News

  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: So Negative
    (Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 20th book, “Fierce Love,” came out in May. He wrote it with Sonya Curry, the mom of NBA Legend Stephen Curry.  A copy of the book can be found at Collections Antiques and Books on Antioch Street in
    [......]
  • Dealing with the Mentally Ill Homeless
    Many times, when there is a mentally ill homeless person living in a public space, residents in frustration ask, “Why can’t the police just take them away?” The answer? There is a law that prohibits police from doing that. But residents don’t have
    [......]
  • Nuclear Energy Provides Reliable, Clean Energy
      BY REECE PASCOE Less demonization of nuclear power and more understanding of the process should lead to nuclear energy having a seat at the table to meet our ever-growing energy needs. News sources promote solar and wind, but why is nuclear
    [......]
  • LAPD: Meet SLO Espin – Crime Report July 10 to 16
    Hike or Have Coffee with a Cop There are two upcoming opportunities to meet and chat with Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin. Hike with a Cop, will take place at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, at 1501 Will Rogers State Park. Participants
    [......]
  • Myth or Fact: Ballona Wetlands is an Environmental Issue
    One of my son’s favorite television shows growing up was Mythbusters. Each episode focused on popular beliefs, Internet rumors or other myths. The cast would examine each myth and then either confirm or debunk it. Circling the News is now offering
    [......]
  • Woman’s Club Announces $10,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits
    The Woman’s Club, which has been serving the community since 1925, continues its annual tradition of awarding grants to local nonprofits. Since so many events were shut down during Covid, the need was great and the recipients grateful for the
    [......]
  • Toto, that Hollywood Sign Tells Me We’re Not in Kansas Anymore.
      By BOB VICKREY When I took my seat at the head table directly across from the famous screen legend, I was surprised when she greeted me with her deep raspy voice. “So, what brings you here?” I recognized Lucille Ball immediately, although her
    [......]
  • Park Advisory Board to Meet July 20
    The Pacific Palisades Recreation Center Park Advisory Board will hold its quarterly meeting via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. Residents, who use the park, and those who just take pride in this community, are invited to participate. In
    [......]
  • One of LA’s Bigger Conventions: Anime Expo: SOLD OUT
    (Editor’s note: When intern Chaz Plager said he was going to the Anime Expo, this editor had no idea what it was and asked if he would write about it. He agreed and said that he had first discovered anime – Japanese animation – when he was
    [......]
  • Problems with Wind and Solar Need to be Addressed
      The first tribally owned wind generator was dedicated on the Rosebud Reservation on May 1, 2003. When this editor visited the area in 2010, it was inoperative. The economic development advisor for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s President’s Office
    [......]