Category Archives: Community

Dinner/Dance at Post 283 Welcomes Families

After a “sold-out” dance at Ronald Reagan Legion Post 283 in February, it’s time for the St. Paddy’s Day Bash, which will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday March 16, at the Legion Hall, 15247 La Cruz … Continue reading

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Upcoming March Events for BrentwoodMeet

The Brentwood community has several events scheduled for March. MARCH 2 French Conversation: Vous parlez francais? You speak French, but don’t have a place to practice? A small group of like-minded individuals urge “Come out of your home and meet … Continue reading

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DWP Works on Landscaping at Via and Sunset

The Department of Water and Power (DWP) first took out the landscaping at the substation at Via de la Paz and Sunset Boulevard during a drought cycle (the five driest years on record in Pacific Palisades were 1976, 1990, 2007, … Continue reading

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Palisades Graffiti Warriors: Simon and Alle

John Alle, a long-time resident of Pacific Palisades, joins Cindy Simon in battling graffiti in this town. He deserves a huge shout out, too. Next time you see him covering up or removing tagging, give him your thanks. He wrote … Continue reading

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Homeless Not Counted on Local Beaches: LAHSA Orders

Westside Current Editor Jamie Paige wrote on February 14 (“Too Little, Too Late? Supervisors Launch Audit on Flawed Homeless Count App Despite Known Flaws”) that the L.A. County Board of Supervisors initiated an audit on homeless count software. There were … Continue reading

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Ernest Marquez Funeral Scheduled for February 19

  A funeral mass is scheduled for Ernest Marquez, who died just a couple of months shy of his 100th birthday, at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 19, at the St. Monica Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue, Santa Monica. Marquez … Continue reading

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Plan to Go to Genesis Invitational February 15 to 18

The Genesis Invitational, hosted by Tiger Woods, will open its doors to the public at the Riviera Country Club Thursday, February 15 to Sunday, February 18. A collegiate showcase will be held February 12, with the winning collegiate player gaining … Continue reading

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Local Nonprofits Urged to Apply for Grants

Local nonprofits that benefit youth are urged to apply to the Palisades Optimist Club’s Annual Grant awards program. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2024. The Palisades Will Rogers Run Foundation, which annually holds the Will Rogers 5/10K Fourth … Continue reading

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Library Programs in February: Mark Your Calendar

All programs are held in the Palisades Library Community Room. The Library, which will be closed on President’s Day, February 19, is located at 861 Alma Real. FEBRUARY 9: BRIDGE AT THE LIBRARY The duplicate bridge group is going strong … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Rivers Produce Much Water, But No Piranha

PBS explains that an atmospheric river is a narrow corridor of concentrated water vapor transported in the atmosphere. “It’s like a river in the sky that can be 1,000 miles long. On average, atmospheric rivers have about twice the regular … Continue reading

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