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Man Charged with Hit-and-Run Death in North Hills, Pursuit Ending in Pacific Palisades

Man Charged with Hit-and-Run Death in North Hills, Pursuit Ending in Pacific Palisades

An Escondido man has been charged with the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in North Hills and then leading police on a pursuit which ended on PCH, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Aug. 25. Mark Christian Johnson (dob 9/13/61) faces one felony count ...
Eliminating Car Lane on Temescal Canyon Road Not Holzer’s Idea

Eliminating Car Lane on Temescal Canyon Road Not Holzer’s Idea

An article in the Aug. 3 Palisades News stated: “The downhill side of Temescal Canyon Road from Sunset Boulevard to Pacific Coast Highway will be downsized to one lane in order to accommodate a buffered bike lane, if Jessie Holzer’s plan goes through.” Councilman Mike Bonin...

Chipotle to Replace Panda Express in Pacific Palisades

A Chipotle Mexican Grill will replace the closed Panda Express at 15207 Sunset and is slated to open during the last three months of the year. “This location should open in the fourth quarter, but it is still a bit too far out to pin a specific date,” Chipotle public relation...

Ways for Seniors to Sell and Stay

By Michael Edlen Special to the Palisades News This is the eighth in a series of articles in answer to requests for more informational help with various senior issues. Various recent surveys estimate that 80-90 percent of people over age 65 want to stay in their home for as long ...
Regi Davis and Meredith Thomas in Blueprint for Paradise.
Photo: Ed Krieger

New Play Examines Murphy Ranch

By Libby Motika Palisades News Contributor The set-up for Laurel Wetzork’s play Blueprint for Paradise couldn’t be more enticing. After all, the thought that a Nazi compound, known as Murphy Ranch, was built practically in our backyards in Pacific Palisades in the late 1930s ...
“BJ” Bradford Jamieson (back row, fourth from the right), 19, who now plays profes- sionally with the Galaxy, played with Palisades residents on the U12 Santa Monica United Club team. His speed and talent were already evident as a child.

Developing a Youth Athlete in Pacific Palisades

By Sue Pascoe Editor If you talk to parents in Pacific Palisades, many of them will assure you that the best way to have a child play a college sport is to start as young as possible, hire coaches along the way, and play on a club team. Not everyone agrees. “Parents think by pa...