Category Archives: Geology/Dinosaurs/Earth

July 4 and 5 Earthquakes Centered in Kern County

Were Felt as Far Away as Pacific Palisades A 6.4 magnitude earthquake centered in the Mojave Desert occurred at 10:39 a.m. on July 4. According to the L.A. Fire Department, all 106 stations went into earthquake mode, conducting surveys of … Continue reading

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Palisades Parkway Trees Are Held Hostage

Briefing at Community Council Leads to Committee Six civic-minded Pacific Palisades residents–Dorothy Bissell, Betty Thrower, Carole Kenney, Ann Fogel, June Payne and Marjorie Friedlander–formed Palisades Beautiful in 1974 in order to facilitate the planting of parkway trees (i.e. in the … Continue reading

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Simple Changes Can Help Save Mother Earth:

Plastics Contribute to Greenhouse Gases In the 1967 film “The Graduate,” a recent college graduate feels aimless, is seduced by his father’s business partner’s wife and, at a party, one of his father’s friends corners him: “Mr. McGuire: I want … Continue reading

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Think about Coexisting with Wildlife

Barn Owls Are Effective Vermin Catchers Andrew Lasken, co-director of CLAW (Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife), spoke to the Pacific Palisades Garden Club on April 1 about vermin, coyotes and habitat fragmentation. “Our local mountain lions have a 25 percent chance … Continue reading

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