News

  • Join the Homeless Count in Pacific Palisades

    The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness is assisting the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count by canvassing this area on Wednesday, January 24. Volunteers will be
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  • Gates Security Suspended Because the Word Ranger Used

    Several readers sent this editor a query about Gates Security, a popular and responsive private security company that patrols Pacific Palisades. The CEO of Gates is Scott
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  • Bradley Cooper Is Maestro Leonard Bernstein

    By BERNICE FOX Maestro is Bradley Cooper’s labor of love. And labor, he did, to get his film about Leonard Bernstein correct. Cooper, who lives in Pacific Palisades, not only
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  • 15 Years Later, a Town Clock Was Installed

    It only took 15 years for the idea to become a reality. Today, at 6 a.m., December 20, a town clock was placed at the heart of the Palisades commercial business district.
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  • Pot-Shots

    (Editor’s note: A reader, who is a fan of Ashleigh Brilliant (creator of Pot-Shots), has worked out an agreement with CTN that gives this newsletter the permission to use
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  • CRIME: Increase in Burglaries and Vehicle Crimes

    Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin said that there has been an increase in Part-1 crimes. “We have seen a 14% increase (10 more than last year YTD) in burglaries and 4% increase
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  • MARGE GOLD – 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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  • Visiting the Marquez Cemetery Provides Local History

    Canyon School fourth graders made an annual visit to the Pascual Marquez Cemetery on December 11. They were greeted by members of the family, including 99-year-old Ernest
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  • What Is It? # 8

    The painting was a view from Daniele Yonet’s bedroom window in Nancy, France, where she stayed Monday through Friday. Daniele’s single mother was employed in a government
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  • Streetlights Parallel the History of L.A. in “Electric Moons”

    India Mandelkern, who grew up in the Palisades, has written a new book Electric Moons: A Social History of the Street Lighting in Los Angeles. “Believe it or not there are or
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