Author Archives: Sue

Viewpoint: L.A. City Council Proposes Developing a Public Bank

When the L.A. City Council announced last week that it may try to start a public bank, a resident wrote Circling the News: “Ya’ know….if they could just keep the streets paved, and safe, trim the trees and open our … Continue reading

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Early Holiday Shopping Sale at Collections Antiques on Antioch

  Although Christmas and Hanukkah are still months away, there’s an excellent opportunity to stock up on some quality and affordable gifts. Collections Antiques, at 15526 Antioch St. (near the Chamber of Commerce and Palisades Barbershop), is having a 50 percent-off … Continue reading

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Why RVs Explode: There Are Several Reasons

(Editor’s note: Resident Lou Kamer did some homework for Circling the News about why RVs explode. The most recent was along Pacific Coast Highway in the early morning hours of October 11. Below is the information that Kamer found.) About … Continue reading

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Quite an Eventful October 8 at Palisades High 

By NOAH ZARET With MARGOT BARRETT Friday, October 8, was indeed a hectic day for PaliHi students. Upon arrival, students were bombarded by a crowd of parents protesting against the student vaccine mandate. They chanted “my child, my choice” in … Continue reading

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Updating the Quest for a Palisades Dog Park, and Signage at Veterans Gardens 

  There were two items of interest for Pacific Palisades residents to Westside residents at the October 6 meeting of the Recreation and Parks Facility Repair and Maintenance Commission Task Force, held before the regularly scheduled RAP Board of Commissioners … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Palisades Season Opens October 20 at St. Matthew’s

Chamber Music Palisades will celebrate its 25th season starting with a concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, at St. Matthew’s. Board member Nancy Varat said, “We are very excited to be back in person.” The concert will feature four … Continue reading

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RV Explosion Causes Spectrum Wi-Fi Outages West of Temescal

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? It started with the cancellation of a Zoom yoga class, when teacher Alison Burmeister called students and told them she did not have Wi-Fi. Then Circling the News was alerted that there had been … Continue reading

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Discovering a Novel that Helped Define My Love of Books

    By BOB VICKREY Special to Circling the News   Avid readers share a major character flaw in the way we romanticize the world of books. We’re almost like evangelicals who have just discovered religion and feel compelled to … Continue reading

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Winding Way Art Installation on View at the YMCA’s Pumpkin Patch

By TRACEY PRICE and CINDY SIMON  Special to Circling the News This year’s upcycling public art installation at Simon Meadow is “Cultivating Color 2021.” Those visiting the YMCA’s Pumpkin Patch, at the corner of Temescal Canyon Road and Sunset Boulevard, … Continue reading

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“Avenue Q” Delights at PaliHi – Only a Weekend Left

If you’re looking for an absolutely delightful and silly way to spend an evening examining racism, sex, the internet and even naked puppets, the Palisades High School production of “Avenue Q” will not disappoint. Director (and resident) Nancy Cassaro-Fracchiolla writes, … Continue reading

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