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Obit: Sigrid Hofer, 86, Long-time Resident and Community Volunteer

Longtime Pacific Palisades resident Sigrid Hofer, known for her decades of volunteer service to the community, passed away December 16 in Santa Monica after a brief hospitalization for a heart ailment. She was 86. She was born Sigrid Hoch in … Continue reading

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DWP Bills Seem Too High? What the Heck Is Going On? A Promised Meeting Should Help. 

Many residents in Pacific Palisades believe their recent Department of Water and Power bills are excessive and some of them have vented their anger on the social media forum Nextdoor Palisades. A few have reached out to the DWP, and … Continue reading

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Realtor Anthony Marguleas Donates $5,000 (Once Again) to the Village Green Committee

Annually since 2013, Amalfi founder/owner Anthony Marguleas has donated $5,000 to help with the maintenance of the Village Green. The Green is a private triangular park in the heart of the town’s business district and relies entirely on donations from … Continue reading

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Animal Shelter Needs – 2020 Donation Drive

Palisades resident Nancy Jackson, who is organizing an animal shelter drive, received the following requests from the L.A. Shelters. Items may be dropped at Paws and Claws or Alicia’s Child Care Center.  Main Shelter Items: Towels, blankets and sheets. (The … Continue reading

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Shortcut to Temescal Canyon Road Not Meant for Vehicles

A vendor rented the Woman’s Club in December and was loading up his truck after the event. Unfortunately, the truck’s brakes failed. Woman’s Club Administrator Roberta Donohue said that luckily, the truck veered slightly and slid along a cement wall … Continue reading

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Author Lisa Goldenthal Speaks about Diet and Activity at Rotary Club Meeting

Lisa Goldenthal, the best-selling author of “The Boss Weight Loss: Permanent Weight Loss in Six Easy Steps,” spoke at the Palisades Rotary Club breakfast meeting on January 9. “I’m in my 50s,” said the lithe Goldenthal. “I don’t want to … Continue reading

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VOC’s Are Unknown Consumer Hazard that Could Lead to Cancer

A man was criticized on the social media forum Nextdoor Palisades after he mentioned in a post that Caruso’s Palisades Village sprayed a scent (apple-tobacco) in the concierge, valet and underground parking areas. He said the spray gave him a … Continue reading

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Major League Players Support Sport Teams for Special Needs Kids

Major league baseball players, including Pacific Palisades brothers Scott (Texas Rangers) and Tyler (San Franciso Giants) Heineman, hosted the second annual Prime Time Casino Classic to raise funds for a program that allows special needs kids to be part of a … Continue reading

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If Collis Huntington Had Carried Out His Palisades Plan . . .1919 Exhibition at the Huntington

LIBBY MOTIKA Circling The News Contributor Photos: Courtesy The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens It’s interesting to imagine what the Huntington Palisades would be today if Collis Huntington’s plan to establish a private estate on the bluffs above … Continue reading

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Make a Donation to Help Animals in Shelters

Starting on January 20,  Nancy Jackson is organizing a donation drive to help the West Los Angeles Animal Shelter and the South L.A. Animal Shelter. Donations can be dropped at Paws and Claws and Alicia’s Place Childcare Organizers, Nancy Jackson … Continue reading

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