CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1993 |
On Aug. 28, 1973, residents of what was to become Rancho Palos Verdes voted overwhelmingly for incorporation, halting county attempts to urbanize the rugged landscape of custom-built houses with picturesque ocean views. Now, as the city celebrates its 20th anniversary, residents can still boast of semirural, well-to-do living. But the upscale spaciousness has come at a price.