News

  • Chautauqua/PC Intersection Comes Under Close Scrutiny–At Long Last
    Representatives from Caltrans and the L.A. Department of Transportation hear more complaints about traffic flow at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway, Chautauqua and W. Channel Road than any other intersection in the area. The major problem
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  • Voting in the Local/National Election
    VOTE IN PERSON: L.A. County has only one voting center in Pacific Palisades: the small gym at the Palisades Recreation Center, 851 Alma Real Dr. It will open this Friday and remain open through Election Day. Daily hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on
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  • Obesity Is a Major Factor in Diabetes, Hypertension and Covid-19
    Who would have thought by stating a fact that obesity is a major factor in Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, gallbladder disease, sleep apnea and respiratory problems and some cancers — and Covid-19 — that it would be considered a
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  • LAPD Beach Detail in Jeopardy: Letter Sent to Mayor, Councilman
    Charred Material Found in Three Abandoned Homeless Camps Circling the News received the following report this morning, October 27, from the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness: “We accompanied our beach detail this morning and found three
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  • Pumpkin Patch Vandals Identified
    Three high school freshmen have been identified as the vandals who did $500 worth of damage at the Palisades YMCA Pumpkin Patch last Saturday night. The male teenagers posted themselves on Instagram after the Y’s Pumpkin Patch was closed in
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  • Rumor of Bonin Moving: Beach Patrol Threatened
    Circling the News wrote in October 23 Musings: COUNCILMAN MIKE BONIN MOVING TO PACIFIC PALISADES? Yesterday a reader asked if I heard that Councilman Mike Bonin was moving to Pacific Palisades. I had not heard that, but it makes perfect sense. The
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  • Obit: Al Green, Bay Pharmacy Owner
    Al Green, a past owner of the Bay Pharmacy in Pacific Palisades, passed away on October 19. He was 95. Albert Greenberg was born on September 26, 1925, in Los Angeles and raised in Boyle Heights, where he was a Breed Street Shul congregant. He
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  • Vandals Damage Pumpkins at YMCA  Pumpkin Patch
    When Palisades-Malibu YMCA employee Oscar Rodriquez opened the Y’s Pumpkin Patch on Sunday morning, he discovered that about 20 large pumpkins had been broken open and empty Coors beer cans were scattered about. “Whoever it was may have been
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  • Highlands Eldercare Construction Is Underway 
    The controversial Palisades Highlands Eldercare project is underway, even though court cases have been filed over the size of the project, which is located on Palisades Drive in a very high fire severity zone. Developer Rony and Moshe Shram’s
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  • Alan Eisenstock: Lose Those Pounds Musically
    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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