“Palisades Day” to be Commemorated Annually on January 14

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These first residents celebrated the founding of Pacific Palisades.

Councilman Mike Bonin’s Deputy Director Noah Fleishman presented a City Proclamation at the Awards Ceremony on December 8.

WHEREAS, 100 years ago on January 14th, 1922, the Pacific Palisades community, in the City of Los Angeles, was founded by Methodist families under an oak tree that still exists today at Founders Oak Island at 900 Haverford Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the Pacific Palisades is on historically significant land that is part of the ancestral homeland of the Tongva people and the continuous presence of the Marquez Family of Rancho Boca de Santa Mónica; and

WHEREAS, the Pacific Palisades was founded between the majestic Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Mountains; and

WHEREAS, the Pacific Palisades has blossomed to become a historically and culturally significant neighborhood in the City of Los Angeles; and

WHEREAS, the values of community, belonging, and home are core to the creation of the Pacific Palisades; and

WHEREAS, it is important to recognize, commemorate, and celebrate historically and culturally significant neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that every January 14th be commemorated as “Palisades Day” in the Pacific Palisades; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that “Palisades Day” be celebrated by, amongst other activities, the banging of pots and pans at a specific evening time so that together the entire neighborhoods may commemorate the founding of the Pacific Palisades community in the City of Los Angeles.

Pacific Palisades

 

Founder’s Oak is a islet of oak trees across from Pierson Playhouse where Pacific Palisades was founded in 1922.

 

December 12 Letter from Noah Fleishman to the Community:

I hope you’re healthy and doing well.

It’s with a heavy heart that I write to let you know that yesterday, Sunday, December 11th was my last day serving Council District 11 for Councilmember Mike Bonin.

I was born and raised in Council District 11, was able to intern for Councilmember Bonin for a year as a college student, and was fortunate enough to serve as the Brentwood & Palisades Field Deputy, Deputy District Director, District Director, and LAX Community Liaison over the last year and a half.

It’s been a great privilege to serve the neighborhoods I grew up in, and I am immensely grateful that I was able to work with each one of you to better our communities. Thank you very much, and I hope the next Councilmember and her office are fortunate enough to work with you all.

While it’s unclear what my next step will be right now, I hope to continue my public service and keep working with you in the future.

I hope to stay in touch, so please contact me anytime. My email is noah.c.fleishman@gmail.com and my new cell is (213) 866-2614.

I hope you have a great week and enjoy the holiday season.

All the best,

Noah Fleishman

 

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