If knowledge is power, what does it take to prepare our children’s minds in
the new millennium? Meet the teachers of four South Bay institutions of learning. For them, education is more than grades and textbooks …
it’s about elevating local students into a class of their own.
You may know them as “Falcon” and “The Snowman,” the lead characters in both book and film in the ‘80s, but local writer Chris Ridges remembers them as Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, two kids from Palos Verdes who shared the same school hallway and football field with him. Chris looks back at the moment former classmates became infamous Russian spies and instant headline news.