News

  • Carlos Gray Named Coach of the Year
    Palisades High Girls Volleyball Wrap-up It was an outstanding year for the Palisade High girls volleyball team. After winning the City Section Open Division championship (coming from behind to beat Taft in five sets), the Dolphins advanced to the
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  • Foster Children Treated at Palisades Restaurant
    Vittorio Ristorante Sponsors Holiday Luncheon Vittorio Ristorante and Pizzeria opened its doors on December 22 for a special holiday celebration held for 100 foster children. This was the ninth year that children were invited to come to lunch,
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  • The Grinch Came Early
    Vandals Destroy Village Green Lights The Charlie Brown Christmas tree on the Village Green, which each holiday season is decorated with strings of lights, went dark this past week. Circling the News received a December 20 email from Village Green
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  • PaliHi Football Season Wrap-Up
    PaliHi Football Players Recognized On December 20, CIF LA City Section Sports Coordinator Dick Dornan released the names of the players who had been selected for the 2018 Football All-City Teams. The Open Division was dominated by players from
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  • Resident Dies while Surfing
    Damon Geller Dies at Topanga Beach Pacific Palisades resident Damon Michael Geller, who was surfing at Topanga State Beach on Thursday night, died of an apparent medical emergency, authorities said. According to the coroner’s office and the Los
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  • Christmas “Ornaments” Sold: Proceeds to Sojourn
    Tiny Sweaters Help Raise $500+ (Editor’s note: Circling the News received the following letter from former Chamber of Commerce president Sandy Eddy on December 21.) Dear Friends, What started as a simple request for some Christmas tree decorations
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  • Toys Still Sought for Needy
    Christmas/Holiday Odds and Ends Hurry, Hurry…Tree Lot Closes Sunday The Palisades-Malibu YMCA will sell Christmas trees through December 23 at Simon Meadow in Temescal Gateway Park off Sunset. There are trees small enough to fit on tables and
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  • Crime: Do Not Aid Burglars
    LAPD’s Moore Provides Crime Report And Tips for Crime-Free Holiday Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore spoke to the Rotary Club in November and the Business Improvement District board in December about ways to thwart crimes
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  • Outstanding Palisades Residents Recognized at Dinner
    Community Council Honors Five Activists Five people were honored for their exceptional accomplishments in Pacific Palisades at the annual Community Council holiday dinner and awards gala held on December 13 at Gladstone’s. This year, Bob
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  • Popular Swarthmore Store Returns
    Paliskates Opened Sunday: Welcomed by Caruso Loyal customers have been waiting patiently to see if Paliskates would reopen. The store had closed in February 2017, when Paliskates owner Erica Simpson rented the 1019 Swarthmore space to Caruso’s
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