News

  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Songs Suggested by Listeners
    Editor’s note: When Palisadian Alan Eisenstock is not researching and writing one of his nonfiction books (18 thus far!), he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started a year ago: sending a weekly Covid-themed
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  • Highlands Eldercare Construction Has Resumed
    Circling the News received the following notice sent to Tenants of the Miller Property on Palisades Drive on March 12: “The assisted living building construction will start up again Monday. The worst of the noise from drilling is over. On Monday
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  • Palisades Art Association to Meet on Sunday
    The Pacific Palisades Art Association will have a meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 21 with artist Teresa Raschilla, who will discuss pencil drawing. Raschillla wrote to Association President Annette Alexakis, “After years of drawing in pencil, I
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  • SM Conservancy and Annenberg to Hold Julia Morgan Legacy Event Via Zoom
    The Santa Monica Conservancy and Annenberg Community Beach House will host a special commemoration of Julia Morgan, California’s first licensed woman architect, from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 21. Scholar Karen McNeill, Ph.D., a leading expert on
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  • Senior Alliance to Host Safe Driving Meeting Via Zoom on Monday
    The Palisades Senior Alliance will hold its monthly meeting via Zoom on Monday, March 22, at 10:30 a.m. The topic will be “Safe Driving: DMV, COVID and Seniors.” This is a free event, but one must register in advance, by
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  • Fire Station 69 Property Beautified with Help from Palisades Girl Scouts
      In the midst of a nasty political climate and people disrespecting neighbors, one of the happiest contrasts to that environment occurred Sunday morning at Fire Station 69 (Sunset at Carey). Girl Scout Troop 7825 and Station 69 Firefighters
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  • Safe Passage Not Guaranteed: Tunnels Under PCH Are Filled with Sand
    The winds were fierce this past week, blowing sand into the tunnels at Will Rogers State Beach and making it difficult to walk under the highway at Santa Monica Canyon. There are two pedestrian tunnels, built circa 1940, that ensure safe passage
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  • Palisades High School VAPA Showcase, March 18
      Palisades resident, professional photographer and Palisades High School photography teacher Rick Steil invites all residents to attend the virtual Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) showcase that will be held tomorrow night, March 18, at 6:30
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  • CRIME REPORT: New SLO Introduction
    Ever since the long-time Senior Lead Officer in Pacific Palisades, Michael Moore, retired in January, LAPD West Division Commanding Officer Jonathan Tom has been unable to replace him, thanks to budget constraints. Instead, our area has a recurring
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  • Four Ways to Support the Red Cross During March
    Sotheby Realtor Josie Tong, who has been a board member of the American Red Cross LA Region since 2018, asked if Circling the News could share more information about “March Is Red Cross Month.” “In a year overwhelmed by the pandemic, the American
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