Category Archives: Community

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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Realtor Sarah Knauer Will Be Installed  as Chamber Chairman on January 30

Sarah Knauer, a sales partner at Amalfi Estates, will be installed as the Chamber of Commerce’s 67th Chair on January 30 at the Woman’s Club. At 27, she is the youngest businessperson to take on that role in the Chamber’s history. “My … Continue reading

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DWP Bills Seem Too High? What the Heck Is Going On? A Promised Meeting Should Help. 

Many residents in Pacific Palisades believe their recent Department of Water and Power bills are excessive and some of them have vented their anger on the social media forum Nextdoor Palisades. A few have reached out to the DWP, and … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Attend Next PAB Meeting: Potrero Park, Dog Park, Tennis Courts

The Pacific Palisades Park Advisory Board will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2020 on Wednesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. in the small gym. The public is invited. The L.A. Bureau of Engineering’s Pedro Garcia, who is overseeing Potrero … Continue reading

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APRIL 2019: Burning Questions Asked and Answered

Question: When will Pacific Palisades finally get a dog park? Palisadians have long sought an off-leash dog park in the community. The stumbling block has been two-fold: location and funding. In the first positive development in years, it was announced at … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2019: Burning Questions That Were Asked and That Have an Answer

Question: What happened to the bicycle racks at Palisades Village that were required in the plan? A reader asked what happened to the 14 sidewalk- mounted bicycle racks that were supposed to be placed on Swarthmore across from the Bay Theatre … Continue reading

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The Tow Driver from Heaven and a Bystander from Hell

The car I was driving decided to konk out in the middle of intersection in Venice a few days after Christmas. It spewed smoke and water all over the pavement, but I was able to coax it through the intersection and park … Continue reading

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New Owner for the Yogurt Shoppe on Swarthmore 

  During the Holiday Stroll sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce last Friday night, visitors who stopped in the Yogurt Shoppe on lower Swarthmore were greeted by new owners, Christine and Adam Wolfson. The smiling couple offered strollers a choice … Continue reading

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Rodeo Realtors McNichol, Bernbach Collect Food on Via de la Paz for Thanksgiving Drive

Rodeo Realtors Devin McNichol and Aaron Bernbach are collecting food for the inaugural McNichol Bernbach Group Thanksgiving Food Drive. Residents are invited to bring at least two non-perishable food items from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, November 23, … Continue reading

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Acme 5 Lifestyle Nursery, across from PaliHi, Closes Tomorrow

Acme 5 Lifestyle, a nursery located in a small triangular area on Temescal Canyon Road, across from the Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center, is scheduled to close tomorrow, November 14, after just a year in business. Construction on the site began … Continue reading

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