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YMCA Egg Hunt a Spectacular Success

(Editor’s note: After CTN reporter Chaz Plager and photographer Rich Schmitt were kicked out of the Rec Center Egg Hunt by Director Jasmine Dowlatshahi before the event started. Plager reported “we weren’t kicked out of this one.” Schmitt added, “YMCA … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Observed in Los Angeles

Although it was only 58 percent of a total solar eclipse in Southern California, the astronomical event was widely observed. The Palisades Library patio was the site of a local viewing around 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8. Friends of … Continue reading

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L.A. Shelter Animals Suffering Neglect Bordering on Abuse

(Editor’s note: The Westside Current and CTN are working in tandem to shed light on the horrific state of animal shelters in Los Angeles.) The City of Angeles is neglecting animals in its shelters to the point of abuse. Current … Continue reading

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Win a Chance for Dinner with Steve Kerr

  Steve Kerr, the coach of the Golden State Warriors, and also the USA Olympic basketball team, has agreed to have dinner with the lucky winner of a raffle, sponsored by the Palisades Rotary Club. Tickets are $100 and only … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: CTN Does Not Back Down on Statement about HAMAS

As a musing on April 5, CTN wrote that the U.S. Government had a short memory. “President Biden has come out harshly against Israel after a missile strike on April 1 killed seven aid workers in Gaza. The Israeli government … Continue reading

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Library Parking Lot Book Sale Set for April 13

“The beloved tradition is back!” Friends of the Library announced in an April 1 email. “The Friends of the Palisades Library will hold their first book sale since before Covid from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13,” organizer … Continue reading

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MĀVVEN Mercantile, Combines Curation and Community

By ALISON BURMEISTER In the ever-changing world of retail, where more people are abandoning brick and mortar storefronts to shop on-line, it takes a unique space like MĀVVEN Mercantile at 15326 Antioch, to welcome customers through the door, again and … Continue reading

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“Curb Your Enthusiasm” Final Episode Tonight

Palisades resident Larry David (and why has he not been asked to be the town’s honorary mayor?), created Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2000. The final episode will air tonight on HBO. This Episode 10 of Season 12 is titled No … Continue reading

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PaliHi Students Urge Climate Curriculum

More than three years ago, the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force at Palisades Charter High School successfully urged the school’s Board of Directors to adopt their resolution to incorporate climate curriculum in all courses. The students’ assertion was that … Continue reading

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Los Angeles: A Troubling Trio of Animal Neglect, Food Safety Mishaps and Homelessness Woes

BY TIM CAMPBELL Recently, three seemingly unrelated stories have made the news: neglect and abuse of animals in City-run shelters, the lack of consistent restaurant health inspections by the County, and serious questions about LAHSA’s management. If you’re having a … Continue reading

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