News

  • Dog Park Implementation Creeps Along

    (Editor’s note: Palisades dog lovers have asked for a dog park for decades–CTN will chronicle this story until some sort of resolution happens in 2024: either the
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  • MARTHA HUNTER – Best of the Best

    This editor can think of at least five individuals or groups that should have been honored by the town/community council but have not. Either they have been overlooked or
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  • Ongoing Sagas Continue in 2024 – DOG PARK

    One of the top headlines in February 2004 was “Dog Fight over the Dog Park.”  It was one of several articles that ran that year as residents fought over a proposed dog park
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  • Councilmember Park Hosts PCH Meeting

    When movie producer Michel Shane (Catch Me if You Can and I, Robert), did his 58-minute documentary 21 Miles in Malibu, he noted that in 2016, there were 617 traffic
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  • VIEWPOINT-Caltrans Lacks Safety Measures on PCH

    (Editor’s note: Michel Shane, the producer of the documentary “21 Miles on Malibu,” sent CTN an email on December 25, 2023. Last night, another person was killed on PCH; I
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  • Storms Provide High Surf/Rainfall

      Pacific Palisades rainfall season starts on July 1 and runs through June 30. The annual average in Pacific Palisades is 13.78 inches of rain. The area is well on its
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  • Kalberg/Young to Assume Co-President Role for Homeless Task Force

    Whenever this editor sees a homeless individual in the Village or along Temescal Canyon Park, a photo is taken and instantly sent to the Pacific Palisades Task Force on
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  • What Is It? #9

    This is a prayer chair (in French: Prie Dieu). When walking on the Grand Place in Brussels in 1969 with Daniele and my friend Ken Weinstein, we spotted a pile of “wood
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  • News and People from 2023

    Saying goodbye to 2023 and watching the sun rise on 2024. JANUARY: Actor Joe Mantegna emceed the renaming of American Legion Post 283 to the Ronald Reagan Post. The large
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  • Tom Hanks Offered the True Spirit of Giving

      BY BOB VICKREY When my friend Katie owned Village Books in Pacific Palisades, local resident Tom Hanks was a regular customer and visited the store often. One year
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