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  • Flying High with the Red-Headed Stranger
      By BOB VICKREY   Many years ago while boarding a crowded late-night flight leaving Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, I spotted a familiar face as I passed through the first class cabin. She averted my eye for a moment and then looked back at me
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  • Anti-Camping Ordinance Needs Support
    (Editor’s note: Circling the News received the following letter/information and is sharing it with residents.) Hello CD11 Neighborhood/Community Councils, Buscaino’s Anti-Camping ballot initiative motion will be voted on 10 a.m., tomorrow,
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  • Woman’s Club Celebrates Town’s Elders, Marking a 25-Year Tradition
      Pacific Palisades residents, 90 and older, were given special recognition on Friday when the Woman’s Club held a hybrid celebration on Zoom and members delivered a gift package to every elder who responded to the party invitation. This
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Truckin’
    (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 Civic League Meets Monday
    The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet via Zoom on Monday, November 22, 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
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  • City Slow to Fix Sidewalks; No Handicap Access Ramp on Antioch
    Today, L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin released a statement: “Tens of thousands of sidewalks throughout Los Angeles are impassable for the elderly, individuals with disabilities and pedestrians of all ages. Despite its recent focus on the
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  • Palisadian Claire Nordstrom Sings Mondays at The Draycott
    When I lived in New York City, there were numerous bars and clubs where one could walk in, have a drink and listen to the entertainment. It was a lovely way to unwind and enjoy live entertainment. Now that void is filled in Pacific Palisades. On
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  • Santa Is Coming to Ho!Ho!Ho! on December 11
      Parents and grandparents, it’s not too early to mark your calendars for a special event, when Santa Claus comes to Pacific Palisades to chat with all the “good” girls and boys. For more than 70 years, Santa, the Mrs. and the elves have
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  • Armav Restaurant Opens on Monument, Offering Eastern Mediterranean Fare
    In late September, a reader wrote about the proposed Eastern Mediterranean restaurant Armav on Monument: “I’m thrilled that Kim will have a full restaurant. Being Armenian I drive to the Valley or Glendale to get good food or ingredients. Hope it
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  • Palisades High Marching Band Continues to Win Awards
      At the Palisades High playoff football game last Friday night, the crowd enjoyed a terrific surprise: a halftime performance by the Pali marching band. The band’s performance show this year, some of which was performed at the Stadium by
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