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  • Brentwood School Athletic Facilities Are Built on VA Land
    Brentwood, an ultra-exclusive private high school in Los Angeles, spent more than $4.5 million in 2001 to build an athletic facility on VA Property. High school students pay $50,880 annually to attend Brentwood, and the athletic facilities include
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  • Palisades Resident Gracie Abrams Releases First Album
    Gracie Abrams, 23, the daughter of director J.J. Abrams and producer Katie McGrath has just released her first full-length album, Good Riddance. The Daily News ran a March 22 story (“Are Your Ready for Gracie Abrams?”) and wrote that she “built her
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  • Artist Jonas Never’s Work Reaches Millions
    Now, a famous muralist, Jonas Never wanted to be a professional baseball player when he was younger. As a youth he played on the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association’s Dodgers. He attended Santa Monica High School, still pitching, even facing
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  • Seekers and Sage Heartwarming Program
    This editor has watched numerous “rose” ceremonies on a popular television show, but nothing was as powerful or emotional as the interchanges between Sages and Seekers at Palisades High School on March 20. A high school student, after reading a
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  • Two Homes Red-Tagged, One Home Yellow-Tagged
    A 20,000-sq-ft. piece of the hillside, off Las Lomas Avenue, slid into a home below at 949 Los Lomas. The slide was reported at 7:50 p.m. March 26, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Nicholas Prange. “There were helicopters
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  • Los Leones Historical Hike This Saturday
    Sign Up for Hike: Enjoy Refreshments and Talk After the predicted rains are over this week, it will be the perfect time to take a moderate-level hike at 8:45 a.m. in Los Leones Canyon (near Fire Station 23), on Saturday, April 1. Those participating
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  • Car Ran Through Self Defense Studio: Reopening Planned April 3
    Owner of the Z Ultimate Self Defense studio, Jim Herzog, was surprised when a Volkswagen ID.4 roared through the studio on January 31 about 5:15 p.m. The car, driven by a person picking up a pizza, was stopped when it hit the back wall. “There was a
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  • City Proposes Two Changes for Chautauqua and PCH
    Former Palisadian-Post editor Bill Bruns spoke to a March 7 Optimist Club meeting on “Pacific Palisades: The Past, the Present and the Future.” Looking to the future and the next 50 years, Bruns made five predictions. He predicted the
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  • Read a Book, Meet a Will Rogers Neighbor
    Liora Powers Spiess has come up with a great community-building event for her neighbors in the Will Rogers area – a book club. Not just any book, but The Neighborhood, by Peter Lovenheim. The nonfiction is based on a popular New York Times Op-Ed
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  • Senator Ben Allen Honors Maryam Zar as 2023 Woman of The Year
      Annually, each California legislator chooses a woman in his/her district to honor in collaboration with the Legislative Women’s Caucus. Senator Ben Allen selected Maryam Zar as the Senate District 24 Woman of the Year 2023. Zar, the President
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