Land Use

Editorial: Measure S Provides Some Good Ideas

At the Palisades Rotary Club meeting on Feb. 2, one member asked the News to do a story about Measure S, the controversi
The Metroplex Project will use satellite technology for planes at LAX.
Photo courtesy FAA

FAA Explains New Satellite Plan in Pacific Palisades

By Sue Pascoe Editor More than 40 residents attended the FAA presentation of the Southern California Metroplex Project o
The 1958 Via de la Olas “killer” landslide covered Pacific Coast Highway.
Photo courtesy U.S. Geological Survey

Knowing the Landslide History at Asilomar and Palisades Bowl

By Sue Pascoe Editor During the heavy rainstorms Jan. 19-23, Malibu Canyon Road and Topanga Canyon Road were both closed
The Business Block building, completed in 1924, still stands between Antioch, Swarthmore and Sunset. Photo courtesy Santa Monica Public Library Image Archives

Pacific Palisades Business Block Building Examined

By Michael Edlen Special to the Palisades News This is the first in a series of articles about historically significant
Construction stopped at the house at 16815 Bollinger in April when the Coastal Exemption was declared invalid because instead of a remodel it became new construction.

Marquez Developer Agrees to Downsize

By Sue Pascoe Editor An agreement between neighbors may result in continued construction at 16815 Bollinger, in the Marq
DWP poles in front of the former Bernheimer Garden need a Coastal permit.

Appeal Filed over LADWP Poles in Pacific Palisades

The City of Los Angeles sent out a notice on Dec. 5 that the L.A. DWP’s temporary pole-top distribution station at 169
A reader sent this photo on December 27, and said it was taken at 8:05 a.m. Caruso spokesperson Liz Jaeger was contacted but had not responded by presstime. The Caruso people have promised to deal with any and all dust raised by the construction. Residents that have issues with the construction can email project manager Michael Gazzano at or call (310) 744-2301 or contact his/her Pacific Palisades Community Council representatives at

Palisades Village Dust Concerns: Who to Contact (Photo)

Three 10,000 sq. ft. homes are proposed for the land on Earlham. Story poles show how high the homes will be.
Photo: Bart Bartholomew

Proposed Earlham Homes in Pacific Palisades Under Scrutiny

By Sue Pascoe Editor A public hearing was held on Dec. 5 regarding three proposed 10,000-sq.-ft. homes with pools that w
New Shell owner Saeed Kohanoff wants to build a convenience store, which would be located in the rear of the lot. The new area would be landscaped and the service bays would be gone.

Pacific Palisades Shell Store Plan Delayed—Again

By Sue Pascoe  Editor The long-debated, often-revised plan for a proposed convenience store at the Shell station on