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Every Minute Counts!

1/30/2020 (Permalink)

Orange colored bachground with an overflowing sink, with yellow and orange towels under the sink Water Loss Rules!

In each and every emergency loss SERVPRO of Palos Verdes is enforced that we follow the industries standard of 1 - 4 - 8. The essence of:

  • 1 - Within 1 hour from the time SERVPRO of Palos Verdes receives a loss notice, we will call you or the point of contact to schedule services.
  • 4 - In a period of 4 hours from receiving the loss, our technicians will be on-site to start mitigation services.
  • 8 - Not beyond 8 hours we will have a preliminary report of the loss back to the appropriate person (claims representative, property manager, customer etc.)

In majority of cases many losses can definitely be reduced both in size and cost of the claim with fast and adequate response.

Call and schedule for a quote at (424) 570-9900. 

Palos Verdes Homes Tour 2020

1/29/2020 (Permalink)

Water painting of the mountainside filled with beautiful flowers surrounding a home. Things To Do In Rancho Palos Verdes!

The Circle of the Palos Verdes Art Center is extremely excited to present this years:  Palos Verdes Homes Tour 2020

Come and enjoy the beautiful and refreshing homes and gardens on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Opening the doors to the a fabulous art and fun collections during the Palos Verdes Homes Tour.  Sponsored by the Circle of the Palos Verdes Art Center. Come and take a break during your self paced, self driving tour of this year's featured homes and enjoy an included leisurely lunch at the Art Center and shop the unique boutiques and our own Collected Treasures. 

Date and Time: Fri. & Sat. March 20-21, 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Location:  Palos Verdes Art Center

5504 Crestridge Road

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Homes Tour:  $65

support@pvhomestour.com

Waterfront Town Square and Promenade

1/29/2020 (Permalink)

A councilman standing in front of a podium ready to do a speech with 3 suited genltmen behind him overlooking the waterfront. Things to See in San Pedro!

The Port of Los Angeles will begin construction the San Pedro Promenade and Town Square Project.  San Pedro Public Developer Wayne Ratkovich gathered with Port and public official for a ground breaking project.  The project begins at 6th Street, just east of Harbor Boulevard and then ends at Berth 74 in San Pedro.  

After years of p[planning, two components of San Pedro's long-awaited new waterfront were feted Monday, Jan 26 as port and city officials joined with developers to break ground on a town square and the next portion of the promenade.  First phase for the project will begin with the promenade along the waters edge, visitor restrooms and additional public landing for recreational boaters. 

Korean Friendship Bell

1/27/2020 (Permalink)

Friendship Bell with the blue skies in the background. Beautiful Act of Friendship!

This beautiful act of friendship was a gift by the South Korean government to the United States to celebrate the bicentennial of the U.S. This is to symbolize friendship between the two countries. This was dedicated on October 3, 1976, and declared Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.  

Commonly know as the Korean Friendship Bell this massive bronze bell housed in a stone pavilion in Angels's Gate Park, in San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.  Located at the corner of Gaffey and 37th Streets, the section of the park is alternatively called the "Korean-American Peace Park" and occupies part of the former Upper Reservation of Fort MacArthur. 

Fire Safety for Kids 2020

1/24/2020 (Permalink)

Cartoon figure of a mother scolding her child for holding matches, also with the text of 10 Fire Safety Tips for Kids at Home Fire Safety for Kids 2020

Every year kids under the age of five have a much higher risk of dying in a residential fire compared to children in other age groups, according to the US Fire Administration.  Majority of these fires occurred in homes without smoke detectors.  

To protect your kids and family safe, the following are recommended for each home:

  • Reduce clutter
  • Do Not overload electric outlets, extension cords or wall sockets.
  • Never leave burning candles unattended.
  • Hide all matches and lighter out of reach of children.
  • Make sure all fire extinguishers are conveniently located in your home.
  • Replace any electrical outlets.  
  • Do not use really old appliances.
  • Keep an eye on Garage safety.
  • Keeping your clothes dryer system proper maintenance.
  • Replace circuit breakers with arc-fault circuit interrupters. 

2020 Women in Restoration

1/24/2020 (Permalink)

Half body shot of a woman holding a hard hat with a tool belt, with the text of Recognizing Women in Restoration Honoring the Best of the Best in Restoration!

Women are taking more remarkable roles in the restoration industry every year. This year's 2020 Recognizing Women in Restoration campaign is the award's fifth anniversary.  This is all about finding and recognizing leading ladies in all positions within the restoration industry.  

Women are creating a new voice in the restoration industry and generating new ideas and ways restoration companies should be run. 

Here are the requirements to this years campaign:

  1. Women have to have at least 10 years experience in the restoration business.
  2. Women can nominate themselves or by a colleague.
  3. Include any images, references and so on you feel will help strengthen the profile submission. 
  4. Any questions to email the R&R Editor Michelle Blevins at: blevinsm@bnpmedia.com

Deadline for entries is: Friday, February 28, 2020

Grand Opening: Halo of Hope Cancer Foundation

1/24/2020 (Permalink)

Text of Halo of Hope with a heart, side angel wings and a halo above. Cancer Patient Support Group!

Come join Moderator Angelica Roxas, Breast and Lung Cancer Survivor and Founder/President of Halo of Hope Cancer Foundation along with Life Coach, Dr. Elise Ho, for this FREE south Bay support group.  

Grand Opening Event

Date:  February 5th, 2020, Saturday

Time:  6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Location: Peninsula Center Library

(3rd floor - Conference Room)

701 Silver Spur Road

Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Inviting all Cancer Patients, Survivors, Caregivers and family members and ask any questions that they may have. Share their stories, knowledge, experiences and feeling with others while receiving encouragement, support and guidance.  Most importantly help to give HOPE.

Beverages & Appetizers will be served

  • Fun activities
  • Guest speakers
  • Making connections
  • Resources provided and much more.

Stay or Go

1/22/2020 (Permalink)

2 firemen's shadow ablaze is a large wild fire in front of them Evacuate of Shelter in Place?

In a wildfire or earthquake, do you evacuate or shelter in place?  Palos Verdes Peninsula CERT is sponsoring a free talk on Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 pm covering a "Stay or Go."  An open forum for a Q & A mainly geared mainly toward the inexperienced Peninsula resident who is unprepared, which is unfortunately includes many of us.  

Topics will include what it takes to be ready to Evacuate your family as well as what you need to do to be ready to Shelter in place.  Learn simple steps you can take today to protect yourself, your family and your home.  

Location:  Hesse Park

29301 Hawthorne Blvd.

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. 90275

This event is FREE for all Peninsula residents. 

Nature Walk at Abalone Cove

1/22/2020 (Permalink)

Pacific ocean view of the shoreline. Nature Walk!

Docent Guided Nature Walk at Abalone Cove

Enjoy a guided tour of Abalone Cove on Saturday January 25th, 2020 at 3:00 pm.  Location:  Abalone Cove Shoreline Park and Ecological Preserve.  Hike past the unique native flora and fauna and explore the tide pools teeming with fascination marine life.  The hiking difficulty is moderate to strenuous.  The trail to and from the tide pools is approximately 1 mile and involves about a 120 ft change in elevation. This is a kid-friendly hike but the trails and rocky beach are unsuitable for baby stroller.  Sorry, no dogs allowed on the beach.  The hike is free and the rain cancels a hike.  Parking fee  applies to all the Nature Walk participants.  Car pooling or ride sharing is strongly suggested.  

For more information, please call (310) 544-5366.

SoCal Museums Free-For-All

1/22/2020 (Permalink)

2 children and a father looking at ducks through a window. Southern California Weekend Events!

SoCal Museums Free-For-All 2020

Saturday, January 25, 2020

With wonderful and sunny southern California weather this is an event that will fulfill you and your family's weekend.  Over 40 museums presenting art cultural heritage natural history, and science will open their door and invite visitors to attend FREE of charge.

This offer is for general museum admission only and does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions.  Regular parking fees apply at each museum.  

List of Participating Museums:

  • The Broad
  • The Museum of Tolerance
  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
  • California African American Museum
  • California Science Center
  • Getty Center Museum
  • La Brea Tar Pits
  • Kid Space Children's Museum
  • LACMA 
  • Los Angeles County Fire Museum