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L.A. Times Candidate Endorsements Conflicted

(Editor’s note: this May 17 story “Behind the Post: Is L.A.’s Paper of Record Missing the Story,” which appeared in the Westside Current is reprinted with permission.) By ANGELA MCGREGOR There was a time when Los Angeles’ paper of record, … Continue reading

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May 19 Forum: L.A. County Supervisor Race Is Critical

  If a resident has not voted early for the L.A. Country Third Supervisor race, The Acorn, Circling the News, the Santa Monica Daily Press and the Westside Current will co-host a candidate forum on May 19. (To secure your … Continue reading

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Westchester Residents Learn of Hotels Purchased for Homeless through Social Media

(Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Westside Current on March 9 and is reprinted with permission. It is important story because it highlights that a City Councilman should work with residents and not hide decisions. At least one … Continue reading

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Chinese Law Professor Greg Brubaker Speaks to Optimist Club

Greg Brubaker, an American who works in China most of the year as an adjunct law professor, spoke to the Pacific Palisades Optimist Club on February 1, about his life in China. Brubaker, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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LADWP Water Rates to Rise: City Has Legal Bills to Pay

(Editor’s note: this is the first of a two-part story about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and why customer rates are so high.) The biggest question is not whether your water bill is going to raise, it … Continue reading

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TWO NEWS ITEMS: DWP Arrest and LAUSD Education

Second Person Pleads Guilty in DWP Scandal The former head of the Department of Water & Power, David Wright, who was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016 and resigned in 2019, will plead guilty to bribery on Friday, federal … Continue reading

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Historical Society Will Host the Centennial Celebration: Publication Planned

The publishing team that produces the annual Parade program for PAPA (Palisades Americanism Parade Association) is preparing a Centennial publication that celebrates the town’s 100 years in articles and photos. Advertisers are sought, with all net proceeds supporting the Historical Society’s … Continue reading

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Planting Flags on the Village Green — And Honoring the Heroes on Flight 93

American Legion Auxiliary members voted to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and honor the victims by placing flags in Pacific Palisades. The board overseeing the Village Green, a private park in the center of the town, approved the request. Last … Continue reading

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Voting in the California Governor Recall Election

  A reader wrote Circling the News and said that incorrect information was being disseminated about voting in California’s recall election. “The election is complicated enough already without more incorrect information being put out there,” he said. A voter DOES … Continue reading

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Dockweiler RV Park Is a Popular Destination for Legitimate Tourists/Travelers

Tourists who travel in RVs across America stay in KOA campgrounds, state parks and other lesser known campgrounds. One of the favorite destinations listed on numerous sites is the RV park at Dockweiler State Beach in Playa del Rey. The California Best … Continue reading

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