Category Archives: Kids/Parenting

Groza and PaliSkates: Two Ways to Help with Home Schooling

Groza Recommends Activities: Groza Learning Center in the 881 Alma Real building sent an email with a list of activities to cure home schooling boredom. One was baking. The easiest way to teach kids fractions, which then leads to learning … Continue reading

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Palisades Resident Experiences Greek Refugee Camp: Pharmacy Items Needed

Story and Photos by MARYAM ZAR Special to Circling the News (Editor’s note: Maryam Zar, a former Pacific Palisades Community Council Chair, a member of the Design Review Board, a City Commissioner on the Status of Women and a member … Continue reading

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UPCOMING: Library Events for Children

Author Teresa Power Presents New Book Pacific Palisades resident and bestselling author Teresa Power will read her new book, “Yoga at the Zoo: Little Mouse Adventures,” at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, at the Palisades Library, 861 Alma Real. … Continue reading

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Author Bree Barton Excites Young Writers at Revere

Bree Barton is completing a young-adult trilogy: “Heart of Thorns” (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, 2018), “Tears of Frost” (2019) and “Soul of Cinder” (due in 2021). But on February 12, Barton was hosting a writing workshop for middle-school students at Paul Revere. … Continue reading

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‘Hot Tamales Live’ Will Help Raise Funds for Palisades High School at March 14 Gala

This year, the Palisades High Booster Club is upping the fun with comedy, dancing and samba at its annual auction and fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, at the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club. The festivities … Continue reading

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Premier Card Supports Palisades Elementary and Provides Enticing Discounts 

Purchase a Pali Premier Card for only $100 and receive discounts at 17 Pacific Palisades businesses. Palisades Charter Elementary School parent Jeff Lemen explained, “The Pali Premier Card, a ‘Groupon’-inspired card, was created to support PEP (Palisades Enrichment Programs) at the … Continue reading

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‘Frozen Jr.’ Offers Spectacular Voices and Unbridled Enthusiasm at Theatre Palisades

Theatre Palisades Youth will present “Frozen Jr.” starting this weekend. If the Monday rehearsal is any indication, Director Lara Ganz will once again have a hit on her hands and sold-out performances. Forty-one talented youth will participate and, in an … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods: His Greatest Legacy May Be His Youth Foundation and His Kids Club

Tiger Woods, host of last week’s Genesis Invitational, will go down as one of the greatest golfers in history. Even though a tournament win at the Riviera still eludes him, the inspiration he provides to a new generation will far … Continue reading

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‘Fast and Furious’ Theme Defines Today’s Car Commercials

By BOB VICKREY Special to Circling the News Maybe we could blame the late actor Steve McQueen’s portrayal of a daredevil policeman in the 1968 movie “Bullitt” for all those outlandish television car commercials we’ve watched in recent years. In … Continue reading

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Palisadian Emma Turner Asks for Support in Tanzania,  Where the Lifted Strong Organization Empowers Women

Some might remember Emma Turner as a child, when during the Fourth of July concert at Palisades High, she was found by the stage because her father Keith had volunteered to organize the concert. His civic involvement, despite his demanding … Continue reading

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