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CRIME REPORT: Teen Overdose Reported near the Recreation Center

“I was at the park yesterday with my daughter and a young girl was taken by ambulance. She seemed unresponsive,” a resident wrote Circling the News on September 23. The resident said that it happened in the area behind the … Continue reading

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The Palisades Dentist Assist Homeless Task Force

Dr. Cerisa Moncayo and assistant Sarai Cornejo from The Palisades Dentists joined the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homeless on September 27 in the Vons grocery store parking lot. Moncayo and Cornejo worked with the PPTFFH outreach team to offer … Continue reading

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Police Sent a Burglary Warning to this Area

It appears that criminals have become more brazen and are targeting single-family homes. Now with no-bail going into effect on October 1, there will even be less deterrent for criminals. On September 26, The West Los Angeles Police Department put … Continue reading

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No Bail for Crimes Goes into Effect in Los Angeles County October 1

The new “no-bail” schedule will go into effect for all police departments in Los Angeles County on October 1. Bail had been based on a predetermined schedule according to the type of charge, not the person’s ability to pay. If … Continue reading

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Punk Band 2 Dust Will Perform September 29

By CHAZ PLAGER High school is a time of self-discovery, where students learn what they like and how to express themselves. Some do that through rebellion against established authority, while others express it through music and other creative endeavors. In … Continue reading

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Park Neighbors under Siege from Hoodlums on Weekends

  For the last two years, residents who live near the Palisades Recreation Center have complained about the lawlessness among young people that take place after hours. The most recent was September 23, around 9 p.m. after fireworks were once … Continue reading

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Celebrating a 94th Birthday in Style

This editor’s mom, Noma Sazama, turned 94 on September 21.  Generally, it involves a bit of planning because where she now lives, Martin, South Dakota, is wedged between the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations. Plane travel to the town is … Continue reading

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Karen Berry Rescues Desert Tortoises

“People are downsizing and moving out of California,” Karen Berry told the Palisades Rotary Club in August. “And they don’t know what to do with their tortoises.” Berry, who is the treasurer and adoption team leader for the San Fernando … Continue reading

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Calling Those Who Live in Affordable Housing “Thieves” Is Despicable

One of the residents of 16458 Sunset contacted Circling the News to say that a new “narrative,” a lie, is being spread against the residents who live in the six units of affordable housing at that address. A friend of … Continue reading

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Rustic Canyon “Havana Nights” This Saturday

One of the most highly anticipated social events of the year in Pacific Palisades, will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. this Saturday, September 30, at the Rustic Canyon Recreation Center. This year “Havana Nights” is the theme for … Continue reading

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