Category Archives: Alerts

Lanes on PCH Will Be Closed at Night through Summer 2029

There will be overnight moving land closures on both the north and southbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway between Sunset Boulevard and Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Monday through Friday, starting May 6. All lanes will reopen each morning. This project will … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Rivers Produce Much Water, But No Piranha

PBS explains that an atmospheric river is a narrow corridor of concentrated water vapor transported in the atmosphere. “It’s like a river in the sky that can be 1,000 miles long. On average, atmospheric rivers have about twice the regular … Continue reading

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Sunset Traffic Snarled: Two Southbound PCH Lanes Closed

In the second time in a few weeks, traffic was snarled in Pacific Palisades in the morning as drivers tried to avoid Pacific Coast Highway by taking Sunset Boulevard. Two southbound lanes of PCH were closed near the California incline … Continue reading

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Trash Not Picked up for Two Weeks

At 16458 Sunset Boulevard, the trash has not been picked up in two weeks by the Management Company hired by Palisades resident Kevin Sabin and Santa Monica resident Lance Zuckerbraun. Residents said they had repeatedly reached out to landlords to … Continue reading

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Accident on PCH Causes Bumper-to-Bumper Traffic in Palisades

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on August 29, a semi-truck was traveling south on PCH. According to one report, the driver swerved to avoid a pedestrian in the roadway. That caused the driver to lose control of the truck, which had … Continue reading

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Tropical Stormwater Hilary Hits the Southland

Hurricane Hilary which was classified as a Category 4 hurricane, was downgraded to a tropical storm early Sunday morning as it approached the Baja California Peninsula, according to the National Weather Service. This was the first tropical storm to hit … Continue reading

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Electrical Outages in the Highlands, Huntington Palisades

A resident wrote on January 3, “I returned December 17th to the Highlands and since my return we have lost power multiple times for several hours at a time…no warning, no explanation.  Yesterday [January 2] it was out for over 5 … Continue reading

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Getty Villa Site of Formal State Dinner: Snarls Traffic

The Getty Villa was the site of the formal state dinner on June 9. President Joe Biden and the First Lady Jill Biden hosted more than 20 heads of state from countries across the Western Hemisphere at the museum in … Continue reading

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Construction at the Airport Could Mean Delays

Returning to Los Angeles Airport on April 6, around 1:30 a.m., should have been an easy and fast trip to the freeway. Instead leaving the airport became an exercise in gridlock and futility. Roadways were blocked, and it took a … Continue reading

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Palisades High Alum Dane Elkins, 21, Is Still Missing and Family Seeks Help

Dane Elkins, a Palisades High grad who holds 23 worldwide junior racquetball titles, has been reported missing and his family is seeking community help in finding him. A UC Santa Cruz engineering student, Elkins, 21, was last seen on December 20 at around 8:20 … Continue reading

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