Palos Verdes also known as PV, is often used to refer to a group of coastal cities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the Los Angeles / South Bay area of California.. This affluent bedroom community is known for its dramatic views, good schools, extensive horse trails, and high home prices. (There are still affordable condos and town homes in PV- many with ocean views.)
The Trump Golf course, the Palos Verdes Club golf course, Rolling Hills Country Club, and the Los Verdes golf course, are located in Palos Verdes.
Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, and Rolling Hills Estates, are the predominant cities in the area, with a part of San Pedro protruding on the eastern end of the peninsula. The area is home to several golf courses and country clubs, and the South Coast Botanic Garden. There is a lighthouse on Point Vicente, and Point Vicente Park is a popular spot for watching the migration of gray whales.
The Palos Verdes Pennsula Unified School District has one of the highest rated API scores in California, and has one of the highest average SAT scores and one of the highest percentage of students successfully completing the Advanced Placement exams in the county. There are two high schools, Palos Verdes Penninsula High School,l (formerly called Rolling Hills High School) and Palos Verdes High School (the latter located just a half block from the Pacific Ocean). Marymount Colege, a co-ed Roman Catholic two-year college is located in Rancho Palos Verdes. A private K-12 school, Chadwick School, is also located there.
The Peninsula is served by the Palos Verdes Library Districtt which operates the Peninsula Center, Miraleste, and Malaga Cove Libraries.
For Pennsula shopping.....The Palos Verdes Mall http://www.palosverdescenter.com/index.htm