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Parking Restrictions Go Up on Asilomar Bluffs for Memorial Day Weekend

People who live in Pacific Palisades are blessed with the town’s proximity to the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Perhaps one of the nicest perks are the spectacular views from the bluffs and cliffs that offer a panorama … Continue reading

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School Board Member Nick Melvoin Expresses Support for Solar at PaliHi

By LAUREL BUSBY Special to Circling the News During a student-run press conference, Palisades Charter High School students recently grilled LAUSD board member Nick Melvoin about how the district is fighting climate change. They sought to push Melvoin and the district to … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Poppy Day May 27

This year, National Poppy Day is May 27. On that day, Americans are asked to remember the sacrifices made by veterans, while they were protecting our freedoms, by wearing a red poppy. The Post 283 Auxiliary shared poppies at the … Continue reading

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Palisades Library Will Celebrate Its Reopening on Saturday

CTN remembers whining, “When will the library reopen?” “How come I have to go to Mar Vista to pick up a book?” “Why is this the last library to open after Covid?” The Palisades Library has reopened, and the new … Continue reading

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Legion Auxiliary Presents $1,000 to PaliHi Color Guards

  When the American Legion Post 283 Auxiliary members heard that an extracurricular program that supported the arts might be cut at Palisades High School, they voted to provide financial aid. On May 10, a check for $1,000 was presented … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Candidate Endorsements Conflicted

(Editor’s note: this May 17 story “Behind the Post: Is L.A.’s Paper of Record Missing the Story,” which appeared in the Westside Current is reprinted with permission.) By ANGELA MCGREGOR There was a time when Los Angeles’ paper of record, … Continue reading

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Overflowing Trash in City Park Concerns Residents

  The editor of Circling the News walked the perimeter of the baseball fields, Field of Dreams, at the Palisades Recreation Center on Monday morning. The trash bins were overflowing and there was trash littered around the field. In the … Continue reading

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City Council Candidates Field PaliHi Students’ Climate Change Questions

(Editor’s note: At the CD 11 Forum hosted by Westside Current and Circling the News on April 6, the editors had asked constituents for questions. Palisades High School students sent in questions the afternoon of the debate, which did not … Continue reading

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May 19 Forum: L.A. County Supervisor Race Is Critical

  If a resident has not voted early for the L.A. Country Third Supervisor race, The Acorn, Circling the News, the Santa Monica Daily Press and the Westside Current will co-host a candidate forum on May 19. (To secure your … Continue reading

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Some In-Person Events Resuming in May

May 3 – Optimist Club to Meet Optimist Club President Naidu Permaul wrote “After more than two years of meeting by zoom, the Pacific Palisades Optimist Club happily announces it will resume its in-person breakfast meetings starting at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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