Category Archives: City

No One Wants to Be Right on This One

My first husband, who liked to ski, took me, a novice on the slopes. As we waited to get on the chair lift, he reminded me to keep everything next to my body, because things could get caught on the … Continue reading

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City Will Attempt to Fix Asilomar Landslide

“Stopping a landslide from moving is an expensive proposition, and experts acknowledge that there is no stopping Mother Nature—but the City believes movement can be slowed significantly on Asilomar Boulevard.” That was the first sentence of a story that this … Continue reading

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L.A. Council Fast Tracking Large Digital Billboards

Although Los Angeles City Council passed a 2002 Billboard sign ordinance to ban visual blight, it is now trying to sidestep that ordinance. Given that Los Angeles will be the site of some 2026 World Cup Soccer Games, and also … Continue reading

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Community Destroyed at 16458 Sunset Boulevard

According to tenants and Allan Jones, the Santa Ynez listing agent, Joe Angerman, who built the six-unit apartment building at 16458 Sunset Boulevard in 1955, was just “the nicest guy.” The building was stable, and the last “new” tenant moved … Continue reading

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Highlands Elder Care Facility, Ciela, Now Taking Customers

Ciela, described as a modern, resort-style retirement community in the Palisades Highlands, offers independent living, assisted living and memory care. The facility located at 17310 West Vereda de la Montura click here is giving tours to perspective clients, with plans … Continue reading

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Brush Clearance on Park Land Not Done by California State

Pacific Palisades Community Council President Maryam Zar’s home abuts on State Park land. Plants were overgrown and Zar was worried about brush clearance. She contacted Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin and State Senator Ben Allen and asked about the state clearing the … Continue reading

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Osmose Inspectors May Ask to Check Power Poles in Residential Yards

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has hired an outside contractor Osmose to examine the condition of power poles in Pacific Palisades and Brentwood. The company will start Monday, August 28, and the inspection of the more … Continue reading

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Tropical Stormwater Hilary Hits the Southland

Hurricane Hilary which was classified as a Category 4 hurricane, was downgraded to a tropical storm early Sunday morning as it approached the Baja California Peninsula, according to the National Weather Service. This was the first tropical storm to hit … Continue reading

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Our Street Is Being Repaved, AGAIN

A long-time Marquez Knolls resident wrote Circling the News, “It’s so strange. We have had our streets re-paved, tarred, you name it and they’ve done it [again and again]. The resident said that streets on Lachman, Buenaventura, Las Flores and Charmel Lane … Continue reading

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Traci Park Asked for Money to Fix Temescal Canyon Road

Councilmember Traci Park wrote in a motion “Temescal Canyon Road is a critical thoroughfare in the Pacific Palisades Community, linking Sunset Boulevard to Pacific Coast Highway. It appears that the southbound lane of Temescal Canyon Road between Pacific Coast Highway … Continue reading

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