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At the Chamber Expo in May, Tyler Bunn, 7, visited the Rotary Club’s booth, and promptly found a book that interested him.

Palisades News Letters: Support Access Books

My kids and I have worked for Access Books as a community service project for years, even when they were in elementary school. It’s a lot of fun (especially the mural painting) and very gratifying. Stocking the library, seeing it go from sparse to full, even taking the spillove...
The PaliHi turf and track demolition was completed last week. Photo: Matthew Stockman

PaliHi Track, Field Replacement Funding Coming from Various Sources

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer The Palisades High School track and field replacement began on June 29 with a schedule designed to finish the field’s construction by August 31, the date of the football team’s first home game. The project, which was needed for safety reasons, is ...
Talpa Restaurant is located on Pico Boulevard.
Photo: Barry Stein

Palisades Monthly Luncheon Club Spices It Up at Talpa

By Bob Vickrey Special to the Palisades News Our monthly lunch club group may occasionally act like giddy teenagers during our get-togethers, but a couple of our companions’ recent medical woes have become a painful reminder that we are now far removed from those earlier carefr...
Martha Soffer is an Ayurvedic doctor based in Pacific Palisades. Photo: Christian Ford, courtesy of Roger Soffer

Palisadian’s Ayurvedic Bread Sells at Local Markets

By Jessie Levine Special to the Palisades News It should come as no surprise that an ancient Eastern philosophy, based in human connection with natural elements, should find a welcoming home in the environmentally beautiful Pacific Palisades. Surya Spa, based in the Palisades, is...

Palisades News Letters: Giving Children Books

Thank you for letting us know about the local efforts to help less fortunate children and families build home libraries through the hard work and generosity of folks in the Palisades. At the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, we’ve been donating over 100,000 brand new books...
This is “Wild Bill” who insists on illegally living on the bluffs.

Illegal Camper at Rustic Canyon Park Claims Witnessing Gang Activity

By Sue Pascoe Editor Felix, by his own admittance, has been living in Rustic Canyon Park for the past three and half years, which is against the law because the city park closes at sunset. At a recent Santa Monica Canyon Civic Association meeting, Felix claimed that living in the...
It’s Time to End LA’s Secret Meetings: What Do City Council Members and LA’s County Supervisors Have to Hide?

It’s Time to End LA’s Secret Meetings: What Do City Council Members and LA’s County Supervisors Have to Hide?

(Editor’s note: This article was originally published by citywatchLA.com in September 2016. The News has received permission to reprint it.) By Joshua Preven and Eric Preven According to the Congressional Research Service, the U.S. House of Representatives has met behind closed...

Palisades Library to Host Solar Eclipse Readiness Lecture

The Pacific Palisades Library will hold a Solar Eclipse Readiness program at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 31. The lecture will address ways to prepare to view the eclipse, which will take place on Monday, August 21. At 9 a.m. special viewing glasses will be passed out to residents i...
Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Arnie Wishnick (left) accepts a check from Optimist John Peterson (right) for the Mr. and Miss Palisades pageant. This year's winners were Daniel Allen and Maude Tipton. Credit: Richard Wilken

Palisades Optimists Give $27,500 to Local Groups

By Sue Pascoe Editor The happiest place in Pacific Palisades on the morning of June 6 was the Optimist Club meeting, when the club announced that 21 groups will share $27,500 in grants. The money represents the net proceeds from the 2016 Palisades Will Rogers 5/10K Run Foundation...