2016

Resident Finds Perfect Harmony in Local Chorus

Sometimes when we meet up with the month’s newsletter raffle winner to present their gift certificate and take their photo, we realize what a great story they have to share with our community. Such wa...

Hollywood Riviera’s Celebrity — Rosemary DeCamp

One of the most famous residents of the Hollywood Riviera is, no doubt, actress Rosemary DeCamp who lived here for almost 60 years, until her death in 2001. Rosemary and her husband, Judge John Shidle...

Hollywood Riviera Residents Love this Park to the Moon and Back

While there are many wonderful parks in Torrance, only one has panoramic views from the ocean to the mountains – plus its own rocketship. Los Arboles “Rocketship” Park is a Hollywood Riviera jewel lov...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Local Resident Stands Up for Victims

Growing up in Guatemala in a home with domestic violence, Riviera resident Ericka Gonzalez vowed at the age of 8 that she would do something about it. And she has. In fact, Ericka has done so much to ...

Getting to Know Your Riviera Neighbors: Lisa Lunzer and a Life-Long Career in Insurance Sales

When Lisa Lunzer graduated from college she knew she wanted a career that would allow her to work flexible hours and earn a fair living wage. She also knew she wanted a career that involved a product ...

Hollywood Riviera Resident’s Board Game Introduces Youths to Yoga

Remember the days before computers, tweeting and Instagram? The olden days, when people made eye contact around the kitchen (or restaurant) table instead of staring at their screens? When families com...

The Doctors Will See You Now: Riviera Residents Put Patients First with Concierge Medicine

When is a waiting room not a waiting room? When it’s in a concierge medical practice, like the one offered by Riviera residents Thomas LaGrelius, MD and his partner, Nicole Lawrence, MD, at Skypark Pr...

Community Event Saves Lives: 14th Annual Torrance Relay for Life

April 23-24 at South High The statistics from The American Cancer Society are grim: About 1,685,210 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2016, with some 595,690 Americans anticipated to di...