Blog Posts

  • Rats, the Vermin, Are a Palisades Problem
    Rat Population Will Be Challenged Circling the News spoke to Marty Friedman, Rec and Parks pest control advisor and Mark Jackson in the Rec and Parks forestry division, about the rat problem at the Palisades Rec Center. “We have to remedy the rat
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  • Removing Trash Bins from Maintenance Yard
    Trash Bin Relocation Addressed More than 70 residents and tennis players attended the special Park Advisory Board meeting at the Palisades Recreation Center on October 30. Attendees were given the ability to comment on an October 17 decision that
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  • Another Caruso Promise Broken?
    First Tour Bus Arrives at Caruso Palisades Village An Alphabet Street neighbor wrote Circling the News, that they had just witnessed a tour bus with a Caruso sign on it dropping off and picking up shoppers in front of a residential property in the
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  • Park Advisory Board Meets
    Special Meeting at Park Draws a Crowd More than 70 people came to the Palisades Recreation Center Tuesday night to comment on a proposed effort to move the park’s trash containers from the maintenance yard to a parcel of land adjacent to the
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  • A Bad Neighbor Is Hard on Locals
    Noise from Caruso’s Village Affects Neighbors For weeks, residents who live around Palisades Village have lodged complaints to both Caruso management and the L.A. Police Department about amplified music projecting from the property into the
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  • Girls Volleyball Advances to Finals
    PaliHi Girls Volleyball Reaches City Finals   In an upset, the Palisades High girls volleyball team defeated top-seeded Granada Hills on October 30 at Granada Hills to reach the City Section playoff finals in the Open Division. The
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  • Caruso Tenants Need to Park in Lot
    Caruso Knows Which Employees Park at Palisades Village Rick Caruso’s staff has access to which of his employee/tenants are parking in his Palisades Village lot—and which are not. In an October 22 posting on Nextdoor Palisades titled “Residents
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  • Wilson Warns Residents about Natural Disasters
    Be Prepared for Disasters What if Santa Ana winds help fuel a brush fire that is headed towards Pacific Palisades and a 7.0 earthquake occurs in the Los Angeles area? John Wilson, a life-long resident and former Santa Monica College professor, spoke
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  • Mayor’s Desk Contacts Circling the News
    Editorial: Mystery Message from Garcetti’s Office I started Circling the News as a blog at the end of June, when I felt I had not choice but to resign as founding editor of the Palisades News. I’ve continued to work hard to bring local news to
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  • Calvert, 94, Continues to Win Gold
    Lee Calvert: Palisades’ Own “Wonder Woman” Lee Calvert, 94, returned from The Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah, with three gold medals in table tennis. She took the woman’s single championship, doubles for women 85-89 with
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