News

  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Bye, Bye Boris
    (Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 19th book “Redeeming Justice” co-written with Jarrett Adams, came out on September 14 and was named the Best Book of September by Amazon. “A consuming tale of a broken legal system, its trail of ruin and
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  • Palisades Producer Chuck Lorre Donates $7 Million to Venice Family Clinic
    On Monday, the Venice Family Clinic announced that Palisades Producer Chuck Lorre donated $7 million to the clinic. The Clinic, in a press release, said it will use the money to modernize its clinic site on Rose Avenue in Venice. This gift is the
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  • L.A. County Sheriff Responds to Plea from Residents/Nonprofits
    After nearly a year of watching the Ballona Wetlands destroyed by the people living in illegally parked RV’s, who dumped garbage into the water, broke fences, used the area as an outdoor toilet and did drugs unimpeded, residents and nonprofits
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  • Highlands Eldercare Building Impacts Residents
    Is a special Environmental Impact Review (EIR) needed to add an entrance gate to a public park? That question recently came up in a January 27 letter in the Palisadian-Post (“Holding Public Officials Accountable, Local Project Concerns”). An EIR
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  • Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
      Many people, like my husband of 30 years, stress over Valentine’s Day. Here are a couple of easy suggestions for a gift for Monday, February 14. PAJAMAS AND SLEEPWEAR: Belleza owner Olivia Ciania, has “super sexy nightgowns,” in her shop on
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  • Palisadian Matt McGeagh Is Co-Founder of ALAO Invest
    Matt McGeagh and his partner Peter Sweeney have started a new business, ALAO Invest, that helps connect new business owners with social media “influencers.” Basically, Act Like an Owner (ALAO) is an investing platform that works to allow
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  • L.A. City Council Votes for Law to Ban Bicycle Assembly on Sidewalks
    (Editor’s note: This story first appeared in Westside Current on February 8 and was published in partnership with the Westside Current.) The Los Angeles City Council voted on February 8 to instruct the City Attorney’s Office to draft an
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  • Films from Steven Spielberg, Bradley Cooper get Oscar Nominations
        By BERNICE FOX Once again, Oscar nominations and Steven Spielberg are in the same sentence. As producer, Spielberg’s new film version of “West Side Story” has been nominated for best picture and he’s up for best director. With these
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  • Sam Lagana: Voice of the Rams
    The day after the L.A. Rams defeated Cincinnati to earn a trip to the Super Bowl, Times columnist Bill Plaschke began his column this way: “SoFi Stadium shook. The Rams danced. Confetti sprayed. “Thousands screamed, again and again,
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  • “Unfriendly” Opposition to an Entrance Gate into Potrero Canyon Park
    Several residents are waging a battle against an entrance gate, under construction off Friends Street, that will allow hikers to enter the George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon, once it is opened. Three Palisades residents made public comments
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