Category Archives: City/Councilman Mike Bonin

Councilman Bonin Field Deputy Lisa Cahill Takes a New Position with a Westside Nonprofit

(Editor’s note: The following e-mail message went out on Monday from Lisa Cahill, the Brentwood-Palisades Deputy-Environmental Liaison for Councilman Mike Bonin.)  “Hope that each of you are well. I wanted to reach out and let you all know that my … Continue reading

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Possible Problems in Pacific Palisades Today with Looters

(Editor’s note: I was asked by several subscribers to post the warning that I sent out this morning, so that others might read it. Additionally, around noon, Captain Jonathon Tom, Commanding Officer for West Los Angeles sent a notice to … Continue reading

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City Approves $5.2 Million Cost Overruns by Engineering Firm Grading Potrero Canyon Park 

The engineering firm OHL USA, Inc. has been approved for up to $5,275,366 in cost overruns as it completes the final grading in Potrero Canyon Park. This is 39 percent of the original contract amount: $13,526, 579. The five-member L.A. Board of … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Some Good and Bad Contrasts in Our Community

Good: Pacific Palisades, which has exactly one dedicated LAPD car, had more than eight on Sunday, with their emergency lights on, sitting in the Will Rogers State Beach parking lot. Police were outside enjoying the fresh salt air as they … Continue reading

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City Posts Parking Restrictions along Its Stretch of PCH in Pacific Palisades

Following the beach closures, LAPD Officers Brian Espin and Earl Wright, who were working the beach detail, received complaints from L.A. County Lifeguards about surfers and homeless people parking their cars and RVs along Pacific Coast Highway. These individuals were defying … Continue reading

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One CTN Reader Takes Action Regarding Parking Meter Ticketing in Front of Local Restaurants

On March 17, Circling the News posted the following story in the Musings section: PICKING UP TAKEOUT, HIT WITH A PARKING TICKET: From CTN Adviser Bill Bruns: “Monday night [March 16] at about 7:30, I was walking through an almost … Continue reading

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PCH Task Force Meeting: Caltrans Official Addresses Four Projects Affecting Pacific Palisades

What’s the most dangerous move a driver can make on Pacific Coast Highway? At the Wednesday quarterly PCH Task Force meeting in Malibu, an L.A. County Sheriff and a California Highway Patrol representative agreed that it’s “a U-turn on Pacific … Continue reading

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Helping the Mentally Ill Homeless Is a Money Game

Why does society allow people who are obviously mentally ill to live on the streets? These people forage for food, lack adequate sanitation resources and sleep on sidewalks. They often talk to themselves and shout at voices that rack their … Continue reading

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Quimby Funds Remain Elusive, Frustrating Palisadians Who Want to Build a Dog Park Here 

When Pacific Palisades residents requested Quimby Funds to help pay for a dog park environmental review, so that they could start fundraising, they were told not yet. Right now, it appears that Quimby money may be like monopoly money—not available to be used in … Continue reading

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Chautauqua at PCH Needs Fixing; Well-Placed Signs Would Help

Circling the News has received a copy of a letter that was sent in March to Councilman Mike Bonin, asking for help with the intersection of West Channel Road, Chautauqua and Pacific Coast Highway. Bonin has never responded to the … Continue reading

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