News

  • Palisades Forestry Committee Announces First Tree Planting
    The Palisades Forestry Committee (PFC) will plant 13 street trees on Thursday, March 24, in designated treeless spaces in the parkway along Hartzell Street, between Sunset and Bestor Boulevards. Two species (Mondell Pine and Arbutus ‘Marina’) have
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  • Pianist Petronel Malan Featured in Concert at St. Matthew’s
      St. Matthew’s Music Guild presents pianist Petronel Malan in concert on Friday, March 25, at 8 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Church at 1031 Bienveneda Avenue. The program will feature music of Mozart, Liszt, Florence Price and Scarlatti. New York
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  • Interceptor Could Prevent Trash from Entering the Ocean
    A community nonprofit, Friends of the Jungle, has spearheaded the effort to clean Ballona Creek of trash. Residents were appalled at the amount of trash entering the ocean and met with County Public Works in 2016, 2018 and 2019. Now the County is
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  • Letter—Could Prop K Pay for a New Playground?
    A March 13 story “New Playground Desperately Needed at Palisades Recreation Center,” elicited a letter from a long-time Pacific Palisades resident Barbara Kohn, who wrote: Residents should check with the City as to the amount of Prop K Funds that
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  • Have Coffee with Detectives: Crime Report February 27 to March 5
    Have Coffee with a Cop The West Los Angeles Area Los Angeles Police Department is providing residents the opportunity to have “Coffee with Detectives” from 7 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, at the police station, 1663 Butler Avenue. This is an
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  • Feuer’s Alleged Illegal Activity Made Public in Ethics Complaint
    (Editor’s note: Mike Feuer is running to be the next Los Angeles mayor. Corruption has been uncovered in the City Attorney’s office, which Feuer has headed since 2013. He claims he was unaware of the criminal activity.  Some residents question
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  • Billy Crystal Honored, Michael Keaton Wins at Critics Choice Awards
    By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Being honored with a lifetime achievement award was a great way for Billy Crystal to celebrate his birthday, one day early. He turns 74 today. The award was given yesterday, Sunday, at the 27th Annual
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  • Revere Principal Iannucci Is “Running for the Dogs”
    Paul Revere Middle School Principal Tom Iannucci will run on behalf of dogs in the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday and would appreciate the support of animal lovers. “If you know me, you know that saving the lives of shelter animals is important to
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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 wine for the adults, soft
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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
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