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  • Get Ready for the Fourth!

      BANDS: Two opportunities to march in the parade with your old band instrument. All ages welcome: The Oom PaPa band welcomes new members of all ages each year. Please
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  • Junior Tennis Camps through August

    Your kid promised that they would do something every day this summer and you didn’t need them to sign up for camps. So far it has been nothing but sleeping late, and too much
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  • I Tested Positive for the Cancer-Causing BRCA Mutation. Now What?

    (Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in October 2018 and is reprinted with permission.) By LAURA OSMAN Curiosity about my ancestry
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  • Homelessness and the Million Dollar Question

    By TIM CAMPBELL (This column ran on June 17, 2024, in CityWatch and is reprinted with permission.) Recently, I was challenged by a colleague to a thought experiment.  What
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  • What Is It #30?

    These are two American Civil War Cavalry Officer sabers. You can tell that they are sabers, not swords, because of the curved shape of the blade. Infantry officers wore
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  • Santa Monica Problems Affects Neighboring Cities

    Santa Monica Third Street Promenade and the Pier used to be a destination stop for people from Pacific Palisades. Store vacancy rates are now reported at 25 % by TheRealDeal.
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  • Pot Shots #18

    What are Pot-Shots? Ashleigh Brilliant writes: WHAT EXACTLY IS A “POT-SHOT” OR “BRILLIANT THOUGHT?” Pot-Shots are epigrams, composed according to the
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  • Zero Moved into Permanent Housing, According to City Records

    By SUE PASCOE and TIM CAMPBELL It seems all it will take to end homelessness in Los Angeles is more money. On the November ballot, voters will see the Affordable Housing,
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  • 2023 Champ Laura Osman Will Return to Defend Title

    In her first time running the 10K Will Roger race, Laura Osman of Encino, captured the women’s division. She made it look easy last July, running 6:17 min/miles for a winning
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  • Palisadian Miles Partain Qualifies for Olympics

    Professional beach volleyball player Miles Partain will play for the USA in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Partain, 22, and partner Andy Benesh, 29, are ranked fourth in the
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