Category Archives: News

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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Letter: City Needs to Examine Its Ethical Behavior

Circling the News received the following letter from Barbara Kohn, former chair of the Pacific Palisades Community Council, a member of the Design Review Board (and past chair), and a past chair of the Pacific Palisades Residents Association, after she … Continue reading

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Post Office Box on Antioch at the Village Green Is Vandalized and Has Been Replaced

Marge Gold, a member of the Village Green board (which oversees ownership and maintenance of the triangular park at Swarthmore, Sunset and Antioch), told Circling News that she arrived at the Green at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and found that … Continue reading

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Why the U.S. Postal Service Faces Financial Challenges as the November Election Nears

On August 19, The Wall Street Journal announced that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will postpone operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service, such as removal of mail processing equipment and collection boxes, until after the November election. He was quoted … Continue reading

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Readers Relate Stories and Express Views

ARNOLD SPIELBERG’S OBIT BRINGS MEMORIES: Long-time Palisadian Mary Cole (who has retired to Palm Desert), wrote Circling the News on Monday after reading an obituary about Arnold Spielberg, a longtime Palisadian: “When young Steven Spielberg was about 12, his father … Continue reading

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No Buffalo Puzzle, Yet. What’s with the U.S. Mail? Rep. Lieu Addresses the Problem.

At the end of July, under musings, Circling the News posted the following story: THREE-DAY EXPRESS? NOT FOR THIS PACKAGE: While in a Thermopolis, Wyoming, bookstore, I purchased a really cool 1,000-piece puzzle in the shape of a buffalo. I … 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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Palisades Resident Experiences Greek Refugee Camp: Pharmacy Items Needed

Story and Photos by MARYAM ZAR Special to Circling the News (Editor’s note: Maryam Zar, a former Pacific Palisades Community Council Chair, a member of the Design Review Board, a City Commissioner on the Status of Women and a member … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Voting Center Experiences Difficulties

The only voting center in Pacific Palisades was supposed to open at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the Palisades Recreation Center. But the word quickly went out via the social media site Nextdoor Palisades: “Voting at the Rec Center Is … Continue reading

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