News

  • Play Santa Claus for Charity: Donations Sought for the Holidays
      CORPUS DONATION DRIVE THROUGH: A Santa Claus drive-through is planned this Saturday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to noon at Corpus Christi. Unwrapped, new toys are being collected for children at St. Joseph’s Center. St. Joseph’s provides working
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  • HO!HO!HO! Returns December 17. The Elves Send a Letter
      Circling the News received a letter from the North Pole. Dear Mrs. Editor, We are Santa’s elves, and our boss is really busy, but we wanted you to know that Santa will fly with the reindeer and Mrs. Claus on December 17 to Pacific Palisades.
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  • The “Radium Girls” Discounted by Public Health Officials
    By REECE PASCOE “Doctor, I don’t feel good.” “Don’t fret. You’re perfectly healthy.” “Doctor, I can see my bones at night.” “Don’t worry that’s a sign of health.” “Doctor, part of my jaw broke off.” “Well, it’s just your diet.” “Doctor, I can
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  • PaliHi Football Loses to Granada in Championship
    Palisades High School suffered only its fourth loss of the season, but unfortunately it was to Granada Hills Charter in Division I of the CIF LA City Section Football Championships. The final was 44-7 at L.A. Valley College. In the final analysis it
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  • Rotary Supports Pacific Palisades High School Band
    Palisades High School Band Director Peter Ye, and PaliHi students Bernard Kim and Finn Dunne, attended a Palisades Rotary luncheon at Modo Mio, where they enjoyed lunch before they were presented with $1,000 check to be used towards the band
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  • Palisades High School Students Digging for Treasure? Maybe
    By CHAZ PLAGER Residents driving down Temescal Canyon Road, may have noticed what looked like a group of teens and a teacher digging. The group was near the bluffs, just below the alternative high school, digging before Thanksgiving vacation. Was it
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  • GivingTuesday Will Be Celebrated November 29
      GivingTuesday, celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y in New York City, as a way to encourage people to give back in their daily lives – from donating to nonprofits to volunteering at local
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  • Firefighters Help String Holiday Lights on Village Green
    Another long-standing town tradition occurred on the Village Green on November 26. Annually, the Village Green board strings holiday lights on a single tree in the nonprofit’s pocket park that is bounded by Sunset Boulevard, Swarthmore and
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  • Turkey Trot Unites Community on Thanksgiving
    “It’s Time to Trot,” said guest announcer Dr. Dan Levi. After a two-year absence, almost 2,000 runners, spectators and friends agreed. Under sunny skies and warm weather, the 8th annual Turkey Trot was held Thanksgiving morning at the Palisades
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  • Gratitude: One Woman’s Journey to Self Discovery and Giving Back
    By JAMIE PAIGE (Editor’s note: This first appeared November 24 in the Westside Current and is reprinted with permission.) When you meet Silvi Winthrop, you can’t help but sense there is something special about her. A naturally kind and
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