Category Archives: Education

Delicatessen Explored at Skirball Center: “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli”

By LIBBY MOTIKA Circling the News Contributor   I could be accused of chutzpah for kvetching about the schlocky workmanship of that nudnik who purports to be the community’s mensch. Yes indeed, the list of Yiddish words is firmly seeded … Continue reading

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Earth Day Opportunities: Beach Cleaning or Festival at Will Rogers

EARTH DAY OPPORTUNITIES: Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22, 1970. Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson was concerned about the environment in the United States, especially after the massive 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara. With the publication of Rachel … Continue reading

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Wen Chen Addresses Chinese Propaganda, Persecution of Falun Gong and Organ Harvesting

Wen Chen told the Palisades Rotary Club in February that she initially believed that the Tiananmen Massacre never happened. Born and raised in China, she came to Cal Tech as a graduate student in 1995. “My friends asked me about … Continue reading

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Michelle Villemaire ‘Yarn Bombs’ the Village Green, Honoring National Women’s History Month 

What do Pearl S. Buck, Mary Cassatt, Lucille Ball, Deborah Sampson, Helen Keller, Sally Ride, Harper Lee and Rose Gilbert have in common? They are among more than 60 women honored at the Village Green for Women’s History Month. Visitors … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed Against Neighbors of RV Parked Outside Venice Elementary School Dismissed

(Editor’s note: This story, written by Westside Current Editor Jamie Paige, was published in partnership with Circling the News.)  By JAMIE PAIGE A lawsuit filed against residents who live near an RV that has been parked outside an elementary school … Continue reading

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Fruit Tree Expert to Address Garden Club Monday Night Via Zoom

If you have questions about citrus and other fruit trees in your yard, listen to Joanna Glovinsky speak about “Caring for Your Fruit Trees in L.A.” at 7 p.m. on Monday via Zoom, during the Pacific Palisades Garden Club monthly … Continue reading

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Troop 223 Scouts Help Distribute Backpacks

Boy Scouts from Troop 223, including William Chapin, 11, helped pack and distribute 100 backpacks for students in need on August 6 at St. Matthew’s. St. Matthew’s partners with Prism Restorative Justice, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of L.A. This … Continue reading

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Carnegie Astronomer Visits the Optimists

When Dr. John Mulchaey addressed “Exploring Life in the Universe” at an Optimist Club meeting on Zoom in June, he was asked, “Are there other civilizations out there?” Mulchaey, director of the Carnegie Observatories, said there is probably “life in … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Scammed — Join Thursday’s Senior Alliance Program for Helpful Advice about Various Frauds

The Palisades Alliance for Seniors will hold a virtual program highlighting various senior scams this Thursday, July 22, “Stop Senior Scams.” The program will start at 10:30 a.m. and is presented by the Stop Senior Scams Acting Program of Los … Continue reading

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Palisades Branch Library Repairs Are Finally Underway 

Repairs have begun at the Palisades Branch Library, which was damaged by an October 2020 electrical fire. L.A. Public Library Public Relations Director Peter Persic wrote in a July 11 email to Circling the News: “Construction has begun, and crews … Continue reading

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