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

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

The deadline for applications is now December 12, 2018, because at least one current Councilmember (Jim Van Dever) did not file by the December 7 deadline — click here. Seven candidates that have filed and have been qualified (in alphabetical order):

  1. Jeff Groves

  2. Michael Kemps

  3. Jennifer King*

  4. Victoria Lozzi

  5. Kevin McCarthy

  6. David McGowan

  7. Betty Lin Peterson*

* Incumbent

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 and bio)

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

This website currently covers the following topics/issues:

Others will be added over time:

  • Bike and Roadway Safety (2016)

  • PALOS VERDES BEACH CLUB RENEWAL (2015)

  • SOLAR CONTRACT IN PVPUSD (2016)

  • BLUFF COVE HOMES DEMOLITION (2014-2015) 

  • CELL PHONE TOWERS PLACEMENT (2015-2016) 

  • 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

click here

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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