The 35 students from Palos Verdes Peninsula who qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its 2020 list of semifinalist high school students Tuesday, who will compete for a share of 7,600 scholarships worth more than $31 million. Winners will be announced nationally between April and July next year. High school juniors, 11th graders, in about 21,000 high schools in the United States…

Sculptures from LACMA arrive at South Coast Botanic Garden for Art Meets Nature exhibit

Beginning Sept. 8, South Bay residents no longer have to travel to downtown Los Angeles or enter a museum to see world-class sculptures. In a first-time collaboration, six sculptures from Los Angeles County Museum of Art museum’s permanent collection are being relocated on 10-year loan to South Coast Botanic Garden in Rolling Hills Estates. The…