Category Archives: Homelessness

Kilbride Addresses Homeless Count in Pacific Palisades

Co-president of the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness Sharon Kilbride spoke to the Palisades Rotary Club on Tuesday and detailed the number of homeless that the nonprofit volunteer group had counted during the annual Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Adversaries Unite in Support for Park

  By ALIX GUCOVSKY and BARRY CASSILLY (Circling the News has tried to remain impartial in the upcoming election and on the ballot measures, presenting readers with information, so they can make their own decisions. This column appeared October 14 … Continue reading

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Shantytowns/Hoovervilles Were Homeless Encampments

By REECE PASCOE A pregnant woman has just given birth, but she knows the baby is dead it stopped kicking days ago. Malnourished kids play with their ribs showing though their shirts. Fathers/husbands are out looking for a job, any … Continue reading

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Unhoused Not Allowed to Block Roosevelt Tunnel

Co-president of the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness (PPTFH), Sharon Kilbride, was tipped off that the Roosevelt Tunnel, one of the few ways for pedestrians to safely cross Pacific Coast Highway to reach the beach from West Channel Road … Continue reading

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LAHSA’s Homeless Numbers Questioned by Several Sources

(Editor’s note: In February, the Westside Current published an article about a discrepancy in the LAHSA 2020 homeless count. The article, Venice Group’s Data Indicates LAHSA’S Homeless Count May Be Wildly Inaccurate, highlighted a difference between a Venice group’s homeless numbers … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: What Goes on Behind Closed Doors Needs to be Aired

Westchester residents have been fighting to get the park back for children and seniors. In a misguided attempt to help, L.A. City officials allowed the homeless to live in tents around the periphery of the park. Then later, those same … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homeless Needs Volunteers

PPTFH is essentially an all-volunteer organization. If you are interested in becoming involved, wish to make a difference, and have a heart for the PPTFH mission, please apply by email (and include your phone number) to Kim Clary at info@pptfh.org. The following help is … Continue reading

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Please Help My Friend

There is a young man, Anakin, who appears to be homeless that needs help. Ethan, who is a friend to Anakin,  posted on Nextdoor on Saturday night: “This is my best friend Anakin. He is a Palisades local and grew … Continue reading

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 Residents Can Report Sidewalk and Handicapped Parking Issues

Many residents were appalled by the garbage that was in front of handicapped parking spaces in Westchester by the senior center. The garbage and van didn’t allow access for voting in June, and still doesn’t allow access for meetings. “I … Continue reading

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Friends of Library Address Community Concerns Regarding  Patron Safety

The following statement was released by The Friends of the Library: The board of directors of the Pacific Palisades Library Association (The Friends of the Library) devoted its August 9 quarterly board meeting and a subsequent follow-up meeting on August … Continue reading

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