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Allow Extra Time This Weekend for Traffic: Sunset and PCH Will Be Impacted

A reminder that the Genesis Invitational is being held at the Rivera Country Club through this weekend and traffic will be heavy on Sunset in late afternoon, when the tournament ends and spectators head for home. Additionally, one lane of southbound (east) … Continue reading

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Firefighters Breakfast with Palisades Optimist Club, Answer Questions about Brush Fires and Evacuations

LAFD Station 69 B-Platoon Firefighters, under Captains Erick Schneider and Paul Egizi, stopped by the Palisades Optimist Club breakfast meeting on Tuesday in Janes Hall at the Presbyterian Church. Questions asked by the Optimist centered around “How do we keep … Continue reading

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Senior Alliance to Host Experts Who Will Explain Voting Changes in the Upcoming Primary Election

The Palisades Alliance for Seniors will host “Introducing L.A. County’s New Voting Experience” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 10, at the Palisades Library community room. The program is free to the public. There will be two speakers: a staff … Continue reading

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Youth Crime and Misbehavior Highlighted at Business Improvement District Meeting

At the quarterly Pacific Palisades Business Improvement District meeting on Wednesday at the Chamber office, Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore heard from two members who have been impacted by juvenile crime. Topa Property Group executive Kristina Shahidi told Moore that their … Continue reading

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Expert Ramis Sadrieh Examines the Upside and Downside of Technology Advances

“Unless we learn to use technology properly, it will be the demise of mankind,” said Ramis Sadrieh of TechnologyForYou at the January 28 Optimist Club meeting in Janes Hall at the Palisades Presbyterian Church. Annually, Sadrieh attends the Consumer Technology … Continue reading

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Captain Jonathan Tom Takes Charge of West L.A. Police Division

There’s a new captain in town–Captain Jonathan Tom. On January 6, he took command of the West Los Angeles police division, which includes Pacific Palisades and Brentwood. Many police officers come from a family that is long-rooted in the LAPD, … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Thomas Dunsmuir, Four-time Emmy Winner and a Longtime Palisadian

Tom Dunsmuir April 23, 1938 – December 30, 2019 Thomas Duncan Dunsmuir, 81, passed away peacefully at home on December 30, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born in Rochester, New York, where he met and married his wife … Continue reading

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Park Board Discusses Potrero Park, View Encroachment and Moving the Maintenance Yard

At the Park Advisory Board’s January 15 meeting at the Palisades Recreation Center, several topics were discussed including Potrero Canyon Park, parking issues, Veterans’ Gardens/bocce; the proposed dog park and new PAB bylaws. Circling the News will address the dog … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Crime through January 21

LAPD Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore releases the crime statistics for this area from January 10 to 21. BURGLARY: January 17, 11:55 p.m., in the 600 block of Via Santa Ynez, The suspects (#1-2 males) entered victim’s garage … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Jim Brasher, 48, Leaves a Young Daughter

Jim Brasher April 8, 1971 – January 17, 2020 Jim Brasher, 48, a native of Spring, Texas, and a Pacific Palisades resident since 1996, died from colon cancer on January 17. He is survived by his daughter Amelia, 13, his … Continue reading

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