Category Archives: News

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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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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