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Homeless Timmy Has Died on the Streets of Santa Monica

  Timmy, 63, who had lived in his wheelchair on Pacific Palisades streets for years, and then on Santa Monica streets, has passed. Sharon Kilbride, who volunteers with The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness, wrote “He was found unresponsive … Continue reading

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Palisades Fall Drama Will Feature ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog’

Palisades High School fall drama “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” based on the 2003 mystery novel by British writer Mark Haddon, will be held at Mercer Hall, 15777 Bowdoin St. This show won the 2015 Tony … Continue reading

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What’s Up with All These Early-Bird Dinners?

By BOB VICKREY (Editor’s note: This “Best of Vickrey” column was chosen as a finalist for a California Newspaper Publishing Association award in 2017.) I’m trying to remember exactly when my friends all began having dinner at 4:30 in the … Continue reading

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Dolphins Beat Fairfax 21-7, Win League Title, And Now Face Banning in Open Division Playoffs

  Palisades High, 4-0 in Western League play, needed to defeat Fairfax (3-1) on the road last Friday to win the league title outright. The Dolphins prevailed, 21-7, despite having their preparations disrupted by the Getty Fire. PaliHi was closed … Continue reading

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Pivotal Moments in Pacific Palisades History: The Year 1929

(Editor’s note: On a recent October Tuesday, as guest speaker at the weekly Optimist Club breakfast meeting, former Palisadian-Post editor Bill Bruns recounted a slice of Pacific Palisades history by focusing on the year 1929. He also described 12 pivotal … Continue reading

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The Need for Underground Electrical Transmission Lines As the the Fires Rage–Again and Again–Across California

The frequent question, “Why can’t electric utility lines be buried?” was answered by a Circling the News reader, who wrote: “The simple answer is the cost of installation.  The $1,000 per linear foot you and your husband were quoted twenty-five … Continue reading

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Gesneriad Expert to Speak at Garden Club Meeting 

  The Pacific Palisades Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 4 and feature speaker Pat Lesnansky. Lesnansky, a member of the Culver City Gesneriad Society, will speak on “What Is New in the Gesneriad World and … Continue reading

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‘Ruthless! The Musical’ Opens November 1 at Theatre Palisades

Most Pacific Palisades residents have suffered with the drama of the October fires, including evacuation, smoke and traffic. Now it’s time to escape and be entertained. “Ruthless! The Musical” will start its six-weekend run tomorrow Friday, November 1, at Pierson … Continue reading

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November 3, California Residents Must Move the Clock Back

On Sunday, November 3, California residents will join most of the nation in moving the clock back an hour at 2 a.m. But, wait a minute, didn’t California voters do away with Daylight Saving Time? Yes, on Election Day, November … Continue reading

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Friends of the Palisades Library Hosts the Inaugural Palisades Reads Event, Featuring a Panel Discussion

By NINA KIDD Circling the News Contributor The Friends of Pacific Palisades Branch Library hosted the first of a two-part community program, Palisades Reads, on October 23. The panel discussion was designed to start readers considering the question, “Save One … Continue reading

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