News

  • Park Advisory Board Requests ADA-Handicapped Bathrooms and Playground
    “The bathrooms and playground here are a glaring liability for the City,” one Pacific Palisades board member said at the quarterly Park Advisory Board (PAB) meeting held virtually on July 20. The Pacific Palisades PAB voted to send a letter to the
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  • VIEWPOINT: Elections Result in Socialists Candidates Prevailing
    (Presenting her viewpoint about the June primary is Soledad Ursúa (@SoledadUrsua), who is a finance professional and elected board member of the Venice Neighborhood Council. She holds an M.S. from The New School for Management and Urban Policy.) By
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  • Local Baseball Team Wins 2022 Easton Elite World Series Championship
    The Top Level 14U Baseball Team made history last week by becoming the first team from Santa Monica and the Westside to ever capture the Easton Elite 14U World Series Championship. The Top Level team went a perfect 7-0 in Florida, defeating the No.
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  • Pacific Palisades Celebrities: Billy Crystal, Ben Affleck, Tom Hanks
    BY BERNICE FOX   FORMER CO-HONORARY MAYOR BILLY CRYSTAL Former Pacific Palisades co-honorary mayor Billy Crystal is looking beyond the upcoming end of the Broadway run of his musical comedy, Mr. Saturday Night. The final Broadway performance
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  • Make a Difference, Help Govern Your Community: Run for the Council
    Robert Abernethy, an NBC correspondent and a Palisades resident, suggested that a Citizen’s Council be formed in 1971 to “protect Pacific Palisades from outsider interests and act as an ‘enabler’ to local volunteer service groups.” In 1973, the
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  • History of Nuclear and how It Produces Carbon-free Energy
    (Editor’s note: This is the second of two stories about nuclear energy. The first “Nuclear Energy Provides Reliable, Clean Energy” appeared on July 21.)   BY REECE PASCOE It started with Marie Curie in 1902 with the discovery
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  • Summer Golf Camp Offered for Juniors
    Summer golf camp, which targets beginners through advanced golfers from ages 9 to 15, and helps youth learn and improve his/her game will be offered through August 26. Students will learn how to golf and how to improve their game from PGA Teaching
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: So Negative
    (Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 20th book, “Fierce Love,” came out in May. He wrote it with Sonya Curry, the mom of NBA Legend Stephen Curry.  A copy of the book can be found at Collections Antiques and Books on Antioch Street in
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  • Dealing with the Mentally Ill Homeless
    Many times, when there is a mentally ill homeless person living in a public space, residents in frustration ask, “Why can’t the police just take them away?” The answer? There is a law that prohibits police from doing that. But residents don’t have
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  • Nuclear Energy Provides Reliable, Clean Energy
      BY REECE PASCOE Less demonization of nuclear power and more understanding of the process should lead to nuclear energy having a seat at the table to meet our ever-growing energy needs. News sources promote solar and wind, but why is nuclear
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