Blog Posts

  • Designated Landmark Building in Santa Monica
    Will Be Dismantled and Its Artwork Removed Stuck at the traffic light at Wilshire and 26th Street in Santa Monica, southbound motorists often look at the 40- ft. by 16-ft. Millard Sheets mosaic depicting a beach scene and the stained glass and
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  • ‘Moby Dick—Rehearsed’ Draws a Fierce Portrait of Hubris,
    This Summer at the Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga By LIBBY MOTIKA Special to Circling the News Madness comes in subtle variations. Consider the outright “mad” King George III, credited with losing the American colonies and losing his mind; or the
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  • Marquez Elementary Students Learn About Food
    Through Planting and Harvesting at Campus Gardens Marquez Elementary third graders started melon and pumpkin seeds under grow lights. They tried to harden the seedlings, but squirrels ate most of the plants. (Harden means that plants are gradually
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  • What Are the Options If a Resident Has a
    Noisy Neighbor? Here’s What You Can Do Circling the News received an inquiry from a resident asking what to do if a neighbor is playing music loudly or making excessive noise. “I’d like my quiet weekends in the Palisades back!” the
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  • When Something Is Stolen from Your Home
    Or Your Property, Here’s How to Help Detectives Two years ago, my son and I shared a car, but as anyone who has done that in L.A. knows, it can present a real problem. Public transportation to and from Pacific Palisades is spotty, and using
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  • Cute, Adorable, Gritty — and Fast: Youth
    Participate in the Optimist/YMCA Track Meet Running races, the shot put, javelin and long jump all provided lots of opportunities for almost 100 participants in the 47th Annual Optimist/YMCA Track Meet held on June 8 at Palisades High. The meet was
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  • Pacific Palisades Crime Report from
    Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore BURGLARY May 29 to May 30, between 5 p.m. and the 8 a.m. in the 1000 block of El Medio Place. The suspect entered victim’s home through an unlocked door and took jewelry. BURGLARY/THEFT from VEHICLE May 5,
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  • PaliHi Gateway Project Landscaping Completed–
    Corner of Temescal and Bowdoin Is Redesigned Many motorists who stop and wait at the signal on Temescal Canyon Road at Bowdoin Street have noticed that the northwest corner has been redesigned and landscaped. This project was started in 2014 by
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  • Councilman Mike Bonin Appoints Maryam Zar
    To Design Review Board, Which Still Needs Two Members Community Council Chair Emeritus Maryam Zar was appointed to the Pacific Palisades Design Review Board on April 18 by Councilman Mike Bonin. The DRB is a Los Angeles City-appointed, seven-member
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  • Senior Alliance to Present ‘Palliative Care and
    Hospice: Help and Guidance on a Difficult Journey’ The Palisades Senior Alliance will host speaker Jeannie Meyer, a clinical nurse specialist in Palliative Care at the UCLA Health System, at 10:30 a.m. next Monday, June 10, in the Palisades Library
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