Mid December 2018 Palos Verdes Home Sales

Mid December 2018 Palos Verdes Home Sales

Palos Verdes lighthouse & coast courtesy of Arvin Design

Palos Verdes real estate single family home sales in the first 17 days of December 2018 are 19 homes which is a decrease from the 21 Palos Verdes homes sold in the first 17 days of November and a decrease from first 17 days of December 2017 (28).  (It may take an additional week for some sales to post after the actual close of escrow).  The average sales price for single family Palos Verdes homes from December 1st to date is $1,919,276 which is a decrease from last month’s average of $1,993,567 for this same time period and an increase from $1,720,241 last December.

In December 2018 to date, the highest priced Palos Verdes home sold for $3,300,000 and is located in the Portuguese Bend neighborhood and has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and 3,565 square feet on a 3/4 acre lot.  This spectacular European farmhouse designed by Edward Carson Beall features expansive ocean/Catalina views, gourmet kitchen w/La Cornue French range, a romantic master suite, soaring ceilings, distressed wood floors, 5 fireplaces, 30 French doors, a 300 square foot guest house, and pool.  The lowest priced Palos Verdes home sold to date in December for $1,275,000 and is located in the Crest neighborhood of Rancho Palos Verdes; this home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and 2,374 square feet on a 9,053 square foot lot.

We currently have 181 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale priced between $999,000 in the Palos Verdes Drive North neighborhood to $15,450,000 in the West Palos Verdes neighborhood.  To view Palos Verdes real estate statistics from September 2017 through November 2018, click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

To read my prior article on Mid November 2018 Palos Verdes Home Sales click here.

Photo of  Palos Verdes Point Vicente Lighthouse and coast courtesy of Arvin Design

Palos Verdes Free Post Holiday Tree Pick Up 2018 Schedules

Palos Verdes Free Post Holiday Tree Pick Up 2018 Schedules

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Palos Verdes home owners can have their Christmas trees picked up after the holiday for free!

Palos Verdes Estates residents are scheduled for pick up of their Christmas trees starting one week after the holiday January 1 through January 11, 2019.  This year, service will be provided during your normal weekly trash pickup.  Trees will be removed from your normal trash enclosure or trash area.  After January 11, 2019, however, you are responsible to cut and bundle your tree securely with twine or rope and leave it in your trash area.  Stands and all decorations including tinsel must be removed.  Lightly flocked trees are acceptable.  For more information, call Athens Services at (888) 336-6100.

The City of Rolling Hills will be recycling their trees as part of their regular trash pick-up program.  Just put it out on your regular green trash day, and the trees will be picked up from December 26th through January 11, 2019.  Remember to remove everything from the tree including the stand; flocked trees will be picked up also.  However, if your tree is over 6 feet, you are required to cut it in half. For more information, call Waste Management at (310) 677-6500.

Rancho Palos Verdes will be recycling trees as part of their regular trash pick up from December 26 through January 9, 2019.  Please remove everything from it and place it next to your trash bin.   If your Christmas tree is over 6 feet tall, they ask that you cut the tree in half.  This year they will  be offering extra trash bags pick up until January 11, 2019, if they are placed next to the gray trash cart.  For more information, call EDCO Waste at (310) 540-2977.

Rolling Hills Estates will be recycling trees as part of their regular trash pick up from December 26 through January 11, 2019.  All trees must have everything removed from them including the stand before pick up.  For more information, call Waste Management at (800) 774-0222.

To read my last article on Holiday Tree Pick Up click here.

More Palos Verdes Holiday Events As Christmas Day Approaches!

More Palos Verdes Holiday Events As Christmas Day Approaches!

santa with kids pic

Palos Verdes homes owners know that Christmas is just around the corner, and tis the season to enjoy.  Whether you like holiday sing-a-longs or Santa visits, this is the place to be.

On Sunday, December 16, 2018, the spirit of the season can be enjoyed with a Christmas sing-a-long at Lunada Bay Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You can get in to the holiday spirit with neighbors singing songs, enjoying hot chocolate & cider, plus candy canes and treats for the kids.  Lunada Bay Park is located at 2201 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates.

Santa will be visiting the Promenade on the Peninsula starting on Tuesday, December 18th through Friday, December 21, 2018, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.  This year, Santa will be sitting at a selfie station for photos and visits.  The Promenade of the Peninsula is located at 550 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estates.

On Christmas Eve, join a Palos Verdes Estates tradition with the arrival of Santa at Malaga Cove Plaza on December 24th.  Beginning with a parade that starts at 5:30 p.m. at Coronel Plaza, Santa will then come down the hill ending at Malaga Cove Plaza at approximately 6:00 p.m.  Then enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors, while Santa brings joy to those around.

Malaga Cove Plaza is located off Palos Verdes Drive West between the corners of Via Corta & Via Chico in Palos Verdes Estates.

To read my last article on Santa visits click here.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

 

Palos Verdes Home Sales Silver Spur Neighborhood 1st Half 2018

Palos Verdes Home Sales Silver Spur Neighborhood 1st Half 2018

Grandview Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Palos Verdes homes sales in the Silver Spur neighborhood for the first half of 2018 decreased to 27 single family homes sold in 2018 compared to 28 sold in 2017.  Price per square foot for Silver Spur homes that sold in the first half of 2018 increased to $684 compared to $621 in 2017 a 10.2% increase.  Average sales price for Silver Spur homes sold in the first half of 2018 increased to $1,300,598 in 2018 compared to $1,140,710 in 2017.  The most expensive Palos Verdes home sale in the Silver Spur neighborhood was $3,580,000 and the lowest priced Palos Verdes home sale in the Silver Spur neighborhood was $900,000.

Currently, the Silver Spur neighborhood has 8 Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 8 single family homes for sale ranging in price from $1,100,000 for a 3 bedroom/2 bath, 1,874 square foot home, to $1,400,000 for a 4 bedroom/3 bath, 2,249 square foot home.  There are no condos/townhomes for sale in this area.

For background and history on the Silver Spur Neighborhood Multiple Listing Area 176 please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes home sales for the Silver Spur neighborhood and real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Photo of  Grandview Park located in Silver Spur Neighborhood courtesy of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events January 2019

Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events January 2019

forrestal reserve

During the month of January 2019, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is offering outdoor hikes/activities for Palos Verdes home owners to enjoy including bird walks, nature walks with naturalists, nocturnal full moon walk and volunteer opportunities which are listed below.

Special Events: 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at White Point Nature Preserve, will take place on Monday, January 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for this special day of service!  Bring the family to help restore the demonstration garden, benefiting local wildlife and celebrating a day of plant diversity for a great day off from school!  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteer.com.  

Volunteer Trail Watch Training with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will take place on Saturday, January 26, and February 2, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  If you like to hike, ride your bike or horse, and are interested in helping protect the Preserve and it’s habitat and wildlife, why not become a Trail Watch Volunteer and make a difference on the trails.  You must be 18 or older to participate.  Ladera Linda Community Center, 32201 Forrestal Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Guided Nature Walk by Palos Verdes Land Conservancy will take place at Agua Amarga on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.  Walk the trail while enjoying the views, and appreciate the results of many volunteers’ trail and habitat restoration efforts in this quiet neighborhood canyon on the Agua Amarga Reserve.  This is considered a moderate walk.  For parking, from Hawthorne turn west onto Verde Ridge Road, right on El Rodeo, left on King Harbor Rd.  Park on the street and meet at Rock Park Drive cul-de-sac.  For more information, please call (310) 541-7613 ext 201 or sign up at www.pvplc.org.

Monthly Activities:

The Family Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, January 5, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Families will enjoy this easy and educational walk with a Naturalist through this beautiful canyon preserve and discover the unique variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and insects that call it home.  he walk concludes inside the Nature Center with a hands on exploration of the exhibits.  This event is free and appropriate for all ages.  Stroller friendly.  Leashed dogs are welcome.  The preserve is located at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates.  For more information call (310) 547-0862 or RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities. 

The Family Science & Storytime at White Point Nature Education Center will take place on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  Bring the family to experience a hands on science exploration of one of the Peninsula’s amazing wildlife species: the California King Snake.  Your family will enjoy stories, songs and activities with retired Children’s Librarian, Carla Sedlacek.  Stay and explore the Nature Center, take a walk on the trails or have a picnic under the historic trees.  This event is free and appropriate for all ages.  Stroller friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome.  White Point Education Center is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro.  RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

The Family Science & Storytime will take place at George F Canyon on Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Bring your family to experience a hands on science exploration and listen to our Naturalist share child friendly literature about the Peninsula’s endangered Cactus Wren. Stay and explore the wildlife exhibits, beautiful preserve trail, and picnic under the shady Learning Tree.  This event is free and appropriate for all ages. Leashed dogs and strollers are welcome.  The preserve is located at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates.  For more information call (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-547-0862 or RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities. 

Think about new ways to landscape with native plants this year!  Native Plant Sale at the White Point Nature Preserve will take place on January 12, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Help attract butterflies and other pollinators and beautify your home garden with plants grown in the Conservancy’s nursery.  Purchase colorful, drought tolerant native plants that make fertilizers and insecticides virtually unnecessary and require little or no water.  Naturalists are on hand to give advice.  Plants sold on first come, first served basis.  White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro.  RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

The Wild Birds Unlimited Walk at White Point Nature Preserve will take place on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 8:30 a.m.  Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds that make the White Point Nature Preserve home.  Try to spot a burrowing owl or listen for the call of the endangered gnat catcher.  Binoculars will be supplied for beginners.  The program is free and open to the public.  All ages are welcome.  White Point Nature Education Center is located at 1600 West Paseo del Mar in San Pedro.  RSVP at  www.pvplc.org,Events & Activities.

The Family Nature Walk at White Point Nature Preserve will take place on January 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  This Naturalist led walk includes a walk through the Tongva Native Plant Demonstration Garden where you will learn how early inhabitants of the Peninsula used these plants for a variety of purposes for thousands of years.  Then walk the trails through beautifully restored coastal sage scrub habitat with views of Catalina.  For those interested in the military history of the area, continue to walk up to a WWII gun emplacement.  The walk concludes with a visit to the Nature Education Center with multi-media activities for all ages.  This is a moderate walk and is free, stroller friendly and leashed dogs are welcome.  The White Point Education Center is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro.  For more information call (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-561-0917.

Think About New Ways to Landscape with Native Plants this Year!  Native Plant Sale at George F Canyon will take place on January 26, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Help to attract butterflies and other pollinators and beautify your home garden with plants grown in the Conservancy’s nursery.  Purchase colorful, drought tolerant native plants that make fertilizers and insecticides virtually unnecessary and require little or no water. Naturalists are on hand to give advice.  Plants sold on first come, first serve basis. George F Canyon is located at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274.  RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

The Wild Bird Unlimited Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 8:30 a.m.  Join Wild Birds Unlimited’s expert birder to search for the winged creatures that thrive in the coastal sage woodland of this beautiful canyon.  This program is free and all ages are welcome.  Parking is available at the Center which is located at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates.  For more information call (310) 547-0862 or RSVP at www.pvplc.org,Events & Activities.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Outdoor Volunteer Days at Alta Vicente Reserve will take place on Saturday, January 5th and 12th, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Help restore this unique canyon habitat home to many threatened and endangered wildlife species.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteer.com.

The Family Outdoor Volunteer Activity at the George F. Canyon Nature Preserve will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  Put on your work clothes and take part in a kid friendly habitat restoration activity: plant seeds, care for native plants, and track wildlife.  Children of all ages will be learning to understand the role that they can play in nature conservation.  This event is free.  George F Canyon is located at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates.  For more information call (310) 541-7613 or RSVP at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Outdoor Volunteer Days at Native Plant Nursery will also take place on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  You will nurture seedlings to grow shrubs for habitat restoration projects.  You must RSVP by Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Adopt your own piece of nature!  Become an Adopt-a-Plot volunteer with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy.  Enjoy the outdoors and become inspired by nature as a volunteer.  You will help create habitat for rare and endangered species (like the PV blue butterfly) at one of the restoration sites on the Peninsula on your own schedule.  For more information, contact info@pvplc.org, or call (310) 541-7613 x 215.

To read my prior article on the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, click here.

Photo courtesy of Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy.

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes – December 11, 2018

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes – December 11, 2018 

My favorite Palos Verdes Homes on the December 11, 2018, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour (13 homes had open houses today) are described below.  We currently have 185 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $999,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (The low in Eastview is $775,000) to $15,450,000 in the city of Palos Verdes Estates.  There are 35 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $292,000 and $1,795,000.  My favorite Palos Verdes homes today are:

       

Stephen Haw’s (Keller Williams Palos Verdes) 2012 Paseo del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 6 bedroom, 5 bath, 5,450 square foot home for $4,998,000.  This beautifully remodeled Lunada Bay tennis estate features ocean views, spacious gourmet kitchen w/large center island, master suite w/viewing balcony, pool & tennis court.  George Fotion’s (Call Realty) 1421 Via Davalos, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above right) is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,744 square foot home for $2,899,000.  This gorgeous Lunada Bay home features ocean/coastline views, soaring walls of glass, massive wine room, and in-ground spa.

       

Carolyn Fitzpatrick’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 19 Buckskin Lane, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,016 square foot home for $1,895,000.  This charming Palos Verdes Drive North home features two fireplaces, natural wood beams & ceilings, separate studio guest house, and 1.5 acres of equestrian property w/barn, stables & corrals.  Phyllis Weitzman’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 3348 Corinna, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above right) is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,992 square foot home for $1,349,000.  This one level Mira Catalina home features ocean/Catalina views, spacious remodeled kitchen w/breakfast bar, and hardwood oak floors.

To read my prior article on favorite Palos Verdes homes click here.

Photos courtesy of CRMLS.

Terranea Resort’s Christmas Dining Extravaganza!

Terranea Resort’s Christmas Dining Extravaganza!

Palos Verdes homes owners are once again lucky to have Terranea Resort located in their backyard with their amazing holiday dining specials for all to enjoy.  Whether you are looking for a Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day brunch or Christmas Day dinner, you will find it here with wonderful views and inviting ambiance.

Christmas Eve dinner can be enjoyed at Catalina Kitchen (with live entertainment) and a holiday buffet which includes a carving station, local seafood, classic and non-classic steakhouse accompaniments, a raw bar, chef’s specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and deserts.  This Christmas Eve dinner  on Monday, December 24, 2018, is from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at a cost of $95 adults/children 5-10 $35/ and children under the age of 4 are complimentary.  Dinner at Mar’sel will be a traditional three-course dinner menu of holiday classics – you can enjoy a choice of appetizers, entrees and desserts.   They will be serving from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at a cost of $140 adults/children 5 – 10 are $40/ and children under 4 are complimentary.

On Christmas Day the brunch buffet at Catalina Kitchen is a perfect time to relax after unwrapping gifts.  Bring the family and will enjoy holiday buffet favorites, a carving station, local seafood, waffles & pancakes, fresh fruit, chef’s specials, crepe station and omelets made to order.  This offering takes place on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, from 9:00 a.m., to 3:00 p.m. at the cost of $99 adults/children 5-10 $47/ and children under the age of 4 are complimentary.

Christmas Day dinner at Mar’sel’s will be the traditional three course dinner menu of holiday classics where you will enjoy a choice of appetizers, entrees and desderts.  They will be serving from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at a cost of $140 adults/children 5-10 are $40/and children under 4 are complimentary.  Catalina Kitchen will be serving their dinner buffet which includes holiday favorites, a carving station, local seafood, raw bar, chef’s specials, salad bar, charcuterie, cheese and desserts.  They will also be offering holiday themed cocktails.  This special dinner takes place on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.,at the cost of $99 adults/children 5-10 are $47/ and children under 4 are complimentary.  Nelson’s will also be joining in the holiday traditions by having their special smoked prime rib au jus, marbled potato gratin and glazed baby carrots beginning  Saturday, December 22, 2018, through Monday, December 24, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  On Christmas Day, Nelson’s will be serving their special smoked wild mushroom bruschetta, California paella, smoked prime rib and rosemary garlic porchetta from 11:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.

To read my prior article on Terranea Resort click here.

Terranea Resort is located at 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Photo courtesy of Terranea Resort.

 

 

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales November 2018 For Palos Verdes Homes

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales November 2018 For Palos Verdes Homes

Palos Verdes Real Estate Chart November 2018 showing active, pending & sold Palos Verdes homes 90274 and 90275

Palos Verdes real estate sales November 2018 for Palos Verdes homes decreased compared to October.   36 Palos Verdes houses sold in November compared to the 57 homes sold in October and decreased compared to the 39 homes that sold in November 2017.  There were 39 Palos Verdes single family homes pending in November which decreased from the 53 homes pending in October.  The number of active Palos Verdes homes for sale in November (202) was just about the same as the 203 homes for sale in October.

Average sales price for Palos Verdes homes sold in November decreased to $1,778,000 from $1,944,000 in October and decreased from the $1,794,000 in November 2017.  Price per square foot for Palos Verdes houses that sold/closed escrow in November increased to $637 from October ($595).  Average days on market in November increased to 56 days from 36 days in October.  Months of inventory (months it would take to sell existing inventory at the current rate of sale) increased to 5.6 months in November for Palos Verdes homes for sale compared to 3.6 months in October.  A “normal” market is considered 6 months of inventory.  Entire charts can be accessed by clicking here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Currently, there are 184 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale. 50 Palos Verdes houses are in escrow (21 homes have pending sales and 29 homes are under contract).  Additionally, 10 homes have sold/closed escrow in the first 7 days of December with an average sales price of $1,734,825.

To read last month’s report on Palos Verdes Real Estate sales, click here.

Chart courtesy of Trendgraphix, Inc.

Palos Verdes Home Sales Peninsula Center Neighborhood 1st Half 2018

Palos Verdes Home Sales Peninsula Center Neighborhood 1st Half 2018

The Promenade at the Peninsula shopping center, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Palos Verdes homes sales in the Peninsula Center neighborhood for the first half of 2018 increased to 14 single family homes sold in 2018 compared to 10 sold in 2017.  Price per square foot for Peninsula Center homes that sold in the first half of 2018 increased to $618 compared to $612 in 2017 a 1.0% increase.  Average sales price for Peninsula Center homes sold in the first half of 2018 increased to $1,354,500 in 2018 compared to $1,252,035 in 2017.  The most expensive Palos Verdes home sale in the Peninsula Center neighborhood was $1,650,000 and the lowest priced Palos Verdes home sale in the Peninsula Center neighborhood was $1,000,000.

Currently, the Peninsula Center neighborhood has 4 Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 3 single family homes for sale ranging in price from $1,299,000 for a 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,896 square foot home, to $1,399,800 for a 4 bedroom/2 bath, 1,670 square foot home.  There is 1 condo/townhome for sale for $699,500 for a 2 bedroom/2 bath, 1,240 square foot condo/townhome.

For background and history on the Peninsula Center Neighborhood Multiple Listing Area 175 please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes home sales for the Peninsula Center neighborhood and real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Photo above of the Promenade on the Peninsula.

Santa Visits In Palos Verdes 2018!

Santa Visits In Palos Verdes 2018!

Palos Verdes homes owners and their children are looking forward to the 2018 Santa visits here on the Peninsula.  Below are just a few opportunities to see Santa in Palos Verdes.

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, Santa will be at Good Stuff Restaurant from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for their  Breakfast with Santa.  At the restaurant you will be able to meet Santa, take photos, and get involved with some festive holiday activities.  Children under 5 are free, children from 6 to 12 are $5, and adults are $15.  For reservation to this sell-out event, call Good Stuff at (310) 544-8000.  Good Stuff is located at 550 Deep Valley Drive #151, Rolling Hills Estates.

The Peninsula Center will be presenting time with Santa on Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. near La Salsa.  Please bring your camera to take holiday photos of your children enjoying face painting, balloon artists, kids crafts, DJ dance party, games, a magical snowfall, and strolling musicians.  PV Ballet will also be having a performance at 12:00 noon.  Peninsula Center is located at 67 Peninsula Center, Rolling Hills Estates.  For more information, click here.

Santa arrives at Lunada Bay Park on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.  This holiday event includes not only a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, but also a cookie decorating station and refreshments.  Wear warm clothing as there will be snow to play in!  Bring your camera and get a special picture with Santa.  Lunada Bay Park is located at 2325 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates.

On Sunday, December 16, 2018, the City of Rancho Palos Verdes will be holding its Ginger Bread Workshop.  This is a new activity for families to spend time together enjoying the holiday.  The workshop will have two time slots: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The cost is $45/per house and the event will take place at Hesse Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes .  This will be a fun event and to read more about it click here .

To read my prior article on Santa is Coming to Palos Verdes click here.

Photo courtesy of Peninsula Shopping Center