Category Archives: General

PaliHi Parent Leads Campaign to Reopen L.A. Public Schools

Ross Novie, the father of two Palisades High School students, is leading a non-partisan campaign, LA School Uprising, asking that public schools reopen. Novie told Circling the News that his daughter, 16, and son, 14, have suffered the effects of … Continue reading

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Residents Make Plea to Commissioners to “Save” Venice

During public comment at the January 21 meeting of the L.A. Department of Recreation and Park Commissioners, three different Venice residents made statements about their local park — and it was chilling. “It is a complete and total breakdown of … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Civic League to Meet

The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet electronically, via ZOOM, on Monday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m. because of the current stay-at-home, social distancing edicts. (The meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of each month.) This is the perfect … Continue reading

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CRIME: Pacific Palisades through January 17

CRIME: The following crimes were reported in Pacific Palisades through January 17. The PP Senior Lead Officer generally sends a weekly report and Officer James Allen, who has replaced the retired Michael Moore, filed the following report. These are the … Continue reading

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Responding to a Stolen Car Incident, the PPTFH’s Sharon Kilbride Provides Aid for a Troubled Young Woman

Circling the News received the following report from Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness (PPTFH) co-president Sharon Kilbride on January 14. “At 5:30 a.m., Rusty [Officer John Redican] was out on beach detail checking Will Rogers beach and the tunnels. … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Class Offered for All Residents

Worried about an electrical outage and the lack of communication with the outside world? Or just want to try something different while being locked down? A Ham Radio class is being offered through American Legion Post 283. You do not … Continue reading

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SD and CA Schools: Fauci Says Schools Can Reopen

When I compare what’s happening during the pandemic at schools in South Dakota and in California, I feel like I’m looking at a “Tale of Two Cities.” “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it … Continue reading

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Design Review Board to Meet January 13; Will Review Renovation Plans for Buildings in Santa Monica Canyon

The Pacific Palisades Design Review Board will meet virtually at 6:30 p.m. on January 13. On the agenda is a review of the plans to renovate 107 W. Channel Rd. (a duplex with retail space on the first level) and … Continue reading

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Bank of America Branch Office Is Temporarily Closed, Possibly for Weeks

Circling the News received an email from a reader on Tuesday, stating “As you know, the Bank of America is closed. Do you have any information as to status, how long? It was a shock to us the other day when … Continue reading

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Ho!Ho!Ho! Pet Contest Winners Announced

One of the biggest successes of this year’s Pacific Palisades Holiday Ho!Ho!Ho! celebration was the inaugural pet contest. People were asked to post a photo of their pet on Nextdoor Palisades and the top three winners were selected based upon … Continue reading

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