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Matt Rodman Is Named Rotary Businessperson of the Year

When deciding on the Businessperson of the Year, Pacific Palisades Rotary Club members require that this person must hold a senior-level management position in his/her company; has to live or work in Pacific Palisades; and must have demonstrated leadership within the Palisades and … Continue reading

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The Draycott Will Host the Eugene Levy Dinner Drawing

This Saturday at 4:45 p.m., the raffle for the dinner with Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy will be held at The Draycott in Caruso’s Palisades Village. Palisades Rotary Club members will be in attendance, not only to imbibe in The Draycott’s signature … Continue reading

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Tower 15 Coffee Now Carried by Gelson’s Markets

Cup of Joe, dirt, mud, java, brew, cuppa, brain juice, liquid energy or just plain “coffee,” has been called the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year in the United States. Coffee … Continue reading

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Readers Write Regarding Councilman Mike Bonin

  Circling the News has received several notes from readers regarding the recall petition drive against Councilman Mike Bonin and other actions taken or not taken by the Councilman: RECALL IS A SHAM: One reader wrote: “I would love to … Continue reading

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Palisades Y Executive Marla Ricketts Takes a New Position

Many residents have taken yoga class with Marla Ricketts at the Palisades-Malibu YMCA, but now she’s leaving to pursue a new career path with Elevate Public Affairs. When her two boys were born (now 12 and 14), the native Angelino … Continue reading

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Margaux Glaser Surprised Seniors with Halloween Goodies

  Palisades Seniors Receive a Halloween Surprise from Realtor Margaux Glaser Margaux Glaser, a senior real estate specialist with Sothebys International, delivered cookies, candy and a handwritten card to about 50 seniors in Pacific Palisades. She shared a few of the cards … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Together

(Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 19th book “Redeeming Justice” co-written with Jarrett Adams, came out on September 14 and was named the Best Book of September by Amazon. “A consuming tale of a broken legal system, its trail of ruin … Continue reading

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Epic Mega Cookies Are Awesome, and a Delicious Gift Idea 

Your Circling the News editor recently received a surprise on her doorstep. She opened a beautifully presented package to find a large, pie-like Epic S’more cookie—which turned out to be “epically delicious.” It consisted of about a dozen cookies baked … Continue reading

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Villanueva Visits Westchester Park, Bonin Pushes Back On Twitter

(Editor’s note: Circling the News received the following letter from a Westchester resident, which was sent to the the Recreation and Parks Commissioners and RAP General Manager Michael Shull on October 22: “I drove by the park yesterday and saw … Continue reading

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Homeless/RV Encampments Continue to Foul and Endanger the Ballona Wetlands

Millions of birds fly along a 7,500-mile migratory route between northern Alaska and the southern tip of South America. Wetlands, including the freshwater Ballona Ecological Reserve in Playa Vista, provide vital resting points during the journey. With their unique location between salt … Continue reading

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