Category Archives: Holidays

Navajo Code Talkers Remembered on August 14

  By REECE PASCOE Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan designated August 14, as National Navajo Code Talkers Day. In his 1982 declaration, Reagan said this is, “a day dedicated to all members of the Navajo Nation and to all Navajo … Continue reading

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The YMCA’s Float Took the Prize in the First Annual Auxiliary Award

This was the First Annual Auxiliary Award, and was given to a float in the Pacific Palisades 4th of July Parade. The Palisades-Malibu YMCA received the top prize of $1,000. Judges agreed that the float was creative, original and whimsical. … Continue reading

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Top Prizes Awarded to Three Homes in 4th Decorating Contest

PHOTOS: MORGAN GENSER The 4th of July Home Decorating Contest, hosted by Sotheby Agent Susan Montgomery, completed its 11th anniversary in spectacular fashion. Winning the Grand Prize this year was the Tim and Lisa Marschall home on Altata. During judging … Continue reading

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The 45th Annual 5/10K Race Brings Surprises and Familiar Faces

The 5/10K Will Rogers Race returned this year nearly equaling the 2019 event and its 2,342 runners. Organizers Thomas Hathaway and James Klein were told by the timing company that most of the races in the state, post Covid, have … Continue reading

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Palisades Americanism Parade Association Letter

PALISADES AMERICANISM PARADE ASSOCIATION MESSAGE   July 5, 2022   Dear Neighbors, As Palisadians readied to celebrate the independence of our nation this July 4ᵗʰ at our 74ᵗʰ annual Parade, I was alerted to the tragic events that had just … Continue reading

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The Yogurt Shoppe Will Sponsor Kids on Bikes

The Yogurt Shoppe will continue its decade-long tradition of sponsoring the “Kids on Bikes” in the July 4th parade. Owners Christine and Adam Wolfson encourage kids to “have fun and be creative.” Participants are encouraged to decorate their bikes/scooter and … Continue reading

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Jennifer Garner Selected as Grand Marshal

By BERNICE FOX and SUE PASCOE Actress Jennifer Garner, whom many Pacific Palisades residents consider a “hometown” girl, will be Grand Marshal of this year’s Pacific Palisades 4th of July Parade. One of her fans summed it up perfectly. “Does … Continue reading

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Official Parade Program Will Come out this Week

The 4th of July official parade program, sponsored by the Palisades Americanism Parade Association (PAPA), will be in mailboxes this week. Advertisers know that the money they spend in this publication goes to PAPA, a nonprofit that produces the parade … Continue reading

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Patriotic Home Decorating Contest Needs Entries; Sotheby Agent Susan Montgomery Hosts This Year

(Editor’s note: This is an edited version–the longer version of the story will be in the PAPA Parade Tab, which will be in every resident’s mailbox next week. CTN is running it before the weekend, so residents can go purchase … Continue reading

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Will Rogers 5/10K Run Returns in 2022

  The Will Rogers 45th Annual Race returns this year, after a two-year absence because of the Covid pandemic. The 5/10K is run on one of the most beautiful courses in the country, with the 10K winding through Will Rogers … Continue reading

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