Hank Elder (left) received float-building tips from Steven Edwards.

Build a Float for the Palisades Fourth of July

One of the most common laments about the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade is the lack of eye-catching floats. Pal
Norris Hardware. Credit:

Editorial: Getting All of the Facts Makes Sense

By Sue Pascoe Editor Back in February, someone said they heard that Norris Hardware was going out of business. I went to
Community Council board members at the June 23 meeting included (left to right) Reza Akof (Area 8—Riviera), Peter Culhane (Area 2—Highlands), Richard Cohen (treasurer), Jennifer Malaret (secretary), Chris Spitz (outgoing president) and Maryam Zar (incoming president).

Candidates Vying to Lead The Pacific Palisades Community Council

The election for officer positions for the Pacific Palisades Community Council will take place at 7 p.m. on June 14, aft
Palisadian Bill Simon delivered the treasured “My Last Lecture” at UCLA in May.

UCLA’s Bill Simon, a Palisades Resident, Gives the ‘Last Lecture’

By Sue Pascoe Editor UCLA students selected Bill Simon, an adjunct professor in the Department of Economics, to deliver
Palisades Branch Library. Credit: Sue Pascoe

Palisades Library Summer Reading Program Open to All

The Palisades Library 2018 summer reading challenge is open to all ages: children ages 0 to 11; teens ages 11 to 18; and
Audience members listened to actors Bill Jones and Christine Kludjian dramatic interpretation of the winning entries.

Friends of the Palisades Library Writing Contest Theme Released

This year’s summer writing contest is open to children, teens and adults. The theme for 2018 is “Chocolate, Vanilla
Caruso’s Michael Gazzano works up a sweat cleaning the weeds and trash that had accumulated along Swarthmore. The Caruso team was joined by Dirty Girl Organic Landcare workers and members of Palisades PRIDE. Photo courtesy of Caruso

Caruso, Dirty Girl and Palisades PRIDE Team Up

By Sue Pascoe Editor The long hillside along Swarthmore (between Antioch and Bowdoin) that abuts the Palisades Elementar
Pacific Palisades Historical Society

Pacific Palisades Historical Society Will Host Two June Events

  The annual members and guest luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, June 14, at Aldersgate Retreat Center
Sara Louise Fanelli

Passings: Louise Fanelli, 83; Businesswoman

Sara Louise Fanelli, age 83, died peacefully at her Pacific Palisades home on May 6, surrounded by her loving family. Lo