News

  • Kinsey Collection Featured in L.A. Daily News
    Palisades residents Bernard and Shirley Kinsey and the couple’s art and artifacts collection was featured in the January 28 L.A. Daily News (“Creative Works, Creative Displays: SoFi Stadium is the latest unconventional setting for the Kinsey
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  • UCLA Expert: No Magical Answers for Drug/Alcohol Addiction
    “Two Powerful Drugs Now Adding to U.S. Overdose Crisis,” reported the Associated Press in a January 27 story. “Emerging reports show that two little-known drugs are making lethal new contributions to America’s drug overdose crisis.
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  • St. Matthew’s Thrift Store Benefits the Economically Challenged
    American Legion Post 283 Auxiliary Secretary Gina Jakel has also been a long-time volunteer at the St. Matthew’s Thrift Store, located at 2812 Main St. in Santa Monica. Jakel volunteers every Wednesday, generally from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., when she has
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  • YMCA Adds a T-ball Program on Wednesdays
    The Palisades-Malibu YMCA has added a weekly T-ball program on Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. at Simon Meadow, on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Temescal Canyon Road. YMCA Executive Director Jim Kirtley said the popularity of the T-ball Saturday
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  • Palisades Attorney Wants Community Council to Address DWP Scandal
    Given the indictments and criminal charges circling the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, at least one resident, David Peterson, has reached out to the Pacific Palisades Community Council, asking them to address the corruption. “This is
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  • New Transitional Kindergarten, “Roots and Wings,” Offered
    Seven Arrows Elementary is launching a new transitional kindergarten program, Roots and Wings based on a dynamic curriculum around the work of Dr. Jane Goodall. Admissions director Kristin Allen Jones said the program, here in Pacific Palisades,
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  • OBITUARY: Dimitri Margaziotis, 83; Esteemed Physics Professor and Researcher
    Dimitri Margaziotis, a 48–year resident of Pacific Palisades, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 1, after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 83 years old. Born on October 14, 1938, in Athens, Greece, Dimitri spent his
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  • Viewpoint: Would Someone Please Ask Me What I’m Reading!
    By BOB VICKREY My late writer friend Josh Greenfeld once said he couldn’t remember the last time someone asked him what he was reading. He bemoaned the fact that in our present culture the question had become, “What have you seen lately?” Since
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s “Fashion” Playlist
    (Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 19th book “Redeeming Justice” co-written with Jarrett Adams was named the Best Book of September by Amazon. “A consuming tale of a broken legal system, its trail of ruin and the fortitude needed to
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  • Jessica Rogers Applauds Bonin for his Bravery
    Jessica Rogers, a recall Bonin 2022 Neighborhood Lead and Volunteer, made a film applauding Councilman Mike Bonin’s for his admission of depression/mental illness. Rogers noted that this is a topic that needs to be recognized in Los Angeles. On
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