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Palisades Branch Library. Credit: Sue Pascoe

Palisades Rotary Club Moves $12,000 Closer to Funding Library

The Rotary Club of Pacific Palisades has received $5,200 in cash donations and 287 good-quality used books. The organization has applied for a $7,000 grant, which will leave about $12,000 to raise to rehabilitate a LAUSD school library in the spring, and to purchase new books to ...
Credit: Palisades Patrol

Man Killed in Pacific Palisades Mansion Shootout Identified

A man who died in an hours-long standoff with police after allegedly firing shots at his estranged girlfriend and responding officers has been identified as Eric Paul Bogart of West Hollywood, according to WeHoville.com.  The domestic dispute erupted late on Wednesday N...
This “bike rack” along Temescal Canyon Road was placed after a biker was killed on that roadway. According to the City, that fatality was scored as three in determining dangerous roadways. If a motorist had been killed in that spot, it would only score a one.

Biker Lives Count for More than Motorists

By Eric Preven & Joshua Preven Special to the Palisades News (Editor’s note: The following article, “Biker Lives Matter” in CityWatch, July 24, is re-printed here with the permission of Palisadian Joshua Preven.) Why did Vision Zero choose safety improvement sites based...
This is an artist’s rendering of the proposed Veterans’ Gardens that would include bocce courts and picnic areas.

$400K Pledged to Park Garden at Palisades Recreation Center

By Sue Pascoe  Editor American Legion Post 283 has pledged $400,000 towards a project to renovate the picnic area and build three bocce courts at the Palisades Recreation Center. If the project is approved by the L.A. Department of Recreation and Parks and receives $200,000 ...
Daniel Hayes is trying out for quarterback.
Photo: Drew Vaupen

PaliHi Football Has Depth Heading into 2017 Season

By Sue Pascoe Editor The Palisades High School football team should again be strong this year under coach Tim Hyde. Ten returning players have starter experience, including five who made all-Western League: linebacker Noah Karp, fullback Valention Steza, offensive linemen Ari Sal...
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Palisades Crime: Sexual Battery and Arrests for Robbery, Trespassing and Metal Knuckles Possession

The following Aug. 7, 2017 and Aug. 14, 2017 crime reports were supplied by LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore of the West L.A. Division. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. ROBBERY Sunset/Temescal Canyon, 8/5/17 at 3:40 PM. A 28-year-old male was arrested for attempte...
This was the Pretty Blonde’s “home” in the parkland below Via de las Olas, where camping is prohibited. Photo: Sharon Kilbride

Rescuing the Homeless ‘Pretty Blonde’ in Pacific Palisades

By Nancy Klopper Special to the Palisades News (Editor’s note: L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez wrote about the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness efforts in a July 29 column, “The Mystery Homeless Woman of Pacific Palisades and the Village That Helped Her Home.”)...
The entrance to the new bookstore at the library will be built under the neon artwork.
Photo: Bart Bartholomew

Palisades Library Bookstore to Expand Hours

The Palisades Library Bookstore will add additional hours to its schedule, thanks to having more volunteers. The store is located on the rear patio of the Library, adjacent to the magazine section. This is the perfect place to pick up a paperback mystery or thriller for the airpl...
Captain Tom Moore on his last day at Fire Station 69.

Video: LAFD Fire Captain Tom Moore Retires

By Sue Pascoe Editor After 37 years as a firefighter, Captain Tom Moore of Fire Station 69 is retiring. The Thousand Oaks resident came to Pacific Palisades in 2014 after working with the Hazardous Materials Task Force in San Fernando Valley, and the Urban Search and Rescue Task ...