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Palisades Bookstore on Antioch to Sponsor First Book Signing

Author Joel Pollak will speak and sign his new book “Rhoda, a Biography ‘Comrade Kadalie, You Are Out of Order!’” on Thursday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Collection Antiques and Books, at 15326 Antioch. When Village Books on Swarthmore … Continue reading

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Palisades Library Provides a Free Technology Expert: Local Paid Help also Available 

The Pacific Palisades Branch Library has hired Chris Miehl to help answer technology questions from patrons three days a week at the library on 861 Alma Real. His regular hours are Monday, noon to 6 p.m.; Tuesdays, noon to 5 … Continue reading

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Street Taco Stand Divides the Palisades

If one even started to question if a popup taco stand, Shekos Tacos, on the street by Ralphs had approval from the City of Los Angeles, one was instantly called a snob and out to destroy this “affordable” dining option … Continue reading

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The Wongs Receive Rotary’s Businessperson of the Year Award

Gordon and Shirley Wong, who have owned Knolls Pharmacy for 33 years, have been selected by the Palisades Rotary Club as the Businessperson of the Year. “This is the nicest local hometown pharmacy anyone could ever want and ever expect,” … Continue reading

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Problems with Pharmaca Stem to Medly Bankruptcy

More than one reader has contacted this editor about Pharmaca, the pharmacy, which also offers natural supplements, cards and gifts that is  located at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and La Cruz Drive. “I was just in Pharmaca and the … Continue reading

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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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