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  • Critics Choice Awards: “Young” Steven Spielberg Wins
    By BERNICE FOX “Young” Steven Spielberg was the big winner representing The Fabelmans at Sunday’s Critics Choice Awards held at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel. Gabriel LaBelle, who plays the teenage Steven Spielberg character in
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  • Martin Luther King Holiday Took 32 Years to Achieve
    By CHAZ PLAGER Today, January 16, is a national holiday— specifically, a national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., a champion of the civil rights movement and for black equality. (MLK Holiday is observed on the third Monday of January.)
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  • Water, Water Everywhere, Except when It’s Dry
    About 1.8 inches of rain fell on January 14, and the following two days about another 1.2 inches of rain fell, as measured in the rain gauge on Radcliffe Avenue. This brings the Palisades current total to about 16 inches. The rain season is
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  • “Other Desert Cities” Provides Thought-Provoking Evening
    “Other Desert Cities,” a play by Jon Robin Baitz, opened on Friday at Theatre Palisades. It instantly draws audience members into the secrets of the Wyeth family. The play is entertaining, the acting excellent and the set perfect. The complexity of
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  • Readers Comment: Bay Theater, Bonin, Fields and Obesity
    (Editor’s note: CTN has received several notes–we share them with readers.) BAY THEATER HOSTS BAXTER Your one reader is right that a big part of the theater’s value to Netflix is promotional.  They qualify their films for awards,
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  • Telling the Story of the Death of Keenan Anderson
    The Wall Street Journal in a Saturday letter from the publisher wrote “reliable information is the most valuable currency of the epoch. A faulty news dispatch can send massive ripples. Hyperbole, infatuation with spectacle and thinly sourced media
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  • Palisades Highlands Eldercare Appeal to be Heard January 26
      The Eldercare Appeal will be heard by the California 2nd District Court of Appeal on January 26 at 9 a.m. during an hour-long oral argument. This case concerns the four-story building at the corner of Palisades Drive and Vereda de la Montura,
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  • Friends of the Palisades Library Launch “Mindful Mondays”
    The Pacific Palisades Library Association will launch of a complimentary weekly program, “Mindful Mondays,” facilitated by Silvi Winthrop at 10:30 a.m. on January 23 in the Palisades Library Community Room, 851 Alma Real. Mindfulness is the ability
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  • Pacific Coast Highway across from Will Rogers State Beach Looks Trashy
    At the beginning of January, Circling the News asked readers if they had any resolutions or local actions, they’d like to see taken in 2023. One wrote: “Make the owners of the property on PCH between Potrero Canyon and Temescal stop treating it like
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  • Surprises in Trash and Spam
    CTN received a note today from a reader who tried to comment, but his statement was rejected. He followed up with an email and asked if he had offended me. He was commenting on the great piece about the Wounded Knee Massacre by Reece Pascoe. I am
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