Category Archives: Animals/Pets

Cold Ice, Warm Heart: Animal Activist Working Overtime to Keep Shelter Dogs Cool During Heatwave

By JAMIE PAIGE Westside Current September 8, 2022 With record-breaking temperatures gripping the Southland and most of California, one area woman is doing what she can to help homeless dogs beat the heat. “It’s miserable for the animals right now,” … Continue reading

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Pets Are Slammed by the Heat: Keep them Safe

Pacific Palisades and Southern California are being slammed by unseasonably high temperatures. The heat came in Wednesday afternoon, setting records across Southern California. According to the American Red Cross, heat stroke is a common problem for pets in warm weather. … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Temescal Canyon Is Not the Best Location for Dog Park

By HOWARD YONET There appears to be an effort to place a long-desired dog park in lower Temescal Canyon, the exact spot not decided. I believe this is not a good idea and CTN has graciously agreed to let me present my … Continue reading

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Owners Needed to Adopt Pets from Crowded Shelters

Even as Los Angeles residents were planning Memorial Day outings, the L.A. Animal Services has asked people to open their hearts, and their homes, to dogs and cats in need of adoption — concluding a weekend of reduced fees today … Continue reading

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Adopt a Dog: 8 Rescued from a Kill Shelter

Westside Current Editor Jamie Paige traveled to Riverside County and rescued eight dogs that were on the euthanasia list. She worked with the rescue Bella Vita to save the canines that had been put in a shelter because of a … Continue reading

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Park Pawty Planned for Saturday: For the Dogs

Just as Amalfi Estate agents find the right home for people in this community, they also want to find the best homes for rescue canines. Agents are sponsoring a Park Pawty from noon to 3 p.m. this Saturday, May 14, … Continue reading

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Revere Principal Iannucci Is “Running for the Dogs”

Paul Revere Middle School Principal Tom Iannucci will run on behalf of dogs in the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday and would appreciate the support of animal lovers. “If you know me, you know that saving the lives of shelter … Continue reading

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Medically Fragile Dog Remains Missing After Walk on Venice Boardwalk

(Editor’s note: Circling the News was contacted by the Westside Current and asked to alert readers. It was believed that the dog was seen in Pacific Palisades.) Mandy Clough’s life has been nothing but heartache since last Thursday. Her dog, … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: To Anyone Who Has Lost a Pet

(Editor’s note: The following letter appeared on Nextdoor Palisades. To anyone who doesn’t believe in kindness, love or hope, below is proof that these qualities indeed exist.)  Our 14-year-old dog Abbey died last month. The day after she passed away … Continue reading

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Amalfi Estates Steps Up Community Support Through Home Sales

As the holiday season approaches, Amalfi Estates founder Anthony Marguleas and his growing team continue to donate to local charities. “We can all give back, it doesn’t have to be large amounts,” said Marguleas, whose team of 10 agents – … Continue reading

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