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Marilyn Crawford, Long-time Chamber of Commerce 

Administrative Assistant, Resigned July 1 The weeks before the Fourth of July in Pacific Palisades is one of the busiest times for the Chamber of Commerce, as it has traditionally been the source of information for the town’s morning-to-night celebration. For … Continue reading

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One Recreation Center Tree Is Pruned, 

  Another Is Removed Because of a Fungus/Decay A Circling the News reader sent a photo of a poster attached to one of the towering eucalyptus trees by the picnic area at the Palisades Recreation Center. She wrote: “I noticed a … Continue reading

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Allied Artists Will Hold Its Third Annual

Art Show on the Village Green July 21 Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore will support the Palisades Village Green and local and national conservation organizations with an art exhibit and sale from 10 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading

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The Draycott Offers New Menu, More Options

Co-Owner Introduces New Chef and Maitre’d The Draycott is a lovely, spacious restaurant adjacent to the little green park in the center of Caruso’s Palisades Village. When Circling the News learned that the restaurant had hired a new chef, we … Continue reading

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Palisades Pitstop Offers a Valuable Service

For Trash Bins with Maggots, Flies and Dog Poop The Palisades Pitstop truck was an eye catcher in the Fourth of July parade. Announcers explained, “They’ll come to your house on Tuesdays, clean, sanitize and deodorize your trash bins so you … Continue reading

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Friends of the Library Sponsors Annual

Youth Summer Writing Contest, Grades 1-12 The annual summer writing contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Palisades Library, is underway. The contest is open to children and teens entering grades 1-12. This year’s theme is “Palisades Tales: From the … Continue reading

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TV Star and PaliHi Alum Heléne Yorke Is

On the Bus Poster at Bowdoin and Temescal There’s a poster advertising “The Other Two,” a sitcom on Comedy Central, by the bus-stop shelter on the corner of Bowdoin and Temescal Canyon Road. The poster, located at the front of … Continue reading

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Acting Troupe to Mimic Scams that Target Seniors– 

Monday, July 22, at the Palisades Branch Library  A special “Senior Scam” program will be presented at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 22, in the Palisades Library community room. The program is free, and all residents are invited. The program … Continue reading

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Rotary Club Awards $5,000 in Scholarships

To PaliHi Seniors and to Top Revere Students The Pacific Palisades Rotary Club donated about $5,000 in scholarships to Palisades High students this month. Most of the recipients attended a Thursday morning breakfast meeting held at Aldersgate Lodge to receive … Continue reading

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Swarthmore Street Closure Examined by Street Services

Permit Was Valid, But Warning Was Lacking On June 22, Circling the News received a photo showing that Swarthmore Avenue (north of Sunset) had been closed starting around 10:30 a.m. In short order CTN received a second photo, two emails … Continue reading

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