News

  • Captain Kitahata Honored by “Bake Squad”
    Fire Station 69 Captain II Tommy Kitahata, who was named 2020 Firefighter of the Year, received a special surprise on February 25. The chefs on “Bake Squad,” an American Netflix Original series, presented him with a three-foot Dalmatian
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  • Lack of LAPD Personnel Makes Traffic Enforcement Iffy
      In February 27 Musings, Circling the News reported that Mike Bonin had announced that the City Council was making the city safer for pedestrians by lowering the speed limits on certain roads, including stretches on Palisades Drive. While
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  • The Real Larry David Exposed
    UPDATE: Larry David has changed his mind. Just hours before it was to run, he asked HBO to pull “The Larry David Story.”  HBO has posted this tweet: “The #LarryDavidStory on @HBOMax is being postponed. Instead, Larry has decided he
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  • Bonin Proposes Shelters as a “Matter of Right”
    Councilman Mike Bonin and Councilmembers Nithya Raman and Marqueece Harris Dawson on February 9, introduced a motion in the Homelessness and Poverty Committee, that has now gone to the Planning and Land Use Committee in increase housing for the
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  • Residents Urged to Speak about Vehicle Dwelling Parking Enforcement
    Resuming parking enforcement for vehicle dwellers will be heard at the L.A. City Transportation Committee meeting, tomorrow, March 1, at 3 p.m. Members of the committee include Councilmen Mike Bonin (chair), Paul Koretz and Joe Buscaino. The
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  • Some Lanes at LAX Closed for Construction of Pedestrian Bridge
    Pacific Palisades residents should be alerted to the closure of upper and lower levels at LAX Terminal 1 between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. for the construction of a pedestrian bridge over the roadway. Closures started on February 27 and will be in effect
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  • Wilbur and Babe: Pigs Are “People,” Too
    By PEPPER EDMISTON Special to Circling the News You know how in large families; some children are less equal than others? It just happens. Birth order, a sibling’s special need, a clash of personalities, a divorce, external events, all can affect a
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  • RV Next to Westminster Elementary Towed after Two Years
    (Editor’s note: This story by Sandra Clark is reprinted in cooperation with Westside Current. In an earlier CTN story, it was reported that the Los Angeles Unified School District had put up a blue fence, so that elementary children would not be
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  • Bid on Items and Aid Paul Revere Middle School
    Many residents may remember the annual fundraising parties at their children’s school (private and public), which always had a silent auction. This Saturday Paul Revere Middle School continues the tradition from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Annenberg
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  • Puzzle Zoo Loses Lease on Sunset 
    A sign went up in the front window at Puzzle Zoo on February 18, accusing the Community United Methodist Church of Pacific Palisades of kicking the business out with only 30 days’ notice. The Methodist Church owns the building on Sunset Boulevard
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