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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: “Getaway” with Cruz

Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started last March: sending a weekly Covid-themed … Continue reading

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Dermatologist Dr. Nasreen Babu-Khan Retires

  One of our town’s most beloved doctors retired on February 19. Dr. Nasreen Babu-Kahn, who has been a fixture in Pacific Palisades since 1998, when she founded her dermatology practice, said that it was a combination of factors, including … Continue reading

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Optimists Seek Music Contest Entrants 

  The Pacific Palisades Optimist Club is encouraging all youth, ages 11 to 18, to enter an International Optimist competition: “Music Makes People Happy.” This is a new program designed to encourage and celebrate youth in both musical and vocal … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: UNDERDOG Will Save the Day

Whenever Sweet Polly Purebreds (aka Palisades residents) are being victimized by developers, L.A. City Planning, the Planning and Land Use Committee and L.A. City Council, we sing “Oh where or where has my UNDERDOG [Mike Bonin] gone, oh, where oh … Continue reading

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Steven Rottman, an Expert at Detecting Computer Fraud, Offers Tips to Optimist Club Members

When Steven Rottman of Roving Technology was asked to speak to the Optimist Club on February 2, members had so many questions that he agreed to stay after the meeting to answer them. He also gave some Wi-Fi and email … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting for Controversial Topanga Lagoon Restoration Project 

California State Parks and the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains are seeking public input and suggestions to help plan the restoration of the Topanga Lagoon area. A virtual meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 … Continue reading

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Rick Caruso Lists Malibu Home for $40 Million

The Wall Street Journal reports that Rick Caruso, who has a primary residence in Brentwood, has listed his oceanfront home in Malibu for $40 million. The nearly 7,300-sq-ft. Cape Cod architectural style home features black-and-white marble-tiled floors that were the … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Living Life to the Fullest

Emily Dickenson wrote in a poem: “Because I Could Not Stop for Death, “He kindly stopped for me— “The Carriage held but just Ourselves and Immortality.” Somehow, we have forgotten that the end game of life is always death. Or … Continue reading

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Updating Covid-19 Issues at Seven Arrows, St. Matthew’s and Public Schools

Seven Arrows, a private K-6 school in Pacific Palisades, which has operated since September without any outbreaks of the virus, announced in a February 18 press release that “Seven Arrows partnered with Centogene to provide weekly testing for students, teachers, … Continue reading

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Attorney Keith Turner Responds to Oversized House on Marquez Avenue

  In response to the CTN article on Monday (“Neighbors Cry ‘Foul’ at Oversized House on Marquez Avenue”), Palisadian Keith Turner of the Turner Law Firm responded: “Your article sounds like another version of the August 1, 2019 story: ‘Infamous Rustic … Continue reading

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