Category Archives: Parks

Village Green Supports Red Cross Giving Day

Each year, the President of the United States proclaims March as “Red Cross Month” and March 22 as the national Red Cross Giving Day. On February 28, President Joe Biden kept the 80-year tradition intact with a proclamation. “In the … Continue reading

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Self-Cleaning Bathrooms Being Analyzed

The L.A. City Recreation and Parks Board of Commissioners holds public meetings twice a month. The meeting is held at different parks in the city, and is also carried on Zoom, which allows residents the opportunity to participate. The five … Continue reading

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Clouds Clear, Trees Fall, Mud Closes Roads

  This editor’s father used to have a saying “this weather is for the ducks,” which described the past few days in Southern California. This morning around 8 a.m. three ducks were deciding if they wanted to relocate to the … Continue reading

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George Wolfberg Park Hours Clarified

  After spending hours on March 6 trying to get an answer from Palisades Rec Center Director Jasmine Dowlatshahi, and from West Region Rec and Park Superintendent Sonya Young-Jimenez, about why a resident could not access the George Wolfberg Park … Continue reading

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George Wolfberg Park Early Closure a Mystery

“The last two days George Wolfberg Park gates have been locked at 4 p.m. when we’ve tried to gain entrance,” a reader wrote CTN on March 4. “Sunset is at about 6 p.m. and the signs say the park is open until … Continue reading

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Illegal Grading and Excavation in Paseo Miramar

A local Palisadian building contractor, using 10-12 workers, illegally removed a city barrier and cut LADOT signs off a closed portion of Paseo Miramar on February 1. The company then used two excavators to illegally clear and grade a closed … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery Dinner Will Be Held February 11

  If a resident likes a good mystery – and a good food – plan on both at the Murder Mystery Dinner that will be held Rustic Canyon Recreation Center from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, at … Continue reading

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Park Advisory Board Discusses Pickleball, Erosion, Vandalism and Mosquitos

The Palisades Park Advisory Board met virtually on January 25, and the agenda included a variety of topics. MOSQUITOS, YIKES. Phew! Vector control was called to George Wolfberg Park at Potrero because residents reported standing water and the possibility of … Continue reading

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Park and Community Council Meetings this Week.

  PAB WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 The Park Advisory Board will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25. Meeting ID: 850 2315 4622 by telephone (669)444-9171. Public comments on Agenda items will be heard only when the … Continue reading

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Complaints and Noise Issues Addressed by Rec and Parks

At the January 19 Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners meeting, L.A. City Rec and Parks General Manager Jimmy Kim gave an update about noise issues generated by city parks. Several months ago, Commissioner Joe Halper had asked the general … Continue reading

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