Category Archives: Accidents/Fires

Trunk Line Ruptures Sending Thousands of Gallons of Water down Sunset

A trunk/main water line ruptured in the 16100 block of Sunset Boulevard (at Muskingum) at 7:43 p.m. on Sunday evening. Water flowing downhill like river rapids made it dangerous for pedestrians and motorists. LAFD responded and all lanes of Sunset … Continue reading

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Legion’s Ham Radio Club Seeks Members

The Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 Amateur Radio Club (aka Ham Radio Club) is open to all Legionnaires, Sons of the American Legion and Auxiliary members. The Ham Radio Club, which has the license (KI6IRL), has recently updated its HF, … Continue reading

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PCH Task Force Discusses Street Racing, 100-mph Police Chases and Progress at Potrero Canyon Park

The PCH Task Force, which meets every quarter, serves an important role by bringing together representatives from three state offices (Assembly, Senate three cities (L.A., Santa Monica and Malibu) and their law enforcement entities, plus the California Highway Patrol. Task Force members … Continue reading

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Fire along Paseo Miramar Is Knocked Out

Firefighters from Stations 19, 23, 37, 63, 69 and 84 responded to a brush fire in the 300 block of Paseo Miramar (above Sunset) at 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. LAFD Spokesperson Brian Humphrey said there was an air-and- ground response … Continue reading

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Emergency Airlift from the Mountains

(Editor’s note: In response to the most recent airlift of a hiker on January 18, a reader wrote “Probably unavailable, but it would be good disclosure to report how much the injured people will be charged personally for the airlifts … Continue reading

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One Dead in Three-Car Crash on PCH

Three vehicles were involved in an early morning traffic collision Saturday on Pacific Coast Highway north of Sunset that resulted in a fatality and injuries to five others. Around 4:10 a.m., between Coastline Drive and Porto Marina the driver of … Continue reading

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If Scooters Are Improperly Parked, Call 311

 Pacific Palisades residents have noticed a significant increase in the number of dockless Lime and Bird scooters lying on sidewalks the past few months. Teens in the town take advantage of the scooters, driving them about, quite often with a … Continue reading

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Homeless Fire in Temescal Canyon Is Quickly Extinguished

A fire broke out in Temescal Gateway Park, just north of the historic dining hall in a heavily wooded area, near a trash receptacle, around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. According to Station 69 firefighters first on the scene, two people … Continue reading

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Fatality Accident Is Motivation for Left-turn Signal at Chautauqua and Sunset

(Editor’s note: On Thursday, October 22, yet another accident occurred at this intersection. Resident Bill Bruns drove by the site around 5:40 p.m. and reported “Tow trucks were there as we drove past, people talking to one another, at least … Continue reading

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PCH Task Force Addresses Potrero Canyon Park, RV Parking and Street Racing

The Pacific Coast Highway Task Force held its quarterly meeting Wednesday on Zoom, with State Senators Ben Allen and Henry Stern and Assemblyman Richard Bloom in attendance. “It is important to cut across jurisdictional issues on PCH regarding accidents, evacuation … Continue reading

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