Category Archives: Environmental

Pet Dog Killed by Coyotes in Highlands

  When a Highlands resident let out their dog in their fenced yard in the morning on June 16, it was just like every other morning.  And then it wasn’t. The residents 13-year-old medium-sized canine was brutally attacked by two … Continue reading

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Bill Gunning Will Speak on Cymbidiums

  Bill Gunning, an expert on growing orchids, specifically cymbidiums, will speak at the monthly local orchid society meeting on Tuesday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at the Community Methodist Church, Hart Lounge, 801 Via de la Paz.   “Everything … Continue reading

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Author to Explore the Abalone’s Imperiled History at Historical Society Event on May 23

  Ann Vileisis, an independent scholar and award-winning author of three books that explore culture and nature through history, will speak at the Pacific Palisades Historical Society annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, at Pierson Playhouse, 941 … Continue reading

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Time for Growing Beautiful Orchids: Meeting May 16

The Malibu Orchid Society, based in Pacific Palisades will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 16, at the Hart Lounge in the Community Methodist church, 801 Via de la Paz. The topic, “Growing Orchids in Cool … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Receives May 4 Showers

The saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. And what do May showers bring? That was the question many were asking after rain showers and lightening/thunder occurred in the early morning of May 4 and dropped .7 inches of rain, … Continue reading

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Ravetch Records New Animal Behavior in the Arctic through Cinematography

Photos: ADAM RAVETCH A San Fernando boy, Adam Ravetch first discovered the joys of being underwater, by putting his parents’ lawn chairs in the swimming pool, and then diving “deep” to explore the “shipwrecks.” Last year, his three-decade career of … Continue reading

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LETTER: Ballona Wetlands Still under Destruction

(Editor’s note: regarding the systematic destruction of the Ballona Wetlands, and the three-part story CTN ran about the City unwilling to tell people who are illegally camped to move for fear of a lawsuit, CTN received a letter and a … Continue reading

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Illegal Dumping on Temescal Costs Taxpayers

Illegal dumping of wood and other items on Temescal Canyon Road just below the “continuation” high school at Palisades High School continues to cost the City (and taxpayers) money to have items removed. The Temescal sidewalk, just below the “continuation” … Continue reading

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Resilient Palisades Shows Others How to “Save the Earth” 

(Editor’s note: Photographer Rich Schmitt captured some exquisite shots of the event. To view others, which are available for purchase, visit: Story: CHAZ PLAGER Photos: RICH SCHMITT Resilient Palisades, a community nonprofit, hosted its annual Earth Day festival on … Continue reading

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Mayor Bass Will Not take the Lead in Moving Illegally-Parked RVs (Part 3)

  (Editor’s note: This is the third part of a three-part series about the Ballona Wetlands, done specifically for Earth Day, which is April 22. So far City officials have favored illegally-parked residents over preserving the wildlife.) The Ballona Wetlands, … Continue reading

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