Category Archives: General

Donate Blood for the American Red Cross

  A blood drive will be held at the American Legion Ronald Reagan-Palisades Post 283, 15247 La Cruz, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23. Healthy donors are needed, and appointments are required so that social distancing can … Continue reading

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Genesis Invitational Returns to the Riviera This Week

The weather in Pacific Palisades should be ideal for the Tiger Woods Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club this week. Unfortunately, the event, which is often interrupted by rainy weather, will be played without spectators, on the course designed by … Continue reading

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Palisades Recreation Center Director Erich Haas Says Goodbye, Looks Back on 13 Successful Years

  Goodbyes are so hard, particularly when a person is well-liked and done a great job, such as Erich Haas, who has been director of the Palisades Recreation Center for the past 13 years. At the Recreation and Park Commissioners meeting … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: An Unresolved, Ongoing Debate about Censorship on Nextdoor Palisades

Should the post ‘Schools Opening – Why Aren’t the Children the Priority?’ be censored on Nextdoor? Our country was founded on free speech and that includes speech you might not like or speech that you may not agree with. Our Founding … 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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Signups for PPBA Baseball Are Now Open; Board Member Provides Some Helpful Perspective

The Pacific Palisades Baseball Association has been providing baseball instruction and playing experience for kids in the Palisades, Brentwood, and Santa Monica since 1954. Boys and girls from 7 to 14 years of age as of August 31, 2021(born on or after 05/01/2006 and on … Continue reading

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Palisades YMCA to Hand Out Groceries to Families in Need Every Thursday;  Community Help Sought

Palisades-Malibu YMCA Executive Director Jim Kirtley sent a January 18 email to Circling the News: “It’s been quite some time since we last emailed but we are still in the same Covid scenario of the Y gym being closed. The … Continue reading

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Landscaping Bids FINALLY Put out for George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon

After Circling the News posted a story that the decades-long construction project in Potrero Canyon will be named George Wolfberg Park at Potrero, a reader wrote: “If they’ll just finish the park in Potrero they can name it whatever they … Continue reading

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PaliHi Parent Leads Campaign to Reopen L.A. Public Schools

Ross Novie, the father of two Palisades High School students, is leading a non-partisan campaign, LA School Uprising, asking that public schools reopen. Novie told Circling the News that his daughter, 16, and son, 14, have suffered the effects of … Continue reading

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Residents Make Plea to Commissioners to “Save” Venice

During public comment at the January 21 meeting of the L.A. Department of Recreation and Park Commissioners, three different Venice residents made statements about their local park — and it was chilling. “It is a complete and total breakdown of … Continue reading

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