Category Archives: Film/Television

Former Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayor  Rita Moreno Is Rose Parade Co-Grand Marshal

“Ain’t It Grand: Moreno a Parade Star” was the headlined story in the L.A. Daily News on December 29. Rita Moreno, actress Gina Torres and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez will be the co-grand marshals for Wednesday’s Rose Parade. People in … Continue reading

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“845 Via Gang” Created Lifelong Friendships

By BOB VICKREY Circling the News Columnist Back in the 1980s, if you drove past the rather lackluster storefront of All-Pro Health Foods at 845 Via de la Paz, you would have likely never guessed the creative work that was originating … Continue reading

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Palisades Theatre ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ Presented on December 11

Mark your calendars for a free radio show “Miracle on 34th Street” presented by Theatre Palisades Actors’ Troup on Wednesday, December 11 at Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Rd. This will be the sixth annual holiday show that is done … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Surf Film Festival Curated by Matt Wessen

  Matt Wessen, who grew up in Pacific Palisades and attended St. Matthew’s school is the creative director of the inaugural Santa Barbara Surf Film Festival this weekend. The festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, November 8 and … Continue reading

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LETTER: Cinepolis Is Important to Me. . .How About You?

 (Editor’s note: Last Thursday, I took the hubby to a matinee at Cinepolis Bay Theater in Palisades Village. We walked – no nasty drive down PCH to Santa Monica – and then ran into Sylvia and Jon Boyd at the … Continue reading

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Hanks to Receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award

At the Golden Globe Awards in January Pacific Palisades resident Tom Hanks will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards show on January 5. Hanks, who tried to help save Village Books on Swarthmore, who gained … Continue reading

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Two Free Upcoming Events This Week:

One at Pierson Playhouse, One at the Park   “FINDING NEMO” on August 17 “Finding Nemo,” released in 2003 and produced by Pixar Animation Studios, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and was nominated in three more categories, including Best Original Screenplay. The … Continue reading

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Prince Dudeman, Trained by Ryan Thor

Is a ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Champion Mutt Once again, it was the motorcycle. It wasn’t the group that normally rides through Pacific Palisades every Wednesday evening, leaving everyone upset about the noise. Instead, residents were awed when a 13-pound Bijon mix named … Continue reading

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TV Star and PaliHi Alum Heléne Yorke Is

On the Bus Poster at Bowdoin and Temescal There’s a poster advertising “The Other Two,” a sitcom on Comedy Central, by the bus-stop shelter on the corner of Bowdoin and Temescal Canyon Road. The poster, located at the front of … Continue reading

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People to Know from the Palisades

Actress Diana Silvers and Soccer Player Ali Riley ACTRESS DIANA SILVERS This young actress and model, attended Kenter Canyon Charter School, Paul Revere Middle School and graduated from Palisades High School. While at PaliHi, she participated in drama, the choir … Continue reading

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