Category Archives: Parks

Commissioners Approve an Official Name: George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon

The L.A. Recreation and Park Board commissioners made it official today: the park nearing completion in Potrero Canyon, below the Palisades Recreation Center, will be called George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon. The 46-acre passive recreation park, which stretches from … Continue reading

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Realtor Anthony Marguleas Donates $5,000 (Once Again) to Help Sustain the Village Green

“Amalfi has always made a point of giving back,” said realtor Max Marguleas, after his dad once again donated $5,000 to help maintain the Village Green. “I have come here my entire life,” said Max, 23, who grew up in … Continue reading

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A Charlie Brown Christmas Tree for the Village Green on Sunset

This will be the second year to visit the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree located on the Palisades Village Green. This triangular little private park, located between Sunset Boulevard, Swarthmore Avenue and Antioch, has had Christmas lights on the pine tree … Continue reading

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PCH Task Force Addresses Potrero Canyon Park, RV Parking and Street Racing

The Pacific Coast Highway Task Force held its quarterly meeting Wednesday on Zoom, with State Senators Ben Allen and Henry Stern and Assemblyman Richard Bloom in attendance. “It is important to cut across jurisdictional issues on PCH regarding accidents, evacuation … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commissioners Approve Use of Small Gym for Voting in Pacific Palisades

  At the Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners meeting on October 15, the board approved the use of 34 Department of Recreation and Parks Facilities to host voting centers for the upcoming election. Among those approved: the small gym … Continue reading

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Cindy Simon and Tracey Price Beautify while Recycling at YMCA Pumpkin Patch

When you visit the YMCA Pumpkin Patch in Temescal Canyon, seek out Winding Way, which is located near the hillside at Simon Meadow, just north of Sunset. Four years ago, Tracey Price, co- owner of American Growers, a local landscaping … Continue reading

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Constituents Say Councilmember Krekorian ‘Lied’ to Recreation and Park Commissioners 

At the Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners meeting on August 6, two projects were brought forward that involved housing the homeless on City park property inside pallet structures (some 8′ by 8′ and others 10′ by 10′). The first … Continue reading

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Bonin, Bloom and Card Tour Potrero Canyon Park, Still More Than a Year from Completion 

California State Assemblyman Richard Bloom joined Councilman Mike Bonin and Pacific Palisades Community Council Chair David Card for a tour of Potrero Canyon Park last week. The 46-acre park, which will have riparian habitat and a hiking trail from the … Continue reading

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Palisades PRIDE Promotes the Town’s Charm and Takes on Various Beautification Efforts

How do residents take care of rusting garbage cans and failing bus benches in commercial areas of Pacific Palisades? That is an easy fix, just call the City and they will be happy to replace them because your tax dollars … Continue reading

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Proposed Retaining Wall for Eldercare Facility Called the “Great Highlands Wall”

During the last weeks of June, the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety okayed the building, grading and excavation, shoring and wall permits for the controversial Palisades Highlands eldercare facility. On June 25, the wall, which was originally listed … Continue reading

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