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Pali Life

Former Pali Student Starts Charity in Late Friend’s Honor

July 23, 2015

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter There is no doubt that the death of a friend, especially one taken at a very young age, has a lasting impact and can even alter the course of his friends’ and loved ones’ futures. For former Palisades Charter High School student Davis Lau, now 25, the tragic death of his Read the full article…

Palisades Golden Couple

July 23, 2015

By MICHAEL AUSHENKER | Pali Life Editor Marriage, even under the best of circumstances, is not often easy. So try 70 years on for size as Hal Vieau, 94, a retired engineer and World War II Navy veteran, and wife Beverly, 89, celebrate their big 7-0 on July 27. “It’s such an oddity now to be Read the full article…

The Lurid Quasi-History of ‘Pacific Palisades’

July 23, 2015

By MICHAEL AUSHENKER | Pali Life Editor Driving up PCH to surf in Malibu, Venice artist Drew Heitzler looked up at Pacific Palisades and began to wonder about those mysterious beacons of affluent humanity perched high on those hills. “The houses in the Palisades piqued my interest,” Heitzler told the Palisadian-Post. So in his latest work, Read the full article…

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Season Ends for PPBA All-Stars

July 23, 2015

BY STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor  It is difficult to defeat a good team three times in one season and the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association’s Mustang 10U All-Star team was trying to do just that Tuesday in the last game of the PONY Section Tournament at the Field of Dreams. Troy Winkenhower hit a solo home Read the full article…

Santa Monica United Soccer Club Celebrates 40th Anniversary

July 23, 2015

The Santa Monica United Soccer Club will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, August 9, at West LA College in Culver City. SMU alumni, coaches, staff and their families are invited to attend. There will be a historical club exhibit, an auction, music, food, games and activities, a raffle and Read the full article…

Pali High Girls Hoops to Play Elite Schedule

July 23, 2015

Palisades High girls basketball coach Torino Johnson isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. He thrives on competition and once again his team will play one of the toughest schedules in California in 2015-16. The Lady Dolphins open the season hosting the 12th annual Palisades Beach Invitational, running Nov. 23-28, which will feature many Read the full article…

Swimmer Hubie Kerns Is Palisades’ Ageless Wonder

Swimmer Hubie Kerns Is Palisades’ Ageless Wonder

July 23, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor For the last 10 years, the swimming pool has been a fountain of youth for Hubie Kerns, one of the world’s elite Masters swimmers. A 34-year Palisades resident and former lifeguard at Will Rogers State Beach, Kerns is preparing for the Dwight Crum Pier to Pier Swim — a two-mile Read the full article…

Dane Elkins on the Rise in Racquetball Rankings

July 23, 2015

BY STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor  It’s been a super summer so far for Palisades High racquetball player Dane Elkins, who won the Boys 16s and Boys 18s divisions last week at the World Outdoor Championships in Huntington Beach. Elkins, entering his junior year at Pali High, defeated Tommy Andraos of Laguna Niguel, 15-8, 15-9, in Read the full article…

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

July 23, 2015

The twins are teammates on the Palisades High varsity volleyball team and helped their Pacific Palisades Volleyball Club 15-1s squad win the bronze medal in the Gold Division at the USA Junior Nationals in Columbus, Ohio this summer. Both were league champions at Calvary Christian School and were All-Stars in the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association. Read the full article…

PPBA 11U All-Stars Win District Crown

PPBA 11U All-Stars Win District Crown

July 16, 2015

By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor After enjoying a magical run all the way to the PONY Super Region playoffs last summer, the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association’s Bronco 11U All-Stars are back at this season – only this time they have more experience to bank on. The squad played some of the top teams in the Read the full article…

Pali High Football Passes Early Test

Pali High Football Passes Early Test

July 16, 2015

Dolphins Win their Final Two Games at Rio Mesa 7-on-7 Tournament in Oxnard By STEVE GALLUZZO | Sports Editor The season is six weeks away, but Palisades High football coach Tim Hyde knows that preparation is the key to any successful program. That in mind, he took his squad north to Oxnard last weekend for the Read the full article…

Pony 10U & 12U Teams Host Section Tourneys

July 16, 2015

The Pacific Palisades Baseball Association’s Mustang 10U and Bronco 12U All-Star teams are hosting Pony Section tournaments this week at the Field of Dreams. The 12U squad, coached by Joe Collins, opened yesterday against Norwalk with the winner advancing to the semifinals Saturday at 11:45 a.m. on Field 2 versus the Cheviot Hills Red-East Long Read the full article…

Toppel Triumphs at Santa Barbara Open

Toppel Triumphs at Santa Barbara Open

July 16, 2015

When you love something as much as Curt Toppel loves volleyball, it’s hardly a job. Even after retiring from indoor volleyball, Toppel continued to play on the sand as a hobby and lately he has enjoyed success on the California Beach Volleyball Association tour. On Saturday, Toppel and partner Mark Burik looked as if they’d Read the full article…

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July 24, 2015

By FRANCES SHARPE | Editor-in-Chief “MOUNTAIN LIVING BY THE SEA” This was one of the first marketing slogans used in 1972 ads in the Palisadian-Post to sell homes and condos in what was then an exciting new development in Pacific Palisades – the Palisades Highlands. The dream of developer W. Charles “Chuck” Chastain, the Highlands Read the full article…

July 9, 2015

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter Transport yourself to the Tuscan countryside in this one-of-a-kind home on a 15,000 square-foot corner lot in the Palisades Riviera—a six-bedroom, nine-bathroom castle-like estate replete with luxury, sophistication and class. With an expansive private backyard boasting a crystalline saline pool and spa, rose garden with fountain, built-in BBQ and stone patio Read the full article…

July 9, 2015

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post Not interviewing and seriously comparing agents for the job. Sellers may list their homes with a neighbor, friend/relative or someone who knocked on their door without at least meeting with one or two other agents so they can be fully informed. They may put more effort into choosing Read the full article…

July 9, 2015

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter With over $110 million in annual sales, Anthony Marguleas of Amalfi Estates was ranked as the top Realtor in Pacific Palisades by REAL Trends as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. The publications also ranked Marguleas among America’s top 100 real estate professionals nationwide. This is the second time Marguleas has Read the full article…

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