News

  • Pacific Palisades Council Meeting Summary
    Community Council Updates/News At last Thursday’s meeting, Chair George Wolfberg said that the Three Chairs committee (comprised of three former PPCC Chairs) would be announced after the election of the Area Representatives. Residents who
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  • Community Council Elections Underway
    PPCC Voting Now Open/Forum Held By SUE PASCOE David Card, chair of the Pacific Palisades Community Council Election Committee, put together a well-run candidate forum on August 9 at the Palisades Library. Unfortunately, other than three newspaper
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  • Unlicensed Home Construction Halted
    New Pacific Palisades Home Construction A transient who goes by the name of Danny M. Wells has undertaken ingenious efforts to secure permanent supportive housing. A receipt left on the ground showed that Wells had ordered wood from Home Depot and
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  • Public Schools Underway in Palisades
    The Unofficial End of Summer Although summer doesn’t officially end until September 22, Los Angeles Unified School District started school on Tuesday, August 14. The five charter elementary schools, Palisades, Marquez, Canyon, Topanga and
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  • Vote for Angel City Chorale
    Angel City Chorale Performs on “America’s Got Talent” Live Quarter Finals Are Tuesday, Aug. 14 By BERNICE FOX For the Angel City Chorale’s two previous appearances on “America’s Got Talent,” it was the judges who enthusiastically kept the choir on
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  • Upcoming Lectures
    Two Interesting Talks Set for August The Palisades Senior Alliance, although geared for seniors, has two programs this month that are definitely applicable to a wider audience. The first program, “Home Sharing,” addresses how a senior might be able
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  • Headstones and a Ceremony for Civil War Soldiers
    Honoring a Family’s Civil War Soldiers By NINA KIDD Special to Circling the News On July 19, for the eighth year since 2005, my husband Dave and I flew off to join Kidd relatives in Tennessee. This summer was not the usual reunion. The occasion was
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  • 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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