Blog Posts

  • Community Meeting to Be Held April 25
    To Discuss Upgrades Planned for Canyon School A community meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at Canyon Elementary School, 421 Entrada Dr., in Santa Monica Canyon. According to the Notice of Exemption filed on February 2018, the
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  • Quick, Intelligent Response Prevents Fire Spread
    House Fire Caught Early on Alcima Avenue A 911 call went out at 10:16 p.m. Sunday, April 21, to Pacific Palisades Fire Stations 69 and 23, reporting a fire on Alcima Avenue in the Martin Short residence. According to LAFD spokesperson Margaret
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  • Musical Chronicles Making Tough Decisions
     ‘Newsies’ Opens at Revere This Friday Paul Revere students will perform the musical “Newsies,” beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 26. Additional shows are on April 27 at 2 and 7 p.m. and April 28 at 2 p.m., at the Paul Revere Middle School
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  • Brentwood School Teacher Sentenced to State Prison
    Palmitessa Guilty of Unlawful Sex with Student According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s website, former Brentwood High School teacher Aimee Palmitessa pled guilty on April 18 and is headed for prison. Palmitessa, 47, had been a
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  • Think about Coexisting with Wildlife
    Barn Owls Are Effective Vermin Catchers Andrew Lasken, co-director of CLAW (Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife), spoke to the Pacific Palisades Garden Club on April 1 about vermin, coyotes and habitat fragmentation. “Our local mountain lions have a
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  • Book Signing and Talk by Actor Gary Sinise
    To Take Place at Legion Post 283 on Wednesday Actor, author, band member and veterans advocate Gary Sinise will visit American Legion Post 283 on Wednesday, April 24. Tickets are $25 and seating is limited. The event is open to the public. At 6 p.m.
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  • Finally! Palisades Dog Park Plan
    Park Will Receive Vital Quimby Funds Residents in Pacific Palisades have long sought an off-leash dog park in the community. The stumbling block has been two-fold: location and funding. In the first positive development in years, it was announced at
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  • Palisades Art Association Winners Announced
    Group’s Next Meeting Will Be April 23 The awards ceremony for the bi-annual Palisades Art Association group art show was held on April 13 at the Palisades Library community room. The top three winners in Painting on Canvas were Martha Meade,
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  • Asteroids, Dinosaurs and An Emmy
    Black Hills Institute Provides Answers In my native South Dakota, nestled on the main street of Hill City (population 1,008) in an old city auditorium, is a different kind of business/museum. The Black Hills Institute (BHI) of Geological Research
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  • Senior Alliance Meeting on Monday
    ‘Fire Safety and Preparedness’ to Be Discussed April 22 The topic for the upcoming Palisades Alliance for Seniors program is “Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness: Know What to Do.” The public is invited. LAFD Captain II John Ignatczyk, a disaster
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