Category Archives: Environmental

Earth Day Celebrated at Will Rogers

Two of the giveaways at the Earth Day event at Will Rogers State Park were a plastic measuring spoon and a plastic avocado peeler from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office. When a millennial was shown the freebies, he responded, “You went … Continue reading

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Community Council Reassigns Environmental Group to Civic 

We all know about gender reassignment, but the Pacific Palisades Community Council has now introduced a new concept: organizational reassignment. Members voted to reassign the new environmental organization, Resilient Palisades (RP), as a civic organization at a meeting on April … 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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Pacific Palisades 1958 Killer Slide

(Editor’s note: Stewart Slavin posted the story below on his Facebook. Circling the News asked if we could post it for readers. Slavin is a longtime resident who has worked as a foreign correspondent in Asia and the Pacific granted … Continue reading

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Homeless Woman Attacks Visitor with Vile Substance along RV Row in the Ballona Wetlands 

An oversized porta-potty, paid for by Councilman Mike Bonin, has been placed adjacent to the environmentally sensitive Ballona Wetlands for those living in a long line of illegally parked RVs on Jefferson Boulevard. A woman who lives in one of … Continue reading

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Garden Club Will Feature Speakers on Japanese Flower Arranging

Patricia Ziegler and Gabriel Pacheco will give a presentation on the Sogetsu School of Ikebana for the Palisades Garden Club at 7 p.m. on April 4, via Zoom. Ikebana means “living flowers” in Japanese and is a term used to … Continue reading

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Monday’s Rainfall Brings Town Close to Its Season Average

  About 1.1 inches of rain fell across Pacific Palisades yesterday, ending a 12-week dry spell during what is normally the “rainy” season. Thanks to 10.1 inches of rain in December, the Palisades is now close to its annual average of 13.78 … Continue reading

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Street Tree Planting Is Underway in Pacific Palisades

The Palisades Forestry Committee, under the auspices of the Pacific Palisades Community Council, has pledged to plant 100 trees this year to help celebrate the town’s centennial. The first of the hundred, a Coast Live Oak, was planted at Founders … Continue reading

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Interceptor Could Prevent Trash from Entering the Ocean

A community nonprofit, Friends of the Jungle, has spearheaded the effort to clean Ballona Creek of trash. Residents were appalled at the amount of trash entering the ocean and met with County Public Works in 2016, 2018 and 2019. Now … Continue reading

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Learn How to Grow and Maintain Dahlias

  Pacific Palisades Garden Club will meet electronically at 7 p.m. on March 7 to hear Steve Hampson speak on “How to Grow and Maintain Dahlias.” (visit: pacpalgardenclub.org). Dahlias are a perennial that produces superb cut flowers. The flower, which … Continue reading

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