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Palisadian’s Transplant Survival Story Inspires Bone Marrow Drive at BOCA This Sunday

September 18, 2014

Palisadian Julie Dresner and Michelle Miller are related by blood. But the two women, who live 3,000 miles apart, only met for the first time last year. Dresner, who had been fighting Hodgkin’s lymphoma since 1984, was in dire need of a bone marrow transplant after subsequently developing leukemia from treatments. When her brother wasn’t Read the full article…

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Tutor: Friend or Foe?

September 18, 2014

A great tutor can be life changing. An okay tutor can do more harm than good. Many readers have asked me how to evaluate if someone will be a good tutor for their child. Over the past 12 years, Revolution Prep has interviewed over 100,000 potential tutors and hired and trained over 5,000 of them. Read the full article…

Marquez Food Truck Fundraiser A Chomping Back-to-School Success

September 18, 2014

On Sunday, Sept. 7 Marquez Elementary School welcomed more than 500 people to its lower yard for the 5th Annual Back to School Food Truck Festival. In addition to fantastic food from Cousins Maine Lobster, Meat the Greek and more, attendees enjoyed performances by Palisades High School’s dance team and two sets of tunes from Read the full article…

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Catching Up with… Jon Moscot

September 18, 2014

At Monday afternoon’s practice Palisadian-Post Sports Editor Steve Galluzzo visited with former Palisades High pitcher Jon Moscot, who came to help his former coach, Mike Voelkel, conduct throwing drills with his pitchers. Moscot was the  school’s Post Cup Award winner as Outstanding Senior Athlete in 2009, went on to play at Cuesta College and Pepperdine Read the full article…

Vikings Hold On to Extend Streak

Vikings Hold On to Extend Streak

September 18, 2014

From the day he took over the Palisades High football program last year, head coach Tim Hyde has instilled a mindset in his players: work hard, do your job and compete. That’s just what the Dolphins did for 48 minutes last Friday night at Santa Monica College and although the end result was a defeat, Read the full article…

Football Hosts Canoga Park Friday

September 18, 2014

After suffering their first losses of the season the Palisades High varsity and JV football teams will play in front of their home crowd for the first time tomorrow when they host Canoga Park at Stadium by the Sea. The JV game kicks off at 4 p.m., followed by the varsity at 7. The challenge Read the full article…

Samo JV Football Pulls off Fourth Quarter Comeback

Samo JV Football Pulls off Fourth Quarter Comeback

September 18, 2014

Victory seemed well in hand for the Palisades High junior varsity football team heading into the fourth quarter of last Thursday night’s intersectional game against Santa Monica. The Dolphins had an eight-point lead and were shutting down their opponents’ running game consistently. However, the host Vikings didn’t give up and inched closer on a safety Read the full article…

Williams to Join Stellar Field for Woodbridge Race

Williams to Join Stellar Field for Woodbridge Race

September 18, 2014

After running a personal-best in her first race of the season, Palisades High senior cross country star Marissa Williams will try to set another record Saturday night in Irvine when she competes in the Sweepstakes Race at the 34th annual Woodbridge Classic. Williams, the two-time City Section champion, clocked 5:59.98 in the senior division race Read the full article…

Water Polo Hosting Westside Classic

Water Polo Hosting Westside Classic

September 18, 2014

The Palisades High boys varsity water polo team will be back in the pool this weekend as co-host of the fourth annual Westside Classic. The eight-team tournament begins Friday at Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center and finishes Saturday at Brentwood School. The Dolphins are in Group B with Westlake, Santa Monica’s JV and Eagle Rock. Group A Read the full article…

Pali High Volleyball Pushes Taft to Five Sets in Opener

Pali High Volleyball Pushes Taft to Five Sets in Opener

September 18, 2014

Given how many new players were on the court, Palisades High girls volleyball head coach Carlos Gray didn’t know what to expect heading into last Thursday’s season opener against Taft. Only one of the Dolphins’  starters was even playing the same position she did last year and that showed in the first two sets, but Read the full article…

Beach Boys Back in Swing

Beach Boys Back in Swing

September 18, 2014

The outdoor courts were a sea of humanity last Saturday at Dockweiler State Beach, where Palisades High‘s boys beach volleyball team was in action against Mira Costa and Palos Verdes. After leading the girls squad to the playoffs in the spring, Dolphins head coach Dane Selznick has high hopes for the boys, several of whom Read the full article…

Marshalling Their Efforts

Marshalling Their Efforts

September 11, 2014

Pali High Football Opens the Season with Impressive 40-12 Road Victory over the Barristers It took one quarter for the Palisades High varsity football team to get rolling last Friday afternoon, but once it did there was no stopping the Dolphins in a 40-12 nonleague victory over Los Angeles Marshall in Los Feliz. “It feels Read the full article…

Dolphins Aim to Turn Tide at Santa Monica

Dolphins Aim to Turn Tide at Santa Monica

September 11, 2014

The Palisades High varsity football team faces one of its most formidable challenges of the season Friday at 7 p.m. when it faces Santa Monica at SMC. Santa Monica leads the rivalry 20-6-2 and have won the last 10 meetings by an average of 28 points, but the Vikings lost their season opener 12-6 at Read the full article…

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September 11, 2014

By Michael Edlen | Special to the Palisadian-Post As of Aug. 31, there were 69 single-family Palisades residences listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which is 11 percent higher in inventory than this time last year. So far this year 218 Palisades homes have sold, and there are now 41 homes in escrow in Read the full article…

September 11, 2014

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter Sitting majestically on an expansive lot of over an acre atop the Palisades Highlands, this nearly 6,000 square-foot Mediterranean villa exudes class and sophistication in conjunction with spectacular mountain views and maximum privacy. With hardly any other man-made structures visible from inside the home, you will truly feel as if you Read the full article…

September 11, 2014

By Jacqueline Primo | Reporter Arman Mahmoodi may be just shy of his 20th birthday, but he already has a deep understanding of local real estate. The youngest realtor associate with Rodeo Realty, Mahmoodi grew up in the Palisades and is well acquainted with the unique charm that entices prospective residents to buy property in Read the full article…

September 11, 2014

By Michael Edlen | Special to the Palisadian-Post Although the same contract forms are used in the selling and buying of a home, the process and timing are not at all the same. Sellers often decide to sell within a few months of actually putting their home on the market, whereas most buyers begin their Read the full article…

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