Category Archives: Community

Renovations Started on the Interior of the American Legion Building

Finally, a facelift is underway for the American Legion building, at the corner of Swarthmore and La Cruz. Wielding sledgehammers to start the demolition of the 1965 interior of the building were Post Commander Jim Cragg, Auxiliary President Sue Pascoe … Continue reading

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Slightly-Used Shoes Are Needed for Soles4Good, a Student Campaign

If you have a pair or several pairs of shoes in your closet that are barely worn, consider donating them to Soles4Good. Co-founded by Amaan Furniturewala and Alec Katz (Furniturewala is now at the University of Pennsylvania and Katz is … Continue reading

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Celebrate Brianna Kupfer’s Birthday April 9

Brianna Kupfer, a Pacific Palisades resident, was stabbed and killed on January 13 when she was working alone at Croft House, a Hancock Park boutique furniture store. A suspect was caught and will be brought to justice, but the senseless … Continue reading

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Bing Crosby’s Great-Grandson Pitches for the Barnstormers – And That’s Just the Beginning of the Augie Sylk Story

(Editor’s note: This story, written by Mike Gross and featured on Lancaster Online, was published in August 2021 and is reprinted with permission by the LNP Media Group. The featured athlete, Augie Sylk, grew up in Pacific Palisades and attended … Continue reading

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Letter—Could Prop K Pay for a New Playground?

A March 13 story “New Playground Desperately Needed at Palisades Recreation Center,” elicited a letter from a long-time Pacific Palisades resident Barbara Kohn, who wrote: Residents should check with the City as to the amount of Prop K Funds that … Continue reading

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Feuer’s Alleged Illegal Activity Made Public in Ethics Complaint

(Editor’s note: Mike Feuer is running to be the next Los Angeles mayor. Corruption has been uncovered in the City Attorney’s office, which Feuer has headed since 2013. He claims he was unaware of the criminal activity.  Some residents question … Continue reading

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Palisades Baseball Opening Day Is a Big Success 

Pacific Palisades Baseball Association organizers navigated the unknown caused by the pandemic and City regulations to ensure that the annual Pancake Breakfast and opening day would take place this year. Navigated with elan and improvisation, the traditional celebration went off … Continue reading

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New Playground Desperately Needed at Palisades Recreation Center

  Although Pacific Palisades may be one of the richest communities in Los Angeles, its playground is not ADA accessible. Resident Steve Soboroff raised money in 1986 so that the current playground could be installed. Then, he was quoted as … Continue reading

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Letter–Participate in Pacific Palisades Centennial Publication and Buy a Blanket

(Editor’s note: Barbara Kohn, the president of the Pacific Palisades Historical Society, sent the following letter.) Dear Leaders of an HOA, Individuals, Organizations and Business owners, This is your chance to be part of the Pacific Palisades Centennial Publication. Please … Continue reading

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Westchester Residents Learn of Hotels Purchased for Homeless through Social Media

(Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Westside Current on March 9 and is reprinted with permission. It is important story because it highlights that a City Councilman should work with residents and not hide decisions. At least one … Continue reading

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