Category Archives: Geology/Dinosaurs/Earth

Landslide at Porto Marina Keeps a PCH Lane Closed

Hans Lantz at KBUU Radio in Malibu said on April 1 story that a northbound lane of PCH has been closed for weeks at Porto Marina. He reported: “One block down the coast … the Porto Marina [Tramonto] landslide … … Continue reading

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No One Wants to Be Right on This One

My first husband, who liked to ski, took me, a novice on the slopes. As we waited to get on the chair lift, he reminded me to keep everything next to my body, because things could get caught on the … Continue reading

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Tramonto Drive Landslide Proposed Stabilization Scheme Deemed Unacceptable: Hearing November 15

Most motorists driving on Pacific Coast Highway between Malibu and Pacific Palisades may have never heard of the Tramonto Drive Landslide. It exists. If the slope is not fully remediated, the large-scale developments might have unforeseen circumstances: the closure of … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Garden Club to Host Plumeria Speaker

Pacific Palisades Garden Club continues to hold its meetings on Zoom. Scheduled for Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m. is Mike Atkinson, who will speak on “Plumeria 1010: Growing Beautiful Plumerias in Southern California.” To get the Zoom link, email … Continue reading

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Dome Traps the Heat: California Is Baking

From San Diego to Sacramento, California is under an excessive heat warning that could extend into next week.  The National Weather Service calls it “dangerously hot conditions.” The manager of the state’s power grid, called for a Flex alert on … Continue reading

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Revival Roots Specialists Provide Tools, Plants and Advice

By ALISON BURMEISTER If a resident has thought about starting a garden, but is unsure how to do it, it’s simple: call Reed Newman, CEO and Owner of Revival Roots. Newman and his team of experts will not only help … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades 1958 Killer Slide

(Editor’s note: Stewart Slavin posted the story below on his Facebook. Circling the News asked if we could post it for readers. Slavin is a longtime resident who has worked as a foreign correspondent in Asia and the Pacific granted … Continue reading

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Large Branch Needs to Be Cleared, Before it Comes Down

A large eucalyptus tree topped across Sunset and Bienveneda around 3:30 p.m. on December 30 and neighbors reported: “Massive tree down on Sunset and Bienveneda—took the power lines out,” and “Just drove by and there’s multiple trucks and people working.” … Continue reading

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Astronomer John Mulchaey Talks Telescopes/Aliens at Optimist Club Meeting

John Mulchaey, director of the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, was the guest speaker for the January 18 Pacific Palisades Optimist Club virtual meeting. One of the first questions that Optimists wanted to know:  Did he believe in UFOs? “I don’t … Continue reading

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Historians & Foresters Plant an Oak to Honor the Town’s 100th Birthday

  The Historical Society and the Palisades Forestry Committee teamed up last Friday, January 14, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Pacific Palisades. Gathering at Founders Oak Island on Haverford (across from the Pierson Playhouse), the two … Continue reading

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