Category Archives: Animals/Pets

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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Palisadians Had Standout Moments at the Emmy Awards

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Sunday’s Emmy awards in Downtown Los Angeles began with host Cedric the Entertainer rapping about the virtues of television as he took the stage. Others in the star-studded audience got out of … Continue reading

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Park Meeting: Palisadians Continue Their Campaign for a Dog Park

(Editor’s note: After local residents attended and spoke at the LA County Parks Needs Assessment Update meeting on Zoom last night, several of them wrote the following letter and shared it with Circling the News.) Thank you for hosting the … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mycroft: Unofficial Vet Mascot Dies

By JEFF RIDGWAY Special to Circling the News I just found out [in May] that Mycroft, the larger of the two cat-brothers who have lived in Dr. Kathy’s [Kathy Litochelb] Pali Vet Offices for the past few years, has just … Continue reading

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Don’t Take Your Bird Feeders Down Just Yet

  Yesterday, Circling the News wrote in Musings: “After hearing Julie Hansen, owner of the Santa Monica Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop, speak at a Palisades Rotary meeting, my husband and I hung two bird feeders, complete with plastic curved … Continue reading

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Can We Celebrate a Pacific Palisades Dog Park One Day?

By LOLA COFFEY Special to Circling the News Almost 3,500 residents signed a petition that they would like an off-leash dog park here in Pacific Palisades. Before the 2017 City Council election, incumbent Mike Bonin supported a park, promising everyone who … Continue reading

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Lisa Glantz — Dog Lover, Sparkplug Winner — Is the Innocent Victim of an Angry Neighbor’s Phone Call to the City

Lisa Glantz won a Pacific Palisades Community Council Sparkplug Award for her efforts to rescue the Holiday Ho!Ho!Ho! after it was abandoned by the Chamber of Commerce three years ago. Last month as part of the Ho!Ho!Ho! celebrations, she led an … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Photo of a Dead Deer on Temescal Canyon Road Provokes Reader Response

Like all of us, I hate to see our wildlife killed. People who speed down local roads, such as Temescal Canyon and Palisades Drive, especially during twilight and nighttime, run the risk of hitting something, such as a deer. I … Continue reading

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Ground Squirrels: How to Remove Them from Your Property

(Editor’s note: After I wrote about the rats/vermin in Pacific Palisades, a CTN reader wrote that she was having problems with ground squirrels and when she called the county, someone recommended a gun. In response to this posting, I received this … Continue reading

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