Category Archives: Kids/Parenting

Viewpoint: What to Do about Bullying and Fighting: Not My Kid

My dog and I regularly walk by Palisades Garden Café on our loop through town. My pooch particularly likes to go by the picnic tables on the sidewalk (along La Cruz), in hopes of securing an errant French fry on … Continue reading

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Palisades Troop 223 Honors 26 New Eagle Scouts 

        Twenty-six Boy Scouts from Palisades Troop 223 were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor dinner and ceremony at St. Matthew’s Sprague Center on November 26.         The new Eagle … Continue reading

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Vittorios Ristorante Sponsors Holiday Luncheon for Foster Children: Gifts Are Needed

Vittorios Ristorante and Pizzeria will once again open its doors to more than 100 foster children shortly before Christmas Eve for a special holiday celebration. This will be the tenth year that children will be treated to lunch and receive … Continue reading

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Foster Youth and Optimist Homes Need  Your Aid over the Holiday Season

At the Youth and Government bill program held at Palisades High on November 4, one teen suggested that Section 609 of the Welfare and Institutions Code should add that a judge may commit a minor who has committed a serious … Continue reading

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Send Your Youth to Golf Camp at the VA

Some schools are out for the entire Thanksgiving week, November 25 to 29. You don’t want your youth hanging around playing video games and they don’t want to go shopping during Black Friday sales. Luckily there’s a golf camp for … Continue reading

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Calvary Christian School Celebrates Community Service With “JOY” Celebration; All Students Participate in Projects

One of the most joyous days in Pacific Palisades is Calvary Christian School’s annual Community Service Kick-Off Celebration. On October 18, the school celebrated its 14th year of service to others in the Calvary Church sanctuary with preschool through eight-grade … Continue reading

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Olympic Swim Team Coach David Kelsheimer Trains World-Class Athletes and – Babies

Double. Single. Double. Single. Double. Single. Sunday off. That’s the seven-day pool training schedule for Olympic swimmers. Local swimming coach David Kelsheimer works with world-class athletes and is currently training six to eight athletes who are middle distance and distance … Continue reading

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Friends of the Library Sponsors Annual

Youth Summer Writing Contest, Grades 1-12 The annual summer writing contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Palisades Library, is underway. The contest is open to children and teens entering grades 1-12. This year’s theme is “Palisades Tales: From the … Continue reading

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Local Cub Scouts and Scouts Place U.S. Flags

At the National Cemetery in Westwood Pacific Palisades Cub Scout Pack 223 joined thousands of other Scouts from around Los Angeles to place an American flag at more than 88,000 graves in the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood on … Continue reading

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