News

  • SPORTS–Tennis, Quick Takes
      U.S. OPEN Frances Tiafoe, 24, on Wednesday became the first American male to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since John Isner at Wimbledon in 2018, and the first American in Queens since 2006. Tiafoe next plays tomorrow, September 9. If he wins
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  • Tara Amiel Opens RustiCoffee in the Canyon
      One of the greatest assets when Estate Coffee opened Via de la Paz was Tara Amiel. The food she brought to the newly-opened coffee shop was absolutely incredible – and then she was gone much to the dismay of her regular customers. Now she’s
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  • Community United Methodist Church Celebrates Its 100th Birthday on Saturday
    BY PATRICK HEALY By now you’ve no doubt heard Pacific Palisades is marking its 100th birthday, having been founded in 1922 by a group of forward-thinking Methodists. You may have visited the great celebration organized by the Historical Society last
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  • Letter: Student Loan Forgiveness: Check Your Privilege
    Editor’s note: CTN received the following letter in response to this editor’s tongue-in-cheek remark that if President Joe Biden were forgiving student loans, that this editor would like a $5,000 refund for the loan she paid off.) The reader
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  • Do Not Leave Condoms or Broken Glass on the Village Green
    Circling the News was at the Village Green Friday morning and found the nonprofit’s President, Marge Gold, picking up trash. A resident had emailed Gold that there was broken glass, foam on the Arnie Wishnick Bench and on some of the lawn, and
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  • VICKREY – Celebrating 50 Years in the Business of Words
    After beginning my working life as a journalist, I took a mere four-decade detour in the book publishing business and have now come full circle in my meandering career by becoming a columnist for several Southwestern newspapers. When my college
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  • Santa Monica Pier Was Originally a Sewage Conduit
    “The soul of the pier is founded upon memories. . . the memories of those who enjoyed it before us, and the memories that are still being created today,” Jim Harris quoted the words from a painting of a sunset at the Santa Monica Pier, at his talk
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  • Towering Eucalyptus Is Finally Trimmed at Sunset and Los Leones
    Castellammare resident Kelly Comras, a veteran landscape architect, has long been concerned about the giant eucalyptus on Sunset by Fire Station 23, just north of PCH. “Over the last decade, the tree had become a serious hazard,” Comras
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  • Please Help My Friend
    There is a young man, Anakin, who appears to be homeless that needs help. Ethan, who is a friend to Anakin,  posted on Nextdoor on Saturday night: “This is my best friend Anakin. He is a Palisades local and grew up here and went to school here. For
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  • Will He or Won’t He Sign the Bill into Law?
    The California legislative session is over, and Governor Gavin Newsom has until the end of September to either sign or veto bills. Circling the News invites readers to pick their favorite “possible” new law. BOOSTING PAID FAMILY LEAVE:
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