News

  • Palisades Park Board Meets New Director: Discusses Upgrades
    The new park director Jasmine Dowlatshahi was introduced to the Park Advisory Board at its quarterly meeting on April 20, held on Zoom. There were about 23 participants in attendance, including members of the Park Board. Chair Mike Skinner was
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  • The Death of a Tree
    For three days, the branches were cut, the sawing was incessant. Finally, all that was left was the stump, which was pulled and ground into the woodchippers, too. The tree had been in front of the house on Radcliffe Street, since we had moved here
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  • Mikhailovsky Dancers to Perform on the Broad Stage in Santa Monica
    Westside Ballet will host a special May 7 performance, with guest dancers not normally seen in Santa Monica. Three dancers, who have recently left Russia will perform. Adrian Blake Mitchell and Andrea Lassakova, of the Mikahailovsky Ballet, will
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  • Color Guard Adds to Band Performance: Worry the Program Will Be Cut
    By CHAZ PLAGER It is 4 p.m. on a Saturday at Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga. It’s 68 degrees outside, but inside I’m sweating. We’re on stage for our performance, “Grave of the Fireflies.” There’s at least 100 people in the audience. We’re
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  • Plans for Palisades 4th Underway
    Dear Fellow Palisadians, On behalf of the Palisades Americanism Parade Association (PAPA) board, I’m excited to announce our annual July 4th hometown parade and fireworks show.   Subject to approvals from state and local governmental agencies, we’ll
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  • L.A. County Supervisor Debate Will Be Held Tomorrow
    The Westside Regional Alliance of Councils will hold a candidate forum for District # 3 County Supervisor from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27. Running in the June primary to replace L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl are Craig Brill, Jeffi
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  • Obituary—Allen Henry Dunne, Renaissance Man
    Long-time Pacific Palisades resident Allen Henry Dunne, passed away on April 1. Allen was born on April 16, 1941, in New York to Doris and Charles Dunne. He moved to California as an infant and became close to his beloved aunt, the late film actress
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  • After 19 Years, Bay Club on Sunset at PCH Will Close May 31
    The Bay Club, which took over from Spectrum Athletic Club in 2003, will close its doors on May 31. Members received a letter from senior executive VP of operations Morell Marean on April 21, stating that “In the coming months our lease in Pacific
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  • Real Deal Says Caruso Working Towards Upscale Shift with Palisades Mall
    Caruso is reworking its tenant profile at Palisades Village to attract higher end brands, according to a April 22 Real Deal story. Many residents may remember a December 2018 Hollywood Reporter story (“Rick Caruso’s New Pacific Palisades Mall
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  • AYSO EXTRA Soccer Tryouts Will Be Held This Week April 26-30
    Do you want your child to have fun playing soccer, while obtaining the necessary skills to advance to the next level? Consider AYSO EXTRA, which gives more training, but still allows all kids to play, unlike club soccer, when many players sit on the
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