Category Archives: Sports

YMCA-Optimist Track Meet Will be Held June 5

There is just too much pressure on parents. After all, Tiger Woods’ father started him playing golf when he was 3. The father of Serena and Venus Williams started them with tennis at 4 and 7, respectively. Palisades parents feel … Continue reading

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Time to Register for Fall AYSO Soccer

AYSO Region 69 has been serving the communities of Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, and adjoining neighborhoods since 1975, and has consistently been recognized as a Platinum Region for its outstanding program. This program has continually been based on teaching skills, … Continue reading

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AYSO EXTRA Soccer Tryouts Will Be Held This Week April 26-30

Do you want your child to have fun playing soccer, while obtaining the necessary skills to advance to the next level? Consider AYSO EXTRA, which gives more training, but still allows all kids to play, unlike club soccer, when many … Continue reading

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Bing Crosby’s Great-Grandson Pitches for the Barnstormers – And That’s Just the Beginning of the Augie Sylk Story

(Editor’s note: This story, written by Mike Gross and featured on Lancaster Online, was published in August 2021 and is reprinted with permission by the LNP Media Group. The featured athlete, Augie Sylk, grew up in Pacific Palisades and attended … Continue reading

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Gerry Blanck to Host Opening Party for New Dojo

Sensei Gerry Blanck will host an opening party from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 20,for his new dojo, Gerry Blanck’s Martial Arts Center, which is located at 16624 Marquez Avenue. According to Blanck there will be beer and … Continue reading

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Palisades Baseball Opening Day Is a Big Success 

Pacific Palisades Baseball Association organizers navigated the unknown caused by the pandemic and City regulations to ensure that the annual Pancake Breakfast and opening day would take place this year. Navigated with elan and improvisation, the traditional celebration went off … Continue reading

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Chile’s Joaquin Niemann Wins the Genesis Invitational and $2,160,000

Joaquin Niemann held a three-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round at the Genesis Invitational at the historic Riviera Country Club. After shooting 63, 63 and 68, he had set a 54-hole tournament record, but the question on everyone’s mind was … Continue reading

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Genesis Cuts Made Going into Round 3

The field started with 120 golfers on Thursday. After 36 holes of golf, 75 players have made the cut at Even-par 142. Leading the field  is Joaquin Niemann, the 23-year-old Chilean pro. He was 8 under today, and combined with … Continue reading

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Local Groups Work Concessions at Genesis to Raise Money

It was another beautiful day at the Riviera Golf Club and Circling the News checked in with two groups who are working in concession stands at the Genesis Invitational Tournament. Members of the Woman’s Club are in a booth by … Continue reading

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Round One Completed at the Genesis Invitational

This is one event you will not want to miss. There’s food, there’s cocktails, there’s the Riviera and its historic clubhouse and pro-golfers. The kicker? One of the top sporting events in the country is in Pacific Palisades’ backyard. At … Continue reading

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