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The “Radium Girls” Discounted by Public Health Officials

By REECE PASCOE “Doctor, I don’t feel good.” “Don’t fret. You’re perfectly healthy.” “Doctor, I can see my bones at night.” “Don’t worry that’s a sign of health.” “Doctor, part of my jaw broke off.” “Well, it’s just your diet.” … Continue reading

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Community Council Supports a Conditional Use Permit for Pot Shops

The Pacific Palisades Community Council supports Brentwood Community Council (BCC) in its issues with the recently opened pot shop, Cookies, at the Brentwood Country Mart. The approval, which asks for community notification and input, passed unanimously at the October 13 … Continue reading

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Betts Bakes Delicious Homemade Cakes

If a resident is having a Halloween party and needs a special desert, try Betts Bakes Whoopie Pies or the ghost/mummy cupcakes. Launched in August, this new Palisades home business, Betts Bakes, was the result of Betty Morin’s love for … Continue reading

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Figerts Recall Publishing the Weekly Todd County Tribune in South Dakota

(Editor’s note: Several years ago, when I visited the senior center in Valentine, Nebraska, with my mother-in-law Corrine Pascoe, I met Margaret and Ervin Figert. They had run the Todd County Tribune, a weekly newspaper in Mission, South Dakota, when … Continue reading

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Anthony Marguleas and Amalfi Estates Honored for Philanthropic Impact

Anthony Marguleas and his Pacific Palisades real estate company, Amalfi Estates, will be honored at several events this fall. Marguleas was recently named one of the “top 30 agents in L.A.” by The Hollywood Reporter. The magazine considered sales volume, … Continue reading

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New Pot Shop Discussed at Brentwood Community Council

Cookies, a new pot shop in the 13000 block of San Vicente Boulevard, which was supposed to open Saturday, September 10, had its first reported crime. The Brentwood Community Council listened to Brentwood Senior Lead Officer Matthew Kirk’s report at … Continue reading

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Kurt & Whey Opens in the Canyon

  If a resident has tried to buy Comte Grand Cru or Grey Owl cheese, they know these two highly desirable cheeses are not readily found anywhere on the Westside – or even in Southern California. That changed September 3 … Continue reading

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The New Pot Shop, Cookies, Burglarized

A new pot shop, Cookies, which was scheduled to open on Saturday, September 10, was closed and boarded up on Sunday. This Circling the News editor walked from Paul Revere Middle School to the store on San Vicente, which is … Continue reading

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Pot Dispensary to Open on San Vicente near Revere Middle School

Cookies, a marijuana pot dispensary, is slated to open in Brentwood on Saturday, September 10, at 13030 San Vicente (at 26th and San Vicente). Store hours are listed as from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Paul Revere Middle School, with … Continue reading

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Tara Amiel Opens RustiCoffee in the Canyon

  One of the greatest assets when Estate Coffee opened Via de la Paz was Tara Amiel. The food she brought to the newly-opened coffee shop was absolutely incredible – and then she was gone much to the dismay of … Continue reading

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