News

  • Nighttime Play Is NOT Allowed at Palisades Bocce Courts
    Several residents whose properties are adjacent to the Palisades Recreation Center were not aware that nighttime bocce had been approved by L.A. City Recreation and Parks. They asked Circling the News to check about the leagues that were playing
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  • Councilman Mike Bonin Said Judge David Carter Knew the Plan
    At the annual Democratic Garden Party, held September 19 via Zoom, Councilman Mike Bonin was one of several City and State officials who was featured. Bonin was asked about his plan to house homeless on beaches and in public parks, which he
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  • The “Great” YMCA Pumpkin Patch Opens
    The annual Palisades-Malibu YMCA pumpkin patch will open tomorrow, October 1, and run through October 30. All proceeds benefit the local Y, a nonprofit organization. As always, there will be a wide selection of pumpkins to choose from at Simon
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  • First Annual Octoberfest 5K Charity Run/Walk
    Residents have been waiting to get back on the 5K run/walk circuit – especially after the Will Rogers 5/10 K has been cancelled two years in a row. Now, the Palisades Lutheran Church is hosting its first annual Octoberfest 5K Charity Run/Walk at 10
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  • Water and Power Bills Too High? Call Ratepayer Advocate Pickel
    Residents continue to be dismayed over the dramatically rising utility bills and register complaints with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). Other residents feel there is nothing they can do to fight DWP, and just pay the bills.
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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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  • Smoke, Trees, and Points in Between
    Last week’s weather reports in western South Dakota included a daily smoke report and showed where people in Wyoming, Montana, South and North Dakota might suffer ill health after days of breathing the smoke invading from fires in California.
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  • Reverend Matt Hardin Leads Palisades Presbyterian
    By LAUREL BUSBY Special to Circling the News As a child, Reverend Matt Hardin attended a small church in Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, built during the Civil War. About a dozen people came to services, and a minister traveled to preach to them
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  • Palisades Design Review Board Disapproves The Hydration Room
      At the Pacific Palisades Design Review Board virtual hearing on September 22, the board unanimously voted to disapprove The Hydration Room. The Hydration Room, which gives vitamin and other IV infusions, was proposed for the space formerly
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  • Dozens of Volunteers Gather Trash from Palisades Streets, Sidewalks and Parks
    Pacific Palisades is a whole lot cleaner thanks to numerous volunteers, and especially Robin Weitz, who organized the inaugural community cleanup on Saturday morning. “We had a great turnout,” Weitz said, noting that volunteers gathered at the
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