Category Archives: Community

Community Effort: YMCA, Seven Arrows and Residents Provide Backpacks

Members of the Palisades-Malibu YMCA joined with the Antelope Valley YMCA in Lancaster to hand out school backpacks filled with school supplies and snacks to local elementary school children and their families on December 18. Palisades-Malibu YMCA Board members Dr. Anita … Continue reading

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Netflix/Bay Theater Receives Positive Reviews

On December 16, Circling the News noted that the Bay Theater at 1035 Swarthmore had reopened and was showing numerous films daily. Although CTN’s editor has not yet made it to a movie there, she reached out to readers about … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Awards Celebration Held

The Pacific Palisades Community Council held its annual awards dinner on December 9 at the lower Bel-Air Bay Club. Recipients were Chris Spitz for Citizen of the Year and Scott Cullen, Rick McGeagh, Matthew Rodman, Ingrid Steinberg and Krishna Thangavelu … Continue reading

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Chris Spitz Received PPCC’s Citizen of the Year Award

The Community Council proclaimed Chris Spitz as 2021 Citizen of the Year for leading the intense campaign to stop a plan to create a homeless village at Will Rogers State Beach. The attorney and longtime PPCC board member was honored … Continue reading

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Golden Sparkplugs Honored at PPCC Awards Dinner

Five Pacific Palisades residents were honored as Golden Sparkplugs at the Community Council awards celebration on December 9 at the Bel-Air Bay Club. (See adjoining story about Citizen of the Year Chris Spitz.) Scott Cullen, Rick McGeagh, Matthew Rodman, Ingrid … Continue reading

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A Grinch Cannot Stop This Year’s Ho!Ho!Ho! Festivities

The anticipation was high on Saturday as Mr. and Mrs. Claus arrived at Fire Station 69 and were transported to Simon Meadow atop the hook-and-ladder truck. Hearing sirens and seeing lights flashing, drivers pulled over, but once they saw Santa … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi Promotes the Spirit of Giving with “Santa Claus Saturday”

Corpus Christi Parish will conduct a special event this week called “Santa Claus Saturday,” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church parking lot, off Carey Street. Unwrapped toys, dolls, games, balls, hoodies, art supplies, bikes, scooters or a … Continue reading

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TWO NEWS ITEMS: DWP Arrest and LAUSD Education

Second Person Pleads Guilty in DWP Scandal The former head of the Department of Water & Power, David Wright, who was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016 and resigned in 2019, will plead guilty to bribery on Friday, federal … Continue reading

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Pepper Edmiston’s Cookie Jars on Sale, Just in Time for Holiday Gift Giving

(Editor’s note: Former Palisadian-Post Editor Bill Bruns told CTN, “Pepper Edmiston wrote dozens of columns and first-person stories for the Post about her wild, adventurous and sometimes whacky life, and they were always entertaining — often laugh-out-loud funny, but also poignant, … Continue reading

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American Legion’s Jim Cragg Receives Veteran of the Year Award

Lt. Colonel Jim Cragg, commander of American Legion Post 283, was honored on November 13 as the Veteran of the Year during the UCLA Football Military Appreciation Game at the Rose Bowl. This 2020 award was presented in person this … Continue reading

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