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L.A. Riots: From the Inside

L.A. Riots: From the Inside

Story and photos by Bart Bartholomew Staff Photographer (Editor’s note: This is a first-person account by the only professional journalist to document the flashpoint of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, which featured some of the worst rioting, looting and arson in the history of the...
inyl records can be used to decorate a float.

Build a Palisades Fourth of July Parade Float? Sure, It’s Easy!

By Sarah Stockman Palisades News Reporter (Editor’s note: The Palisades Americanism Parade Association, which puts together the annual Fourth of July Pacific Palisades Parade, wants youth in different neighborhoods to compete to see who can build the best float. Last year News ...
Palisades News Letters: Opinion on Handling Service Animal Fakers

Palisades News Letters: Opinion on Handling Service Animal Fakers

Dogs in Grocery Stores To the person who kicked a dog in Ralphs (“Heard About Town” column, April 5), please don’t do that. The dog is an innocent victim of a narcissistic pet owner and Ralphs. Instead, you should have first yelled “HELP!” at the top of your lungs when ...

‘A Window Between Worlds’ Fundraiser Set for May 6 in Venice

A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) will host its annual Art in the Afternoon fundraiser, from noon to 4 p.m. on May 6 at the Venice Skills Center, 611 5th Avenue. The festivities will be hosted by G Hannelius, known for her starring role in Dog with a Blog. Tickets are available at a...
Theatre Palisades Youth Unplugged directors Caitlin Tortorici (front left) and Lara Ganz, holding her son, Callum, 9, and their dog, Coco. Behind them are Ray Ganz, 7, and Unplugged thespians Safiyah Dawuni, 14 and Chelsea Trotti, 14. Photo: Amy Kate Connolly

Kids Create in Theatre Palisades Unplugged

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Last September, Lara Ganz and Caitlin Tortorici took a leap into the unknown with 15 kids. Instead of doing a pre-written show like they had done before, Ganz, the Theatre Palisades Youth director, and Tortorici, a Crossroads teacher, helped the kids,...
Jim Kirtley handed out dolls made by Dollies Making a Difference to children in Haiti.

Palisades-Malibu YMCA’s Jim Kirtley Takes Dollies to Haiti

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Jim Kirtley, the new interim executive director of the Palisades-Malibu YMCA, recently returned from building a septic system for a new medical clinic in Haiti, where he also distributed dollies and teddy bears to children. The medical clinic, which i...
People feel bad for the homeless and want to give. Photo: Sharon Kilbride

Panhandling in Pacific Palisades: Should I Give?

By Sue Pascoe Editor Panhandlers continually work the corners along Pacific Coast Highway at Sunset, Temescal Canyon and Chautauqua. They hold up signs that read “Anything helps,” “I’m hungry” and “Will work for food.” Most of these transients look haggard and in ne...
Palisades Crime: Man Throws Glass Bottle at Head; Homeowner Confronts Burglar

Palisades Crime: Man Throws Glass Bottle at Head; Homeowner Confronts Burglar

The following April 25, 2017 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 100 West Channel, 4/23/17 btwn 6 PM and 7:30 PM. The suspect took victim’s vehicle using...
Above: Outnumbered police officers received the controversial order to break ranks and quickly retreat to squad cars as Florence and Normandie was evacuated. Right: An empowered crowd taunted retreating police officers before turning and beating the only professional journalist to record the flashpoint of the rioting, looting, arson and killing that followed on the streets of Los Angeles.

Tim Goldman’s L.A. Riot Videos to Be Featured In Upcoming Television Shows

Some of Palisades High School graduate Tim Goldman’s footage from the L.A. riots and his associated interviews will be featured in ABC’s Let It Fall, which premieres April 28; A&E’s L.A. Burning: 25 Years After the Riots, which aired April 18; a Showtime documentary tha...