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Pali Life

Coronet Debutantes Announced

August 21, 2014

On a sunny Sunday in August, the Coronet Debutante Ball Board announced their newest Palisadian debutantes at a luncheon at the Bel-Air Country Club. The teenage girls were invited to debut based on community service criteria. Mary Montalbo, CDBB President, said the young ladies to be presented have worked as volunteers in the community for Read the full article…

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Lillian’s Story: Independent Palisadian Celebrates 99 Years

August 21, 2014

Palisadian Lillian Weitzner has charted her own course since she was a girl growing up in a Hasidic family in Brooklyn, New York.  Like the storied artist, Beatrice Woods, who inspired the lead female character in the film, Titanic, Lillian traveled the road not taken, becoming a student of Martha Graham and Anna Freud.  Unlike Read the full article…

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Malibu Farm

August 21, 2014

23000 Pacific Coast Highway (on the Malibu Pier)  |  Malibu, CA 90265  |  (310) 456-1112  |  www.malibu-farm.com  |  Price : $$ The pier often evokes memories of hours spent casting a line or gorging on fresh seafood, however, Malibu Farm has introduced a new narrative to an afternoon spent at the shore. Proprietor Helen Henderson, Read the full article…

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Teaming Their Talents

August 21, 2014

Madeline Prins and Lizzie Belokonnyi played integral roles in the Palisades High girls tennis team’s run to the City Section championship last November. One goal, however, was not reached and what they were unable to achieve separately they hope to do together this season. “The most important thing is winning the team title again, but Read the full article…

Past Is Present for Football Coaches

Past Is Present for Football Coaches

August 21, 2014

If any two people can explain to Palisades High football players what “Pali Pride” is all about, it’s Christian Clark and Raymond Elie. That’s because they once suited up in the blue and white themselves and they understand the sacrifices individuals must make to produce a winning effort. Clark and Elie were once teammates at Read the full article…

Campbell Fourth at Santa Cruz Challenge

Campbell Fourth at Santa Cruz Challenge

August 21, 2014

Before her first cross country race of the season, Nicole Campbell confessed that a fast time was not in the plan. She merely wanted to turn in a strong effort and enjoy the experience with her  West Valley Track Club teammates. Nonetheless, when the starting gun was fired she took off with the lead group Read the full article…

Teens Pace Teams to Bronze Medals at JCC Maccabi Games

Teens Pace Teams to Bronze Medals at JCC Maccabi Games

August 21, 2014

Palisadians Zak Raskin, Sammy Duffin, Evan Epstein and Charley Wadler led the Team Los Angeles-Westside 14U basketball team to a bronze medal last weekend at the JCC Maccabi Games in Boca Raton, Fla. Twenty-year Maccabi Games veteran and longtime Palisadian Rich Miller coached the 14U squad, which went 6-1 and lost to Chicago on a Read the full article…

Post Football Contest Kicks Off Next Week

August 21, 2014

The college football season begins next week and so too does the Palisadian-Post Football Contest. A $25 gift certificate will be awarded each week to the contestant with the most correct picks from 10 NCAA and NFL games. Entries must be brought to the Palisadian-Post office by 4 p.m. on the Friday before each weekend’s Read the full article…

Moscot Promoted to Triple-A

Moscot Promoted to Triple-A

August 21, 2014

Jon Moscot received quite a belated birthday present on Sunday when the Cincinnati Reds promoted him to their Triple-A affiliate, the Louisville Bats, moving him one step closer to living every baseball player’s dream – a chance in the Major Leagues. Moscot had spent the entire 2014 season in Double-A Pensacola with the Blue Wahoos, Read the full article…

Jake Sands Captures Mixed Doubles Crown

Jake Sands Captures Mixed Doubles Crown

August 21, 2014

Palisades High freshman Jake Sands won the 14-and-under mixed doubles division of the 30th annual San Diego Junior Doubles Closed Tournament last Sunday with partner Lindsay Hung of San Clemente. The pair dropped only one set in five matches and knocked off the No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 seeds en route to the Read the full article…

Playing to Their Potential

Playing to Their Potential

August 21, 2014

Having coached the Palisades High girls volleyball team to the brink of the City Section Division I championship in his first season, Carlos Gray begins his second year knowing a return trip to the finals is no guarantee. The Dolphins lost five players to graduation, including co-captains Jennifer Krems (Co-Player of the Year in the Read the full article…

No Quit in Pali High Wrestlers

No Quit in Pali High Wrestlers

August 21, 2014

A second fundraiser for Palisades High wrestling coach Randy Aguirre will be held Saturday, September 6, at 8 p.m. at The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on the Universal CityWalk. Aguirre recently underwent six weeks of treatment for glioblastoma, a grade IV brain tumor, and assistant coach Aldo Juliano hopes the “Cure the Coach” encore will Read the full article…

Football Scrimmage with San Fernando Canceled

August 21, 2014

The Palisades High junior varsity and varsity football teams were scheduled to scrimmage San Fernando tomorrow night but San Fernando was unable to host the game or pay for buses to Stadium by the Sea, so the games have been canceled. In lieu of a practice game, the Dolphins will hold night practices tomorrow and Read the full article…

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August 14, 2014

The home of the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh, this stunning 10,700-sq. ft. Mediterranean villa oozes luxury, sophistication and indulgence. Tucked behind gates for maximum privacy, it stands majestically at the top of the Highlands. The mansion, with six bedrooms and eight full bathrooms, sits on 1.5 acres and boasts unmatched mountain and ocean views. Catch Read the full article…

August 14, 2014

Many of the reasons for escrows being cancelled can be addressed in advance by careful consideration of details. These tips may help avoid the emotional challenges of having one’s escrow cancelled. 1. Do your own property pre-inspections, such as a general inspection and perhaps some supplemental inspections (such as chimney, sewer line and roof) so Read the full article…

August 14, 2014

As of July 31, there were 75 single-family Palisades residences listed in the Multiple Listing Service (M.L.S.), which is 4 percent lower than this time last year. So far this year, 196 Palisades homes have sold, and there are now 38 homes in escrow in the Palisades. At the current rate of sales, there is Read the full article…

August 14, 2014

These days, successful partnerships seem like a rarity. But Paul Pekar and Carol Ellis, the duo of Pekar/Ellis Real Estate Group fame, have found the secret to team chemistry. The two have been a top real estate team for 28 years, providing Pacific Palisades with top-notch service and a collaborative passion for helping people achieve Read the full article…

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