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Actor Joe Mantegna Emcees the Legion Reopening Ceremony

“You have a hell of a commander in Jim Cragg,” said actor Joe Mantegna who hosted the grand reopening and naming ceremony at the local American Legion. “This is a beautiful city in a beautiful state in a beautiful country,” … Continue reading

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Renaming the American Legion to Ronald Reagan Post Was a 15-Year Process

The renaming ceremony of American Legion Post 283 on La Cruz Drive in Pacific Palisades to the Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 was a 15-year process. The idea came from former Post 283 Commander Eric Measles who served in Pacific … Continue reading

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Portions of Pacific Palisades Have Suffered Increasing Brownouts: Council Office Halts DWP’s Latest Plans

  The sole electrical station in Pacific Palisades, built in 1936, was originally intended to service 300 to 500 homes. With an increasing population and electrical needs (larger homes and electrical vehicles), many areas of this community have suffered brownouts, … Continue reading

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American Legion Post 283 Rededicated as Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283

American Legion Post 283 was officially dedicated as Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 on Saturday, at a ceremony that began in the street and then moved inside the newly renovated building. Children (and others) participated in the carnival games set … Continue reading

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Aid P.R.I.D.E.’s Efforts in Keeping the Palisades Beautiful

Residents are invited to help P.R.I.D.E. keep Pacific Palisades beautiful. Founded in 1992, P.R.I.D.E.’s mission has been to improve and enhance the visual appeal of the Palisades, specifically the business community. The Marquez Triangle, the road medians at Sunset Boulevard … Continue reading

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Local Nonprofits Urged to Apply for Woman’s Club Grants

The Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club, which has been serving the community since 1925, will continue its annual tradition of awarding grants to local nonprofits. Over the decades, the club has awarded more than $1 million in grants to various organizations. … Continue reading

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Look for Traffic Delays on PCH on Wednesday and Thursday

(Editor’s note: This story was updated on January 30. CTN received word from L.A. County that because of the wet conditions along the roadway, the work was being delayed by one day and would now take place Wednesday, February 1 … Continue reading

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Residents Invited to the Grand Reopening of the Legion: Hosted by Joe Mantegna

If you have walked by the Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283, next to the Post Office, and always wondered how it looked on the inside, now is your chance. Tomorrow, Saturday, January 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. a grand … Continue reading

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Pole-Top Stations Locations Disputed

(The editor wrote this story in December 2016 and is reprinting it to remind people that not many people want the large industrial poles in their neighborhood. You’ll notice that station sites were initially selected for Marquez Avenue and Ida … Continue reading

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DWP Poles on Sunset Raise Ire

(This story about the Pole-Top Distribution Station was written in November 2016 and published in a local paper.) Outside the Palisades Branch Library last Wednesday evening, the temperature was hot. But inside it was even hotter, as about 30 residents … Continue reading

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