Category Archives: Community

Rich Wilken Will Ride as Parade Marshal

For more than four decades, Rich Wilken has volunteered for almost every job needed on the Fourth of July in Pacific Palisades: the morning 5/10 Run, the afternoon parade, and the evening fireworks program. The only position he hadn’t held was … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Fourth of July | 4 Comments

Coastal Permits Needed for Much of the Construction in Palisades

A sign was posted at 425 Holyoke that a Coastal Development permit with City Planning had been applied for by Tony Russo of Crest Real Estate. On that vista, the construction of a three-story house with attached garage, and a … Continue reading

Posted in City, Community, Real Estate | 2 Comments

Optimist-YMCA Meet Fosters Love of Track

  By HENRY KAMER In 2018, I attended my first track meet, the Annual Optimist Club/Palisades YMCA meet held at Palisades High School stadium by the sea. I credit the event with igniting my own love for track. Now, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Kids/Parenting | 1 Comment

Clearing of Vegetation at 425 Holyoke Questioned

Neighbors through the Cannel Law Group sent an October 2023 notice to the California Coastal Commission alleging that the drilling and the removal of vegetation was unlawful at 425 Holyoke under the Coastal Act. The Mt. Holyoke View Preservation, a … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environmental | 7 Comments

Teens Terrorizing and Harassing Bus Drivers/Riders

  Although there are murders and stabbings on public transportation in Los Angeles, it is only recently that there is an awareness of the trickle-down effect of the lack of safety. Lawlessness and chaos have now reached every corner of … Continue reading

Posted in City, Community, Crime/Police | 3 Comments

Teenage Sex on the Carthage Steps

There are issues with the kids that hang out on the Carthage stairs. A resident wrote: “The number of kids and the audacity of their behavior ebbs and flows, but in keeping with your ‘rude kids on the bus’ story, … Continue reading

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Topanga Canyon Boulevard Reopens Today, June 2, 2024

Topanga Canyon Boulevard that linked Pacific Coast Highway with the San Fernando Valley, will reopen today, Sunday, June 2. The road was closed on March 9, when a rainstorm triggered a mud slide, closing a portion of State Route 27. … Continue reading

Posted in Community, County Supervisors, Environmental | 2 Comments

“Lola’s Folly” Would Have Allowed More Felons Roaming LA

By KRISHNA THANGAVELU There are serious crimes waves in areas of Los Angeles, such as Westchester and also in Santa Monica. Residents in Westchester are taking shooting lessons and families do not feel safe in their homes, at day or … Continue reading

Posted in City, Community, County Supervisors, Crime/Police | 5 Comments

Sunset Boulevard Smash Burgers Tasty and Highly Recommended

By CHAZ PLAGER There are several states where residents tend to complain about the lack of good food. California, however, is not one of them. From ramen to kebabs to hamburgers, there are plenty of restaurants across the state with … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Restaurants | 1 Comment

Palisades Democratic Club Hosts a Trip to Skirball

The Palisades Democratic Club is hosting a tour to the Skirball to see the new Maurice Sendak exhibit at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. If 20 or more RSVP, there will be a guided tour. Tickets will include admission … Continue reading

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