Category Archives: Education

Local Students Participate in the Forestry Challenge

Thirteen students from Palisades Charter High School participated in the 2022 San Bernardino Forestry Challenge in November. The event was held at Hume SoCal in Green Valley Lake, and 93 students from 10 schools helped prepare a Forest Management Plan. “The kids … Continue reading

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Dinner with Eugene Levy Raised $10,000 for Local Youth

Palisades Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy, comic and Emmy winner for Schitt’s Creek, agreed to dine for charity, helping raise money for local youth causes. Last year, the Palisades Rotary Club sold 100 tickets ($100 each) for the opportunity to share … Continue reading

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Letter: Dangers of Fentanyl

The presentation on the prevalence and current and present dangers of fentanyl at the Pacific Palisades American Legion Post this evening was absolutely eye-opening and bone chilling. A true Halloween’s event. As always, I want to raise the alert level to the danger posed to the … Continue reading

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Glen Walsh Discusses Dangers of Fentanyl and the National Crisis

“One pill can kill,” said Glen Walsh, president of the California Narcotics Officers Association, who spoke at an American Legion Ronald Reagan community-offered presentation on October 20. The day before, authorities has seized thousands of suspected fentanyl pills hidden in … Continue reading

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PaliHi Students Engage Caruso at Climate Crisis Rally

By: BILL BRUNS, Circling the News Contributor Late last Friday afternoon, September 23, as the Global Climate Strike demonstration was ending on Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades, one student shouted, “There’s Rick Caruso!” The Los Angeles Mayoral candidate (versus Karen … Continue reading

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Navajo Code Talkers Remembered on August 14

  By REECE PASCOE Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan designated August 14, as National Navajo Code Talkers Day. In his 1982 declaration, Reagan said this is, “a day dedicated to all members of the Navajo Nation and to all Navajo … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Adolescent Cannabis Use

(Editor’s note: The Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece on June 6 “Cannabis and the Violent Crime Surge” that noted a meta-analysis found the risk of perpetrating violence was more than twice as high for young adults who used … Continue reading

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American Flags Given Away for Flag Day

The Ronald Reagan American Legion Auxiliary Post 283 gave away 500 flags at the Village Green on June 12. The Auxiliary had received permission to set up on the corner, and afterwards President of the Village Green Board, Marge Gold … Continue reading

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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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