Category Archives: Animals/Pets

The Fourth Annual Animal Shelter Drive

It is cold and rainy, but many people are in their lovely homes with blankets and heat. The same is not true for the “unwanted” animals in the Los Angeles County Shelters. Four years ago, Nancy Jackson started the Palisades … Continue reading

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Lab Mix Delivers Six Puppies: Homes Needed

  Former Palisades resident Lorna Boyd rescued a female dog, a Labrador mix which she absolutely adores. Small problem, the rescue group didn’t realize the dog was pregnant. It was later found out another male dog had not been spayed … Continue reading

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Palisades Dog Park Receives Funding

“Congratulations Pacific Palisades on a dog park,” said Renata Simril President of the Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, at its meeting on Thursday, January 18, at the Green Meadows Recreation Center. The Board approved … Continue reading

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Palisades Dog Park Moves a Step Closer

At the Pacific Palisades Community Council virtual meeting on January 11, Councilmember’s Field Deputy Michael Amster announced that the Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners would hear a request to approve an authorization to write a grant to use Measure … Continue reading

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Dog Park Implementation Creeps Along

(Editor’s note: Palisades dog lovers have asked for a dog park for decades–CTN will chronicle this story until some sort of resolution happens in 2024: either the park moves forward or it’s decided the project is dead. At the rate … Continue reading

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Ongoing Sagas Continue in 2024 – DOG PARK

One of the top headlines in February 2004 was “Dog Fight over the Dog Park.”  It was one of several articles that ran that year as residents fought over a proposed dog park site. There was overwhelming support for a … Continue reading

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Noisy Wild Parrots Call Palisades Home

  By CHAZ PLAGER Any longtime resident of the Palisades has likely seen (and heard) the screeching flocks of green birds which nest in the town. Colloquially referred to as wild parrots, residents are divided on their perceptions of the … Continue reading

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BakeCamps Crown Winners, While Supporting Dog Rescue

The Palisades shook with sugar overload as 46 cookie titans battled for dominance in BakeCamp’s cookie bake-off on October 14. Held at the Women’s Club on Haverford, BakeCamp was billed as a “one-of-a-kind event that brings together LA’s best professional … Continue reading

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Cookies and Puppies: Make and Eat Cookies, Help Puppies

October is National Cookie Month and Bake Camp LA is hosting three cookie tasting festivals to celebrate local bakers and support Paw Works, a nonprofit animal rescue. This Saturday, October 14, at the Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club, 901 Haverford Ave. … Continue reading

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Karen Berry Rescues Desert Tortoises

“People are downsizing and moving out of California,” Karen Berry told the Palisades Rotary Club in August. “And they don’t know what to do with their tortoises.” Berry, who is the treasurer and adoption team leader for the San Fernando … Continue reading

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