News

  • Special Swim Times Announced for the PaliHi Pool
      It is summer – and time to spend evenings and Sunday afternoons in the swimming pool. Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center Director Brooke King announced special summer sessions at the pool located at the Palisades High School, at 15777
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  • Natalie McAdams Helps PAPA Plan the 4th of July Evening
    It is not easy throwing a Fourth of July party that involves music, food and fireworks – for several thousand people. About a decade ago, the Palisades Americanism Parade Association, a group of volunteers that includes lawyers, architects and
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Lies, Lies and Lies
    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.  click here When Eisenstock is not writing, he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side
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  • Parade Theme Winner: “Red, White and Blue in 2022”
    By LOLA COFFEY A regular attendee with his family at the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade, John Abruscato is now also the winner of this year’s parade theme contest with his entry: “Red, White and Blue in 2022.” “My wife Laura, a daily reader
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  • Mounted Unit Will Be Featured in Palisades Parade
    BY LAUREL BUSBY   About a year ago, the California State Guard 26th Mounted Unit expanded their duties from parades and events to search and rescue and security. The all-volunteer force, which should feature more than a dozen horses and riders
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  • NIKE Missile Launch Site Still Exists in Santa Monica Mountains
    By CHAZ PLAGER Often, they say that the truth is stranger than fiction. For examples of this, you need look no further than current events, like a global mass pandemic, or a billionaire winning the presidency, or a mass insurrection at the Capitol.
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  • Addressing Energy Consumption at the Park: LED Lights Needed
      Several trees tumbled down near the tennis courts in the park during the high winds in November 2021. The unintended consequence was lights from the tennis courts illuminated adjacent residential homes on Alma Real. Neighbors came to a Park
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  • AYSO Soccer Fall Registration Still Has a Few Spots
      AYSO Region 69 has been serving the communities of Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, and adjoining neighborhoods since 1975, and has consistently been recognized as a Platinum Region for its outstanding program. All children with birth
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  • Business History: Vince Mangio Operated Three Barber Shops in the Palisades 
    Rosanne Mangio contacted Circling the News and complained that her late father Vince Mangio, a successful businessman in Pacific Palisades for 34 years, had been omitted from the Centennial publication, produced by the Historical Society.
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  • Water Pipe Break at Rimmer on June 16
      A resident alerted Circling the News to a broken water main on Rimmer Street. The pipe broke about 10:30 a.m. and residents immediately alerted the L.A. Department of Water. It took almost two hours before the water was finally shut off and a
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