Category Archives: News

About the Palisades: Street Performers, Crosswalk on Chautauqua

STREET PERFORMERS: One reader wrote: Do know the reason for a small band playing loud music in the evening at Swarthmore and Sunset? Are we becoming a Santa Monica Promenade? The people the reader referred to was a woman from … Continue reading

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Voting in Pacific Palisades Goes Smoothly; LAUSD School Bond ($7 billion) Is Successful

Election Day voting seemed to go smoothly at the Palisades Rec Center on November 3. Poll workers said there were about 15 people in line when the voting center opened at 7 a.m., but within a few minutes, everyone was … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu? Computer Glitches Delay Voting at the Palisades Rec Center Today

The only Voting Center in Pacific Palisades, at the Rec Center, once again experienced computer difficulties Friday morning when it opened for early in-person voters. One resident sent Circling the News a photo of a sign at 10:20 a.m. that … Continue reading

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Chautauqua/PC Intersection Comes Under Close Scrutiny–At Long Last

Representatives from Caltrans and the L.A. Department of Transportation hear more complaints about traffic flow at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway, Chautauqua and W. Channel Road than any other intersection in the area. The major problem involves motorists who drive … Continue reading

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Voting in the Local/National Election

VOTE IN PERSON: L.A. County has only one voting center in Pacific Palisades: the small gym at the Palisades Recreation Center, 851 Alma Real Dr. It will open this Friday and remain open through Election Day. Daily hours are 10 … Continue reading

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Voting Box Damaged outside Baldwin Park Library

The Los Angels Country Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan and L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis acknowledged that on October 18, a Vote by Mail Box Drop Box located outside the Baldwin Park Library on Baldwin Park Boulevard was damaged by fire. … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commissioners Approve Use of Small Gym for Voting in Pacific Palisades

  At the Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners meeting on October 15, the board approved the use of 34 Department of Recreation and Parks Facilities to host voting centers for the upcoming election. Among those approved: the small gym … Continue reading

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LETTERS: Endangered Plants and Surplus Ballots

  Brauton’s Milkvetch Endangered A reader wrote regarding our September 29 story, “Power Pole Replacement Project Needed, But an Endangered Plant Is Threatened.” The story started, “Ironically, if the wooden power poles in the Santa Monica Mountains north of Pacific … Continue reading

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Palisades Native and TV Reporter Jacob Soboroff Examines Plight of Immigrants in a New Book

By LAUREL BUSBY Special to CTN With the craziness of 2020—the coronavirus, the protests, the fires, and the upcoming election—the painful border separations of children from their parents has fallen out of the news. However, MSNBC/NBC News correspondent Jacob Soboroff, … Continue reading

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Resilient Palisades Hosts Community Meeting; Seeks Residents for Four Teams of Activists

    In a well-run Zoom meeting on September 3, founders of Resilient Palisades were joined by about 30 community members. Co-founder Ingrid Steinberg said that the group’s goal is to address climate change and environmental degradation by working together … Continue reading

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