Category Archives: Environmental

Teens Unveil Native Pollinator Garden at Library

By JAKE FOLSOM There’s good news to share about the great work local teens are doing at the Palisades Library. The public is welcome to come to the library on May 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. and May 4 … Continue reading

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“Planet vs. Plastics” Local Beach Cleanup Lacked Participants

People in Pacific Palisades must think the beaches at Will Rogers State Beach are pristine. What else could account for the lack of the poorly attended beach cleanup from 9 to 11 a.m. on April 20? Councilmember Traci Park, in … Continue reading

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It Is “Earth Week” in Pacific Palisades

Despite the light showers, there was still a nice turnout for the Earth Day Celebration hosted by Resilient Palisades, adjacent to the Village Green on April 14. Participants were offered packets of wildflower seeds and seed bombs. Throw them on … Continue reading

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Butterfly Garden Opens, Thanks to the Morrisseys

A ribbon cutting was held on April 5 for the opening of a butterfly garden in Simon Meadow, located at the corner of Temescal Canyon Road and Sunset Boulevard. Cindy Simon, who served as emcee explained that when Colleen Morrissey … Continue reading

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Malibu Orchid Society “Growing Castasetums to Perfection”

Now is your chance to learn how to grow Catasetums to perfection. The Malibu Orchid Society will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in the Hart Lounge, at the Community Methodist Church, 801 Via de … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day Early with Resilient Palisades on April 14

The Resilient Palisades Earth Day Celebration, sponsored by the Pacific Palisades Rotary Club, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at The Village Green. The little triangular private park in the heart of the … Continue reading

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PaliHi Students Urge Climate Curriculum

More than three years ago, the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force at Palisades Charter High School successfully urged the school’s Board of Directors to adopt their resolution to incorporate climate curriculum in all courses. The students’ assertion was that … Continue reading

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Landslide at Porto Marina Keeps a PCH Lane Closed

Hans Lantz at KBUU Radio in Malibu said on April 1 story that a northbound lane of PCH has been closed for weeks at Porto Marina. He reported: “One block down the coast … the Porto Marina [Tramonto] landslide … … Continue reading

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Armchair Tour of Griffith Park Tomorrow

The Pacific Palisades Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., on Monday, April 1, at the Palisades Woman’s Club, 901 Haverford Avenue. Guest speaker is Jorge Ochoa, who is a professor of horticulture at Long Beach City College. His topic … Continue reading

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Rainstorm Dumps Nearly 3 Inches

  The rainstorm that started March 29 around 11 p.m. and continued into Easter morning, March 31, left about 2.95 inches of rain in the gauge on Radcliffe. This brings the season total to 32.55 inches of rain. In 2022-23, … Continue reading

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