News

  • LA Election Results: Who Won? Who Knows?
      As the L.A. Country Registrar continues to count ballots from the November 8 primary, the only certainty is that it could take several days to declare a winner in many contests. It is really a shame that California, which led in the
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  • “Sweet Delilah” Provides Warm and Lovely Evening
    By LAUREL BUSBY Circling the News Contributor Fans of Steel Magnolias will likely be delighted by Theatre Palisades new play, The Sweet Delilah Swim Club. Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and James Wooten, the play centers on five Southern
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  • Rain, Blessed Rain, Fell in Pacific Palisades
    The rain started in the evening of November 6 and after several showers and downpours, the sun finally came out on November 9. There were reports of several traffic accidents and garbage cans floating down the street. The rain gauge on Radcliffe
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  • City Council Set to Vote on Venice Bridge Home Lease Extension
    (Editor’s note: This story appeared in the Westside Current on November 8 and is published with permission. The story should resonate with residents of the Westside, including Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Venice, Westchester, Playa and Marina
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  • Palisades Football Dominates Huntington Park 48-0
    A week later, and a different team stepped on the field. Palisades High School crushed Huntington Park 48-0 in the first round of the Division 1 playoffs at Stadium by the Sea. The week before the Dolphins had lost to Venice 60-14, losing the
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  • Obituary: Paul Morantz, Champion for Those in Cults
    Paul Morantz, a California lawyer who crusaded against brainwashing self-help gurus, crooked psychotherapists and menacing cults, including one that nearly killed him with a rattlesnake, died October 23 at a Santa Monica hospital. He was 77.
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  • CRIME REPORT: October 26 through 29 – Senior Lead Officer Report
    Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin wrote: I hope this email finds you well. We are now getting into colder weather in our area. We (LAPD) are continually checking for encampments where people could possibly be setting up cooking or warming
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  • More Tree Thoughts via Letter from Arborist Carl Mellinger
    (Editor’s note: Regarding the proposed tipuana tipu trees for the Palisades Recreation by the bocce courts, I invited Palisades resident and arborist Carl Mellinger, who also serves on the Village Green board to join me in the park.) He wrote
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  • While Politicians Fight over Plans, Homeless Die on Streets
      It used to be in the “good” old days that winter shelters would be set in armories, churches and abandoned buildings to help those who were homeless avoid the cold nights on the streets. Now there are only 143 spots for the more than 60,000
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  • Palisadians Show Support for Iranian Women
      Story and Photos by: CHAZ PLAGER The Palisades Farmer’s Market on Sunset and Swarthmore was just a bit noisier than normal, on October 30, thanks to the March for Iranian Women’s Rights being held. Led by Palisades High School juniors Sarah
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