Category Archives: Crime/Police

CRIME – Update from Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin

Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin started his report with this information: this message is one that I sent out to some of the immediate neighbors of a burglary incident that occurred on Thursday, September 15. “There was a burglary on … Continue reading

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Search Warrant Served at Sheila Kuehl’s Santa Monica Home

  (Editor’s note: this story is done in cooperation with Jamie Paige, editor of Westside Current, and City News Service.) What did L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl do to have a search warrant and affidavit served at her Santa Monica … Continue reading

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Darling and Park Answer a Constituent’s Concern

  (Editor’s note: A 32-year Westchester resident sent a letter (below) to city officials, including Councilman Mike Bonin. Circling the News and Westside Current sent the letter to CD 11 candidates Erin Darling and Traci Park and asked for their response … Continue reading

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Crime Report – July 31 through August 12

  Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin reported in an August 19 email that: “We need to stay vigilant and keep our neighbors in the loop when it comes to suspicious activity in the community. Espin said, “There was an incident … Continue reading

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Support the Ballona Wetlands: Write a Letter

If a resident would like to help save the environmentally-sensitive Ballona Wetlands from garbage and needles, your signature is sought. Residents can help save the El Segundo Blue Butterfly and the Belding’s Savannah Sparrow, which are endangered species living in … Continue reading

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Bonin Moderates Progressive Town Hall Held by Santa Monica Democrats

  By JAMIE PAIGE Westside Current Editor Councilmember Mike Bonin moderated a forum July 27 held by the Santa Monica Democratic Club. The primary message of the night was the “rise of the progressive movement in Los Angeles.” In attendance … Continue reading

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Empty Police Car Serves as Deterrent?

An LAPD vehicle has been parked on westbound Sunset Boulevard across from the Village Green and near Erewhon. Most likely this is in response to the brazen burglary at Towne by Elyse Walker in Caruso’s mall on July 9. Captain … Continue reading

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LAPD: Meet SLO Espin – Crime Report July 10 to 16

Hike or Have Coffee with a Cop There are two upcoming opportunities to meet and chat with Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin. Hike with a Cop, will take place at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, at 1501 … Continue reading

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LAPD Beach Detail Continues to Patrol Bluffs

The Los Angeles Police Department Beach Detail is essential in keeping homeless fires from burning the bluffs and hillsides in which Pacific Palisades is nestled. In previous years, during the summer, additional police had been assigned to this area to … Continue reading

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Crime in the Palisades: LAPD Crime Report from June 6 through July 2

This past weekend, once again rumors were rampant in town as one version of a crime was compounded with what “someone thought they heard” and “then other crime tales were added to the narrative.” When in doubt, go to the … Continue reading

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