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Post 283 Auxiliary Donates 50 Hygiene Kits for the Homeless

Post 283 Auxiliary learned that the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness (PPTFH) was running low on hygiene kits.  On December 6, members presented PPTFH co-president Sharon Kilbride with 50. “Thank you, guys,” said Kilbride, a former Citizen of the … Continue reading

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Local News Can Make a Difference, But Needs Help

Circling the News congratulated the Westside Current for its papers continuing coverage of Councilman Mike Bonin’s systematic approach to take away all semblance of a normal life in Venice, by allowing policies that made the town a public safety nightmare. … Continue reading

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Letters: Potrero Opening on December 10

(Editor’s note: Unlike a small-town newspaper, that publishes once a week and goes to a limited number of homes, Circling the News is on the internet and has wide readership. This editor made a decision when the website` was first … Continue reading

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Councilman Mike Bonin’s Final Goodbye to the Community: F You

The George Wolfberg Park at Potrero is a 46-acre passive park, with no lights or fields, which will open this Saturday. Residents learned that proposed park signs would allow people to be there from 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. year-round. … Continue reading

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Resilient Palisades Helping Gardeners Go Electric

“We won’t rest until every gas blower is out of the Palisades,” said Resilient Palisades co-founder Ryan Craig. This coming Friday, December 9, RP is hosting a demonstration of top-of-the-line electric commercial blowers. Palisades residents are urged to ask gardeners … Continue reading

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Canyon School Fourth Graders Visit Pascual Marquez Cemetery

Canyon School fourth graders visited the Pascual Marquez Cemetery, which is located on Lorenzo Street in Santa Monica Canyon. They were greeted by members of the family, including 98-year-old Ernest Marquez, who attended Canyon School from 1930 to 1936. Marquez … Continue reading

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YMCA Christmas Tree Lit with Solar

When the Palisades-Malibu Christmas Tree was lit on December 3, it was a first for the community. The 14-ft. tree, and the star at the top, were lit with solar energy. The tree and the Christmas tree lot can be … Continue reading

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Joyous Free Gift Given by Theatre Palisades

  If one if having trouble getting in the holiday spirit, there is a solution. Come enjoy the Theatre Palisades Actors’ Troupe radio show presentation of Miracle on 34th Street on Wednesday, December 14. Admission is free to the public. … Continue reading

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Update: Rain Report from December 2 and 3

When this editor was working at the local newspaper, after every rainfall, the late Ted Mackie, who had a bicycle shop on Via de la Paz, would bring the precipitation total to the paper. “People are waiting for this news,” … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre West December 7 Wine Tasting and December 18 Brunch

Cinque Terre West, located 970 Monument Street, is introducing a holiday brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 18. At the carving station will be brisket, and salmon with roasted cauliflower. At the hot station, guests … Continue reading

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