News

  • L.A. County Parks and Recreation Wants Your Input, Again
      The L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation is inviting residents to an online workshop at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18. The Zoom meeting will give participants the opportunity to   “provide input to help inform future planning
    [......]
  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Out of the Woods?
    (Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in March 2020: sending a weekly Covid-themed
    [......]
  • Opinion – CAO Report Is Further Analyzed
    Most Pacific Palisades and Council District 11 residents were relieved when the August 10 CAO feasibility study from Matthew Szabo was released and stated that several City beaches and parks are not good locations for proposed homeless villages. In
    [......]
  • Crime/Accident Roundup in Pacific Palisades
    “HOMELESS PEDESTRIAN STRUCK,” ran in Musings on August 9: “Around noon on Monday, August 9, a homeless individual was struck by a vehicle on PCH at Sunset. LAFD responded and the individual was transported to the hospital. The driver that hit him,
    [......]
  • Upcoming Rotary Club Topic: “History of Water in L.A.” 
    Jack Feldman, a member of the executive board of Water and Power Associates, an organization dedicated to educating the public, politicians and media on water and energy issues affecting Southern California, will be the speaker for Palisades Rotary
    [......]
  • Hummingbirds Are Spiritual Helpers
    According to Native American lore, hummingbirds were believed to be spiritual helpers, and represented peace, love and harmony. A hummingbird supposedly symbolizes joy, healing, good luck and messages from spirits. But a hummingbird nest, carefully
    [......]
  • A Local Victory: City Beaches and Parks Are Not Feasible to House Homeless
    The City of L.A.’s Chief Administrative Officer recommended on Tuesday that the city not pursue tiny homes or safe camping sites at Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades, at Dockweiler State Beach in Playa del Rey, or at a privately
    [......]
  • Homeless Woman in Venice Files Suit Against Nearby Neighbors
    (Editor’s note: This is an August 10 Westside Current story that may be of interest to Pacific Palisades residents, who would like homeless people living in vehicles to be moved from his/her street. It is reprinted with permission.)   A woman
    [......]
  • Theatre Palisades Continues to Shine; Receives a $340,000 Bequest
    There was something magical when the stage curtain at Theatre Palisades opened on August 8 – for the first time in nearly 18 months. It was a sign of hope, anticipation – and relief at having stayed “alive” through the pandemic. This was the TP’s
    [......]
  • AYSO Soccer Enrollment Opens; Parents Are Urged to Enroll Their Kids by August 20 
      If you want your youth to get some exercise, learn a sport and have fun while doing it, AYSO Region 69 invites families to enroll before August 20. There are still a few openings in most divisions. AYSO Region 69 has been serving the
    [......]