News

  • Residents Concerned about Crime Invited to April 21 Forum
      There will be a community discussion with L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva “Solutions for Crime and Homelessness with Law Enforcement” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, 1210 4th Street. No
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  • Community Council Reassigns Environmental Group to Civic 
    We all know about gender reassignment, but the Pacific Palisades Community Council has now introduced a new concept: organizational reassignment. Members voted to reassign the new environmental organization, Resilient Palisades (RP), as a civic
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  • A Different Palisades Outing: Bubbles & Blooms
    This opportunity does not present itself often in Pacific Palisades, but if one loves fashion and champagne, put Bubbles & Blooms on your calendar. This perfect hump-day activity will occur on Wednesday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Enoteca 5
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  • Upcoming: CD 11 and L.A. County Supervisor Candidate Forums Planned
      In case you missed Circling the News and Westside Current’s Councilmember District 11 candidate forum on April 6 and haven’t had time to view it,  click here. Eight of the seven candidates attended the event (Erin Darling had a conflict and
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  • 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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