Category Archives: businesses/stores

Prana by Lana Offers Natural Beauty Products

One of the most interesting businesses to open on Marquez Avenue is a natural beauty business, Prana by Lana. On Saturday, June 8, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., there will be a candle-making workshop at the store, 16618 Marquez. Owner … Continue reading

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People at Costco Help a Person in Distress

(Editor’s note: A resident sent me this story and is allowing me to share it.) I talked my husband into stopping at Costco Culver City on the way to his medical appointment last Friday. I love getting there early to get … Continue reading

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Which Church Are They Tearing Down?

A Design Review Board (DRB) notice was posted on the wall next to Loomy’s Toy Store at 833 Via de la Paz in April. It was a final review for a change of use from a 2,880 square-foot Church, Library … Continue reading

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Tea and Fashion Show Throwback to Civility

Having lived in Pacific Palisades for decades, it is always exciting to discover an ongoing tradition that has gone unreported. The Presbyterian tea and fashion show was held May 5 in Janes Hall. This simple, but beautifully done tradition was … Continue reading

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Long-Time Storeowner Foster Plans to Sell Business

Vivian Foster, who has a dress shop, Vivian’s Boutique, on 875 Via de la Paz, is looking for someone to buy her business. “After 38 years of loving and working in fashion in the Palisades it’s time to retire,” Foster … Continue reading

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Editor Threatened: Few Days Later Called a Racist

THREATENING MESSAGE: This editor received the following text message from a 310-765-7413 number on April 21: “Hey Sue . . .Active & sesh ready!!! “Sleep with one eye open (and then my address was listed). “Revenge is a dish best … Continue reading

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Juvenile Crime Includes Graffiti, Car Break-ins: Street Vendor Letters

REGARDING GRAFFITI: I hope we can catch the kids who did this [graffiti in George Wolfberg Park at Potrero]. It’s a shame such a beautiful place/sanctuary can be vandalized. I brought friends from out of town for a walk and … Continue reading

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Pickleball Social Planned for Sunday

There is a pickleball social planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28, 15305 Sunset Boulevard, in the U.S. Bank parking lot. The event is hosted by Rally Club. If you’re always wanted to try the sport, there … Continue reading

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Making Your Floors Look the Best

When you want your hardwood floors to look spectacular, it is worth one’s time to find a consummate professional. Fortunately for Pacific Palisades residents, one of the best companies in Los Angeles, Greg Garber Floors, is based here. Owner Greg … Continue reading

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Sales, Leases, Taxes and Inventory, Marguleas Discusses the Palisades Market

Anthony Marguleas, the founder and owner of Amalfi Estates, spoke to the Optimist Club on April 2 about the current real estate market.  He said, “You never regret buying real estate; you only regret selling. “More people stay in their homes … Continue reading

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