Author Archives: Sue

PaliHi Students Engage Caruso at Climate Crisis Rally

By: BILL BRUNS, Circling the News Contributor Late last Friday afternoon, September 23, as the Global Climate Strike demonstration was ending on Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades, one student shouted, “There’s Rick Caruso!” The Los Angeles Mayoral candidate (versus Karen … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Age Clarified by Readers

  In September 26 Musings, Circling the News printed the following: EVERYONE’S THE SAME AGE: A reader sent an oddity that “Everyone’s age today is 2022.” If you put your age this year and add it to the year you … Continue reading

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YMCA Pumpkin Patch Opens October 1

The annual Palisades-Malibu YMCA pumpkin patch will open Saturday, October 1, and run through October 30-31 or until they pumpkins are sold. All proceeds benefit the local Y, a nonprofit organization. As always, there will be a wide selection of pumpkins to choose from … Continue reading

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Viewpoint–St. Matthew’s Teacher’s Letter Promotes Reverse Racism

St. Matthew middle school teacher Victoria Rosenberg sent a letter (below) to parents, which was shared with CTN, and also sent to Breitbart News. Rosenberg attended a NART (National Anti-Racist Teach-in) conference that hosted prominent critical race theorists including author … Continue reading

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Author William Kent Krueger Speaks on Writing

(Editor’s note: Brookings, South Dakota, held a book festival at South Dakota State University at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on September 24-26. The event was free and open to the public. In addition to numerous workshops, such as … Continue reading

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LAHSA’s Homeless Numbers Questioned by Several Sources

(Editor’s note: In February, the Westside Current published an article about a discrepancy in the LAHSA 2020 homeless count. The article, Venice Group’s Data Indicates LAHSA’S Homeless Count May Be Wildly Inaccurate, highlighted a difference between a Venice group’s homeless numbers … Continue reading

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Hovde, 10, Wins Top Prize for Quilt

While many 10-year-olds are busy on the computer, Reuben Hovde is winning prizes for his handmade quilts. The Rapid City fifth grader entered his quilt in the Central States Fair, where he received the top prize of a purple ribbon. … Continue reading

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Long Discussion: Two Hours Later a Vote Taken

The Pacific Palisades Community Council conducted its September 22 meeting after members of the community listened to Council District 11 candidates Traci Park and Erin Darling answer questions for 45 minutes. About two hours was mostly devoted to four bylaw … Continue reading

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Permission Needed to Post Signs on Village Green

The Village Green is not a city park, it is a private park, run by a nonprofit for the community’s use. Volunteers meet at the park on Fridays to pick up trash and do minor cleanup. On one Friday, a … Continue reading

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Environmental Protest Rally Held on Swarthmore

By CHAZ PLAGER As part of the Global Climate Strike Protest on September 23, Pacific Palisades teens joined the rest of the world in protest against environmental damage. Originally created by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, who was nominated for the … Continue reading

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