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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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Condo Board Is Out of Touch with Seniors, Argues One Resident

Senior residents at Casa Gateway, a moderate-income senior and family condominium complex, located on the west side of Palisades Drive at Sunset Boulevard, believe their homeowners association is not listening to their concerns. The moderate-income housing for families and seniors was required of Highlands developers by … Continue reading

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OPINION: Times Editorial Calls Bonin Enterprising, Shames Pacific Palisades Residents

The Los Angeles Times editorial on Sunday (“Shelter Next to the Beach?”) stated that Councilman Mike Bonin’s idea of turning the Will Rogers Beach parking lot into a village for the homeless should be considered. Since many Circling the News … Continue reading

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City and State Leaders Address the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club

(Editor’s note: the second part of this story will run tomorrow. The entire meeting will be posted on the Democratic Club’s website: Palisadesdemclub.org )  At the Democratic Club’s annual membership meeting, held virtually on January 31, there was a “peaceful” … Continue reading

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Brian Midwin Addresses Possible 2021 Tax Changes

Brian Midwin, a managing partner with the CPA firm Midwin Vogel & Nathanson, spoke to the Palisades Rotary Club about possible changes in next year’s tax laws. He said he’s still recovering from the “stampede” in April when the government … Continue reading

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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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