News

  • Palisades Library Will Celebrate Its Reopening on Saturday
    CTN remembers whining, “When will the library reopen?” “How come I have to go to Mar Vista to pick up a book?” “Why is this the last library to open after Covid?” The Palisades Library has reopened, and the new carpeting and the lighting are
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  • Pacific Palisades Civic League Meets Monday
    The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet via Zoom on Monday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m. because of the current stay-at-home, social distancing edicts. (The meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of each month.) This is a perfect opportunity for
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  • L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin Will Speak about Sites for Homeless Housing
      The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness will host a community forum, virtually, on Monday, May 23, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. with guest speaker L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin. He will speak on city-owned sites for interim housing and
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  • Town’s YMCA Offers Opportunities for Kids, Teens and Adults
      New YMCA Board Chair Maryam Zar wrote in the Palisades-Malibu YMCA May 14 newsletter: “This Y has a long history of great contributions from committed community members and I expect the years ahead to build on that tradition. I look forward
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  • Hillside Task Force Examines Restricted Areas
    A surfer drove by the Will Rogers County Beach Headquarters around 9:30 a.m. on May 18. There were numerous police cars and a community sub-station set up. He asked LAPD Captain Jonathan Tom what was going on. “We’re looking in restricted areas for
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  • Legion Auxiliary Presents $1,000 to PaliHi Color Guards
      When the American Legion Post 283 Auxiliary members heard that an extracurricular program that supported the arts might be cut at Palisades High School, they voted to provide financial aid. On May 10, a check for $1,000 was presented to the
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  • Revere Middle School to Host Literary Festival on May 19
      The PRIDE Booster Club of Paul Revere Middle School is hosting a literary festival “Literacy Brings Us Together” and a book fair from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. The event will be held at 1450 Allenford Ave. PRIDE President Maryam Zar
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  • L.A. Times Candidate Endorsements Conflicted
    (Editor’s note: this May 17 story “Behind the Post: Is L.A.’s Paper of Record Missing the Story,” which appeared in the Westside Current is reprinted with permission.) By ANGELA MCGREGOR There was a time when Los Angeles’ paper of record, the
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  • Palisades High School Students Receive the Rotary’s Entrepreneur Award
      At the Pacific Palisade Rotary Club luncheon at Modo Mio on May 10, three young entrepreneurs were honored. Pacific Palisades High School students Maya Laaly, Aspyn Berstein and Skyler Snyder received a certificate and a cash award. Laaly
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  • Overflowing Trash in City Park Concerns Residents
      The editor of Circling the News walked the perimeter of the baseball fields, Field of Dreams, at the Palisades Recreation Center on Monday morning. The trash bins were overflowing and there was trash littered around the field. In the musings
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