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August 27, 2015

How Palisadian Eugene Volokh Went from 12-Year-Old Computer Whiz to UCLA Law Professor to Conservative Blogger and Co-Founder of the Palisades Spelling Bee By ALEXANDRIA BORDAS | Reporter ost kids at age 12 are playing sports, gossiping with friends over ice cream cones and starting to notice how their crushes have cute smiles. High school and Read the full article…

Batty Over “Batgirl”

August 27, 2015

Fond Memories of TV’s First Superheroine Turn Bittersweet as Palisadian Yvonne Craig Loses Her Battle With Cancer on Aug. 17. By MICHAEL AUSHENKER | Pali Life Editor Sure, it was always fun as a kid to watch Caped Crusaders Adam West (a former Pacific Palisades resident) and Burt Ward battle Cesar Romero’s Joker and Burgess Meredith’s Read the full article…

Ask BBB: Parental Advice from Betsy Brown Braun

August 27, 2015

QUESTION: Ever since my 14-year-old son started high school, he just wants to sleep all the time, even on weekends when he used to be out surfing or hanging out with his friends. Is this normal or should I be concerned? BBB: Doctors and specialists tell us that a child’s need for sleep actually increases Read the full article…

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Something to Prove

August 27, 2015

PALISADES HIGH FOOTBALL PREVIEW By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor Last fall, a season that began with promise ended in disappointment for the Palisades High varsity football team. Sure, it tied for second in the Western League and reached the City Section Division I playoffs for the second straight year, but players and coaches alike thought Read the full article…

Dolphins Display Speed in Scrimmage

Dolphins Display Speed in Scrimmage

August 27, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor The first play of last Friday’s scrimmage at Stadium by the Sea set the tone for the afternoon. Palisades’ All-City linebacker Alec Simpson knifed into the backfield to tackle an El Camino Real running back behind the line of scrimmage – a testament to the physicality and speed the Dolphins  Read the full article…

Sierra Canyon Loaded with Talent

Sierra Canyon Loaded with Talent

August 27, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor No one can accuse Palisades High head football coach Tim Hyde of looking for a cupcake to kick off the 2015 schedule. On the contrary, when the Dolphins travel to Granada Hills High for their opener tomorrow at 7 p.m. against Sierra Canyon they’ll be facing probably the most talented Read the full article…

Tennis Aiming for Threepeat

Tennis Aiming for Threepeat

August 27, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor When it comes to tennis at Palisades High, the expectation is always the same: win the City title. The Dolphins’ girls team has  done that 22 times, more than any program in section history, and will try to make it 23 – including three in a row – this fall. Read the full article…

Parcell Heads ‘Big Sister’ Program

Parcell Heads ‘Big Sister’ Program

August 27, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor  “Great job!” “Nicely done!”           Those were some of the encouraging words Palisades High senior soccer player Kaitlyn Parcell said after watching 12-year-old Denali Masi dribble through a set of cones at the Palisades Recreation Center last week. A 7th-grader at Corpus Christi School, Masi is Read the full article…

Sands Brothers Win at Jim Buck Tourney

Sands Brothers Win at Jim Buck Tourney

August 27, 2015

What a summer it’s been for Palisades High tennis brothers RJ and Jake Sands. RJ went 7-1 at the USTA Zonals (a Level 2 national tournament) in Salt Lake City, with victories over Ben Gollin, Eric Hahn, Karapet Vardanyan, Alex Kuperstein, Randy Cory, Silbey Miller, and Cole Stofflet. He continued the streak at the No. Read the full article…

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: William Schwartzman

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: William Schwartzman

August 27, 2015

William won his second tournament in a row last weekend, beating Sawyer Lai of Santa Monica, 6-2, 6-4, in the Boys 10s  singles final of the Santa Monica Junior Open a level 5 USTA event at Reed Park. The Via Bluffs resident previously won the Boys 10s singles title at the Racquet Club of Irvine’s Read the full article…

Cross Country Squads Ready for Run at Title

Cross Country Squads Ready for Run at Title

August 27, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor  Palisades High cross country coach Bob Macias believes that in his sport, you never reach the finish line. For him, the beat goes on and despite losing four seniors – including the best female distance runner in section history – he believes his varsity girls squad may still have enough Read the full article…

Hart Verbally Commits to CSUN

August 27, 2015

Palisades High senior pitcher/shortstop Harrison Hart has verbally committed to play baseball at Cal State Northridge. Hart made the All-Western League second team as a junior last spring, pitching a four-hit shutout against Montgomery at the San Diego Lions Tournament and throwing a complete game to deal Hamilton its only Western League loss. CSUN finished Read the full article…

Swift Gives Age the Boot

Swift Gives Age the Boot

August 20, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor Whether it’s on the field or in the courtroom, David Swift isn’t one to shy away from competition. Soccer, in fact, has served as a healthy outlet for the local litigator, who claims being a lawyer is similar to sports because there are winners and losers. Swift hopes to be Read the full article…

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August 13, 2015

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter A stunning circular entry with spiral staircase greets you in this 1920s Spanish estate in the Riviera. Offering privacy and luxury throughout its five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, it is nestled on a 13,362-square foot lot on one of the most desirable and quiet, tree-lined streets. High ceilings and exposed wooden beams Read the full article…

August 13, 2015

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post “I want to do a non-contingent sale.” We hear statements similar to this from time to time, and it may be helpful to take a look at different types of contingency clauses. Of course, what a statement like this generally refers to is a contingency on the sale Read the full article…

August 13, 2015

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post As of July 31, there were 80 single-family Palisades residences listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which is 7 percent higher than the available inventory this time last year. So far this year 183 Palisades homes have sold, and there are now 31 homes in escrow in Read the full article…

August 13, 2015

By ROBERT RADCLIFFE | Special to the Palisadian-Post In my estate career spanning more than two decades, I’ve seen so many people make the innocent mistake of sharing “too much information” with others about their home purchase or sale. Stemming from over-zealous sharing of inside details about their real estate endeavors, many homeowners and buyers have Read the full article…

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