News

  • Letter: More Information about Pickleball
    (Editor’s note: Circling the News received this letter regarding pickleball, which is described as an easy-to-learn racquet sport, a blend of tennis and ping pong, played on a badminton size court (20’ x 44’) with lightweight paddles and balls
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  • Don’t Miss “A Comedy of Tenors” at Theatre Palisades
      If you have lived in Pacific Palisades for a few months or your entire life and have yet to attend a show at Pierson Playhouse presented by Theatre Palisades, go to this one. If you don’t leave with a smile on your face, after laughing out
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  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Supply Chain Blues
    (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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  • Santa Monica Fall Conservancy Program Features “WALL TO WALL”
      The Santa Monica Conservancy is hosting its fall event “Wall to Wall” from 5 to 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, November 14,  through a virtual or self-guided tour. The Conservancy invites you to explore the City’s street murals and the stories they
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  • Palisades Chamber of Commerce Loses Lease, Seeks Merger with Malibu Chamber 
    The Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1949 and has been an institution on Antioch Street for decades. Yesterday (November 4), President/CEO Bob Benton and Board Chair Sarah Knauer send the following letter to Chamber members: “The
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  • Creating Dia de los Muertos at Palisades High
    By ANGELICA PEREYA Art Teacher, Palisades High School The function of cultures all over the world is to help us navigate our lives.  Cultures change depending on geography and resources.  Mortality challenges our humanity in the most profound of
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  • Revisiting My Own “Wonder Years” Moment
    By BOB VICKREY   There was something undeniably compelling about the television show “The Wonder Years” that ran from the late 1980s into the early ‘90s. The show was set in a middle-class neighborhood against the turbulent backdrop of the
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  • Creative Writing Contest Winners Honored by Friends of the Palisades Library
    The traditional summer creative writing contest, with stories submitted by students in first grade through high school, culminated in a Zoom ceremony on October 20. The Friends of the Palisades once again sponsored the contest, which was open to
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  • Voting Not to Move Clocks Back. Or Did We?
    (Editor’s note: this story originally ran on October 3, 2019–this year’s dates have been readjusted to reflect November 7. Nice to see “our vote” matters.) On Sunday, November 7, California residents will join most of
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  • The Mike Bonin Recall Petition Process Is Legal
      Circling the News is not advocating for or against a recall. This news blog has some of the smartest readers in Los Angeles, who we feel are able to make up their own minds about this political action. But CTN does have an issue with
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