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Artificial Turf Destroys Soil, Air and Water

Scientists were analyzing coastal waters of Spain when they made a discovery: polyethlene in the water from artificial turf. Fake turf is made from polyethylene, which can last from 10 to 20 years. As the artificial grass breaks down, small … Continue reading

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What is it? #16

The first photo is of a hand-carved horse and cowboy. He is wearing denims and leather chaps and has leather gear. I bought it at Salvation Army. It’s fairly old and probably carved in the West somewhere – maybe by … Continue reading

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Vets Recognized during Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the American Legion will host an event for women veterans called “Challenges and Opportunities.” This free event, which is open to the community, will take place on March 2, starting at 10 a.m. at … Continue reading

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Illegal Juvenile Activity at the Palisades Rec Center

FIREWORKS: The illegal shooting of fireworks at the Palisades Recreation Center continues unabated. If a resident has captured a video/photo of a person/teen setting off fireworks, please send it to CTN and it will be posted. This editor, whose grandfather … Continue reading

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Dinner/Dance at Post 283 Welcomes Families

After a “sold-out” dance at Ronald Reagan Legion Post 283 in February, it’s time for the St. Paddy’s Day Bash, which will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday March 16, at the Legion Hall, 15247 La Cruz … Continue reading

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Pot Shots #8

  (Editor’s note: A reader, who is a fan of Ashleigh Brilliant (creator of Pot-Shots), has worked out an agreement with CTN that gives this newsletter the permission to use copyrighted Pot-Shots. Potshots remain the property of Ashleigh Brilliant. To … Continue reading

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Residents Asked to Sign “The Homelessness, Drug Addiction and Theft Reduction Act” Petition

Residents are asked to sign a petition that will add an amendment to Proposition 47. This amendment does not repeal the proposition, but rather fine-tunes it. The amendment is called The Homelessness, Drug Addiction and Theft Reduction Act. Santa Monica … Continue reading

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It’s All Heart: Les Miserable Plays this Week

Les Miserable, which explores themes from abuse to poverty to revolution, seems like an unlikely choice for a youth theater show. But, Theatre Palisades Youth and Teen Director Lara Ganz, takes this musical and her 53 actors, and makes it … Continue reading

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Upcoming March Events for BrentwoodMeet

The Brentwood community has several events scheduled for March. MARCH 2 French Conversation: Vous parlez francais? You speak French, but don’t have a place to practice? A small group of like-minded individuals urge “Come out of your home and meet … Continue reading

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Professional-Grade Explosives Shot at Rec Center

CTN received a frightening fireworks report that occurred the night of February 23 at the Rec Center. “My daughter and I were leaving the park last night around 8:15, when a firework went off in the gully between the library … Continue reading

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