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
Janice and Billy Crystal attended the Marquez Elementary Edible Garden celebration on May 30. Third graders Eleanor Buckner and Dezmen Howard explained the Three Sisters Garden.

Crystals Named Palisades Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshals

By Sue Pascoe Editor Billy and Janice Crystal, the town’s honorary co-mayors, have been named co-grand marshals for th
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
Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks Stars as Falstaff in ‘Henry IV’ at West LA V.A.

Tom Hanks will make his L.A. stage debut as Falstaff in Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” during June at the Japane
‘Write Me a Murder’ Opens Friday at Pierson Playhouse

‘Write Me a Murder’ Opens Friday at Pierson Playhouse

The Theatre Palisades production of “Write Me a Murder” will open at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 8, and run weeke
Photojournalist Chuck Rapoport.
Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

Spotlight: Photojournalist Rapoport’s Film Commemorates Tragedy

By Laura Abruscato Contributing Writer Photos by I.C. Rapoport The sons and daughters of coal miners were the victims of
Locanda Del Lago. Credit:

Dining With Grace: Locanda Del Lago

By Grace Hiney Just a week ago, my friend Barbara and I were happy to be dining once again at Locanda del Lago, on the S
Travis Taft and origami students Hannah Benharash, Kai Simi-Ottinger, Nicole Nguyen
and Sabrina Hall at his monthly Palisades Library class.
Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

Taft’s Origami: Artistic, Scientific And Meditative

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer In Japanese, ori means to fold while gami means paper, so origami literally means paper fol
Palisadian Louise Sandy Bakes Delicious Self-Designed Cakes to Order

Palisadian Louise Sandy Bakes Delicious Self-Designed Cakes to Order

By Sue Pascoe Editor What to select from home baker Louise Sandy, who offers 22 different flavors for her custom cakes?