Category Archives: Environmental

Removal of Parkway Trees Needs to be Permitted.

“The onslaught of street tree removal by local developers continues,” a reader wrote and sent a photo of a tree that she felt was slated for removal. The reader wrote that this was one of many trees planted by Palisades … Continue reading

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Palisades Garden Club Meeting October 3 Will Feature Diana Roy

  The Palisades Garden Club will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 3. The speaker will be Diana Roy of the Resendiz Brothers Nursery. Her talk will focus on protea, pincushions, lecadendrons and other flowers that the … 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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Environmental Protest Rally Held on Swarthmore

By CHAZ PLAGER As part of the Global Climate Strike Protest on September 23, Pacific Palisades teens joined the rest of the world in protest against environmental damage. Originally created by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, who was nominated for the … Continue reading

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Smaller Pumps Installed in Temescal Rainwater Holding Tank

The construction, to ensure that the stormwater runoff in Temescal Canyon was cleaned – and reused – rather than rushing into the ocean, started in 2012. Now, 10 years later issues are being resolved to use that water to irrigate … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: What Goes on Behind Closed Doors Needs to be Aired

Westchester residents have been fighting to get the park back for children and seniors. In a misguided attempt to help, L.A. City officials allowed the homeless to live in tents around the periphery of the park. Then later, those same … Continue reading

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Darling versus Park on the Community Council Agenda

If a resident is still trying to decide how the two CD 11 candidates, Traci Park and Erin Darling, stand on issues, they will appear via Zoom on the Pacific Palisades Community Council from 6 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Towering Eucalyptus Is Finally Trimmed at Sunset and Los Leones

Castellammare resident Kelly Comras, a veteran landscape architect, has long been concerned about the giant eucalyptus on Sunset by Fire Station 23, just north of PCH. “Over the last decade, the tree had become a serious hazard,” Comras told Circling the … Continue reading

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Dome Traps the Heat: California Is Baking

From San Diego to Sacramento, California is under an excessive heat warning that could extend into next week.  The National Weather Service calls it “dangerously hot conditions.” The manager of the state’s power grid, called for a Flex alert on … Continue reading

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Artificial Grass, Astroturf, Presents Hidden Dangers

  BY REECE PASCOE When the Palisades High School Football team played El Camino Real High on August 19, CTN learned that all of ECR games would have to be played away because of trouble with the school’s Astroturf. According … Continue reading

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