Category Archives: Community

Solar Available for Palisades Residents; Prospective Installers to Present on February 3

One of the goals of Resilient Palisades is to ensure the community of Pacific Palisades is utilizing solar power, and then to establish a microgrid. A microgrid is a local electrical network that includes homes or businesses with solar panels … Continue reading

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Regarding Community Censorship

The U.S. Bill of Rights   The response was immediate after we posted “VIEWPOINT: The Problem with Community Forums” last night, in which Circling the News argued for a social media site where all sorts of different viewpoints could be … Continue reading

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Five Political Leaders to Address Democratic Club This Sunday

  The Pacific Palisades Democratic Club will hold its 2022 annual meeting, via Zoom, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 30. Five Democratic office holders will speak and answer questions from the audience. The scheduled speakers are State Senator Ben Allen, … Continue reading

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Local Historian Randy Young Donates $11,000 to Rustic Canyon Recreation Center

At the January 20 meeting, the L.A. Department of Recreation and Parks acknowledged Randy Young, a life-long Pacific Palisades resident and esteemed historian, for his $11,000 donation to Rustic Canyon Recreation Center. “Thank you to Mr. Young for his donation,” … Continue reading

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Historians & Foresters Plant an Oak to Honor the Town’s 100th Birthday

  The Historical Society and the Palisades Forestry Committee teamed up last Friday, January 14, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Pacific Palisades. Gathering at Founders Oak Island on Haverford (across from the Pierson Playhouse), the two … Continue reading

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Palisades Centennial Art Contest Winners Announced; All Entries Posted at the Library

In conjunction with the Pacific Palisades Historical Society, the American Legion Auxiliary sponsored a coloring/art contest to help the town celebrate its 100th birthday, which was Friday, January 14. The Historical Society will host a special ceremony commemorating the centennial at Simon Meadow … Continue reading

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Safe Parking Effectiveness

(Editor’s note: A Westchester resident reported that on January 12 there were nine cars in safe parking and four in the adjacent lot at 5 a.m. “The Safe Parking gate was wide open, which seems inconsistent with the idea.”) EFFECTIVENESS … Continue reading

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Columnist Susan Shelly to Speak at Republican Club Gathering January 23

Susan Shelly, VP of communications for the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, arguably the most influential taxpayer advocacy groups in California, will speak Sunday, January 23, in Pacific Palisades. Her topic is “What’s Going to Be on Your November 2022 Ballot.” … Continue reading

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Community Council’s Land Use Committee to Discuss Zoning Regulations

An October CTN story about oversized construction (“Neighbors Are Angry and Frustrated over Confusing Residential Building Regulations. What Can be Done?”) noted that at 16820 Edgar in the Marquez neighborhood, the building permit was for a two-story, 31-ft. high, single-family dwelling. … Continue reading

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Rotarians Honor Matt Rodman as Business Person of the Year

Matt Rodman, who was named by the Rotary Club as Business Person of the Year in Pacific Palisades, received his award at a dinner at Casa Nostra on December 16. At the dinner, Rodman said, “Receiving this award as the … Continue reading

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