Category Archives: Pacific Palisades Community Council

Succulent Expert to Speak at Garden Club Meeting

Succulents are some of the most successful plants grown in Southern California yards because of low water and high sun requirements. They also make a delightful house plant. The Pacific Palisades Garden Club will host guest speaker Jeff Moore, who has … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Attend Next PAB Meeting: Potrero Park, Dog Park, Tennis Courts

The Pacific Palisades Park Advisory Board will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2020 on Wednesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. in the small gym. The public is invited. The L.A. Bureau of Engineering’s Pedro Garcia, who is overseeing Potrero … Continue reading

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Citizen of the Year, Golden Sparkplugs and Pride of the Palisades Honored by Council

It was a festive, upbeat night on December 12, when five residents were honored for their important and impactful volunteer activities in Pacific Palisades. A tradition since 1947, this was the first time the event was held at the Woman’s … Continue reading

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Lisa Glantz Honored with Golden Sparkplug for Continuing the Holiday Ho!Ho!Ho! Tradition

Last November, the cherished tradition of having Santa Claus make a one-night stop to visit children in Pacific Palisades was suddenly abandoned by the Chamber of Commerce, which had organized the festivities for nearly 70 years. The reason given to halt … Continue reading

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Garden Club Talk Will Focus on Wreath Making

The Palisades Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 2, to watch floral designer Connie Mercurio craft two different holiday wreaths and show how to decorate holiday topiaries. The meeting at the Woman’s Club on Haverford is … Continue reading

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Two Residents Overlooked for Sparkplug Honors, But CTN Applauds the Three Deserving Winners

The Citizen of the Year Award and Golden Sparkplug Awards used to be presented at a dinner organized annually by the Palisadian-Post since 1947. However, when local resident Alan Smolinisky bought the Post in 2012, he decided he didn’t want his … Continue reading

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 Community Council Announces Citizen of the Year, Golden Sparkplugs and Pride of the Palisades Honorees 

The award nominating committee, consisting of Community Council member Sue Kohl (Area 5), David Kaplan (Area 6), Chris Spitz (secretary), Sarah Knauer (Chamber representative) and 2016 Citizen of the Year Daphne Gronich announced their selections at Thursday night’s meeting. The … Continue reading

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Historical Society Presents Trees; Community Council Passes Resolution to Resume Planting Street Trees; Highlands Residents Worry about Trees and Fires

“To exist as a nation, to prosper as a state, to live as a people, we must have trees.” ― Theodore Roosevelt Palisades Tree Motion Passed by Community Council For a few years, there was an ongoing political fight in Pacific … Continue reading

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Historical Society to Present an Evening Dedicated To the History of Trees in Our Town This Thursday

Former Pacific Palisades Historical Society President Randy Young will speak about Palisades trees at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, in Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Road. Admission is free and refreshments will follow the program. There is free parking. … Continue reading

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Dockless Scooters in Los Angeles: Who

Makes the Rules, Who Enforces the Rules? When dockless scooters were approved for a trial period last September in Los Angeles, it seemed like this could help limit car trips, lessen gridlock and provide an alternative to riding a bike … Continue reading

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