Category Archives: businesses/stores

Student Loans Versus Paycheck Protection Program

  A reader attacked those who took out PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) loans, saying they were the equivalent of student loans. Comparing the two loans is like saying baseball and football are the same sport because they both use a … Continue reading

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Obsessed Provide Unique Gems, Stones and Jewelry

By ALISON BURMEISTER If you are in the mood for some “eye candy” visit Amy Russo and Michelle Good’s jewelry store, Obsessed, located on Sunset, near Wells Fargo and next to Naturella Beauty Center. In addition to the unique jewelry, there is a jar … Continue reading

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Kayndaves Restaurant Is Sold, After 30 Years in the Palisades

Dave and Jintana Licht are selling their popular restaurant, Kayndaves, which has been a fixture on Sunset since July 22, 1992. “We’re turning over our space to a good local operator who will continue offering Mexican food,” Dave told Circling … Continue reading

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Teens Have Few Places to Eat Out in Pacific Palisades

  By CHAZ PLAGER There’s a saying: If you’re rich, you live in Beverly Hills. If you’re famous, you live in Malibu. If you’re lucky, you live in Pacific Palisades. As someone who grew up in the Palisades, I didn’t … Continue reading

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CTN: Fact or B.S.: Rose Avenue is Affordable Housing

Myth Busters B.S. #2 – Rose Avenue One of my son’s favorite television shows growing up was Mythbusters. Each episode focused on popular beliefs, Internet rumors or other myths. The cast would examine each myth and then either confirm or … Continue reading

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Naming “THAT” Area North of Sunset Is a Problem

Anyone who has ever argued with a spouse about what to name a child—or even a pet — knows there is no easy compromise. That’s why when my daughter was named Shelby, it wasn’t clear how that happened because my husband … Continue reading

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Business History: Vince Mangio Operated Three Barber Shops in the Palisades 

Rosanne Mangio contacted Circling the News and complained that her late father Vince Mangio, a successful businessman in Pacific Palisades for 34 years, had been omitted from the Centennial publication, produced by the Historical Society. Editor Bill Bruns said it wasn’t an oversight, but … Continue reading

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Free Yogurt for Graduating Seniors

Amalfi Estates Founder and philanthropist Anthony Marguleas is not only honoring graduating high school and college seniors, but he is also helping a local business. On June 11, from 1 to 5 p.m., Marguleas will pay for a free yogurt from … Continue reading

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After 19 Years, Bay Club on Sunset at PCH Will Close May 31

The Bay Club, which took over from Spectrum Athletic Club in 2003, will close its doors on May 31. Members received a letter from senior executive VP of operations Morell Marean on April 21, stating that “In the coming months … Continue reading

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Real Deal Says Caruso Working Towards Upscale Shift with Palisades Mall

Caruso is reworking its tenant profile at Palisades Village to attract higher end brands, according to a April 22 Real Deal story. Many residents may remember a December 2018 Hollywood Reporter story (“Rick Caruso’s New Pacific Palisades Mall Already Breaking … Continue reading

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