Category Archives: Kids/Parenting

Teens Are Sleep Deprived: Two Specialists Offer Advice

By ALISON BURMEISTER Psychotherapist and sleep specialist Heather Turgeon and family physician Dr. Dolly Klock are mothers to tween and teen kids. When it comes to sleep, they both agree, our teens are not getting enough. The Pacific Palisades residents … Continue reading

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Fentanyl Expert Spoke at Paul Revere: Steps to Take With an Overdose

If you see someone lying on the street, “under 50 and younger, assume it’s an opioid overdose and assume it’s fentanyl,” Dr. Roger Crystal told the nearly 200 people in the Paul Revere Middle School auditorium on October 26. “Fentanyl … Continue reading

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Toy Drive Sponsored by Palisades Rotary Underway

The Pacific Palisades Rotary Club is sponsoring a holiday toy drive for the Salvation Army Westwood Transitional Village. This is a nonprofit organization that is helping families transition from homelessness to independent living. Sought are new toys that are unwrapped. … Continue reading

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Dinner with Eugene Levy Raised $10,000 for Local Youth

Palisades Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy, comic and Emmy winner for Schitt’s Creek, agreed to dine for charity, helping raise money for local youth causes. Last year, the Palisades Rotary Club sold 100 tickets ($100 each) for the opportunity to share … Continue reading

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Glen Walsh Discusses Dangers of Fentanyl and the National Crisis

“One pill can kill,” said Glen Walsh, president of the California Narcotics Officers Association, who spoke at an American Legion Ronald Reagan community-offered presentation on October 20. The day before, authorities has seized thousands of suspected fentanyl pills hidden in … Continue reading

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Qualia Senior Busby Thompson Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

  Terrin Busby Thompson, a senior at Qualia: The School for Deeper Learning in Calabasas, is among the 1 percent of SAT and PSAT takers to earn recognition as a National Merit Semifinalist this year. Busby Thompson’s status qualifies him … Continue reading

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Local Library Offers Two Events: Writing a Novel and Baby Storytime

National Novel Writing Month Celebrated: The Los Angeles Public Library is sponsoring Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with a series of programs in October and November. Funded by the Friends of the Library, every Palisadian who is writing a novel or … Continue reading

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Community Council Supports a Conditional Use Permit for Pot Shops

The Pacific Palisades Community Council supports Brentwood Community Council (BCC) in its issues with the recently opened pot shop, Cookies, at the Brentwood Country Mart. The approval, which asks for community notification and input, passed unanimously at the October 13 … Continue reading

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LAPD Detectives Seeking Additional Victims of Sexual Assault

LAPD Media Relations Office Cruz has alerted the community that the Department’s Juvenile Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any additional victims who may have been assaulted by a local high school coach, Paul Anthony Davis. On October … Continue reading

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President of Narcotics Officer Association to Speak on Fentanyl October 20

Glenn Walsh, president of the California Narcotics Officers Association, will lead a community discussion on fentanyl and law enforcement counter-narcotics efforts at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 20, at Janes Hall, Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church, 15821 Sunset Boulevard. The talk is … Continue reading

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