Blog Posts

  • Woolsey Fire: Sunday Afternoon Update
    Woolsey Fire: Palisades Should Remain on Alert Santa Ana winds are predicted to kick up this afternoon and last through Tuesday. Pacific Palisades residents to heed any new fires that might break out in the Santa Monica Mountains that abut the
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  • Red Cross Center Open at Pali High
    PaliHi Site for Woolsey Fire Evacuees The Woolsey Fire, which started November 8 in Simi Valley, jumped the 101 Freeway and reached the Pacific Ocean yesterday, is zero percent contained. The fire has burned more than 70,000 acres as of 3 p.m. on
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  • Help Protect Local Trees
    Staples in Caruso’s Parkway Trees Illegal A reader wrote Circling the News on October 28 and asked, “Have you seen all the staples in the trees around the Caruso project? I feel so sorry for the trees.” I walked over to Caruso’s Palisades Village
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  • Residents Urged to Be Ready
    Woolsey Fire Prompts Residents to Prepare Southbound Temescal Canyon Road was shut at Bowdoin (by Palisades High School). People who live in Tahitian Terrance, Palisades Bowl or Malibu Village, could drive to the bottom of Temescal. After showing
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  • Woolsey Fire 3 p.m. Update
    Woolsey Fire Continues to Prompt Evacuations In order to aid the mandatory evacuations out of Malibu, and parts of Topanga Canyon, the four-lane Pacific Coast Highway has been turned into a one-way road from Malibu to the McClure Tunnel. No
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  • Book Sale Tomorrow, November 10
      Friends of Library Holiday Book Sale   Hundreds of nearly-new fiction and non-fiction, art books, cookbooks, coffee-table books, DVDs and CDs, at bargain prices, will be sold 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, November 10, at the Palisades
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  • Palisades High School Is Evacuation Center
        Woolsey Fire Forces Malibu Evacuations The city of Malibu announced in an 8 a.m. advisory, that portions of Malibu are under mandatory evacuation for all areas south of 101 Freeway, from Ventura County line to Las Virgenes/Malibu
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  • St. Matthew’s Concert Nov. 9
    Prize-Winning Violinist to Perform at St. Matthew’s Violinist Annelle Kazumi Gregory, First Prize and Audience Choice Award winner at the prestigious National Sphinx Competition, will perform at St. Matthew’s Church at 8 p.m. on Friday,
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  • Election Day in Pacific Palisades
    Working the Polls for the First Time By SUE MARGULEAS A few weeks ago, my husband asked me if I’d like to work at the Polls with him on Election Day. Honestly, sitting at the Polls for an entire day was not on my bucket list, but if my husband was
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  • Win a Prize for Guessing
    Guess the Time for Tree Lighting Annually, the Village Green board strings holiday lights on a single tree in the nonprofit’s pocket park that is bounded by Sunset Boulevard, Swarthmore and Antioch. Once a little tree, the “Charlie Brown” pine
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