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GivingTuesday Will Be Celebrated November 29

  GivingTuesday, celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y in New York City, as a way to encourage people to give back in their daily lives – from donating to nonprofits to volunteering … Continue reading

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Firefighters Help String Holiday Lights on Village Green

Another long-standing town tradition occurred on the Village Green on November 26. Annually, the Village Green board strings holiday lights on a single tree in the nonprofit’s pocket park that is bounded by Sunset Boulevard, Swarthmore and Antioch. Once a … Continue reading

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Turkey Trot Unites Community on Thanksgiving

“It’s Time to Trot,” said guest announcer Dr. Dan Levi. After a two-year absence, almost 2,000 runners, spectators and friends agreed. Under sunny skies and warm weather, the 8th annual Turkey Trot was held Thanksgiving morning at the Palisades Stadium … Continue reading

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Gratitude: One Woman’s Journey to Self Discovery and Giving Back

By JAMIE PAIGE (Editor’s note: This first appeared November 24 in the Westside Current and is reprinted with permission.) When you meet Silvi Winthrop, you can’t help but sense there is something special about her. A naturally kind and positive … Continue reading

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Interfaith 2022 Service Celebrates Joy in the Community

Pacific Palisades Clergy led the more than 100 residents in a journey of joy, inspiration and community at the 27th annual Interfaith Community Service on November 21 at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine. Clergy from nine religious’ institutions in the … Continue reading

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Amalfi Estates Buys and Donates Homeboy Bakery Pies

Amalfi Estates Founder Anthony Marguleas and his staff hosted their seventh annual Thanksgiving Pie Day on November 22. “We’re so thankful to be in this community,” Marguleas said. “We do this to thank our friends and clients. “We’re thankful to … Continue reading

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Captain Craig Heredia Speaks about Local Crime and Recruitement

(Editor’s note: Part I of the interview with Captain Craig Heredia, who is the new Commanding Officer of the West L.A Division, ran on November 22. This is part two.)  This past February, Captain Craig Heredia was promoted to Captain … Continue reading

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Captain Craig Heredia Assumes Command of West L.A. LAPD

Captain III Craig Heredia was appointed to the head the 65-square mile West L.A. Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at the beginning of November. Heredia was the West L.A. Patrol Commanding Office under Captain Jonathan Tom, who was promoted as … Continue reading

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Coastal Interceptor Prevents Trash from Entering the Ocean

Residents near Ballona Creek were upset about the amount of trash entering the Pacific Ocean. The trash from storm drains, which covers 150 square miles of Los Angeles, is dumped into Ballona Creek. A pilot project, the Ballona Creek Trash … Continue reading

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City Council to Vote $2 Million for Ballona RV Dwellers

The Los Angeles City Council is set to vote on a motion to provide a little more than $2 million dollars for an encampment to home program for the Ballona Wetlands encampment. The motion, set to be voted on Tuesday morning, … Continue reading

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