Category Archives: General

Reader’s Chime In:

FARMERS MARKET: In response to the August 4 suggestion in Musings that the Palisades farmers market should move to Temescal Canyon until Palisades High reopens, two readers responded: “I think having a farmers market at Simon Meadow (with required masks … Continue reading

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No Mask? Tired of Socially Distancing? Try Fire Tower Camping

My sister, who lives in Wyoming, casually mentioned that she and her husband are going to stay at Sheep Mountain Fire Lookout the end of August. To access this cabin atop the fire lookout tower, you must drive 28 miles … Continue reading

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Seven Arrows Works to Reopen; K-6 Schools May Be Able to Reopen with a Waiver

According to a July 23  L.A. Times story (“Schools May Soon Apply for Waivers to Reopen – But Only With Union Support”), “School districts, charters and private schools in L.A. County may begin applying within days for waivers that would … Continue reading

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Bonin Takes Questions from Residents During Community Council Zoom Meeting

  L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin was the special guest at the Pacific Palisades Community Council meeting on July 23. About 75 people, who had questions for Bonin, were listed as attending on Zoom. During brief opening remarks Bonin reminded … Continue reading

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People Using the New Bocce Courts Are in Violation of County Orders

Several people have been playing bocce ball at the recently completed Veterans Park/Bocce court at the Pacific Palisades Recreation Center. Circling the News received an email on July 21 around 8 p.m. that the three courts were fully illuminated, making … Continue reading

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Five Meetings and One Event Planned for July 22 through July 27

Plan to attend one or more of the five Zoom meetings planned this week with topics ranging from the local business district to homelessness. Councilman Mike Bonin will answer questions at the Community Council meeting on Thursday. The La Brea … Continue reading

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Different Kinds of Masks: Effectiveness Examined by Physicists

We’ve all seen people wearing many types of masks. Some wear them below their nose, others look like they are wearing a mask that hasn’t ever been washed or replaced. What is effective, what isn’t? The L.A. Daily News on … Continue reading

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Amalfi’s Sarah Knauer Selected for “30 under 30” Honors by REALTOR Magazine

Sarah Knauer, chairperson of the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce, has been selected by the National Association of Realtors for its “30 Under 30″ listing. Annually, the NAR’s magazine features 30 young rising stars in the real estate industry. Knauer, … Continue reading

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Readers Pose Questions and Provide Answers

PALISADES FIRE CAUSE: “I have never seen the cause of the Palisades Fire last October (21). Do you have any information as to how it was started?” CTN called LAFD Media Relations (213-978-3820) and never received an answer. Pacific Palisades … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Fathers and Men Matter

My father, George Sazama, taught me about competing. He taught me that I should try for goals that many might think would be unattainable. My dad, who loved sports and was a good athlete, had five daughters and a son. … Continue reading

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