News

  • And the Winner for “Guess the Date” . . .
    Lunch for the Caruso Contest Winner While working at the Palisades News, advisor Bill Bruns came up with an idea to hold a “Guess the Date” for when Caruso’s Palisades Village project would open. The contest was announced in October 2017 with a
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  • Share Your Dreams
    Chance to Share One’s Life Experiences The Palisades Positive Aging Group has been meeting since February 2018, and after a short holiday break, will resume on January 9. The group meets every Wednesday morning from 10 to 11:30 in the Fireside room
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  • Why Isn’t My Street Repaired?
    39 Palisades Streets on ‘Vacation’ Street Vacation does not mean your local street is going to Big Bear over the holidays or escaping to the Caribbean for a little rest and relaxation. Rather, at one point, the City of Los Angeles
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  • Penguin Random House Rep at Library
    New Library Event: Book Buzz on Jan.7 The Palisades Branch Library is hosting “Book Buzz” at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 7 in the community room, 861 Alma Real Dr. A Penguin Random House representative will present and discuss the 2019 winter and
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  • Local Resident Examines Life after Palisades Village
    Adjusting to Life in Caruso’s “Pleasantville” By BOB VICKREY Special to Circling the News When initial plans were unveiled for Rick Caruso’s Palisades Village Project, I wasn’t entirely sure whether my Monument Street bungalow would one day overlook
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  • Lawsuit Finds for Palisades Bowl Residents
    Owner of Palisades Bowl Mobile Home Park Found Liable for $8.9 Million A jury ruled on November 5 that Edward Biggs is liable for $8.9 million in fraud involving Nancy Belanger and Gaelyn Marvin, owners of three manufactured homes in the Palisades
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  • Palisades Chamber Changes Focus from Community to Business
    Chamber Scales Back, Loses Members Circling the News has received emails from several Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce members about their disappointment with the “new” Chamber and who are considering not renewing their membership. Rick Mills,
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  • Report Potholes to the City
    Temescal Pothole Follow Up I reported a major pothole on lower Temescal Canyon Road on December 15, after nearly blowing a tire there on December 12. In my research, I discovered that unless a pothole HAD been reported, the City will not pay for any
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  • Year in Review: News Records Local History
    Pacific Palisades: 2018 News Stories (Editor’s note:I reported on the following stories during 2018.)  JANUARY Four More Tenants for Caruso’s Palisades Village Caruso added four more businesses for Palisades Village, which is set to open in
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  • Breaking News Update
    PCH Closed between Sunset and Temescal A big rig hit a power pole between Temescal Canyon Road and Sunset Boulevard around noon, today (December 27), according to KABC and Pacific Coast Highway was closed in both directions. Los Angeles Department
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