Category Archives: Kids/Parenting

Still a Few Slots Open for AYSO Soccer Fall Season

Your child already has a job – school has started or is about to start – they don’t need added stress from competitive sports. One way to help them socialize, get exercise and just generally have fun is to play … Continue reading

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School Backpacks Supplied to Children by Auxiliary 283

It is August and that means children need backpacks and school supplies. For many parents, resources become an issue. For the past five years, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 283, under education chair Joanna Curtis, has given school supplies to … Continue reading

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Electric Bikes Not Designed for Those Younger than 16

Pacific Palisades residents Kaye and Jonathan Steinsapir, the parents of Molly Steinsapir, have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Rad Power Bikes, a Seattle-based e-bike company. Molly, 12, and a friend were riding a Rad Runner … Continue reading

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Bonin Against Banning Homeless Encampments Next to Schools

Protestors filled City Hall today and tried to prevent a vote that would ban homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools and daycare centers. Protestors heckled councilmembers, snapped their fingers and held signs that read, “Repeal 41.18.” The ordinance passed today … Continue reading

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Rob LeMond Continues to Teach the Joy of Swimming and Surfing

BY ALISON BURMEISTER   “Hello, this is Rob LeMond, please do not leave text messages on this number but I would like to have your voice message, so please leave it after the beep. Thank you.” *BEEP*   If you … Continue reading

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Palisades Library Offers Puppet Show and Children’s Programs.

A puppet show for children of all ages will be offered at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2. Performer Joe Gandelman will present a Dr. Seuss-themed ventriloquism and puppet show with comedy and laughs a-plenty. The show will include a … Continue reading

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Park Advisory Board Requests ADA-Handicapped Bathrooms and Playground

“The bathrooms and playground here are a glaring liability for the City,” one Pacific Palisades board member said at the quarterly Park Advisory Board (PAB) meeting held virtually on July 20. The Pacific Palisades PAB voted to send a letter … Continue reading

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Go See “Newsies:” Last Performances this Weekend

Raw talent and sheer exuberance make “Newsies” a play you will want to see. If you have children or grandchildren, this is the ideal place to take them, too. Forty-two youth in grades third through eighth make an appearance in … Continue reading

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High School Students Interested in Service Academies Can Meet Cadets

If you have a high school student that might be interested in attending one of the five service academies, West Point (Army), Annapolis (U.S. Navel Academy), Colorado Springs (U.S. Air Force), Kings Point (U.S. Merchant Marines) or New London (U.S. … Continue reading

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Palisades Library Issues Need to be Addressed

(Editor’s note: CTN has now received two letters (below) about problems at the local library. This editor, who used to be an avid user of the branch library, now goes to Collections Antiques and Books on Antioch, run by Jeff … Continue reading

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