• Gold Medalists Visit Village School in Pacific Palisades

      Gold Medal players Maddie Mussleman (left) Rachel Fattal and coach Adam Krikorian spoke to students at Village School. Photo: Chris Gonyaw

        U.S. Women’s Water Polo Coach Adam Krikorian and players Maddie Mussleman and Rachel Fattal visited Village School on Nov. 28 to share their story of winning gold medals at the Rio Olympics this summer. The players described their passion for water polo, how they came to play in the Olympics,...

      December 6, 2016, 2:07 pm 0
    • Santa Pays Visit to the Palisades

      This tiny lad was one of many who sat on Santa’s lap.
Photo: Bart Bartholomew

      Santa Claus arrived on Antioch Street atop a Station 69 firetruck on Friday, Dec. 2, after stopping momentarily at the Village Green to point at the pine tree—and magically, the lights came on. The Oom PaPa Band filled the air with joyful holiday music as Santa, his Mrs. and other dignitaries—including...

      December 5, 2016, 9:05 pm 0
    • Record Number Races in Pacific Palisades’ Turkey Trot

      (Left to right) Henry and Katie Moray, Jennie, Molly and Greg Porter, (front row) Jane (left) and Macaulay Porter ran in the Turkey Trot, wearing festive hats.

      About 1,400 people joined with friends and neighbors for the fourth annual 5/10K Thanksgiving Turkey Trot that started and ended in the Palisades High School football stadium. This year’s title sponsor was Banc of California, which plans to open a branch office here in 2017. Maren Meier, a seventh...

      December 5, 2016, 8:59 pm 0
    • St. Matthew’s December Concert to Feature Bach

      Violinist Peter Kent will perform Bach’s Violin Concerto in E Major.

      St. Matthew’s Music Guild will present its annual holiday concert featuring music by Bach at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at St. Matthew’s Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave. The program will feature Los Angeles violinist Peter Kent in Bach’s Violin Concerto in E major. Kent, in demand as an orchestral...

      December 5, 2016, 8:44 pm 0
    • Village School Students Win Chess Tourney

      Village School students Ben Shaheen (left) and Mason Rufeh took first place in a Westside chess tournament.

      Village School third-grader Mason Rufeh and fourth-grader Ben Shaheen proved they had all the right moves on Oct. 30, when each finished first in a chess tournament in Westwood. Both boys were undefeated at their grade level during the day-long competition. Students from 14 elementary schools participated,...

      December 5, 2016, 8:31 pm 0
    • In Memoriam: Dan Francis Hazen, Jr., 98; Businessman, War Hero

      Dan Hazen, Jr.

      Dan Hazen was a successful businessman, inventive engineer, accomplished musician, and decorated veteran of World War II. He passed away at his home in Pacific Palisades on the evening of Nov. 5 after several years of failing health due to pulmonary arterial hypertension. Born July 4, 1918 in Marion,...

      December 5, 2016, 8:17 pm 0
  • Other News

    Palisades Crime: House Entered, Alarm System Wires Cut

    Palisades Crime: House Entered, Alarm System Wires Cut

    The following Dec. 6, 2016 crime report was supplied by LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore of the West L.A. Division. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. GRAND THEFT AUTO 14600 Bestor, btwn 11/30/16 at 5 PM and 12/1/16 at 7:45 AM. The suspect took victim’s vehicle fro...
    Fatal accident at Sunset Boulevard and El Medio Ave. on Dec. 6, 2016. Credit: Palisades Patrol

    Motorcyclist Dies After High Speed Collision in Pacific Palisades

    Sunset Boulevard is closed at El Medio for a fatality investigation on Tuesday, Dec. 6. A Mercedes Benz traveling east on Sunset late this afternoon was in the process of making a left-hand turn onto El Medio when it was struck by a motorcycle traveling west. The accident occurre...
    Gold Medal players Maddie Mussleman (left) Rachel Fattal and coach Adam Krikorian spoke to students at Village School. Photo: Chris Gonyaw

    Gold Medalists Visit Village School in Pacific Palisades

      U.S. Women’s Water Polo Coach Adam Krikorian and players Maddie Mussleman and Rachel Fattal visited Village School on Nov. 28 to share their story of winning gold medals at the Rio Olympics this summer. The players described their passion for water polo, how they came to...
    This tiny lad was one of many who sat on Santa’s lap.
Photo: Bart Bartholomew

    Santa Pays Visit to the Palisades

    Santa Claus arrived on Antioch Street atop a Station 69 firetruck on Friday, Dec. 2, after stopping momentarily at the Village Green to point at the pine tree—and magically, the lights came on. The Oom PaPa Band filled the air with joyful holiday music as Santa, his Mrs. and ot...
    (Left to right) Henry and Katie Moray, Jennie, Molly and Greg Porter, (front row) Jane (left) and Macaulay Porter ran in the Turkey Trot, wearing festive hats.

    Record Number Races in Pacific Palisades’ Turkey Trot

    About 1,400 people joined with friends and neighbors for the fourth annual 5/10K Thanksgiving Turkey Trot that started and ended in the Palisades High School football stadium. This year’s title sponsor was Banc of California, which plans to open a branch office here in 2017. Ma...

    Official County Gauge Measures First Rain in Pacific Palisades

    The first measurable rain of the season was 1.03 inches, received on Monday, Nov. 21. On Nov. 26 and 27, Pacific Palisades received .31 inches as measured by the official Los Angeles County rain gauge, located at Carol Leacock’s home on Bienveneda. Deputy assistant rainmeister ...
    Violinist Peter Kent will perform Bach’s Violin Concerto in E Major.

    St. Matthew’s December Concert to Feature Bach

    St. Matthew’s Music Guild will present its annual holiday concert featuring music by Bach at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at St. Matthew’s Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave. The program will feature Los Angeles violinist Peter Kent in Bach’s Violin Concerto in E major. Kent, in dema...

    Toys Sought for Military Kids in Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades

    The fourth annual Toy Drive will be held from Nov. 21 through Dec. 15. Toys and gifts are needed for infants through 15-year-olds for children of active military personnel. Please bring a new unwrapped toy to American Legion Post 283, 15247 La Cruz Dr. in Pacific Palisades or to ...
    Village School students Ben Shaheen (left) and Mason Rufeh took first place in a Westside chess tournament.

    Village School Students Win Chess Tourney

    Village School third-grader Mason Rufeh and fourth-grader Ben Shaheen proved they had all the right moves on Oct. 30, when each finished first in a chess tournament in Westwood. Both boys were undefeated at their grade level during the day-long competition. Students from 14 eleme...