Category Archives: Holidays

Enjoy a Valentine Dinner Dance with Your Sweetheart or Spouse

The Ronald Reagan American Legion Post 283 is resuming its dinner/dances, with a Valentine’s Dinner Dance on Saturday, February 17. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dancing continues until midnight at the Legion Post, 15247 La Cruz Drive. The … Continue reading

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Send a Unique Valentine This Year

The Oceanaires will once again offer singing Valentines to the Westside and Downtown L.A. on Wednesday, February 14. A barbershop quartet will arrive at the designated destination and sing two special songs, deliver a balloon and a card—with a personalized … Continue reading

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How to Recycle a Christmas Tree

REQUEST A TREE COLLECTION: LA Sanitation & Environment has curbside collection for Christmas trees. There are three ways to request a tree collection. Call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489 Visit MYLA311 website and create a “Bulky Items” ticket … Continue reading

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News and People from 2023

Saying goodbye to 2023 and watching the sun rise on 2024. JANUARY: Actor Joe Mantegna emceed the renaming of American Legion Post 283 to the Ronald Reagan Post. The large pool of water on PCH, resulting from rain was eventually … Continue reading

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‘The Polar Express’ Christmas Classic Nears 40

  (Editor’s note: CTN received a December 22 email from Bob Vickrey, who wrote: “In keeping with the Holiday spirit, I’m sending along a story I wrote about the publication of the magical Christmas story The Polar Express which our … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Child Is the Birth of Hope

Walking to the Maggie Gilbert Aquatics Center at 6 a.m. today to go swimming, a Christmas Carol popped into my head. As children we sang and presented a program of carols and bible passages for the Christmas Eve service at … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees Shipped to the Y-Lot this Week

Fresh Christmas trees were shipped to the Palisades-Malibu YMCA lot on Tuesday this week. There are sizes from desktop to 14-ft. tall that will fit any space. YMCA Executive Director Jim Kirtley wanted to ensure that Palisades residents had a … Continue reading

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HO!HO!HO! Spreads Holiday Cheer

By CHAZ PLAGER A bright blue sky shone over the Palisades as the annual holiday festival HO!HO!HO! was held in Simon Meadow on December 9. This Palisades event was started in 1949 by the Palisades Chamber of Commerce and held … Continue reading

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Chanukah Lighting Celebrated at Palisades Village

An annual tradition in Pacific Palisades happened with the lighting of first candle of the Chanukah Menorah on December 7 in Palisades Village. Each day for eight days a new candle is lit. This holiday celebrates light over darkness: a … Continue reading

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HO!HO!HO! Features Santa and Free Food

HO!HO!HO! which will take place on Saturday, December 9, at Simon Meadow, will feature Santa, Mrs. Claus and the reingoats. But that’s not all. There’s entertainment that starts at 1 p.m. with the Fancy Feet Dancers and ends at 3:30 … Continue reading

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