Category Archives: Health

Sunday, March 29 in Pacific Palisades During Coronavirus

“Sunday in the Park with George” was a famous musical by Stephen Sondheim with book by James Lapine. It was inspired by the French painter Geroge Seurat and his painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.” … Continue reading

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Here’s What You Won’t Be Doing This Weekend

Hiking trails, parks and beaches will all be closed this weekend. Moreover, the L.A. Country Department of Public Health has ordered the closure of all public beaches, beach bike paths and beach access points through April 19 to prevent the spread of Covid-19. … Continue reading

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Update: Local Organizations Challenge City’s Plan to House Homeless at the Palisades Recreation Center 

On March 20, Councilman Mike Bonin announced that the Palisades Recreation Center was one of 42 that had been selected to house the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic. The Pacific Palisades Community Council, the Pacific Palisades Residents Association and several … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Let’s Redefine What Is “Essential”

“Step it up and shut it down,” said L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti in a coronavirus press conference yesterday (Tuesday). “Or we will shut it down.” He was speaking about the nonessential businesses in Los Angeles. Governor Gavin Newsom also chimed in, … Continue reading

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UCLA Expert Speaks about Vaping–“Facts, Fallacies and Health Risks”–in Talk at Palisades High

Juice Man Unicorn Frappe, Candy King Strawberry Watermelon, Melon Lush, Blue Raspberry Bubblegum and Cotton Candy Worms. These are just some of the “tasty” selections offered on one website that sells Vape pods. All contain nicotine, and in order to … Continue reading

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“Social Isolation/Safer at Home” Activity Suggestions during This Covid-19 Crisis:

If you were not among the people gallivanting on the beach this past weekend or pushing by people on the Temescal Canyon trail to reach the waterfall, I believe you have been diligently working on a “Safer at Home” to-do … Continue reading

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Beach Parking Lot, Hiking Trails and Golf Courses Ordered Closed

Saturday, March 21 was a beautiful, sunny day in Pacific Palisades. Crowds appeared at local beaches, the piers and on hiking trails. Some people had difficulty realizing the importance of keeping social distance, that it might save a life if and when the … Continue reading

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A Global Medicine Doctor’s New Take on Covid-19: Information for Citizens

(Editor’s Note: I’ve received many emails from readers who are passing along coronavirus advice from someone they claim is a credible expert in the medical field. Many of the emails I’ve received, contain bogus information such as “this new virus … Continue reading

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March 16: Coronavirus Updates and Reactions:

“To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, I’m taking executive action to temporarily close bars, nightclubs, restaurants (except takeout/delivery), entertainment venues, and other establishments in the city of Los Angeles. These orders go into effect at midnight tonight and will … Continue reading

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Palisades High School Students Will Continue Education via Online/E-learning

At a special meeting on March 14, the Palisades High School board of trustees implemented a two-week (and possibly longer) plan for students to continue distance learning, while the campus is closed because of coronavirus. “This is historic,” PaliHi Principal … Continue reading

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