Category Archives: General

The Ongoing Reality: Elderly in Nursing Homes Are Most at Risk for Covid-19

According to the L.A. County Public Health website, 2,143 people have died from Covid-19 in the county through May 26. Ninety-three percent of those who have died (1,993) had underlying conditions. Forty-seven percent of the people who died (1,007) were in nursing … Continue reading

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Will Rogers Beach Reopens, But Parking Lot Stays Closed

  A SM Canyon resident wrote to Circling the News: “I went out on Monday night [May 11] at 9:30 p.m. and the right shoulder of PCH from Santa Monica Canyon to Coastline was insane. People were drinking, partying and … Continue reading

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L.A. Public Library Seeks Items from Residents to Document ‘Shelter-at-Home’ Experience

The L.A. Public Library (LAPL) is asking that Los Angeles residents help document what they did or saw during the Covid-19 Stay-at-Home period. Led by Kelly Wallace, a LAPD librarian in the history department, and Digitalization and Special Collections librarian … Continue reading

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Alas, No Parade, No Will Rogers Run and No Fireworks This Fourth of July

BREAKING NEWS: For the first time in 72 years, the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade will not be held this year, and for the first time 43 years, the Will Rogers 5/10K Run will not be held. The concert … Continue reading

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CRIME REPORT: Senior Lead Officer Moore Reports

Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore reported the following crimes from May 1 through May 10. BURGLARY: May 1 to 5, noon to 3 p.m., in the 500 block of Almar. The suspect entered victim’s home through an unlocked … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: Ask What Your Children Gave You

When your child gets ready to leave the house, it is unsettling. Deep down you know its time for them to move on, to start their own lives, but somehow no matter how old they get, they will forever be … Continue reading

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Historical Novelist Lisa See Adjusts to Covid-19 Restrictions as Book Tour Is Cancelled/Postponed

By LAUREL BUSBY Special to Circling the News What’s it like to be a writer in the age of coronavirus? For acclaimed historical novelist Lisa See, it has meant canceling or postponing most of a book tour for her new … Continue reading

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CTN Applauds Councilman Mike Bonin for His Suggested Ideas

Councilman Mike Bonin is to be applauded for trying to help poor people or just those who are crammed into apartments with no yards. In an April 13 letter to Seleta Reynolds, general manager of the Los Angeles Department of … Continue reading

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Palisades Producer Chuck Lorre Donates $250,000 to LAUSD’s School Meal Program

“The Los Angeles Unified School District received a $250,000 grant from television writer and producer Chuck Lorre to support its Grab & Go food centers that are providing meals to families during the Covid-19 pandemic,” according to an April 28 … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: County and City Need to Open Businesses, Beaches and Parks

It’s time to open up the beaches and parks. Although it may come as a surprise to governmental officials when they urge people to stay at home and play in their own yards, many families don’t have yards. It may … Continue reading

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