Category Archives: Community

Journalist Bill Bruns Will Speak at the Optimist Club Meeting Tuesday

If you have always wondered about the Pacific Palisades Optimist Club and how to become a member, think about attending their meeting Tuesday morning at 9:30 in Janes Hall at the Presbyterian Church, 15821 Sunset. The guest speaker will be former Palisadian-Post editor … Continue reading

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Time for a Community Spring Cleaning on Saturday

A community-wide cleanup is being held this Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. Those participating can pick up gloves and trash bags at the Village Green, 15280 Sunset Boulevard, and then find an area of Pacific Palisades that … Continue reading

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On Your Mind – Readers Write

REGARDING DOGS AT THE FARMERS MARKET: Circling the News joked on February 27, that the latest dog park was the Palisades Farmers Market, because so many dogs are with their owners on Sunday. A reader sent a copy of the … Continue reading

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Tired of High SoCalGas Bills? Make Your Voice Heard

A Wall Street Journal story (“Natural-Gas Prices Plunge, Causing Drillers to Scale Back,”), noted that “Natural-gas prices have dropped more than 65% since mid-December and this week hit their lowest level since 2020’s pandemic lockdowns.” Instead of lowering prices for … Continue reading

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Do Not Molest the Orchid Roots

At the Malibu Orchid Society meeting on February 21 at the Methodist Church, featured speaker Alfred Hockenmaier, the “orchid whisperer” gave several orchid tips and answered questions for both beginners and those experienced in growing this flowering plant. “Don’t be … Continue reading

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“Orchid Whisperer” Will Speak on February 21

  The Malibu Orchid Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, at the Hart Lounge, in the Community Methodist Church, 801 Via de la Paz. The featured speaker is Alfred Hockenmaier, who has been called the “Orchid … Continue reading

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DWP Distribution Substation 104: Safe or NIMBYISM?

The sole electrical station in Pacific Palisades, built in 1936, was originally intended to service 300 to 500 homes. With an increasing population and electrical needs (larger homes and electrical vehicles), many areas of this community have suffered brownouts, which … Continue reading

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Audition for a Play at Theatre Palisades

Thespians and aspiring thespians are sought for the upcoming Pacific Palisades Community Theater production of “Run for Your Wife,” by playwright Ray Cooney. The farce involves a taxi driver who gets away with having two wives in different areas of … Continue reading

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Actor Joe Mantegna Emcees the Legion Reopening Ceremony

“You have a hell of a commander in Jim Cragg,” said actor Joe Mantegna who hosted the grand reopening and naming ceremony at the local American Legion. “This is a beautiful city in a beautiful state in a beautiful country,” … Continue reading

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Renaming the American Legion to Ronald Reagan Post Was a 15-Year Process

The renaming ceremony of American Legion Post 283 on La Cruz Drive in Pacific Palisades to the Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 was a 15-year process. The idea came from former Post 283 Commander Eric Measles who served in Pacific … Continue reading

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