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Potrero Pedestrian Bridge Satisfies California Coastal Commission Requirements

The California Coastal Commission (CCC) has required that there be coastal access for George Wolfberg Park at Potrero. The CCC also had two other requirements for the new park: parking spaces and a restroom. Initially it was proposed that a … Continue reading

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LM LA Chapter Faces Backlash Over Support for Hamas Attacks on Israel

(This story was printed in the Westside Current on October 13 and is reprinted with permission.) Supporters of Black Lives Matter (BLM) spoke out against the organization this week, expressing their discomfort after various BLM chapters including Southern California issued … Continue reading

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Local Men Return to Israel to Fight

On October 10, the Israel Defense Forces said it called up more than 360,000 of its reserves in the wake of Hamas’ surprise attack. One of those returning to Israel was Daniel Kalmanovich, who has a dual citizenship. He had … Continue reading

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Viewpoint—Tell Assemblymember Irwin “No” on ACA 1 and ACA 13

The California State Assembly is trying to undermine Prop. 13, with a new Assembly Constitutional Amendment, ACA 1. In 1978, California voters passed Proposition 13, an initiative which created a constitutional amendment limiting property taxes to the value upon acquisition … Continue reading

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Encampment in Brentwood Grows, Bringing Safety Concerns

The question to be answered is, does one L.A. resident have more rights than another? If there are two UCLA graduate students sharing an apartment on Bringham Street, which is across from the Veteran’s Administration (VA) in Brentwood, should they … Continue reading

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Active Shooter. What Do You Do?

Most Pacific Palisades would rather talk about anything than an active shooter. But the lessons that Sergeant Mike Harding went over at a July 19 meeting at the Legion Hall could save a life, possibly your own. Before introducing Harding, … Continue reading

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Portions of the I-10 and PCH Closed Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings

Santa Monica announced that a portion of the Santa Monica Bluffs, above Pacific Coast Highway, is unstable and needs emergency repairs. The bluff considered unstable is between the tunnel and the incline. A column of soil has broken away from … Continue reading

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Donating to Charitable Causes: Don’t Throw Money Away

Americans donated a record $471 billion to charities in 2020, according to Giving USA. But, it does make a difference to whom you donate. The Daily Mail in a June 25 story (The WORST Charities in America? These Are the … Continue reading

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Overdoses Occurring Too Regularly

  (Editor’s note: when Los Angeles City Councilmember Traci Park spoke to the Pacific Palisades Community Council on June 22, she said “I am concerned about the overdoses.” She said that drugs that are out in the community, such as … Continue reading

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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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