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Pali Tech Team Tackles Tournament

November 20, 2014

Sporting their electric green team shirts, a team of 4th and 5th grade neighborhood friends from the Palisades, competed in the First Lego League Robotics Tournament earlier this month. Team Pali Tech placed seventh out of 14 teams in robot performance in the competition held at Milken Community School. Team members Jack Dawson, Roark Jefferson Read the full article…

LA Organizer Keeps Clutter at Bay

November 20, 2014

“I’ve always been a bit of a neat freak,” said professional organizer and Palisadian Nancy Drobnis of The LA Organizer. And as somebody who turned her tidy tendencies into a one-woman business six years ago, Drobnis knows a thing or two about how to clear up the clutter and make the most of a space. Read the full article…

Palisadian Named to LA Chamber Orchestra Board

November 20, 2014

The downtown LA-based Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, one of the nation’s leading orchestras renowned for its wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissioning initiatives, has appointed Palisadian attorney Shaheen Nanji to the board of directors. With degrees in law and business from the University of British Columbia, Nanji has practiced civil litigation and worked as corporate counsel Read the full article…

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Racquet Repeat

November 20, 2014

Dolphins Defeat Granada Hills 6-1 for Second Straight City Tennis Title In the huddle before last Friday’s City Section Division I final against Granada Hills, Palisades High girls tennis coach Sean Passan told his players: “They’re just another City team.” Then, the Dolphins took to the courts and proved it. The long-anticipated rematch between the Read the full article…

Comeback Falls Short for Pali High Football

Comeback Falls Short for Pali High Football

November 20, 2014

Friday afternoon’s City Section Division I first-round football game between Arleta and Palisades turned out to be a story of two halves. The first 24 minutes were dominated by Arleta and the last 24 minutes belonged to Palisades, but the Dolphins gave themselves too steep a mountain to climb and their comeback bid fell a Read the full article…

Pali High Girls Hoops to Host Beach Invitational Next Week

Pali High Girls Hoops to Host Beach Invitational Next Week

November 20, 2014

Palisades High girls basketball coach Torino Johnson has assembled an elite field for the 11th annual Palisades Beach Invitational, which starts Monday in the large gym. The 16-team tournament features three schools in the national top 10 preseason rankings: Santa Ana Mater Dei (No. 3), Los Angeles Windward (No. 5) and West Hills Chaminade (No. Read the full article…

USC-UCLA Football Game Sparks Debate

November 20, 2014

Opinions are widely divided when it comes to the annual football game between crosstown rivals USC and UCLA and here in the Palisades it’s no different this year. Palisades High football coach Tim Hyde predicts the Bruins will win 31-21 Saturday at the Rose Bowl. “USC hasn’t proven it can play defense for four quarters,” Read the full article…

Village Wins School Tennis League

Village Wins School Tennis League

November 20, 2014

After an exciting fall season, the Palisades Tennis Center hosted the Pacific Palisaddes Elementary School League finals last Saturday and after several hours of quality play it was Village School emerging victorious. In the playoff round St. Matthew’s defeated Calvary Christian to advance to the finals. There, Village swept St. Matthew’s 3-0 to win its Read the full article…

Girls Volleyball Sweeps Past South Gate in Quarterfinals

Girls Volleyball Sweeps Past South Gate in Quarterfinals

November 20, 2014

When the draws were released for the City Section Division I girls volleyball playoffs Palisades High head coach Carlos Gray described a potential quarterfinal with South Gate as “a semifinal-level match.” When the teams met last Thursday in the Elite Eight, however, it went much smoother than Gray anticipated. The sixth-seeded Rams gave Palisades all Read the full article…

Runners Stay on Course at Prelims

Runners Stay on Course at Prelims

November 20, 2014

Marissa Williams ran the fastest overall time and the Palisades High girls varsity cross country team established itself as the one to chase after winning its heat at last Thursday’s City Section cross country preliminaries. A day after signing her national letter of intent to UC Berkeley, Williams ran the 2.9-mile course at Pierce College Read the full article…

Dolphins Dominate Fairfax on Senior Night

Dolphins Dominate Fairfax on Senior Night

November 13, 2014

Palisades High quarterback P.J. Hurst couldn’t have picked a more perfect time to play his best game of the season. Knowing a playoff berth could be on the line, he completed nine of 10 passes for 263 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the varsity football team to one of Read the full article…

Water Polo Splashes into Semis

Water Polo Splashes into Semis

November 13, 2014

It took only a few minutes in the pool for the Palisades High boys water polo squad to settle the issue in the first round of the City Section playoffs last Wednesday at Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center. Feeling snubbed after being seeded second in the  tournament behind Birmingham, the reigning champions scored early and often Read the full article…

Football Opens City Playoffs at Arleta

November 13, 2014

Palisades High football coach Tim Hyde walked out of the City Section seeding meeting Saturday morning with a smile on his face after learning his team not only made the Division I playoffs but is seeded ninth − higher than he expected. The Dolphins travel to eighth- seeded Arleta for a first-round game tomorrow and Read the full article…

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November 13, 2014

By MICHAEL EDLEN Special to the Palisadian-Post I s it a correct observation or a misconception that it is a disadvantage to list your home for sale during the holiday period? Conventional belief has generally been that November-December is the worst time of the year to have a home on the market. The reasons for Read the full article…

November 13, 2014

By MICHAEL EDLEN Special to the Palisadian Post As of Oct. 31, there were 76 single-family Palisades residences listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which is 7 percent lower than this time last year. So far this year 271 Palisades homes have sold, and there are now 35 homes in escrow in the Palisades. Read the full article…

November 13, 2014

By ANTHONY MARGULEAS Special to the Palisadian-Post When it comes to taking pictures of homes that are being listed, some agents simply whip out their iPhone and start snapping away. But there has been a real revolution when it comes to new and innovative ideas to show a home’s best features. The savvy real estate Read the full article…

November 13, 2014

When Adam Katz says there’s no place like Pacific Palisades, he knows what he’s talking about. The Coldwell Banker realtor was born in Israel and has traveled the world to the far reaches of India, Laos and beyond. For the past 10 years, however, Katz, his wife Galit and their two young daughters (plus a Read the full article…

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