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Site of proposed development in the Highlands.
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Palisades News Letters: Highlands Proposed Senior Living

After reading the accounts of the referenced interested parties and the hearings/meetings conducted in your November 1 editorial, I could not determine if those opposing the Highlands senior living project claimed it violated any specific building regulation, or code. If the vaca...
YMCA Christmas Trees Available Through Dec. 23

YMCA Christmas Trees Available Through Dec. 23

The Palisades-Malibu YMCA opened its annual Christmas tree lot on December 1 and will sell trees through December 23 at Simon Meadow in Temescal Gateway Park off Sunset. There will be trees small enough to fit on tables and every size in between to 14 feet tall. Delivery is avail...
Debbie Warfel.
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Palisadian Debbie Warfel Works to Reduce Airplane Noise

By Sarah Stockman Staff Writer On December 14 the Pacific Palisades Community Council will present longtime Palisadian Debbie Warfel with a Golden Sparkplug Award for her work trying to reduce airplane noise in the Palisades. Warfel, who lives on East Channel Road in Santa Monica...
Fancy Color Diamonds are the most valuable gems in the world.

Palisades Jeweler Gives Advice about Color Diamonds

By David Tishbi Special to the Palisades News While colorless diamonds are a popular choice, many women are now looking to bring some color into their jewelry wardrobe. Fancy Color Diamonds—the official industry term—are beautiful and brilliant options. If you wish to accent ...
Grace Hiney

Dining With Grace: Caffé Delfini

By Grace Hiney What a treat it was to return to Caffé Delfini after an interval of many months. Not only is the setting delightful with its small candles (and flashlights on each table to make it easier to read the menu), the background music is soft so that you can actually hav...
Viewpoint: Giving Back in Small, Big Ways

Viewpoint: Giving Back in Small, Big Ways

By Barbara Gould Special to the Palisades News Every now and then one can hear a singer with a voice so incredible it speaks to your very soul. I was fortunate enough to hear such a voice recently. Esther Orr not only has a powerful voice, but has so much emotion behind the words...
Karma Rescue visits students at Palisades Charter High School during finals week in December 2017.

Karma Pets Visit Palisades High School (Video)

By Sue Pascoe Editor Courage, Swade, Gigi and Fletcher stopped by Palisades High School on December 11 to provide petting opportunities for kids who might be stressed over finals week. PaliHi’s Associated Student Body Leadership’s Adam Toubian said, “Since I was a fresh...
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Palisades Woman Detained After Police Find Marijuana Growing Operation in San Bernardino

Stephanie Smith, of Pacific Palisades, was taken into custody on Wednesday after the discovery of an alleged marijuana growing operation in San Bernardino that was not properly permitted, reports KTLA.  Police began investigating three facilities in San Bernardino owned by S...
County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Dick and Doris Littlestone and son Lt. Mark Littlestone attend Columbarium groundbreaking ceremony. Photo courtesy County Supervisors

Dick Littlestone Fought the VA and Won

By Sue Pascoe  Editor Retired Army Colonel Dick Littlestone, a long-time Palisadian, fought the Veterans Administration bureaucracy, and won. His multi-year campaign finally resulted in a groundbreaking ceremony on November 15 for a columbarium that will hold the ashes of ne...