News

  • Alcohol in Neighborhood Theaters
    Is Alcohol Needed in a Movie Theater? (Editor’s note: Circling the News received a letter from a resident about the liquor license for the new movie theater in Caruso’s Palisades Village. We have promised anonymity in order to post it. The
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  • Palisadian Pens ’13 Days in Ferguson’
      Eisenstock’s ’13 Days in Ferguson’ Released           Mya Alexice, a book reviewer for Forward Magazine, writes that “13 Days in Ferguson is a nuanced, honest examination of race, duty, and spirituality.” The book, released
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  • Marijuana: More than a “High”
    Cannabis: A “High” or Alternative Medicine? By SUE PASCOE A close friend injured her ankle in a freak accident in a parking lot in Las Vegas. Although it was exceptionally painful, she insisted she wanted to make the trip back to her home in Los
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  • Lack of Candidates Running for Council
    Why So Few Candidates for Community Council Election? By SUE PASCOE With only two contested races (out of nine Representative races) in the upcoming Pacific Palisades Palisades Community Council election–one for the Highlands seat, the other
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  • ‘The Lion King’ Plays at the Park
    Movies in the Park “Roars” Back The 15th season of Movies in the Park (MITP) started with the “The Lion King” tonight (August 4). About 400 people brought folding chairs, blankets and snacks as the first of four free movies, on Saturdays in August,
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  • Around Pacific Palisades
    Impossible to Walk the Sidewalk? If you plan to walk to Will Rogers State Beach down Temescal Canyon Road sidewalk—and maybe push a stroller, be prepared to traverse a hazardous course of wood (and a broken sidewalk.) The L.A. Municipal Code (Ord.
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  • Caruso Construction Starts Too Early
    Problem in Pacific Palisades? Try Your Community Council I was contacted by a person who lives in the condos next to the alley off Swarthmore (across from the Caruso development). They told me that construction in “Carusoville” had been starting too
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  • BOCA Is Back
      BOCA Returns to Pacific Palisades BOCA, a woman’s clothing store that was located on Swarthmore before Palisades Village construction razed the storefronts, has returned to Pacific Palisades. The store re-opened yesterday (August 1) in the
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  • Community Council Announces Candidates
                          ‘As the Council Turns’ By SUE PASCOE The latest soap opera installment of “As the Council Turns,” featuring the Pacific Palisades Community Council, occurred at
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  • August: More than Back-to-School
    Five Must Dos in August in Pacific Palisades GIVE BLOOD on Sunday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Corpus Christi Hall, 890 Toyopa Dr. Make an appointment online. Visit: redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Corpus Christi. MOVIES IN THE PARK
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