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History & Current Events Category

Things You Always Wondered About Palos Verdes

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I wrote this in 2007, but to make it easier to find, I've moved it to the top of the heap: A lot of things have happened in Palos Verdes during my 68-year residency some of which, distressingly, are now ancient history. I see a lot of misinformation on websites by realtors attempting to portray themselves as Palos Verdes experts, but I am here to say that I witnessed most of the following myself and this is how it was.  I am...Continue Reading!

May 2016 Newsletter

May, 2016   Dear Neighbor: The real estate market continues to be quite active.  The value of your house has definitely increased since the first of the year.  I’ve got a couple of new listings that were scheduled to hit the market as I write this, but one of them, 2108 Via Visalia, PVE, sold before it came out.  Another, 28336 Lunada Ridge, RPV, I mentioned before as coming out soon, is also in escrow.  The ink is still wet on 27100 Sunnyridge...Continue Reading!

The History of Palos Verdes (straight from those of us who lived it)

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Just out on You Tube is a fascinating history of Palos Verdes Estates as told by those of us who lived thru it.  You'll see many faces and places you recognize, including me.  Sorry, this link is down for some reason -- it's being investigated.      Continue Reading!

The Other Reasons Japan Lost the War

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I gave this talk yesterday at Malaga Cove Historical Society and will give it again July 9 for Peninsula Seniors.  Hope to see you there.  Here is the link to it on YouTube: Continue Reading!