Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education
— Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are committed to informing the residents of Palos Verdes about local issues of interest. We are a non-partisan group of residents wishing to help improve our Community (click here for our names)

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Municipal Election to Elect Three City Council Members coming on March 5, 2019

There are six candidates (not counting Jeff Groves who has withdrawn) running for three seats (in alphabetical order):

  1. Michael Kemps

  2. Jennifer King (incumbent)

  3. Victoria Lozzi

  4. Kevin McCarthy

  5. David McGowan

  6. Betty Lin Peterson (incumbent)

PVrrg as a group will not be endorsing any candidates, although some of our members may do so as individuals. In the coming months, PVrrg will provide information on this website to help inform the public on each candidate’s positions of issue of interest to the public. This will include such information as:

  • Statements from each Candidate describing why they’d like you to consider voting for them (as well as photo, bio and link to their website) — click here

  • Responses from each candidate to specific questions about recent issues that have been controversial — click here

  • PVrrg hosted a Candidate Forum in PVE City Council Chambers on Wednesday February 6th. For video of the event, click here.

  • League of Women Voters of Palos Verdes Peninsula and San Pedro and the Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce hosted a second Candidate Forum in PVE City Council Chambers on Wednesday February 11th. For video of the event, click here.

This website currently covers the following topics/issues: Since withdrawn for the

Others will be added over time:

  • Bike and Roadway Safety (2016)





  • PVE CITY -- ROLE OF CITY MANAGER (2013-2016)

  • NEW CITY HALL (2016)

Please sign our Petition to PVE City Council on Balancing Spending to Revenue

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Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty
— Thomas Jefferson


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