Category Archives: Parks

City May Rename Park in Honor of Late City Councilman Bill Rosendahl

Bill Rosendahl, the late City Councilman for CD 11, may have a park named after him. At a Recreation and Park (RAP) Facility and Repair Maintenance Commission Task Force meeting on April 1, commissioners listened as Glen Alla Park was … Continue reading

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L.A. Rec and Park Commissioners Discuss Local Issues; Palisades Park Advisory Board to Meet

The L.A. Recreation and Park Commissioners, including Palisadian Joe Halper, met on March 4 via Zoom. Circling the News was particularly interested in two items on the agenda: the proposed playground replacement in Westwood and the Veterans’ Gardens approval in … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting for Controversial Topanga Lagoon Restoration Project 

California State Parks and the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains are seeking public input and suggestions to help plan the restoration of the Topanga Lagoon area. A virtual meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 … Continue reading

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New Restroom on Rose Avenue Cost the City an Inflated $2 Million

  An expensive new restroom was built last year with L.A. Rec and Park funds at Rose Avenue along the Venice Ocean Park Walk. The 815-sq.-ft. structure includes 10 stalls. The initial bid to replace the previous structure was $1,783,000, … Continue reading

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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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