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Lawns May Be Replaced through Rebate Program

BY REECE PASCOE If a resident is thinking about redoing one lawn, because of drought restrictions,  take a look at the Turf Replacement Program, offered by the LADWP. It is one of the many water-saving, energy-savings programs offered by this … Continue reading

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Giving A Beach Day to Kids Who Have Never Had One

Vittorio Ristorante & Pizzeria, the Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Post 283 Auxiliary is teaming up with Claris Heath to offer a beach day on Saturday, July 23, for kids who live in the Lost Angeles area, … Continue reading

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Special Swim Times Announced for the PaliHi Pool

  It is summer – and time to spend evenings and Sunday afternoons in the swimming pool. Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center Director Brooke King announced special summer sessions at the pool located at the Palisades High School, at 15777 Bowdoin … Continue reading

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Natalie McAdams Helps PAPA Plan the 4th of July Evening

It is not easy throwing a Fourth of July party that involves music, food and fireworks – for several thousand people. About a decade ago, the Palisades Americanism Parade Association, a group of volunteers that includes lawyers, architects and businessmen, realized … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Lies, Lies and Lies

Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 20th book, “Fierce Love,” came out May 3. He wrote it with Sonya Curry, the mom of NBA Legend Stephen Curry.  click here When Eisenstock is not writing, he pursues what he calls “a crazy … Continue reading

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Parade Theme Winner: “Red, White and Blue in 2022”

By LOLA COFFEY A regular attendee with his family at the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade, John Abruscato is now also the winner of this year’s parade theme contest with his entry: “Red, White and Blue in 2022.” “My … Continue reading

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Mounted Unit Will Be Featured in Palisades Parade

BY LAUREL BUSBY   About a year ago, the California State Guard 26th Mounted Unit expanded their duties from parades and events to search and rescue and security. The all-volunteer force, which should feature more than a dozen horses and riders at the … Continue reading

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NIKE Missile Launch Site Still Exists in Santa Monica Mountains

By CHAZ PLAGER Often, they say that the truth is stranger than fiction. For examples of this, you need look no further than current events, like a global mass pandemic, or a billionaire winning the presidency, or a mass insurrection … Continue reading

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Addressing Energy Consumption at the Park: LED Lights Needed

  Several trees tumbled down near the tennis courts in the park during the high winds in November 2021. The unintended consequence was lights from the tennis courts illuminated adjacent residential homes on Alma Real. Neighbors came to a Park … Continue reading

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AYSO Soccer Fall Registration Still Has a Few Spots

  AYSO Region 69 has been serving the communities of Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, and adjoining neighborhoods since 1975, and has consistently been recognized as a Platinum Region for its outstanding program. All children with birth dates between 2006 and … Continue reading

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