News

  • Marshall Ingwerson to Address Task Force on Reducing Homelessness
    Marshall Ingwerson, a journalist, former editor-in-chief of the Christian Science Monitor and founder of the “What Works Initiative” a project to spread public awareness on issues of public concern, will speak at the Pacific Palisades Task Force on
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  • Makeup Tips for Aging Gracefully
    By ALISON BURMEISTER Special to Circling the News As a professional makeup artist for more than 20 years, some of the more challenging makeup moments I’ve encountered recently have been doing my own makeup. As I age, I’ve noticed there is a lot more
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  • Respected L.A. Film Critic Turan Offers Oscar Picks
    One of the favorite speakers at the Palisades Optimist Club is now retired L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan, who makes a yearly visit to offer his wisdom in selecting Oscar awardees. The 94th Academy Awards will be held on March 27, hosted by
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  • Rotary Steps Up for Village Green Fountain Maintenance
    The Palisades Rotary Club presented a check for $1,000 to the Village Green Board on March 21 to help maintain the fountain, which is enclosed by brick and features small brass dolphins. “We are so very grateful for the donation from the Rotary,”
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  • Palisades Civic League Meets on Monday
    The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet via Zoom on Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. because of the current stay-at-home, social distancing edicts. (The meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of each month.) This is the perfect opportunity
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  • “Oliver” Opens as Palisades High School’s Spring Musical
    “Oliver” a British stage musical, based on the 1838 book “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens, will open at Palisades High School in Mercer Hall, tomorrow, Thursday, March 24. There are limited performances with additional 7 p.m. performances on March
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  • 98-Year-Old Venice Landlord Among ‘Mom and Pop’ Property Owners Experiencing Rent Moratorium Hardship
    (Editor’s note: the story, which ran, today, March 23 in the Westside Current, with added reporting by the City News Service, is reprinted with permission.) Several landlords, including Jennie Weinberger, whose 98-year-old mother is a landlord in
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  • Red Cross Giving Day Is March 23
    Sotheby’s realtor Josie Tong is on the executive board of the American Red Cross LA Region and wants to remind residents that tomorrow, March 23, is Red Cross Giving Day. To remind residents of the importance of the Red Cross, lawn signs were placed
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  • Fear Grips Palisades over Rumored Store Closure
    Pacific Palisades residents have been reading about numerous business closures these past few months. First it was the Sew Chateau, which closed last month, and then Amazon bookstore, which closed on March 19. The Puzzle Zoo was told its lease
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  • Renovations Started on the Interior of the American Legion Building
    Finally, a facelift is underway for the American Legion building, at the corner of Swarthmore and La Cruz. Wielding sledgehammers to start the demolition of the 1965 interior of the building were Post Commander Jim Cragg, Auxiliary President Sue
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