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Palisades Branch Library. Credit: Sue Pascoe

Palisades Library’s Summer Writing Contest Awards Ceremony is Oct. 4

The Palisades Library’s summer children’s creative writing contest winners will be announced at a ceremony on Wednesday, October 4, at 4 p.m. in the library’s community room, 861 Alma Real. The event is hosted by the Friends of the Library, and everyone who entered will rec...
PaliHi Presents ‘The Producers’

PaliHi Presents ‘The Producers’

A cast of 35 students and a full orchestra will present the musical “The Producers,” in Mercer Hall, 15777 Bowdoin. Director and Palisadian Nancy Fracchiolla promises “Big sets, big costumes and big laughs.” The 12-time Tony award-winning musical is the story of M...
Trash along PCH remains uncollected. Photo: Sharon Kilbride

Garbage Remains on PCH in Pacific Palisades

By Sue Pascoe Editor A mound of trash is located just off Pacific Coast Highway near Temescal Canyon Road. Why? Jurisdictional issues, it turns out. The Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness (PPTFH) arranged to go onto the land below Via de las Olas to clean out about 13 d...
A car shot out of the parking lot into the Casa Nostra patio, resulting in damage to the Highlands restaurant. Photos: Wendy Windebank

Car Crashes into Casa Nostra Patio in Palisades Highlands

Palisadian Wendy Windebank and a friend were having lunch at Casa Nostra in the upper Highlands on Sept. 13, around 12:30. They thought about sitting near the window for the view, but it was too sunny and they moved over one table. That decision might have saved their lives. Afte...
Palisades Crime: 2 Suspects Sought in Attempted Kidnapping at PCH and Sunset

Palisades Crime: 2 Suspects Sought in Attempted Kidnapping at PCH and Sunset

The following Sept. 19, 2017 crime report was supplied by LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore of the West L.A. Division. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. STOLEN VEHICLE 300 E Rustic Rd, btwn 9/14/17 at 6 PM and 9/15/17 at 9:30 AM. The suspect took victim’s vehicle f...
This year’s varsity tennis players, coached by Bud Kling, include (left to right) Halsey Hulse, Noe Winter, Ireland Amato, Caroline Ross, Kalea Martin, Kate Harrington, Alex Miller, Taylor Barfield, Sophia Arvin and in the front (left to right) Claudia Goore, Sarah Slavkin, Gigi Feingold, Sophia Amato, Bliss Macdowell, and Maddy Goore. Not pictured is Alex Hart.

PaliHi Girls Tennis Continues To Dominate League

After defeating Marymount (15-2) and Santa Monica (12-6) at the beginning of the month, the Palisades High School girls tennis team under Coach Bud Kling traveled to the California Tennis Classic in Fresno. Competing in Division 2, they defeated Los Altos (5-1), Del Oro (5-1), Cl...
BenPlattgiveshisteacherJanetAdderleyahug.Shewasintheaudiencewhenitwas announced that Platt had won a Tony for Leading Actor in a Musical for his titular role in Dear Evan Hansen.

Palisades News Letters: Nice Article about Ben Platt

Sarah Stockman wrote a great story about actor Ben Platt and the Adderley School. I wanted to share with you the journey of our next rising star, Jack Dylan Grazer, a Pacific Palisades native. He is starring in the new movie thriller “IT” and will be starring in the n...
Recall Bonin logo. Credit: recallbonin.com

Mike Bonin Recall Effort Launched

The Committee to Support the Recall of Mike Bonin officially launched its campaign on Thursday, Sept. 14. The campaign has raised more than $40,000 of its $200,000 goal. The campaign needs about 27,000 valid signatures of registered voters in the 11th District to trigger an elect...
Rustic Canyon Recreation Center. Credit: laparks.org

‘Hula Night’ Fundraiser Scheduled at Rustic Canyon Recreation Center

Rustic Night 2017, the annual gala and fundraiser held at the Rustic Canyon Recreation Center, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. until the wee hours. Evening attire is required for “Rustic Hula Night,” an adults-only event. Pacific Palisades landscape designer D...