Blog Posts

  • Mayor’s Desk Contacts Circling the News
    Editorial: Mystery Message from Garcetti’s Office I started Circling the News as a blog at the end of June, when I felt I had not choice but to resign as founding editor of the Palisades News. I’ve continued to work hard to bring local news to
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  • Calvert, 94, Continues to Win Gold
    Lee Calvert: Palisades’ Own “Wonder Woman” Lee Calvert, 94, returned from The Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah, with three gold medals in table tennis. She took the woman’s single championship, doubles for women 85-89 with
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  • PaliHi Moves onto Playoffs in the Open Division
    PaliHi Beats Hamilton, 41-0: Earns Spot in Open Division Playoffs Palisades High football defeated Hamilton last Friday, 41-0, to finish in a first-place tie with Fairfax in the Western League. Both teams had 4-1 records, with Fairfax beating Pali
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  • Public Comment on Trash Bins Sought
    Park Advisory Board Special Meeting Set The Pacific Palisades Recreation Center Park Advisory Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30 in the small gym. Initially the meeting was set for a presentation of the Veteran’s
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  • Community Council Meeting Offers Surprise
    Lemmo’s Last-Minute Ploy Undercuts Marquette Neighbors A group of Marquette Street residents who thought they could count on support from the Pacific Palisades Community Council went home sourly disappointed from Thursday night’s meeting
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  • Chautauqua Boulevard Needs Repair
    Key Roads Need Repair in Pacific Palisades A recent report by the nonprofit transportation group [TRIP] noted that “Bumpy roads, uneven pavement and potholes cost drivers in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim areas more than $900 a year in repairs,
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  • Louis-Dreyfus Receives Mark Twain Prize
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Adds to Her Honors Longtime Pacific Palisades resident Julia Louis-Dreyfus received the 21st Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on October 21 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Louis-Dreyfus, 57, who is known for her work
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  • Developer’s Proposed Houses on Marquette Challenged
    Pizzulli Seeks to Build Eight Homes along Las Pulgas Canyon By SARAH STOCKMAN Special to Circling the News (Editor’s note: Stockman has been reporting on this controversial project since its inception.)  On October 1, the Los Angeles
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  • Continuing Issues with Caruso Palisades Village
    The Bad, the Ugly and the Uglier: Palisades Village Not a Good Neighbor  Caruso Closes Streets Illegally Los Angeles has rules about street closures. First you must obtain a permit from Street Services to close the street. Than you must post in
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  • Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Approved by Park Advisory Board
    Board Votes for New Bathrooms at the Rec Center      Palisades Recreation Center Director Erich Haas told the Park Advisory Board on October 17 that it had to make a decision about the park’s bathrooms because they need to be renovated and
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