All cities on the Peninsula are served by the Los Angeles County Fire Department and all but Palos Verdes Estates are served by the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department. (Palos Verdes Estates has its own Police Department.)
Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall is located on Hawthorne Blvd. above Golden Cove Shopping Center. Building and Safety Department and the Planning Department are located there.
Elementary schools are found in many neighborhoods, but you are encouraged to check out the District's website for attendance boundaries and to call the school to confirm immediate space availability.
There are two intermediate schools. Most students from Rancho Palos Verdes are in the attendance boundary for Ridgecrest, however some areas are assigned to Palos Verdes Intermediate School. Confirmation on the District website is recommended.
Peninsula students have a choice of attending either of the two high schools.
The main branch of the Palos Verdes Library is located at 701 Deep Valley Drive in Rolling Hills Estates. The Miraleste Branch is located at 29089 Palos Verdes Dr. East in Rancho Palos Verdes.
Library services and hours can be reviewed at https://pvld.org
Fred Hesse, Jr. Park
Shopping & Services
There are several commercial shopping centers that serve Rancho Palos Verdes, the largest one, shown below, is in Peninsula Center in the City of Rolling Hills Estates. In this area between Indian Peak and Silver Spur Rd. you will find several malls. One, named The Avenue of the Peninsula, has an ice skating rink on the lower level and 13 theaters on the upper level with generous free parking.
Promenade on the Peninsula - Ice Rink Entrance
Promenade on the Peninsula - Parking Entrance
A parking structure with 3 levels is located adjacent to the Mall with ramps to serve all shopping levels.
The Norris Theater for Performing Arts located in Rolling Hills Estates has two locations close to Crossfield Drive for performances and gatherings. These facilities were built from funds donated by members of the community and offer space for local groups to present their programs in addition to providing featured professional performances.
U.S. Post Office
The main Post Office for the Peninsula is located at the corner of Silver Spur Rd. and Deep Valley Dr. in Peninsula Center. Postal Annexes and substations can be found in other areas, including Malaga Cove in Palos Verdes Estates.
Statistics & Government
The Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall is located on Hawthorne Blvd. at the former Nike site. The Building and Planning Departments are located there, as is the City Clerk and temporarily the Senior Services Center.
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