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Ask BBB: Parenting Advice from Betsy Brown Braun

March 26, 2015

QUESTION: Our son is in first grade and he is in school from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and takes lessons or enrichment classes every afternoon until 5 p.m. On the weekends, he has soccer practice and usually a game. He seems to enjoy all of these activities, but I’m worried we might be overbooking him. Read the full article…

Poet Hosts Poetry, Spoken Word, Hip Hop Workshops for Teens

March 26, 2015

What does red taste like? Or green smell like? These were questions posed by Rachel Kann, poet and UCLA teacher, whose bold appearance mirrors a mythical creature – dark hair flowing with stark bangs, delicate tattoos flanking her arms and a raspy voice with heavy undertones. Kann is bringing her 20 years of writing and Read the full article…

The Irish are Coming: Palisadian Performing in Corktown ’57

March 26, 2015

Emotions run high and battle lines are drawn when family and political loyalties collide in a powerful new family drama in the world premiere of Corktown ’57, opening March 28 at the Odyssey Theatre. Corktown ’57 features Palisadian actor Nick Tate as the family patriarch who, when told he has six months to live, hatches Read the full article…

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Baseball Bounces Back in League

March 26, 2015

Pitching and Clutch Hitting Lead the Dolphins Past Venice and Fairfax After a disappointing 6-4 loss to Venice in their Western League opener, players on the Palisades High varsity baseball team made a vow not to let their frustration carry over to the next game. Indeed, the Dolphins looked like a different team – and Read the full article…

Freshman Softball Twins Coming of Age

Freshman Softball Twins Coming of Age

March 26, 2015

It is often said that success can be contagious and that is certainly true in the case of Palisades High varsity softball players Calia and Talia Hunter. The twins are always trying to outdo each other, in a sisterly sort of way, and when one does something good, the other is likely to follow. An Read the full article…

Linebacker Alec Simpson Commits to Nevada

Linebacker Alec Simpson Commits to Nevada

March 26, 2015

Palisades High linebacker Alec Simpson plays every down like it’s his last. On the field he’s a bundle of energy and emotion, but off it he’ll rest a little easier next season knowing football is in his future. On Monday, Simpson announced that he has committed to the University of Nevada and he was excited Read the full article…

Lacrosse Teams Rout Huntington Park

Lacrosse Teams Rout Huntington Park

March 26, 2015

The Palisades High boys and girls lacrosse teams traveled east to play Huntington Park last Thursday and both returned home with resounding victories. Andrew Davidson scored four goals, Joey Hamwi had three and  Macchio Rissone added two as the boys blanked the Hunters 17-0 to stay undefeated against City Section teams. The girls triumphed 19-2 Read the full article…

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Courtney O’Brien

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Courtney O’Brien

March 26, 2015

A senior striker on the Harvard-Westlake High girls varsity soccer squad, Courtney was named to the All-CIF Southern Section Division I team after leading the Wolverines to a 15-3-1 record and their fourth straight Mission League title. The Princeton signee led Harvard-Westlake in scoring and netted two goals against Mater Dei  in the Wolverines’ shootout Read the full article…

Swimmers Top Mira Costa

Swimmers Top Mira Costa

March 26, 2015

In the first official meet of the season, Palisades High’s boys and girls swim teams showed why they are favored to repeat as City Sections champions. The Dolphins dominated last Tuesday’s intersectional dual at Mira Costa, sweeping the varsity, junior varsity and frosh/soph divisions. The varsity boys won 115-55, the varsity girls won 101-69, the Read the full article…

Bianca King Named Western League Most Valuable Player

Bianca King Named Western League Most Valuable Player

March 26, 2015

After leading Palisades High to the first-ever City Section Open Division girls basketball championship, senior forward Bianca King has been named Most Valuable Player in the Western League. King averaged 17.6 points, 13.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 3.5 steals and 2.5 blocks per game. Joining King on the first team are three Dolphin guards: freshman Sammy Read the full article…

Brian Temple: Runner with a Cause

Brian Temple: Runner with a Cause

March 26, 2015

One of the Palisadians who participated in the 30th Los Angeles  Marathon on March 15 was 48-year-old Brian Temple, who completed the 26.2-mile course from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier in two hours, 54 minutes and 55 seconds, placing 107th overall and third in his age group. More significant than his finishing time, Read the full article…

AYSO All-Stars Earn Sportsmanship Award

March 26, 2015

An American Youth Soccer Organization U12 girls all-star team from Region 69 won the Kachina Klassic Sportsmanship Award last weekend in Mesa, Arizona. Coached by Palisades High alumnus and beach volleyball hall of famer Kent Steffes, the local team’s name and region will be engraved on a plaque. The annual spring tournament began the Sportsmanship Read the full article…

FC Pali Wins Lancaster Tourney

March 26, 2015

FC Pali, a local AYSO U10 boys team, won the American Heroes Soccer Cup last weekend in Lancaster, defeating the Rancho Cucamonga Flames 7-2 in the championship game. Coached by Eric Winthrop and Joe Walsh, FC Pali went undefeated, advancing to the final with 4-0, 2-1 and 6-0 victories. Contributing to the team’s first-place finish Read the full article…

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March 12, 2015

By FRANCES SHARPE | Editor-in-Chief Rarely does a home come on the market that is so steeped in architectural history yet so ideally suited for modern living. Designed by renowned architect Gerard Colcord in 1929, this French Tudor revival estate is situated on one of the best blocks in the Riviera. Taking its inspiration from the Read the full article…

March 12, 2015

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post As of Feb. 28, there were 72 single-family Palisades residences listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which is 10 percent lower than at the start of 2015. So far this year 32 Palisades homes have sold, and there are now 39 homes in escrow in the Palisades. Read the full article…

March 12, 2015

By ROBERT RADCLIFFE | Special to the Palisadian-Post Part 3 in a Series  MARKETING Most homeowners believe all agents do basically the same thing. If this were true, then all homes would sell. Additionally, most homeowners believe that by meeting one agent from one company means that is all that company has to offer. I hear Read the full article…

March 12, 2015

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post In a typical escrow, the buyer may have up to 17 days to perform property inspections before having to remove their investigation contingencies. Frequently they discover conditions during this period and ask the seller to either repair or replace some things or to give them a substantial credit Read the full article…

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