News

  • Captain Jonathan Tom Promoted: Bids Community Goodbye
    (Editor’s note: It was with much joy that this editor learned that Captain Jonathan Tom had been promoted, because he deserved it. But his promotion also brought sadness. Tom went out of his way to try and work with this editor and the
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  • DSA-Sanctioned Candidates Should be Examined Closely
    The Westside Current ran an October 26 story (“DSA Endorsements Raise Questions of Anti-Semitism Among Darling, City Candidates”), which pointed out that in order to receive a DSA endorsement, candidates must fill out a questionnaire that asks if
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  • Halloween versus Fourth of July Decorations
    Circling the News asked readers if they had noticed that there seemed to be more Halloween as opposed to Fourth of July residential decorations. The Palisades Americanism Parade Association helps host the annual Fourth of July decoration contest.
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  • Letter: Dangers of Fentanyl
    The presentation on the prevalence and current and present dangers of fentanyl at the Pacific Palisades American Legion Post this evening was absolutely eye-opening and bone chilling. A true Halloween’s event. As always, I want to raise the alert
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  • Glen Walsh Discusses Dangers of Fentanyl and the National Crisis
    “One pill can kill,” said Glen Walsh, president of the California Narcotics Officers Association, who spoke at an American Legion Ronald Reagan community-offered presentation on October 20. The day before, authorities has seized thousands of
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  • OMG: Bees Are Swarming Outside the House
    Many Pacific Palisades residents have reported bees swarming in their yard or in other locations around the area. What’s the right thing to do? According to Los Angeles County Beekeepers (LACBA) vice president Charlene Potter, leave them. “Swarming
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  • Letters Regarding the Tipu Trees Proposed for the Park
      The Tipu Provides a Good Choice Wow, Sue! What happened to reporting all sides of the story? I sent you the UFEI/Select Tree information (considered to be the Gold Standard of arboreal information by most arborists for Southern California)
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  • Palisades Football Defeats Westchester 40-26: Remains Tied for First
    It was homecoming night at Pacific Palisades High School on October 21, when the Dolphins faced Westchester. Pali was 6-2 on the season and 3-0 in league and needed a win to stay tied for first place with Venice in the Western League. The final
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  • Tipus Might Be the Wrong Tree for the Bocce Area
    The Pacific Palisades Forestry Committee (PFC) sought permission to plant eight replacement trees at the Recreation Center during the Park Advisory Board meeting on October 19. The PFC proposed three tall pine trees near the entrance to the park,
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  • Qualia Senior Busby Thompson Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist
      Terrin Busby Thompson, a senior at Qualia: The School for Deeper Learning in Calabasas, is among the 1 percent of SAT and PSAT takers to earn recognition as a National Merit Semifinalist this year. Busby Thompson’s status qualifies him to
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