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Peninsula People Feb 2018

RPV Residents PENINSULA

RPV Residents PENINSULA Volume XXII, Issue 7 February 2018 P A L O S V E R D E S P E N I N S U L A M O N T H L Y Do you change your automobile oil and filter? If you do, call EDCO your trash/recycling hauler and arrange for a free pickup. Then, place your used oil in a tightly sealed container and your filter in a sealed ziplock bag. EDCO will pick them up and drop off a free oil recycling kit that contains a 15-quart drip pan, empty 1-gallon container, funnel, shop rag, cardboard floor mat and information on used oil and filter recycling. Call EDCO at 310-540- 2977 or go to www.rpvrecycles.com. Composting Workshop Sat. April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Hesse Park, Fireside Room Document Shredding Event and Electronic Waste Roundup plus Free Mulch Giveaway Sat. April 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. RPV Civic Center, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd (for RPV Residents Only) Household Hazardous Waste Roundup Sat. April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. RPV Civic Center For More information on Used Oil Recycling, go to: 1-800-CLEANUP For Weekly Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (including Sharps, Used Oil and Electronic Waste Disposal) go to: Gaffey SAFE Center 1400 N Gaffey St, San Pedro, 90731 Phone: 800.988.6942 Open Every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ON THE COVER “Arctic Sunset” by Albert Operti, who accompanied Admiral Robert Peary Sr. on the first Arctic expeditions. The sketch is among a collection of travel sketches on exhibit next month at the Palos Verdes Center. PROFILES 18 Spotlight on the Peninsula by Ryan McDonald Joy Nicholson’s critically acclaimed novel “Tribes of Palos Verdes” is adapted for the big screen with stars Maika Monroe (“Labor Day”), Cody Fern ( “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace”) and Jennifer Garner (“Alias”). 22 Travel sketches by Bondo Wyszpolski Before there were cameras, there were sketchbooks, which travelers used to memorialize their travels. A collection of sketches from the Vanderlip family, as well as contemporary sketches by local artists will be featured in an exhibit next month at the Palos Verdes Art Center. Boulder of dreams by Stephanie Cartozian First, Dean and Kara Herbrandson collected boulders that they stored wherever the boulders would fit on their Palos Verdes Estate property. Then they figured out the boulders could be used to build their dream garden. Lin’s Peninsula people by Chalice Lin Chalice Lin grew up regretting having missed the opportunity to spend a day at the amusement park with her grandfather in Taiwan. Her word and photo portraits of over 50 Peninsula seniors are a way to compensate for her childhood error. Beef, Japanese style by Richard Foss Since the centuries old ban on eating cows was lifted in Japan, the country has made an art of barbecue. Yamaya Japanese Wagyu & Grill is the first American outpost of a Japanese restaurant specializing in beef. Major Langer remembered by Kevin Cody Attorney Major Langer is remembered as a bigger than life figure, with a heart to match. HIGHLIGHTS DEPARTMENTS 6 PeninsulaFebruary 2018 30 36 54 56 12 Morgan’s Jewelers “A man and his watch” 18 Malaga tree lighting 40 Shrivers’ Arty Party 58 Special Children’s League affair 64 Peninsula Symphony with the Asia America Youth Symphony 44 Peninsula calendar 57 Around and about 65 Home services STAFF EDITOR Mark McDermott PUBLISHER Stephanie Cartozian PUBLISHER EMERITUS Mary Jane Schoenheider ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Richard Budman DISPLAY SALES Tamar Gillotti, Amy Berg CLASSIFIEDS Teri Marin ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Richard Budman ADVERTISING COORDINATOR Teri Marin GRAPHIC DESIGNER Tim Teebken FRONT DESK Judy Rae DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA Daniel Sofer (Hermosawave.net) CONTACT MAILING ADDRESS P.O. Box 745 Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-0745 PHONE (310) 372-4611 FAX (424) 212-6780 WEBSITE www.easyreadernews.com EDITORIAL PenPeople@ easyreadernews.com ADVERTISING (310) 372-4611 displayads@ easyreadernews.com Please see the Classified Ad Section for info. FICTITIOUS NAME STATEMENTS (DBA’S) can be filed at the office during regular business hours. (310) 372-4611 Peninsula is a supplemental publication of Easy Reader, 2200 Pacific Cst. Hwy. #101, PO Box 427, Hermosa Beach, CA. 90254-0427. SUBSCRIPTIONS Yearly domestic mail subscriptions to Peninsula are $80, foreign $100 payable in advance. The entire contents of Peninsula is copyrighted 2018 by Peninsula People, Inc.

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