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After 19 Years, Bay Club on Sunset at PCH Will Close May 31

The Bay Club, which took over from Spectrum Athletic Club in 2003, will close its doors on May 31. Members received a letter from senior executive VP of operations Morell Marean on April 21, stating that “In the coming months … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Lee Calvert Keeps in Shape

  By ALISON BURMEISTER Palisadian Lee Calvert, 97, does 15 push-ups every night before bed. “Push-ups are something everyone can do, but not everyone keeps doing them,” she said. I last saw Lee at a “Fall Prevention” event I hosted … Continue reading

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Red Cross Giving Day Is March 23

Sotheby’s realtor Josie Tong is on the executive board of the American Red Cross LA Region and wants to remind residents that tomorrow, March 23, is Red Cross Giving Day. To remind residents of the importance of the Red Cross, … Continue reading

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To Keep a Body in Top Form Means Movement

By ALISON BURMEISTER Special to Circling the News   Our bodies are amazing machines. Given the right fuel and proper maintenance we are designed to run for a long time. With the occasional tune up and a yearly “check under … Continue reading

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UCLA Expert: No Magical Answers for Drug/Alcohol Addiction

“Two Powerful Drugs Now Adding to U.S. Overdose Crisis,” reported the Associated Press in a January 27 story. “Emerging reports show that two little-known drugs are making lethal new contributions to America’s drug overdose crisis. “Para-fluorofentanyl and metonitazene are being … Continue reading

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New York Times – Update on the Omicron Virus

(Editor’s note: in The Morning, a piece in the New York Times provided interesting reading – January 19, 2022 “Good Morning. Omicron Is in Retreat. What’s Next?” –  Anecdotally, it seems that many people in Pacific Palisades have tested positive … Continue reading

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Fact’s Two Faces: On Masking of Children at School

By TEDDY MACKER (This December 8 article first appeared in the Front Porch Republic and is reprinted with permission. Macker grew up in Pacific Palisades and is now the administrator of a Waldorf School in Santa Barbara.)    Goleta, CA. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Veterans Day Tomorrow, and Support the Vets at the VA Campus

Veterans Day is a federal holiday as we honor all people who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. World War I ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into … Continue reading

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Palisades Y Executive Marla Ricketts Takes a New Position

Many residents have taken yoga class with Marla Ricketts at the Palisades-Malibu YMCA, but now she’s leaving to pursue a new career path with Elevate Public Affairs. When her two boys were born (now 12 and 14), the native Angelino … Continue reading

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Quite an Eventful October 8 at Palisades High 

By NOAH ZARET With MARGOT BARRETT Friday, October 8, was indeed a hectic day for PaliHi students. Upon arrival, students were bombarded by a crowd of parents protesting against the student vaccine mandate. They chanted “my child, my choice” in … Continue reading

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