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Councilmembers Receive Discretionary Funding: Can Spend for Special Projects

Each councilmember receives a pot of money that he/she can use for special projects in his/her district, and at his/her discretion. The money comes from oil pipeline franchise fees, real property trust funds revenues and street furniture revenues. A fourth … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Most Running Unopposed for PP Community Council

“All politics is local,” is a phrase commonly associated with Tip O’Neill, former speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives. For Pacific Palisades residents that phrase should mean that residents care as much about local issues as state or … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Zoning Antiquated after Covid

BY REECE PASCOE Experts have argued that to make Los Angeles a great city, there must be large-scale affordable housing built along transit corridors. Experts say that not only will it solve a housing problem, but also take care of … Continue reading

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Summer Golf Camp Offered for Juniors

Summer golf camp, which targets beginners through advanced golfers from ages 9 to 15, and helps youth learn and improve his/her game will be offered through August 26. Students will learn how to golf and how to improve their game … Continue reading

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Westchester Park Safe Parking to “Sunset” October 2

  At a July 7 Zoom meeting, the Los Angeles City Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners approved a three-month extension for the Safe Parking program located at the Westchester Recreation Center swimming pool parking lot. Initially, 25 parking spaces … Continue reading

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Candidates Sought to Serve on the Community Council

Do you want to make changes in the town? Do you have concerns you want voiced? Do you want to experience government at a grassroots level? The Pacific Palisades Community Council (PPCC) is seeking representatives to serve on its board. … Continue reading

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FINALLY. June 7 Election Will Be Certified July 5

Those who stayed up late on June 7 to see the final election tally for the California State primaries were disappointed because the results trickled out over the next month. Now, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors will declare the … Continue reading

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Two Will Sing the National Anthem at the Will Rogers Races on July 4

Every year, before the starting gun goes off for the Will Rogers 5/10K Race on Alma Real, runners are treated to a National Anthem singer. Race organizers have announced that this year’s Fourth of July event will feature two local … Continue reading

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Councilman Mike Bonin’s Westchester Security Measures

Circling the News printed a photo of a homeless person living in the entryway to City Municipal offices in Westchester. The transient makes it impossible for residents to go see their Councilmember Mike Bonin or to use the Westchester Community … Continue reading

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“Dr.” Nealon Named Ex-Honorary Mayor

Comedian and actor, Kevin Nealon is racking up the honorary titles. He was given an honorary doctorate by his alma mater Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, in May. He was honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades from 2016-2017. After being chosen … Continue reading

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