Category Archives: Pacific Palisades Community Council

Highlands Eldercare Building Impacts Residents

Is a special Environmental Impact Review (EIR) needed to add an entrance gate to a public park? That question recently came up in a January 27 letter in the Palisadian-Post (“Holding Public Officials Accountable, Local Project Concerns”). An EIR examines … Continue reading

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“Unfriendly” Opposition to an Entrance Gate into Potrero Canyon Park

Several residents are waging a battle against an entrance gate, under construction off Friends Street, that will allow hikers to enter the George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon, once it is opened. Three Palisades residents made public comments during the Board of Recreation … Continue reading

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Palisades Attorney Wants Community Council to Address DWP Scandal

Given the indictments and criminal charges circling the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, at least one resident, David Peterson, has reached out to the Pacific Palisades Community Council, asking them to address the corruption. “This is unbelievable,” Peterson … Continue reading

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Golden Sparkplugs Honored at PPCC Awards Dinner

Five Pacific Palisades residents were honored as Golden Sparkplugs at the Community Council awards celebration on December 9 at the Bel-Air Bay Club. (See adjoining story about Citizen of the Year Chris Spitz.) Scott Cullen, Rick McGeagh, Matthew Rodman, Ingrid … Continue reading

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One Scary Redistricting Proposal: Splitting Pacific Palisades into Different Voting Districts

Pacific Palisades is currently in L.A. City Council District 11, represented by Mike Bonin; L.A. County District 3, represented by Sheila Kuehl; in State Assembly District 50, represented by Richard Bloom; and Congressional District 33, represented by Congressman Ted Lieu. Redistricting, … Continue reading

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Will Rogers Beach a Valuable Resource for All Angelinos

(Editor’s note: On May 26 Councilman Mike Bonin co-proposed using parking lots at two popular beaches — Will Rogers State Beach and Dockweiler — a parking lot at the Marina del Rey Boat Ramps and two Recreation Centers to house … Continue reading

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State Will Fund Potrero/PCH Pedestrian Bridge, Offering Pedestrian Access to the Beach 

State Senator Ben Allen confirmed at the July 8 Community Council meeting that the state will budget $11 million to build a pedestrian bridge over PCH that connects Will Rogers State Beach with the George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon. … Continue reading

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Letter from Pacific Palisades Community Council to LA City Explaining Why Will Rogers Should Not Be Used for Homeless

(Editor’s note: the following letter was sent on June 10 from the Pacific Palisades Community Council to Richard H. Lewellyn, Jr., City Administrative Officer (CAO) and to Matt Szabo, CAO appointee (effective 7/4/21), who is current Deputy Chief of Staff … Continue reading

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Members of Community Council’s Executive Board Are Perturbed about City/County Inaction

The Pacific Palisades Community Council sent a letter on April 29 to County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Mike Bonin asking them, “Will you reject or withdraw any proposal to use the public state beach parking lots for … Continue reading

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Community Council Decries Bonin’s “Lack of Transparency” in Will Rogers Beach Housing Plan

In an April 19 letter to Mayor Garcetti, Councilman Mike Bonin and City Council President Nury Martinez, in reference to putting homeless in little homes on Will Rogers State Beach, the Pacific Palisades Community Council Executive Committee wrote: “Councilmember Bonin … Continue reading

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