Category Archives: Community

Around the Town: Did You Know?

GAS PRICES: If you not one of the lucky people driving an all-electric car, Circling the News discovered what might be the best gas prices in town. An employee at the Palisades Car Wash and gas station was in the … Continue reading

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What’s “THE” Correct Terminology in Referring to Pacific Palisades and Pacific Coast Highway?

(Editor’s note: In yesterday’s Musings, residents were alerted to a debate about the use of “the” in front of Pacific Palisades and PCH. Below are some of the responses. Readers in South Dakota will understand this controversy because is the … 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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March 16: Coronavirus Updates and Reactions:

“To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, I’m taking executive action to temporarily close bars, nightclubs, restaurants (except takeout/delivery), entertainment venues, and other establishments in the city of Los Angeles. These orders go into effect at midnight tonight and will … Continue reading

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CANCELLATIONS: Programs, the Palisades Library, Schools and Farmers Market Will Be Closed

The cancellations below are the list that Circling the News has received as of 7 p.m. on Friday, March 13. If you have an upcoming event that is not listed and you would like me to add it to this … Continue reading

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Rotary Club Honors Barber Joe Almaraz as Palisades Businessperson of the Year  

By SUE PASCOE AND BILL BRUNS Through business booms and recessions, changing demographics, and an evolving business district, the Palisades Barber Shop–established in 1940–has thrived on Antioch Street, between Swarthmore and Via de la Paz. In fact, the shop is … Continue reading

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Letters Sought to Keep Crosswalk at Chautauqua

A resident sent Circling the News a February 6, 2020 LADOT letter regarding the removal of an existing crosswalk in Pacific Palisades. The DOT letter stated: “After some internal discussions, we have decided to remove the existing marked pedestrian crosswalk on … Continue reading

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City Hopes to Remove Pedestrian Crosswalk at Chautauqua and Corona Del Mar

A reader sent Circling the News a notice from a February 6, 2020 LADOT letter regarding the removal of an existing crosswalk in Pacific Palisades. The DOT letter stated: “After some internal discussions, we have decided to remove the existing marked … Continue reading

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Palisades Resident Experiences Greek Refugee Camp: Pharmacy Items Needed

Story and Photos by MARYAM ZAR Special to Circling the News (Editor’s note: Maryam Zar, a former Pacific Palisades Community Council Chair, a member of the Design Review Board, a City Commissioner on the Status of Women and a member … Continue reading

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LETTER TO CIRCLING THE NEWS: “Voting as Simple as 1, 2, 3? Almost.” 

(Editor’s note: Lifelong resident John Wilson voted on Sunday at the Palisades Recreation Center, the only voting center in our town. He sent the following interesting account to Circling the News.)  I was at the Rec Center about 10 a.m. and quickly … Continue reading

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