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  • Westchester Park Safe Parking to “Sunset” October 2
      At a July 7 Zoom meeting, the Los Angeles City Board of Recreation and Park Commissioners approved a three-month extension for the Safe Parking program located at the Westchester Recreation Center swimming pool parking lot. Initially, 25
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  • PaliHi Students Delve into Climate Change with Loggers and the Forest Service
    By LAUREL BUSBY Special to Circling the News This spring, 12 Palisades High students took a deep dive into climate change and the state’s wildfire crisis at the Forestry Challenge Championship in northern California’s Tuolumne County. With input
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  • The Legality of Using City Email List Questioned
    (Editor’s Note: This CTN editor has four emails. One is personal, one is with Circling the News, but two are from prior newspaper jobs from about 2003 to 2017. The emails are not used, but kept for contacts. Prior to the June 7 primary, this editor
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  • Candidates Sought to Serve on the Community Council
    Do you want to make changes in the town? Do you have concerns you want voiced? Do you want to experience government at a grassroots level? The Pacific Palisades Community Council (PPCC) is seeking representatives to serve on its board. Area and
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  • Top Prizes Awarded to Three Homes in 4th Decorating Contest
    PHOTOS: MORGAN GENSER The 4th of July Home Decorating Contest, hosted by Sotheby Agent Susan Montgomery, completed its 11th anniversary in spectacular fashion. Winning the Grand Prize this year was the Tim and Lisa Marschall home on Altata. During
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  • Myth or Fact: Affordable Housing in Pacific Palisades
    Myth Busters Episode #1 One of my son’s favorite television shows when he was little was Mythbusters. Each episode focused on popular beliefs, Internet rumors or other myths. The cast would examine each myth and then either confirm or debunk it.
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  • Village Green President Marge Gold Addresses Optimists
    Village Green Board President Marge Gold spoke about the history of  the Green at an Optimist breakfast meeting on June 21 at the Palisades Presbyterian Church. Gold said that one of the most asked questions about the little pocket park is “Who owns
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  • The 45th Annual 5/10K Race Brings Surprises and Familiar Faces
    The 5/10K Will Rogers Race returned this year nearly equaling the 2019 event and its 2,342 runners. Organizers Thomas Hathaway and James Klein were told by the timing company that most of the races in the state, post Covid, have averaged about a 70
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  • Palisades Americanism Parade Association Letter
    PALISADES AMERICANISM PARADE ASSOCIATION MESSAGE   July 5, 2022   Dear Neighbors, As Palisadians readied to celebrate the independence of our nation this July 4ᵗʰ at our 74ᵗʰ annual Parade, I was alerted to the tragic events that had just
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  • Barak Ballet’s Showcases Dance Premiere
    Barak Ballet returns to the Board Theater in Santa Monica on July 9 and 10. The phenomenal dance company will feature a world premiere by Artistic Director Melissa Barak. In a 2018 L.A. Times story (“The Guide to Dance in L.A.: 12 Standout Companies
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