Author: <span class="vcard">Sam Catanzaro</span>


Coastal Commission Issues Cease and Desist to Developer who Bulldozed Ecologically–Sensitive Dunes

August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

Ecologically–sensitive dunes graded by Legado Companies By Sam Catanzaro The California Coastal Commission (CCC) is taking swift and forceful action after...

Homelessness Down, Car Dwelling Up in Palisades

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Number of people sleeping in cars has increased drastically in Pacific Palisades.  By Sam Catanzaro While homeless levels across Los...

Palisades Brush Fire Extinguished

August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

LAFD makes quick work of Highlands fire Tuesday afternoon By Sam Catanzaro The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) made quick...

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Palisades Highlands

August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

Forward progress fire has stopped at approximately five acres By Sam Catanzaro Tuesday afternoon a brush fire broke out in...

LA County Adopts One of Nation’s Most Ambitious Sustainability Plans

August 9, 2019

August 9, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week unanimously adopted the OurCounty Sustainability Plan, one of...

72-year-old Woman Dies Hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains

August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019

Victim dies after getting separated from her group By Sam Catanzaro A 72-year-old woman hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains...

Wildfire Insurance Crisis Hits Ever Harder

August 7, 2019

August 7, 2019

By Thomas Elias Californians have heard plenty about the wildfire crisis that’s afflicted this state for the last few years,...

Low Vaccination Rates at Westside Kindergartens

July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019

Less than half of students vaccinated at one local school By Sam Catanzaro  California law requires all children to receive...

LA City Council Reinstates Ban on Overnight Car Dwelling

July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019

LA City Council reinstates Section 85.02 of municipal code By Sam Catanzaro It is again illegal to sleep in a...

Bird Seeking 1/4 Billion From Investors After Losing $100 Million

July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

Scooter giant seeking venture capital after posting losses in first quarter  By Sam Catanzaro  Bird Inc, the Santa Monica-based company...