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Local Cub Scouts and Scouts Place U.S. Flags

At the National Cemetery in Westwood Pacific Palisades Cub Scout Pack 223 joined thousands of other Scouts from around Los Angeles to place an American flag at more than 88,000 graves in the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood on … Continue reading

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The Indianapolis 500 Race Marks Memorial Day

–From Indiana to Wyoming to Pacific Palisades My parents were teachers in Mission, South Dakota, and school was out before Memorial Day. Then it was making sandwiches, filling the water jug, loading up five kids in a station wagon and … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Poem by Lawrence Waddington

  Friends Forever  By Santa Monica Canyon Poet Laureate: LAWRENCE WADDINGTON In a village church on a casket closed and sealed A dog lay with paws splayed over the sides His head drooped down in quiet sadness Watery eyes looked … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Run!!! High Schools Can Compete

Will Rogers 5/10K Race Registration Is Open HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGE New this year at the 42nd Annual Will Rogers 5/10K Run is a high school challenge. The top-three runners’ times from a high school will be tabulated, just like at … Continue reading

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Lilese Skincare, After 36 Years on Via de la Paz,

Moves Up One Block to 910 Via Medical Building Lilese Skincare, a fixture at 861 Via de la Paz for 36 years, has relocated a block away in the medical building across from Gelson’s. Owner Liliana Blake told Circling the … Continue reading

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All Donations, Big or Small, Sought by PAPA

American Legion Post 283 Donates $40,000 At the parade/concert/fireworks planning meeting on May 13, Kevin Niles, representing Ronald Reagan American Legion Post 283, presented a check for $40,000 to Matt Rodman, president of the Palisades Americanism Parade Association. “Our neighbors … Continue reading

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Mandeville Canyon Evacuation Practice Is Successful;

A Similar Evacuation Is Planned for Parts of Palisades A practice brush fire evacuation was held in Mandeville Canyon on May 19. Fire Station 69 Captain Tom Kitahata said that more than 400 people participated. Paul Revere Middle School was … Continue reading

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One Election Where No One Will Ask You to Vote:

Pacific Palisades Community Council Board Elections The Pacific Palisades Community Council (PPCC) will hold elections for president, vice president, secretary and treasurer on June 13. Don’t worry you won’t be asked to vote for them at the meeting; as a … Continue reading

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Civic League to Review Five Residential 

Construction Plans at May 28 Meeting         The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet on Tuesday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Tauxe Hall at the Community United Methodist Church, 801 Via de la Paz. The public is invited. (Note: … Continue reading

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Councilman Bonin Sends Good News:

Streets with D and F Grades Will Be Repaired At the Santa Monica Canyon Civic Association annual meeting on May 14, Councilman Mike Bonin said there’s money in the upcoming city budget to begin repairing streets. “The City gave up … Continue reading

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