Category Archives: History

American Legion Post 283 Rededicated as Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283

American Legion Post 283 was officially dedicated as Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 on Saturday, at a ceremony that began in the street and then moved inside the newly renovated building. Children (and others) participated in the carnival games set … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Holiday Took 32 Years to Achieve

By CHAZ PLAGER Today, January 16, is a national holiday— specifically, a national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., a champion of the civil rights movement and for black equality. (MLK Holiday is observed on the third Monday of January.) King … Continue reading

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The Eradication of the Red Man: Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee Massacre

By REECE PASCOE “History is written by the victor.” Winston Churchill It is impossible to cover the entirety of the Red Man’s story. It spans more than 500 years, and over half the globe, and involves thousands of different tribes. … Continue reading

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Historical Society Receives “Pride of the Palisades” Award at Citizen of the Year Dinner 

(Editor’s note: This is the first of three stories about the people and organizations who were honored by the Pacific Palisades Community Council last Thursday night.) The awards for highest volunteer achievements by Pacific Palisades residents and organizations were handed … Continue reading

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Canyon School Fourth Graders Visit Pascual Marquez Cemetery

Canyon School fourth graders visited the Pascual Marquez Cemetery, which is located on Lorenzo Street in Santa Monica Canyon. They were greeted by members of the family, including 98-year-old Ernest Marquez, who attended Canyon School from 1930 to 1936. Marquez … Continue reading

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