  90505
View map »


Sponsor: Gaetano's Restaurant & Toys for Tots
Telephone: 310-326-3354
Contact Name: Andreanna Liguore
Website »

More information

Artists & Fleas will present a host of festive hands-on gift making workshops as part of its holiday marketplace this year! On December 10th, our Venice location will be hosting 4 different...

Cost: Free, Workshops $10-$50

Where:
Artist & Fleas Venice
1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd
venice, CA  90291
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Just in time for the holidays, the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink in Redondo Beach will be open to the public for skating this holiday season with the Grand Opening taking place on Sunday,...

Where:
Redondo Beach , CA

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Join us for the 6th Annual Holiday Concert and Santa on The Pier Saturday, December 10, 20162:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Redondo Beach Pier100 Fisherman's WharfRedondo Beach, CA 90277The 6th Annual...

Cost: Free

Where:
Redondo Pier
100 Fisherman's Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA  90277
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Sponsor: Redondo Pier Association
Contact Name: Redondo Pier
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WEEKENDER

Sand Castle Contest

August 7
Bring your A-game and come out to compete in the City's annual community sand castle contest.

Raider of the Los Ark

August 6
Watch Indiana run through ancient tombs as you sit back on the sand under the summer stars.

See the complete event list for this weekend.

 Sponsored by Terranea Resort.  

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On the Market

1457 Via Asturias, Palos Verdes Estates

Unique contemporary home designed by the award winning architect Kirk Shimazu in 1992- his only project on the Peninsula, and then updated by the present owner.

215 North Peck Ave - Manhattan Beach

Set above the street, this two-story family home has city views and is drenched with natural light.

100 Terranea Way-17-201 - Rancho Palos Verdes

Terranea's only front-row 2-bedroom +den resale golf Villa features a spectacular ocean view from its private, cozy balcony.