News

  • Landfill Item Decomposition Rates
    (Editor’s note: The following information was given to Circling the News and I thought my readers might find it interesting.)
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  • Composting Is Dirty and That’s the Point
    Forty percent of the food that is grown in the United States goes into landfill. How does that happen? Perhaps Americans aren’t as frugal as prior generations? The leftovers in a refrigerator generally go into the black trash bin, which makes the
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  • Palisades High Club Seeks Donations for A Sense of Home and Foster Youth
    BY MAX RODMAN PaliHi President, A Sense of Home When young people age out of the foster youth system, they often enter the adult world with little financial assistance. When they are able to find a home or apartment, it is not uncommon for these
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  • DWP Gives the City an Annual Donation to Meet Its Budget 
    At the annual Palisades Democratic Club meeting on January 31, one person complained on Zoom about his high DWP bills. Mayor Eric Garcetti asked that person to contact his office and he would help. How helpful will the Mayor be? Circling the News
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  • Remembering Elgin Baylor: Memoir Co-Written by Palisadian
     (Editor’s note: With Elgin Baylor’s passing on March 22, CTN turned to Pacific Palisades writer Alan Eisenstock, who co-authored Baylor’s memoir, “Hang Time.” Eisenstock responded by email, “Elgin was a good man,
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  • OBITUARY: James Roberston McNiel, 76, Long-time Palisadian
    Long-time Pacific Palisades resident James R. McNiel passed away on January 5 at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica from a recently diagnosed lung cancer. He was 76. Born in Los Angeles on October 9, 1944, he was the eldest son of neurologist and
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  • The Mystery of the Cement Pipes along PCH Is Finally Solved 
    A reader wrote Circling the News about the cement pipes that are waiting for deployment next to Pacific Coast Highway near Potrero Canyon. He wanted to know what they are going to be used for, and when. He noted that PCH is a scenic highway, and
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  • CTN Wonders, “When Will L.A.’s Public Libraries Reopen?”
    We contacted Peter Persic, director of public relations and marketing for the Los Angeles Public Library, on March 20 (with a copy to Durrah Wagner, Councilman Mike Bonin’s field deputy). Persic was asked, “When will public libraries reopen? Many of
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  • Legion’s Ham Radio Club Seeks Members
    The Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 Amateur Radio Club (aka Ham Radio Club) is open to all Legionnaires, Sons of the American Legion and Auxiliary members. The Ham Radio Club, which has the license (KI6IRL), has recently updated its HF, UHF and VHF
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  • Can We Celebrate a Pacific Palisades Dog Park One Day?
    By LOLA COFFEY Special to Circling the News Almost 3,500 residents signed a petition that they would like an off-leash dog park here in Pacific Palisades. Before the 2017 City Council election, incumbent Mike Bonin supported a park, promising
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