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Memorial Day Weekend Update: In and around Pacific Palisades

Memorial Day Service: More than 300 Boy Scouts placed 90,000 flags at grave sites of the West L.A. VA . One Vet said, “There was one flag at each grave. It was very cool.” At a ceremony this morning, L.A. … Continue reading

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Street Services Delays Fixing Temescal Canyon Road, Again

When CTN last spoke to public officials, there was a promise that Temescal Canyon Road had been completed on March 31. That appears to be totally erroneous. Today, this editor received several photos from residents that show otherwise. Readers may … Continue reading

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Palisadian-Post Cuts Staff, Will Now Publish Twice a Month

The “Palisadian-Post” website has announced that “Effective April, the Palisadian-Post will be publishing on the second and fourth Thursday of the month instead of its weekly print schedule. For example, our subscribers can look for print editions on April 13 and April … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Turn those Clocks Forward an Hour

U.S. residents will turn clocks forward at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12. Some experts say that messing with time is not a good idea. There is a consistent rise in fatal car crashes during the week after spring Daylight … Continue reading

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DWP Distribution Substation 104: Safe or NIMBYISM?

The sole electrical station in Pacific Palisades, built in 1936, was originally intended to service 300 to 500 homes. With an increasing population and electrical needs (larger homes and electrical vehicles), many areas of this community have suffered brownouts, which … Continue reading

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Renaming the American Legion to Ronald Reagan Post Was a 15-Year Process

The renaming ceremony of American Legion Post 283 on La Cruz Drive in Pacific Palisades to the Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 was a 15-year process. The idea came from former Post 283 Commander Eric Measles who served in Pacific … Continue reading

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Look for Traffic Delays on PCH on Wednesday and Thursday

(Editor’s note: This story was updated on January 30. CTN received word from L.A. County that because of the wet conditions along the roadway, the work was being delayed by one day and would now take place Wednesday, February 1 … Continue reading

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Need-to-Know News: Cannabis Under-Regulated; Water Pooling on PCH

CANNABIS REGULATION: Shortly before L.A. Controller Ron Galperin left office, he released a report “Improving Cannabis Regulation in L.A.”(Visit: He explained that following the passage of Prop 64, Los Angeles residents voted in 2017 to approve Measure M to … Continue reading

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Mayor Bass Accompanies Councilwoman Park to Venice

Mayor Karen Bass and Councilwoman Traci Park were in Venice to visit the encampments that surround the A Bridge Home (ABH) site, at Sunset and Pacific Avenue. ABH was designed to give the homeless a safe place to sleep, while … Continue reading

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Need-to-Know News: Prop. 13, ULA and Ignoring State Constitution

HOWARD JARVIS TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION: Susan Shelley from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association spoke to the Palisades Optimist Club in December. To see how much you’d be paying in property taxes if Prop. 13 had never passed, visit the Guessing Game … Continue reading

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