News

  • Local Historian Randy Young Donates $11,000 to Rustic Canyon Recreation Center
    At the January 20 meeting, the L.A. Department of Recreation and Parks acknowledged Randy Young, a life-long Pacific Palisades resident and esteemed historian, for his $11,000 donation to Rustic Canyon Recreation Center. “Thank you to Mr.
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Here’s the Cost
    (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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  • Historians & Foresters Plant an Oak to Honor the Town’s 100th Birthday
      The Historical Society and the Palisades Forestry Committee teamed up last Friday, January 14, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Pacific Palisades. Gathering at Founders Oak Island on Haverford (across from the Pierson
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  • Palisades Civic League Meets Monday
    The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet via Zoom on Monday, January 24, at 7:30 p.m. because of the current stay-at-home, social distancing edicts. (The meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of each month.) This is a perfect opportunity
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  • Eventual Potrero Canyon Park Needs a PCH Crossing
    Last July, State Senator Ben Allen told the Community Council that the state would give the City of Los Angeles $11 million to build a pedestrian bridge connecting Will Rogers State Beach and the George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon. In the
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  • Residents Illegally Block Asilomar Boulevard
    Circling the News received a query from an Asilomar Bluff resident and photos from another resident that showed road closure barriers along that road at sunrise. “Many people in the neighborhood who want to turn on to Asilomar on their way home are
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  • Trifecta, Headed by Three PaliHi Students, Provides Financial Literacy for Teens
    Trifecta Finance, the brainchild of Luke Shuman, a senior at Palisades High School, teaches financial literacy to students in South L.A. Shuman and two close PaliHi friends, Ian Ishak and Ari Bolloshimi, came up with the name Trifecta because they
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  • New York Times – Update on the Omicron Virus
    (Editor’s note: in The Morning, a piece in the New York Times provided interesting reading – January 19, 2022 “Good Morning. Omicron Is in Retreat. What’s Next?” –  Anecdotally, it seems that many people in Pacific Palisades have tested
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  • A $250,000 Reward Offered to Apprehend Kupfer’s Murderer
    More than $250,000 is offered as a reward for the arrest and conviction of the man who killed 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer. Kupfer, a Pacific Palisades resident, was stabbed on January 13 when she was working alone at Croft House, a Hancock Park
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  • Realtor Anthony Marguleas Donates $5,000 to Village Green
    Marking what has become an annual tradition, realtor Anthony Marguleas once again donated $5,000 to the nonprofit Village Green board on January 12. Since 2013, the founder/owner of Amalfi Estates has helped support the private triangular park in
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