Blog Posts

  • Palisades Pitstop Offers a Valuable Service
    For Trash Bins with Maggots, Flies and Dog Poop The Palisades Pitstop truck was an eye catcher in the Fourth of July parade. Announcers explained, “They’ll come to your house on Tuesdays, clean, sanitize and deodorize your trash bins so you don’t
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  • Friends of the Library Sponsors Annual
    Youth Summer Writing Contest, Grades 1-12 The annual summer writing contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Palisades Library, is underway. The contest is open to children and teens entering grades 1-12. This year’s theme is “Palisades Tales:
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  • TV Star and PaliHi Alum Heléne Yorke Is
    On the Bus Poster at Bowdoin and Temescal There’s a poster advertising “The Other Two,” a sitcom on Comedy Central, by the bus-stop shelter on the corner of Bowdoin and Temescal Canyon Road. The poster, located at the front of Palisades High
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  • Acting Troupe to Mimic Scams that Target Seniors– 
    Monday, July 22, at the Palisades Branch Library  A special “Senior Scam” program will be presented at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 22, in the Palisades Library community room. The program is free, and all residents are invited. The program will
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  • Rotary Club Awards $5,000 in Scholarships
    To PaliHi Seniors and to Top Revere Students The Pacific Palisades Rotary Club donated about $5,000 in scholarships to Palisades High students this month. Most of the recipients attended a Thursday morning breakfast meeting held at Aldersgate Lodge
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  • Swarthmore Street Closure Examined by Street Services
    Permit Was Valid, But Warning Was Lacking On June 22, Circling the News received a photo showing that Swarthmore Avenue (north of Sunset) had been closed starting around 10:30 a.m. In short order CTN received a second photo, two emails and two calls
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  • Free LED Light Bulbs from LADWP
      Cost $7.9 Million: There Are Numerous Environmental Benefits A Circling the News reader wanted to know the cost of the two LED lightbulbs that we all received in a reusable bag from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power last week.
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  • Farnham and Robletto Win Home Decorating Contest
    Sponsor’s Award Goes to the Taper Family on Almar The Dr. Thomas Farnham and Lorena Robletto home on Via de la Paz took first place in the 11th Annual July Fourth Home Decorating Contest, sponsored by Sotheby realtors Joan Sather and Susan
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  • Henry Isola Wins the Kids on Bikes Decorating Contest 
    The Yogurt Shoppe Announces the Gift Card Winners One of the most enjoyable entries in the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July parade is the Kids on Bikes brigade. Young kids with decorated bikes and scooters ride the parade route. The  Yogurt Shoppe
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  • Almost 2,500 Runners Compete in the Annual
    Will Rogers 5/10K Races in Pacific Palisades A cool, cloudy start to the Fourth of July helped motivate 2,339 registered 5/10K runners as they set off down Alma Real, trying to set personal best times and win their age categories in the annual Will
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