Category Archives: General

Legion Auxiliary Presents $1,000 to PaliHi Color Guards

  When the American Legion Post 283 Auxiliary members heard that an extracurricular program that supported the arts might be cut at Palisades High School, they voted to provide financial aid. On May 10, a check for $1,000 was presented … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Candidate Endorsements Conflicted

(Editor’s note: this May 17 story “Behind the Post: Is L.A.’s Paper of Record Missing the Story,” which appeared in the Westside Current is reprinted with permission.) By ANGELA MCGREGOR There was a time when Los Angeles’ paper of record, … Continue reading

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Overflowing Trash in City Park Concerns Residents

  The editor of Circling the News walked the perimeter of the baseball fields, Field of Dreams, at the Palisades Recreation Center on Monday morning. The trash bins were overflowing and there was trash littered around the field. In the … Continue reading

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City Council Candidates Field PaliHi Students’ Climate Change Questions

(Editor’s note: At the CD 11 Forum hosted by Westside Current and Circling the News on April 6, the editors had asked constituents for questions. Palisades High School students sent in questions the afternoon of the debate, which did not … Continue reading

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May 19 Forum: L.A. County Supervisor Race Is Critical

  If a resident has not voted early for the L.A. Country Third Supervisor race, The Acorn, Circling the News, the Santa Monica Daily Press and the Westside Current will co-host a candidate forum on May 19. (To secure your … Continue reading

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Some In-Person Events Resuming in May

May 3 – Optimist Club to Meet Optimist Club President Naidu Permaul wrote “After more than two years of meeting by zoom, the Pacific Palisades Optimist Club happily announces it will resume its in-person breakfast meetings starting at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Why Should I Meditate – and What the Heck Does that Mean?

(Editor’s note: Even though meditation has been shown to boost immunity, lower blood pressure, boost creativity, decrease anxiety, help with depression and boost productivity, the idea of sitting still to achieve it seemed pointless to this editor. Not so, according … Continue reading

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A Different Palisades Outing: Bubbles & Blooms

This opportunity does not present itself often in Pacific Palisades, but if one loves fashion and champagne, put Bubbles & Blooms on your calendar. This perfect hump-day activity will occur on Wednesday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Arnie Wishnick Honored by Katie O’Neill

Marilyn Crawford, who worked at the Chamber with its former executive director, Arnie Wishnick wrote Circling the News. “Have you seen the portrait of Arnie in the old Chamber window on Antioch? Katie O’Neill put it in her studio window, … Continue reading

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Summary of the CD 11 Forum and Candidates’ Positions

BY JAMIE PAIGE WESTSIDE CURRENT EDITOR In a 90-minute forum in Venice on April 6, Council District 11 (CD11) candidates were united in advocating for a safer community as well as the need to build relationships and consensus. Westside Current … Continue reading

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