News

  • Friends of Library Address Community Concerns Regarding  Patron Safety
    The following statement was released by The Friends of the Library: The board of directors of the Pacific Palisades Library Association (The Friends of the Library) devoted its August 9 quarterly board meeting and a subsequent follow-up meeting on
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  • Happy Birthday to Me??
    BY PEPPER EDMISTON   This week I reached an unthinkable age. Baby Boomers were raised not to trust anyone over thirty, an age so old it was beyond our comprehension. How can I count on someone with twice those years, even if it’s me?
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  • Removed: Community Concerns Regarding “Ruby” and Library Safety
    The original story was removed by request because CTN would not take down the photos of the current library environment. This is a summary of the situation: Residents have worried about the safety of the children who attend Corpus Christi school,
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  • U.S. Congressman Lieu Asks FBI to Investigate Antisemitic Flyers
    U.S. House of Representative Ted Lieu, in an August 25 letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, urged the FBI to launch a formal investigation into the antisemitic flyers that were distributed to local homes over the weekend of August 19-21. Lieu’s
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  • City Council Will Vote to Adopt Covid Emergency August 26
    If a resident thinks they misread the headline about the Covid Pandemic Emergency, they have not. On August 26, 2022, councilmembers will once again vote to keep the City in a State of Emergency because of Covid 19. They have approved it every 30
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  • Matty Gottesman Offered First Record Deal
    By CHAZ PLAGER Palisades resident Matty Gottesman recently signed a deal with Empire Records. “I am super excited to be working with them,” he said. “I want my music to uplift people. “The majority of my songs are intended to make people feel good
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  • Repair the Antioch Sidewalk for Dick Littlestone
    When Colonel Dick Littlestone, a long-time Palisadian resident and an activist,  was still alive, he tried to get a handicapped ramp installed on the sidewalk on Antioch Street next to Café Vida. The curb does not allow those in wheelchairs and on
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  • Darling and Park Answer a Constituent’s Concern
      (Editor’s note: A 32-year Westchester resident sent a letter (below) to city officials, including Councilman Mike Bonin. Circling the News and Westside Current sent the letter to CD 11 candidates Erin Darling and Traci Park and asked for
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  • OBITUARY: Eva Holberg, a Consummate, Decades-Long Volunteer in Pacific Palisades
    By BILL BRUNS Former Citizen of the Year Eva Holberg, who served for decades as a creative and dauntless leader at Theatre Palisades and the Palisades Symphony, passed away on August 13. She was 91. Eva was born April 22, 1931 in Stralsund, East
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  • Palisades Democrats Listen to Candidates
    The annual Pacific Palisades Democratic Garden party was held Sunday afternoon in a private home in the Riviera section of the Palisades. Part fundraiser, part introduction of candidates running in the upcoming November election, Club President
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