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  • A downtown single-room occupancy hotel.

    Viewpoint: Los Angeles Housing Math Doesn’t Add Up

    By Mark Ryavec Special to the Palisades News Even though there are roughly 25,000 homeless in Los Angeles, Proposition HHH never purported to produce more than 10,000 units of permanent supportive units over 10 years, at a cost of $1.9 billion. On its face, HHH alone would have l...
  • Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center Summer Hours for 2018

    Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center Summer Hours for 2018

    Maggie Gilbert Aquatics Center Director Brooke King has released the summer schedule for the pools located at the Palisades High School, 15777 Bowdoin St. “We have more early evening hours than ever, which I’m hoping will work for community members who otherwise can’t swim ...
  • Palisades News Letters: Regarding Tenant Protests

    Palisades News Letters: Regarding Tenant Protests

    I read your balanced article, “Tenants Hold Rent Protest,” in the May 16 issue. I’d like to offer an open letter response to landlord Lisa Ehrlich, who lives in Pacific Palisades: Dear Lisa, I too am a “landlady.” My heart sank to read about the staged protest against y...
  • David Grinsfelder

    Viewpoint – Sibling Rivalry: Brothers and Cities

    By David Grinsfelder Special to the Palisades News The cities of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmö, Sweden remind me quite a bit of me and my younger brother, Matthew. While deep down we respect each other, on the surface it may seem as though we take pleasure in relentlessly ridic...
  • Hank’s to Open in Palisades Village

    Hank’s to Open in Palisades Village

    By Sue Pascoe Editor “Ask and ye shall receive” was the message that Caruso Director of Public Relations Emily Davis sent to the Palisades News about Hank’s, a burger-and-beer restaurant that will open at Palisades Village in September. A casual “hamburger joint” was an...
  • The OomPaPa Band is seeking more members to participate in the 4th of July parade.

    OomPaPa Band Members Needed for Palisades Fourth of July Parade

    Do you know how to play a musical instrument? The Palisades Oom PaPa Band is looking for new members, all ages are welcome. Rehearsals will take place every Saturday morning during the month of June from 10:30 a.m. to noon in order to prepare to march in the Palisades Fourth of J...
  • Marquez Elementary students, Marie Steckmest and co-Honorary Mayors Billy and Janice Crystal took part in the garden celebration.

    Marquez School Celebrates Its Student Gardens

    By Sue Pascoe Editor With the school year coming to a close, Marquez Elementary School gardening students and garden coordinator Marie Steckmest invited guests to a special celebration on May 30. Billy and Janice Crystal, the co-Honorary Mayors of Pacific Palisades, were among th...
  • REAL ID Cards Now Available at the DMV

    REAL ID Cards Now Available at the DMV

    TSA will not allow California residents to use a driver’s license as identification to go through airport security, starting in 2020. Instead, one must show a REAL ID, a passport or military ID to go through security. On January 22, California started issuing REAL ID cards, whi...
  • Hank Elder (left) received float-building tips from Steven Edwards.

    Build a Float for the Palisades Fourth of July

    One of the most common laments about the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade is the lack of eye-catching floats. Palisades Americanism Parade Association float organizer Kathleen Rogers invited Ginny Barnett, who is serving her seventh year as president of the Burbank Tournam...
  • Norris Hardware. Credit: https://norris.doitbest.com/

    Editorial: Getting All of the Facts Makes Sense

    By Sue Pascoe Editor Back in February, someone said they heard that Norris Hardware was going out of business. I went to Leland Ford, the landlord, and asked him. He said that the lease was up in September, but that he didn’t think anything would change. About 10 days ago, I re...