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Blue Can Water has a 50-year shelf life.

Join Your Palisades Neighbors, Map a Disaster Plan

How prepared are the residents on your block if you must cope with the aftermath of a destructive earthquake? Have you ever met to discuss a disaster preparation plan? If your answers are “ill-prepared” and “no,” members of the Red Cross Santa Monica Bay Chapter want to h...
Brentwood School Teacher Arrested, Accused of Having Sex With Student on Campus

Brentwood School Teacher Arrested, Accused of Having Sex With Student on Campus

A teacher a Brentwood School has been arrested and charged with allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old student at the school, according to the Los Angeles Times. Dr. Aimie Palmitessa, 45, was arrested by Los Angeles police on Friday morning, according to LA County jail reco...
Making presentations to Stuart Muller at the July Community Council meeting were Councilman Mike Bonin’s Deputy Lisa Cahill (left), Congressman Ted Lieu’s Janet Turner and PPCC Vice President George Wolfberg (right).

Saying Goodbye to His Beloved Hometown

(Editor’s note: Stuart Muller, 73, has retired to Mexico after decades of activism in Pacific Palisades. He masterminded the historical Clearwater mural on the back walls of the CVS building on Swarthmore, was a 22-year Area Representative on the Community Council and, in 2005,...
Mark Bramhall, Ellen Geer and Willow Geer.
Photo: Miriam Geer

Family Issues Surface in ‘Other Desert Cities’ at Theatricum Botanicum

By Libby Motika Palisades News Contributor When a playwright ventures into family dynamics, the stakes are high. The author must have the fortitude to accept that the topic has yielded some of the most accomplished American dramatic works, including “Death of a Salesman,...
The regular crew of (left to right) Arnie Wishnick, Bob Vickrey, Josh Greenfeld and Barry Stein (far right) were joined by Don Galias (second from right). Photo: Sylvie Waring

Dinah’s Evokes Yesteryear Nostalgia

By Bob Vickrey Special to the Palisades News Entering Dinah’s brought back youthful memories of my hometown diner where I hung out with friends and routinely argued about how much each of us owed after the bill arrived. Back in the day, my evening hangout was Angel’s Grill in...
Savvy Senior is a Remarkable Website

Savvy Senior is a Remarkable Website

By Michael Edlen  Special to the Palisades News I have often been asked for suggestions of websites people might use for various senior-related services and issues. During the process of compiling over 100 such sources, we discovered one site that had a remarkably deep colle...
Doc Redman is congratulated by Mark Lawrence Jr. at the conclusion of their semifinal match of the 2017 U.S. Amateur at The Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles, Calif. on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.  (Copyright USGA/JD Cuban) Courtesy of WWW.USGA.ORG

117th U.S. Amateur Championship Recap from the Riviera and Bel-Air

By Sue Pascoe Editor On Monday, Aug. 14, one of the most interesting golf tournaments in the country, the 117th U.S. Amateur Championship got underway on two local courses, the Bel-Air and Riviera Country Clubs. The field started with 312 golfers that had qualified from 39 states...
Inner-city kids, who were attending a YMCA summer camp, received gift books from the Friends of the Palisades Branch Library. Photos: Carol Pfannkuche

Friends of Palisades Library Donate Books to Inner-City Kids

By Sandra Eddy Special to the Palisades News In early June, the Friends of the Palisades Branch Library received a request that was too wonderful to pass up from the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA. Palisadian Carol Pfannkuche, former director of the Palisades-Malibu Y and now director at ...
PaliHi cheerleaders hold the breakaway banner for the football team at a recent game.

Palisades News Letters: Sponsors Sought for Football

When it comes to football, this is an exciting time at Palisades High School. Last year the Dolphins won their second consecutive Western League championship, beat their arch rival Venice High for the first time in 19 years, hosted their first home playoff game in 20 years and ca...