Category Archives: Community

Electric Distribution Station Proposed for Marquez

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power invites comments on its environmental impact review in connection with the construction of a proposed distributing station (DS-104) at 16931 Marquez Avenue. A scoping meeting will be held November 30 from 6:30 … Continue reading

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Kill the Messenger: California Elections Rock!

In an early musing, Circling the News questioned why it takes so long for California to have election results – it’s now Sunday, November 13, six days after the election and Los Angeles County is still counting, readers were quick … Continue reading

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Legion Auxiliary Donates Thanksgiving Gift Cards to Palisades Firefighters

Many may not realize that firefighters have to pay for their own meals while working a shift at a station. Generally, those on duty take turns shopping and cooking. “While many of us are celebrating Thanksgiving with family, our firefighters … Continue reading

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Toy Drive Sponsored by Palisades Rotary Underway

The Pacific Palisades Rotary Club is sponsoring a holiday toy drive for the Salvation Army Westwood Transitional Village. This is a nonprofit organization that is helping families transition from homelessness to independent living. Sought are new toys that are unwrapped. … Continue reading

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LA Election Results: Who Won? Who Knows?

  As the L.A. Country Registrar continues to count ballots from the November 8 primary, the only certainty is that it could take several days to declare a winner in many contests. It is really a shame that California, which … Continue reading

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Rain, Blessed Rain, Fell in Pacific Palisades

The rain started in the evening of November 6 and after several showers and downpours, the sun finally came out on November 9. There were reports of several traffic accidents and garbage cans floating down the street. The rain gauge … Continue reading

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Palisadians Show Support for Iranian Women

  Story and Photos by: CHAZ PLAGER The Palisades Farmer’s Market on Sunset and Swarthmore was just a bit noisier than normal, on October 30, thanks to the March for Iranian Women’s Rights being held. Led by Palisades High School … Continue reading

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Jeff Moore to Speak on Spiny Succulents

The Pacific Palisades Garden Club will hold it November 7 meeting, virtually, welcoming Jeff Moore of Solana Succulents. He will speak on spiny succluents, including cacti, euphorbias, alluaudias, fourquierias, terrestrial bromelidads and a host of other spiny plants that are … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Group Think and Scapegoating: Seek Truth

In high school, we were shown “The Ox-Bow Incident” (1943 black and white film), more than once. This editor hated the Western because of the ending – if only people had stopped to seek the truth, it could have been … Continue reading

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DSA-Sanctioned Candidates Should be Examined Closely

The Westside Current ran an October 26 story (“DSA Endorsements Raise Questions of Anti-Semitism Among Darling, City Candidates”), which pointed out that in order to receive a DSA endorsement, candidates must fill out a questionnaire that asks if they back … Continue reading

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