Category Archives: Holidays

YMCA Christmas Tree Lit with Solar

When the Palisades-Malibu Christmas Tree was lit on December 3, it was a first for the community. The 14-ft. tree, and the star at the top, were lit with solar energy. The tree and the Christmas tree lot can be … Continue reading

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2022 Holiday Gift Guide

This 14-page gift guide features selections from stores in Pacific Palisades. Price points are from $6 to more than $3,000, which means there’s something for everyone. Have as much fun looking, as this editor did shopping.  

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Palisades-Malibu YMCA Christmas Tree Lot Opens December 1

It is so easy to pick the perfect Christmas tree. Go to Simon Meadow at Temescal and Sunset, select one from the more than 1,000 in the lot. There is a wonderful selection of Nobel, Nordmann and Vintage Noble trees, … Continue reading

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Play Santa Claus for Charity: Donations Sought for the Holidays

  CORPUS DONATION DRIVE-THROUGH: A Santa Claus drive-through is planned this Saturday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to noon at Corpus Christi Church. Unwrapped, new toys are being collected for children at St. Joseph’s Center. St. Joseph’s provides resources for … Continue reading

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HO!HO!HO! Returns December 17. The Elves Send a Letter

  Circling the News received a letter from the North Pole. Dear Mrs. Editor, We are Santa’s elves, and our boss is really busy, but we wanted you to know that Santa will fly with the reindeer and Mrs. Claus … Continue reading

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Interfaith 2022 Service Celebrates Joy in the Community

Pacific Palisades Clergy led the more than 100 residents in a journey of joy, inspiration and community at the 27th annual Interfaith Community Service on November 21 at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine. Clergy from nine religious’ institutions in the … Continue reading

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Amalfi Estates Buys and Donates Homeboy Bakery Pies

Amalfi Estates Founder Anthony Marguleas and his staff hosted their seventh annual Thanksgiving Pie Day on November 22. “We’re so thankful to be in this community,” Marguleas said. “We do this to thank our friends and clients. “We’re thankful to … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

While much of the country suffers from cold and even snow on Thanksgiving Day, Pacific Palisades generally has a gorgeous fall weather, which will be perfect for the 8th Annual Turkey Trot. Participants can either run the 5 or 10K, … Continue reading

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Halloween versus Fourth of July Decorations

Circling the News asked readers if they had noticed that there seemed to be more Halloween as opposed to Fourth of July residential decorations. The Palisades Americanism Parade Association helps host the annual Fourth of July decoration contest. One reader … Continue reading

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Remembering 911 with Flags on the Village Green

This was the second year that American Legion Auxiliary members placed flags on the Village Green to honor the victims of 9/11. On Friday, 300 American Flags were placed on the Green by auxiliary members in red shirts and Scouts … Continue reading

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