Category Archives: Holidays

Ho!Ho!Ho! Activities Will Begin This Week 

Until 2018, the community Ho!Ho!Ho! festivities were sponsored by the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce, but then the Grinch decided this celebration was no longer needed because of activities at Caruso’s mall. The free event was slated to go the … Continue reading

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A Charlie Brown Christmas Tree for the Village Green on Sunset

This will be the second year to visit the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree located on the Palisades Village Green. This triangular little private park, located between Sunset Boulevard, Swarthmore Avenue and Antioch, has had Christmas lights on the pine tree … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Garden Club to Hold Holiday Meeting Monday Evening on Zoom

The Pacific Palisades Garden Club will hold its annual holiday meeting, via Zoom, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 7. The Zoom access can be found on the website pacpalgardenclub.org. This month’s speaker is Marie Barnidge-McIntyre, who will speak on “The … Continue reading

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

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A Local Gift Idea—Portraits of Hope Products

Buy a beautiful ring, umbrella, pet collar or cornhole board, while supporting Portraits of Hope. In 1995, Palisadian Ed Massey and his brother Bernie founded POH, using art and visual imagery in large-scale art exhibitions. The program allowed seriously ill … Continue reading

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YMCA Christmas Tree Lot Opens Tuesday, Offering the Freshest Selection in L.A.

The YMCA Christmas Tree lot will open tomorrow, December 1, offering quality trees ranging in size from table to more than 15 feet tall. Different-sized wreaths and garlands are also available. The lot will be open Monday through Friday from … Continue reading

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Provides Hope 

If this Thanksgiving finds you feeling sad and upset by how Covid-19 is impacting our lives this holiday season, watch a recording of the annual Pacific Palisades Interfaith Thanksgiving service that was celebrated on Monday night. This uplifting service, which … Continue reading

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Touring Tasmania, Australia and New Zealand: My South Pacific Odyssey

Photos and Story By WENDY PRICE ANDERSON I left the United States on February 11 for a South Pacific Odyssey to Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania. I returned home on March 17 after an adventure I will always cherish. My trip … Continue reading

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A Singing Valentine Gift Is the Perfect Solution

Your special loved one doesn’t want jewels or more material possessions. Your special loved one doesn’t want chocolates, because they’re watching their diet. Your special loved one doesn’t want flowers, because they grow year-round in Pacific Palisades. So what does … Continue reading

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Former Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayor  Rita Moreno Is Rose Parade Co-Grand Marshal

“Ain’t It Grand: Moreno a Parade Star” was the headlined story in the L.A. Daily News on December 29. Rita Moreno, actress Gina Torres and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez will be the co-grand marshals for Wednesday’s Rose Parade. People in … Continue reading

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