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  • L.A. City Budget Crisis Looms: Cuts Needed

    An L.A. City budget update reported that the city’s revenues are $158 million below projections, largely because of tax revenue shortfall. The City is projected to overspend
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  • Palisades Democrats to Hold Annual Meeting February 4

    The Palisades Democrats will hold the club’s annual meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 4 at Mercer Hall on the Palisades High School Campus. The meeting is open to
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  • Teacher and Trainer Todd Tharen Is Back at the Y

    YMCA trainer Todd Tharen is teaching two Monday classes again at the Y facility on Via de la Paz: kickboxing and boot camp. One of his students wrote “Did you hear that our
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  • Obituary: Richard Otto Wahlgren, Town Stawalt

    Richard Otto Wahlgren was born to Carl and Eleanor Wahlgren in Rockford, Illinois, on October 28, 1933. He passed away peacefully on January 29, 2020, at the UCLA Medical
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  • The Ghost of Thelma Todd Appears to LAPD

    When CTN was clearing homeless encampments as part of the LAPD Task Force operation, a new officer assigned to the beach detail told an interesting tale. About a year ago, he
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  • Viewpoint: NO on HLA City Mobility Plan: Money Comes from General Fund

    (Editor’s note: there are a few items on the upcoming election that have not been highlighted, but deserve voters’ scrutiny. One is The City Mobility Plan Street
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  • Acclaimed Soprano Will Perform Here February 2

    Raehann Bryce-Davis, who has hailed by the New York Times as a “striking mezzo soprano” and by the San Francisco Chronicle for her “electrifying sense of fearlessness,” will
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  • Wilson, Wishnick and Wahlgren to Be Honored at Clock Dedication

      For resident Sam Rubin, a town clock has been a dream for 15 years. A member of P.R.I.D.E., even while working on other projects, Rubin never gave up on the idea. His
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  • What Is It? # 12

      This ancient elaborately carved and painted wood panel is actually the front of a Chinese Jitney (aka litter). See the diagram below. There probably were curtains all
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  • Weekly Pot-Shots

    Pot Shots (Editor’s note: A reader, who is a fan of Ashleigh Brilliant (creator of Pot-Shots), has worked out an agreement with CTN that gives this newsletter the permission
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