Adults

Palos Verdes history: Just a bunch of dates and facts? Think again.

PENINSULA PAST By Monique Sugimoto and Dennis Piotrowski Not too long ago, a homeowner discovered an empty suitcase tucked away in the attic of her new home. "Yutaro Kawashiri Family No. 39528" was written in red marker on one side of the suitcase. The age of the suitcase, the distinctive "Family No." identification, and the Japanese surname could only mean... Read more

National Novel Writing Month Write-ins

Would you like to be published in an anthology? Please join us for write-ins, workshops, networking with local writers, the opportunity to read your work in public, and the publication of an anthology with a copy going to every single participant. Whether you are an aspiring writer or published, write fiction, non-fiction, or short stories, all writers are welcome! October... Read more

Total BooX - new ebook service

What is Total BooX? Total BooX is a new ebook platform the library is testing out. There are no waiting lines and you can instantly read any title on the platform, online or offline, using the Total Boox free App for iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets. How do I get it? Download and install the Total Boox app: iPhone... Read more

News from the Archives: Ever heard of Nortronics?

The last local history article in the PV News (July 30) mentioned a company called Nortronics which was located on Crest Road between Hawthorne and Crenshaw. The 50 acre Nortronics complex, was designed by architect, Charles Luckman, famous for Madison Square Garden in New York, the manned space center in Houston, and closer to home, Marineland, the LAX Theme Building,... Read more

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