News

  • Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homeless Meeting September 26
    The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness, which was founded in 2016 to address the growing number of homeless in this community, holds public meetings, quarterly. The nonprofit, which is funded by local residents and groups, holds the
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  • Smaller Pumps Installed in Temescal Rainwater Holding Tank
    The construction, to ensure that the stormwater runoff in Temescal Canyon was cleaned – and reused – rather than rushing into the ocean, started in 2012. Now, 10 years later issues are being resolved to use that water to irrigate the park that
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  • CRIME – Update from Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin
    Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin started his report with this information: this message is one that I sent out to some of the immediate neighbors of a burglary incident that occurred on Thursday, September 15. “There was a burglary on Chastain
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  • VIEWPOINT: What Goes on Behind Closed Doors Needs to be Aired
    Westchester residents have been fighting to get the park back for children and seniors. In a misguided attempt to help, L.A. City officials allowed the homeless to live in tents around the periphery of the park. Then later, those same officials
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  • 90272: High Schoolers’ Struggle to Balance Work and Studies
    By CHAZ PLAGER Getting a part-time job is a ubiquitous high school experience. Once students hit junior year and turn sixteen, many quickly rush to get a work permit. Some students want experience working in general, some just want something to do,
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  • Starting Yoga at 50 Makes Sense
    BY ALISON BURMEISTER Raise your hand if you ever experience joint pain, back aches, and overall body stiffness. Raise your other hand if you ever notice difficulty sleeping at night, inexplainable weight gain and/or surprising skin issues. Now take
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  • Stop Feeling: Look at the Numbers
    Saturday Night Live had a reoccurring sketch for years with Jane Curtin putting forth a reasonable and levelheaded argument and then Dan Akroyd, instead of debating, would simply say, “Jane, you ignorant slut.” It was funny on a comedy show because
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  • Darling versus Park on the Community Council Agenda
    If a resident is still trying to decide how the two CD 11 candidates, Traci Park and Erin Darling, stand on issues, they will appear via Zoom on the Pacific Palisades Community Council from 6 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 22. (Visit:
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  • Anthony Marguleas and Amalfi Estates Honored for Philanthropic Impact
    Anthony Marguleas and his Pacific Palisades real estate company, Amalfi Estates, will be honored at several events this fall. Marguleas was recently named one of the “top 30 agents in L.A.” by The Hollywood Reporter. The magazine
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  • Preparing for Fire Season Requires More than Hope
    With fire season around the corner and the drought reaching new heights here’s a cautionary tale about a village with poor fire management. By REECE PASCOE Long time ago in the middle of a forest there is a small village in a clearing just large
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