Blog Posts

  • Year in Review: News Records Local History
    Pacific Palisades: 2018 News Stories (Editor’s note:I reported on the following stories during 2018.)  JANUARY Four More Tenants for Caruso’s Palisades Village Caruso added four more businesses for Palisades Village, which is set to open in
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  • Breaking News Update
    PCH Closed between Sunset and Temescal A big rig hit a power pole between Temescal Canyon Road and Sunset Boulevard around noon, today (December 27), according to KABC and Pacific Coast Highway was closed in both directions. Los Angeles Department
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  • A Season of Hope and Light
    In Hoc Anno Domini (Editor’s note: the following editorial, which was written in 1949 by Vermont Connecticut Royster, has been published annually in the Wall Street Journal on Christmas Eve for the past 69 years. Royster (April 30, 1914 – July 22,
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  • Firefighters/LAPD/Workers Honored
    Piccolo Ritrovo and BID Host Annual Appreciation Lunch The Pacific Palisades Business Improvement District board held its third annual holiday appreciation luncheon at Il Piccolo Ritrovo Pizzeria and Trattoria on December 14. Firefighters from
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  • Theatre Palisades Actors Presented “A Christmas Carol”
    Radio Show Created Holiday Spirit The Theatre Palisades Actors’ Troupe presented their fifth annual Christmas Radio Show, Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” on December 12. Actors performed the Orson Welles version that was originally broadcast
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  • City and Chamber Treat DRB with Disrespect
    Design Review Board Needs a Place to Meet There are two challenges for the Palisades Design Review Board: it has no local place to meet and Councilman Mike Bonin has not appointed replacements. The DRB is a Los Angeles City-appointed, seven-member
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  • Legion Legend Moves to Pennsylvania
    Hackney Retires from Post 283 Ruth Hackney retired from her job at the American Legion on December 14. More than 150 people came to the Post the next night  to honor her at a sit-down dinner. On behalf of Representative Ted Lieu, Janet Turner
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  • Carlos Gray Named Coach of the Year
    Palisades High Girls Volleyball Wrap-up It was an outstanding year for the Palisade High girls volleyball team. After winning the City Section Open Division championship (coming from behind to beat Taft in five sets), the Dolphins advanced to the
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  • Foster Children Treated at Palisades Restaurant
    Vittorio Ristorante Sponsors Holiday Luncheon Vittorio Ristorante and Pizzeria opened its doors on December 22 for a special holiday celebration held for 100 foster children. This was the ninth year that children were invited to come to lunch,
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  • The Grinch Came Early
    Vandals Destroy Village Green Lights The Charlie Brown Christmas tree on the Village Green, which each holiday season is decorated with strings of lights, went dark this past week. Circling the News received a December 20 email from Village Green
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