Blog Posts

  • New Play at Pierson Playhouse
    ‘Parfumerie’ Tells a Sweet Story at Pierson Miklos Laszlo’s “Illatszertar” (Parfumerie) premiered onstage in Budapest in 1937. When Laszlo immigrated to the United States from Hungary in 1938, the play was adapted as a movie script and became “The
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  • A Tale of Two Farmers Markets
    (Editor’s note: The following unpublished story was written in 2015, when Caruso VP Rick Lemmo was mentioned in an article in the L.A.Times about the closing of the Glendale Farmers Market. Lemmo is now the 2018 president of the board of directors
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  • City Needs to Examine Marquette Development
    Marquette Development Requires Subdivision Pacific Palisades resident Cosimo Pizzulli has asked the City of L.A. to approve the development of eight homes on the rim of Las Pulgas Canyon, along Marquette Street. At the Community Council meeting on
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  • Perfect Place for Children
    Village Arts Center Celebrated One of the most joyful places to be mornings is the Village Arts Center, located in the Atrium Building at 860 Via de la Paz. The sun shines through the southern windows as children (and infants) are allowed to
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  • Alleyway Illegally Closed
    Take Down the Illegal Sign, Mr. Caruso “Why is traffic being denied entry to the alley off Monument Street?” a reader wrote Circling the News on October 25. The alleyway (starting across from Bashford and connecting to Swarthmore) is supposed to be
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  • Try K’s Bakery in the Highlands
    K’S BAKERY EATERY & BAKESHOP 548 Palisades Drive Pacific Palisades (310) 573-9900 If you have not yet been to order and take-out, or better yet, to relax and dine on the delightful outdoor plaza, give K’s Bakery a try. Not only is everything
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  • Shopping for Clothes an Issue
    Shopping for a Size 12 in Caruso’s Village According to Plunkett Research, about 68 percent of American women wear a size 14 or larger. In the fashion industry, a plus size is 10-14, but some companies call sizes 14-16 a plus size. Many women have
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  • Homeless Success Stories
    Homeless Task Force Meeting Nov. 5 The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness will hold a community meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, November 5, at the Pacific Palisades Library community room, 861 Alma Real. The topic will be “A Front
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  • Learn about Medicare Benefits Tomorrow
    Medicare Benefits to Be Discussed Palisades Alliance for Seniors will hold a must-attend meeting on “Understanding Your Medicare Benefits and Rights” from 10:30 to noon on Monday, November 5, in the Palisades Library community room, 861 Alma Real.
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  • ‘The Barker’ Has a Limited Run
    PaliHi’s ‘The Barker’ Is Sensational           Every so often when I review a play, I get really lucky because one of three things happens: it is an outstanding play, there is an outstanding production or there is outstanding acting. Rarely do you
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