News

  • Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Quitting Time
    (Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 20th book, come out on May 3. He wrote it with Sonya Curry, Stephen’s mom, click here. When Eisenstock is not writing, he pursues what he calls “a crazy labor of love side project” that he started in
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  • Captain Tom Reports on Suspect in Custody/Drugs
      LAPD West L.A. Commanding Officer Captain Jonathan Tom sent the following information to several residents and Circling the News today, April 14. A suspect involved in the March 28 robbery of the Palisades High School students in the
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  • Three Major April Religious Celebrations Underway
      With the start of Passover, Christian’s Holy Week and Ramadan, the month of April includes three major religious observances. CHRISTIAN HOLY WEEK – APRIL 10 to 17 Holy Week, one of the most sacred dates in the Christian calendar started this
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  • Michael Edlen Donates $10,500 to Task Force on Homelessness
    Michael Edlen, one of the most philanthropic Pacific Palisades residents, just gave a check for $10,500 to the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness (PPTFH). PPTFH volunteer Nancy Klopper wrote in an email to CTN that “Michael represents more
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  • Arnie Wishnick Honored by Katie O’Neill
    Marilyn Crawford, who worked at the Chamber with its former executive director, Arnie Wishnick wrote Circling the News. “Have you seen the portrait of Arnie in the old Chamber window on Antioch? Katie O’Neill put it in her studio window, and
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  • Summary of the CD 11 Forum and Candidates’ Positions
    BY JAMIE PAIGE WESTSIDE CURRENT EDITOR In a 90-minute forum in Venice on April 6, Council District 11 (CD11) candidates were united in advocating for a safer community as well as the need to build relationships and consensus. Westside Current and
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  • Homeless Task Force Now Can Afford Mental Health Officer
    Anyone purchasing a chicken sandwich or a beer by the fairway on Hole 18 at the Genesis Golf Tournament in February would have been surprised by the cheerfulness and the amount of work that the volunteers manning the concession stand put in the
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  • Groza Care Foundation to Help Ukrainian Children
    Groza Learning Center, located at 881 Alma Real, has offered tutoring, test prep, private schooling, assessments and summer programs for students in kindergarten through college, since 2002. Groza Learning Center Director Tatyana Yukhtman was born
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  • Circling the News: Hodge Podge
    JOB OPPORTUNITY: Maggie, an elder at the Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church, wrote that they want to hire a new director of children and family ministry to work 30 hours per week to develop and supervise the children, youth and family programs.
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  • Woman’s Nightmare Relived: Convicted Santa Monica Rapist Gets Four Consecutive Life Sentences
    (Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Westside Current on April 8 and is reprinted with permission.) It was a moving day in the Airport Courthouse in Westchester Friday when sentencing was handed down to convicted rapist Dylan James
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