Grandview Woman’s Club

Grandview Woman’s Club

The now-vintage clothier, Lanz of California, previewed their fashions for the Grandview Woman’s Club in March 1963. The Palos Verdes News printed the following of the event: Spring fashions will debut at the Cockatoo Inn when the Grandview Woman’s Club and their guests enjoy a bruncheon. Planning the table centerpieces are Mmes. Leroy Ellickson, William…

Remembering their mother at the Cockatoo Inn

Remembering their mother at the Cockatoo Inn

We came across a very special story today. The Quiros family were devoted in remembering their mother at the Cockatoo Inn. Every year on the anniversary of their mother’s death, Julia Quiros de Perez, the family would unite in Hawthorne. According to the Calexico Chronicle from December 17, 1981: “Mrs. Pety Urrea Quiros was present…

Temple Menorah Sisterhood’s Purim Ball of 1959

Temple Menorah Sisterhood’s Purim Ball of 1959

We recently stumbled upon an old newspaper clipping. It stated that The Temple Menorah Sisterhood’s Purim Ball of 1959 was held at the Cockatoo Inn. The following was printed in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News from 1959: “Final arrangements are now being made to have Temple Menorah Sisterhood’s Purim Ball at the Cockatoo Inn, Imperial…