News

  • “Newsies, Jr.” Opens this Weekend
    If a resident wants an uplifting experience, plan to attend the Theatre Palisades Youth production of “Newsies, Jr.” which opens on Thursday and will run the next two weekends at the Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Road. Palisades residents
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  • Cardboard City Provides Reuse Alternatives for Recycling
    Story and Photos By CHAZ PLAGER Everyone who is concerned about the environment has learned the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The first and last, anyone can do. But the second, Reuse, is a little more difficult. Just how is one supposed to use
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  • Redoing VA Building 207 Could Cost Upwards of $24 Million
      By REECE PASCOE Driving on San Vicente past the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration (VA) last year there were at least 40 tents on the sidewalks, and lawlessness was rampant. Two members of the encampment were murdered. Last November,
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  • Crime in the Palisades: LAPD Crime Report from June 6 through July 2
    This past weekend, once again rumors were rampant in town as one version of a crime was compounded with what “someone thought they heard” and “then other crime tales were added to the narrative.” When in doubt, go to the source before repeating what
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  • The YMCA’s Float Took the Prize in the First Annual Auxiliary Award
    This was the First Annual Auxiliary Award, and was given to a float in the Pacific Palisades 4th of July Parade. The Palisades-Malibu YMCA received the top prize of $1,000. Judges agreed that the float was creative, original and whimsical. Cardboard
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  • PaliHi’s Bud Kling Inducted into Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
      Legendary Palisades High School tennis coach Bud Kling was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame on June 26. The honorees include high school, college, professional and amateur standouts, media representatives and
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: The Children
    (Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 20th book, “Fierce Love,” came out May 3. He wrote it with Sonya Curry, the mom of NBA Legend Stephen Curry – there are copies available at Collections Antiques and Books at 15326 Antioch Street.
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  • Westchester Park Safe Parking to “Sunset” October 2
      At a July 7 Zoom meeting, the Los Angeles City Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners approved a three-month extension for the Safe Parking program located at the Westchester Recreation Center swimming pool parking lot. Initially, 25
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  • PaliHi Students Delve into Climate Change with Loggers and the Forest Service
    By LAUREL BUSBY Special to Circling the News This spring, 12 Palisades High students took a deep dive into climate change and the state’s wildfire crisis at the Forestry Challenge Championship in northern California’s Tuolumne County. With input
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  • The Legality of Using City Email List Questioned
    (Editor’s Note: This CTN editor has four emails. One is personal, one is with Circling the News, but two are from prior newspaper jobs from about 2003 to 2017. The emails are not used, but kept for contacts. Prior to the June 7 primary, this editor
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