Maryam Zar is the new Community Council president.
Photo: Bart Bartholomew

Viewpoint: Pacific Palisades Community Council Advantages Highlighted

By Maryam Zar Community Council President I very much enjoyed your light-hearted review of our recent PPCC meeting. 
Sue Pascoe (left) and Don Scott watch as PaliHi College Counselors Ruth Grubbs and Diane Hurst (right) accept a check to help students with college extras. Photo: Rich Wilken

Viewpoint: Kudos for the ‘Off to College’ Fund

By Sue Pascoe Editor Resident Dan Clement, the founder of College Bound Today, shared a May 12 New York Times 
Remember Our Graduation?

Remember Our Graduation?

Pacific Palisades resident and philanthropist Mitzi Blahd speaks at an SMC Board of Trustees meeting. Blahd donated $1 million to the SMC Foundation in Professor Harvey Stromberg’s honor.

Palisades News Letters: Deep Appreciation for Mitzi Blahd

Deep Appreciation for Mitzi Blahd Mitzi Blahd, a Rustic Canyon resident who died recently, was a fabulous and fearless f
Fire Service Recognition Day is Saturday, May 13

Fire Service Recognition Day is Saturday, May 13

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).

Viewpoint: ‘Enjoying’ a Pacific Palisades Community Council Meeting

By Sue Pascoe Editor For the 25,000 or so people who live in Pacific Palisades, but couldn’t make it to the Pacific Pa
The hauling is almost complete so that the construction of the underground parking can begin.
Photo: Bart Bartholomew

Viewpoint: Caruso Project Hazardous Materials Report Request Sent to Councilman Bonin

By Donna Vaccarino (Editor’s note: The following was sent to Debbie Dyner-Harris in Councilman Mike Bonin’s Office a
A candlelight vigil was held at the intersection of Chautauqua and Sunset boulevards in Pacific Palisades on April 5 for the deceased motorcyclist from a fatal accident. Credit: Bart Bartholomew

Editorial: Tolerance Is More Than Words

By Sue Pascoe If we can’t get beyond “us” and “them,” nothing in this world will ever change for the better. W
There’s No Climate Change. It’s Just Something in the Ocean!

There’s No Climate Change. It’s Just Something in the Ocean!