Category Archives: Sports

Hosted by Blake Arnet, Dunk MS Raises More Than $70,000

Blake Arnet, who played basketball at UCLA from 2008-2011, created Dunk MS, a fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It was personal. His mother, Brigitte Renae DeRouen-Venclik, 47, died from the disease when Arnet was a sophomore in college in 2009. … Continue reading

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YMCA/Optimist Club Track Meet Slated for Sunday

You don’t have to be Forest Gump to run in the annual YMCA/Optimist Club Track Meet this Sunday, May 21. If you want to have fun, the Palisades High School stadium track will be the place to be between 9 … Continue reading

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Pickleball Players Incensed over Court Specifications and Pay to Play

Vora Pong Nimnual sent the following note to CTN: “As an editor or a reporter, I thought you have the responsibility to tell both sides of the story. However, judging by the latest issue of CTN on pickleball, I can … Continue reading

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Palisades Boys Tennis Team Win City Championship

Palisades High School boy’s tennis team took its 14th consecutive City Section tennis championship on May 2 against Grenada Hills, with a final score of 19 to 10.5. “We knew we were facing one of Granada Hill best team in … Continue reading

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Letter: Vora Pon Nimnual Responds to Pickleball Query

(Editor’s note: I sent the following note on April 20 to Vora PONG Nimnual, who said he was USAPA Ambassador  for  Pacific Palisades: I’m running the Park Advisory Board story tonight based on what occurred at the meeting–but I will give … Continue reading

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Pancake Breakfast/PPBA Opening Day Tradition Continues

By CHAZ PLAGER When it comes to one of the happiest days in the Palisades, residents know that the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association Opening Day and Pancake Breakfast is second only to Fourth of July. Parents and children alike gather … Continue reading

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Come One, Come All. The PPBA Pancake Breakfast Will Be Held Saturday

Some residents call the annual pancake breakfast, which opens the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association’s season, the second-best day of the Year in Pacific Palisades. July Fourth, with its parade and fireworks holds the top spot. But for pure excitement, community … Continue reading

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Spain’s Jon Rahm Triumphs at the 2023 Genesis Invitational

Sunday was a lucrative day for Jon Rahm as he won the Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club, a $3.6 million purse and a GV70 Genesis. This was the Spaniard’s third victory in five tournaments in 2023 and re-established his … Continue reading

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Golfer Tiger Woods Supports Kids and Military

The press seems to focus on Tiger Woods the golfer, which is natural because he is an iconic sports figure. Woods just completed in his first tournament this season, the Genesis Invitational. He made the cut and finished one under, … Continue reading

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New to the Genesis Golf Tournament? Head to Hole 4

If this is your first time at the Genesis, which is played on the historic Riviera Golf Course, it can seem overwhelming. There are crowds, volunteers and 129 professional golfers and their caddies on this par 71, 18 hole golf … Continue reading

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