Blog Posts

  • Winners at the Genesis Open Were 700 Kids
    Tiger Woods Inspires Kids in a Different Way Elementary students were lined up for a physics lesson—on a Saturday—without any prompting from parents. What? According to a 2015 Pew Research Center report, only 29 percent of Americans rated their
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  • Optimists Hear L.A. Times Critic Kenneth Turan
    Palisadian Offers His Academy Award Predictions Annually, L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan speaks at the Palisades Optimist Club meeting shortly before the Oscars show, which will begin at 5 p.m. this Sunday, February 24. Turan, a longtime
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  • Who Will Win Oscar for Costumes?
    Costumes for 2018 Movies on View at FIDM By LIBBY MOTIKA The magic of costume design is like all good magic, indecipherable yet potent. Costumes are integral to movies, aligning with the vision of the filmmaker in building the story and providing
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  • Court Orders Wagenseller to Pay Employee
    Former News Staffer Hofer Prevails Former Palisades News graphics director Manfred Hofer prevailed in small claims court in Santa Monica today against the paper’s former owner/publisher Scott Wagenseller for back wages ($8,460) and court costs
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  • Park Sinkhole Takes Away Parking
    Frontera Lot Closed by Sinkhole A large sinkhole opened in the parking lot by the tennis courts below the Field of Dreams at the Palisades Recreation Center on February 11. Park staff said they have been told that the ENTIRE Frontera parking lot and
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  • Garbage Truck Fire Blocks Traffic
    Chautauqua Closed for Garbage Truck Fire Chautauqua Boulevard between Pacific Coast Highway and Corona del Mar was closed for about an hour today, thanks to a garbage truck fire. Circling the News received the following email from a reader “Anyone
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  • Keeping Trash Out of the Ocean
    Cub Scouts Combine Duty/Fun About 25 Cub Scouts and their families went to Will Rogers State Beach on Saturday morning, February 9 to clean litter off the beach. Because of this year’s excessive rainfall, the Scouts hoped to prevent trash from
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  • J.B. Holmes Wins Genesis Open at the Riviera
    J.B. Holmes Wins by a Stroke at Riviera J.B. Holmes captured the Genesis Open at 14 under on Sunday, winning $1,332,000 and a Genesis car. This is his fifth PGA TOUR title and his first since 2015. Holmes, 36, overcame a four-shot lead by fellow
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  • Temescal Traffic Hazard Alert
    Beware Large Pothole On Temescal Road Just below the Palisades High School stadium on Temescal Canyon Road (by the stacked wood) is a pothole that is about four feet long, by a foot wide, by five inches deep. The hole is in the slow lane of traffic.
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  • Swarthmore’s Farmers Market Not Wanted Back
    Editorial Farmers’ Market Saga In the past three years, there have been two important stories concerning the Palisades Farmers’ Market: one, surprisingly, was about the demise of the Glendale market and the second was about securing a
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