Category Archives: Viewpoint

Arthur Ashe: the Man and Legend Remembered

By BOB VICKREY I followed the Moody Coliseum usher down the aisle until we reached my seat on row two, which was directly behind the tennis court linesman and near where Arthur Ashe and Bjorn Borg sat while awaiting the … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Elections Result in Socialists Candidates Prevailing

(Presenting her viewpoint about the June primary is Soledad Ursúa (@SoledadUrsua), who is a finance professional and elected board member of the Venice Neighborhood Council. She holds an M.S. from The New School for Management and Urban Policy.) By SOLEDAD URSUA … Continue reading

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Toto, that Hollywood Sign Tells Me We’re Not in Kansas Anymore.

  By BOB VICKREY When I took my seat at the head table directly across from the famous screen legend, I was surprised when she greeted me with her deep raspy voice. “So, what brings you here?” I recognized Lucille … Continue reading

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One of LA’s Bigger Conventions: Anime Expo: SOLD OUT

(Editor’s note: When intern Chaz Plager said he was going to the Anime Expo, this editor had no idea what it was and asked if he would write about it. He agreed and said that he had first discovered anime … Continue reading

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Eric and Joshua Preven Take First with Political Commentary

Eric and his brother Palisadian Joshua Preven took first place in Political Commentary at the 64th Annual SoCal Journalism Awards Gala on June 25 in Universal City. The piece “The Pandemic Should Not Be Used as a Pretext to Muffle … Continue reading

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Palisades Democratic Club Letter to L.A. Times Editorial Board, Regarding Endorsement

  (Editor’s note: the following letter was submitted to the L.A. Times editorial board and is reprinted with permission in CTN. For a quick summary of the controller candidates, visit: ‎ ) Dear L.A. Times editorial board: The Pacific Palisades Democratic … Continue reading

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Readers Write: CATHAY PALISADES AND CARUSO: One reader had a suggestion to avoid the imminent closing of Cathay Palisades, a long-time family restaurant, in this high-priced town. “If Mr. Caruso is so intent on becoming the mayor of Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Letter–Participate in Pacific Palisades Centennial Publication and Buy a Blanket

(Editor’s note: Barbara Kohn, the president of the Pacific Palisades Historical Society, sent the following letter.) Dear Leaders of an HOA, Individuals, Organizations and Business owners, This is your chance to be part of the Pacific Palisades Centennial Publication. Please … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Let’s Acknowledge, then Work Together for Quality of Life

(Editor’s note: The following Viewpoint is in response to Cindy Simon’s Viewpoint, “Please Fix Our Beautiful City,” that ran on March 8 in Circling the News.) By ADAM WOLMAN Special to Circling the News Before dismissing progressives or the fringes … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Please Fix Our Beautiful City

By CINDY SIMON I am returning from five days in New York City where I once again saw zero homeless tent encampments. What I did see were parks and green spaces being enjoyed by young and old. Benches filled with … Continue reading

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