Category Archives: Pacific Palisades Community Council

Run for a Seat on the Local Community Council

Do not complain about anything in Pacific Palisades or even Los Angeles, if you are not willing to run for a seat on the Pacific Palisades Community Council. Founded in 1973, this all-volunteer nonprofit organization advocates to government and private … Continue reading

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Palisades Residents to Be Honored by Community Council

  The Pacific Palisades Community Council will honor five residents and an organization at its holiday dinner and awards celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. on December 6 at the Draycott. The community is invited to join the celebration. ‘The … Continue reading

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Potrero Canyon History and Facts about the Potrero Pedestrian Bridge

“A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.” Robert Heinlein (1907-1988) “If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.” (Pearl S. Buck, 1892-1973. There are some Palisadians, who claim they have never heard anything … Continue reading

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Potrero Pedestrian Bridge Satisfies California Coastal Commission Requirements

The California Coastal Commission (CCC) has required that there be coastal access for George Wolfberg Park at Potrero. The CCC also had two other requirements for the new park: parking spaces and a restroom. Initially it was proposed that a … Continue reading

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Come Celebrate on Saturday at Simon Meadow

If a resident belongs to any organization in Pacific Palisades, then put on your “dancing shoes” and come to Simon Meadow for Pacific Palisades Community Council’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee on Saturday, September 30. The free event will be held from … Continue reading

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Wildlife District Ordinance District, First Proposed in 2014, Goes to PLUM

Circling the News received several emails from people warning about the proposed L.A. City Wildlife District Ordinance and the need to warn the community. One wrote “The Wildlife Ordinance is 100 time worse than Measure ULA. It will decimate property … Continue reading

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Senator Ben Allen Honors Maryam Zar as 2023 Woman of The Year

  Annually, each California legislator chooses a woman in his/her district to honor in collaboration with the Legislative Women’s Caucus. Senator Ben Allen selected Maryam Zar as the Senate District 24 Woman of the Year 2023. Zar, the President of … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: The Pacific Palisades Community Council Meeting or the Call of the Banshees

The past two meetings of the Pacific Palisades Community Council have allowed for interchanges between guests and members that were decidedly uncivil, bordering on rudeness. In the January 26 meeting, even though the Department of Water and Power representatives stated … Continue reading

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DWP Poles on Sunset Raise Ire

(This story about the Pole-Top Distribution Station was written in November 2016 and published in a local paper.) Outside the Palisades Branch Library last Wednesday evening, the temperature was hot. But inside it was even hotter, as about 30 residents … Continue reading

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State Rejects DWP’s Bid For Los Leones Property

(CTN’s editor wrote this story in May 2015 and it was published in a local paper.  DWP did indeed try to find alternate locations.) The State of California has rejected LADWP’s plea to buy state park land at Los Leones … Continue reading

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