News

  • Amalfi Estates Supports Homeboy Bakery, Gives Out Their Thanksgiving Pies
    Anthony Marguleas and the Amalfi Estates staff hosted their fifth annual Thanksgiving Pie Day on Tuesday. Marguleas purchased more than 160 apple and pumpkin pies from Homeboy Bakery, and they were stacked by the front door at his office on
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  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Provides Hope 
    If this Thanksgiving finds you feeling sad and upset by how Covid-19 is impacting our lives this holiday season, watch a recording of the annual Pacific Palisades Interfaith Thanksgiving service that was celebrated on Monday night. This uplifting
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  • Rita Moreno’s Series Hopes for New TV Home
    By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Rita Moreno and the cast and crew of “One Day at a Time” have been through this before. They’re again looking for a TV network for their show. Netflix ended its relationship with the series a few years ago
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  • Offshore Will Rogers Beach Is a “Baby Nursery” for Great White Sharks, But Poses No Real Danger
    The Palisades Rotary Club recently hosted Shark Lab’s Dr. Chris Lowe at its weekly virtual meeting. For the past 12 years, the lab has conducted research on great white sharks, including those who live for part of the year in Santa Monica Bay. Lowe,
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  • Danson and Steenburgen Soon to be Back on TV  
    By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News If you don’t happen to run into Palisadian couple Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen here in town, it’s guaranteed you will be able to see them early next year on TV. They’ll both be on NBC, Channel 4, in
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  • CRIME: Pacific Palisades and L.A.
    According to a November 23 L.A. Daily News story (“Homicides in L.A. Top 300, most since 2009”), Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore had warned of a possible increase in crimes because budget cuts at the LAPD, passed by the L.A. City
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  • Westside Ballet Will Present “Kingdom of the Sweets”
    For 47 years, Westside Ballet has presented “The Nutcracker.” This year a different version will keep the tradition alive – but in slightly a different way. Westside Ballet’s production of “Kingdom of the Sweets” will be filmed from The Broad
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  • Vittorio Ristorante Sponsors Holiday Toy Drive
    This will be the 11th year that Vittorio Ristorante and Pizzeria on Marquez Avenue will host a Holiday Toy Drive. All residents are encouraged to participate. Teaming up with Happy Trails, a local nonprofit, and the Sons of the American Legion, the
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: “Cold and Rainy”
    Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in mid-March: sending a weekly Covid-themed
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  • Viewpoint: Sounds Like a “Shake-Down” to Me
    After my November 10 CTN story (“Coastal Commission Fines LADWP Almost $2 Million after It Destroys Rare Plants above Highlands”), several readers commented that the money to pay the Coastal Commission fine should not be recovered by charging LADWP
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