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Inaugural Memorial Day Service Held at Veterans Gardens

The first annual Memorial Day Service and picnic, organized by the Sons of the American Legion Post 283 was held today, May 27, around noon. Flags lined La Cruz Drive and Alma Real, the route that servicemen, veterans and community … Continue reading

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Current Asks “Why Are Homeless Housing Units Vacant?”

(Editor’s note: Westside Current printed the first of a three part series that documented of the number of buildings purchased to house homeless, 45 percent remain vacant.  Part 2 asks why apartments purchased exclusively for the homeless remains vacant.) By … Continue reading

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Prom, a Rite of Passage, Celebrated at PaliHi

By CHAZ PLAGER 7:30 PM, Union Station, May 18. A thudding bass can be heard reverberating from the west entrance to the station, coupled with flashing lights muted by the frosted glass on the windows. A sign is hung next … Continue reading

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Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day: Community Event Planned

Memorial Day, which is observed the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. The day is to memorialize those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Pacific Palisades Scouts, generally … Continue reading

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5/10K Will Rogers 4th of July Open for Registration: Do Not Be a Bandit

This year will mark the annual 47th 5/10K Will Rogers 4th of July race. Every year nearly 3,000 register to walk, run or sprint the distances and some even push strollers. There is a cost to register and everyone who … Continue reading

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A Few Words about Dogs at the Farmers Market

(Editor’s note: the viewpoint is printed with permission. The Palisades Farmers Market has similar problems with dogs, which are not allowed.) By CAROLINE JORDAN Brentwood Community Council President   The Brentwood Farmers’ Market at Gretna Green and San Vicente has … Continue reading

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City Says Money Goes to Homeless Not Fixing the Tramonto Slide

The Pacific Palisades Community Council heard a presentation by the City, the Developers (Greg Demos and expeditor Tony Russo) and Castellammare residents in a special zoom meeting May 20, about the Tramonto Landslide, which is located in the Castellammare section … Continue reading

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Donations Sought to Restore Historic Adobe Wall

This winter’s rains led to the collapse of an 18-ft. section of the adobe wall that was built around the historic Marquez family cemetery on San Lorenzo Street in 1926. Sharon Kilbride, a member of the Marquez family, said the … Continue reading

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Music Guild Season Finale to Feature YuEun Gemma Kim

Saint Matthew’s Music Guild will conclude its 39th season of concerts at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 31, with the music of Mendelssohn, Mozart and Copland. This concert will be the perfect way to musically kick off the summer. Conducted … Continue reading

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Roundup Banned in Some Countries and Cities, Still Used Here

Roundup has been cited in many lawsuits across the United States as a possible source of cancer. It continues to be legal here because the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it is safe. “There are no risks to public health … Continue reading

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