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The Virtual Classroom: How Students at Pali High are Customizing Their Education

December 11, 2014

Online learning is one of the fastest growing trends in educational uses of technology. According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than half of public school districts have high school students enrolled in distance education courses, up from only 30 percent in 2003. In high schools, more than 1.3 million students enrolled in distance Read the full article…

Holiday Memories Inspire Home Decorating Contest

December 11, 2014

Growing up, it was always Dec. 10th that Scott Gibson and his family would set up their Christmas tree each year, draping it in bubble lights, foil tinsel and whirly birds. Gibson said decorating was his favorite way to get ready for the holidays. Now, with a tree of his own at his home in Read the full article…

Special Birthday Tradition Celebrated at Station 69

December 11, 2014

Palisadain Gigi Miller celebrated her 10th birthday at Station 69 last month, a tradition she has held since her very first birthday. Gigi was delivered at the fire station by two paramedics, Gary Johnson and John Keyes who were also present for her birthday celebration this year. “It’s crazy to see how the kids have Read the full article…

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Earning Respect One Win at a Time

December 11, 2014

Pali High Boys Basketball Rallies to Beat El Camino Real for Third Place in El Segundo Despite finishing third in the perennially tough Western League and reaching the state playoffs last year the Palisades High boys basketball team started the season under the radar. However, the Dolphins turned some heads last Saturday night after scoring Read the full article…

Roscoe Bellamy Repeats as Eddie Herr Doubles Champ

Roscoe Bellamy Repeats as Eddie Herr Doubles Champ

December 11, 2014

Every tennis player dreams of being the best in the world in their age group and for Palisadian Roscoe Bellamy fantasy is fast becoming reality. Bellamy just captured his second doubles title at the Eddie Herr International Championships, played at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The Palisades Tennis Center trainee won the 14s division with Read the full article…

Pali High Girls Hoops Plagued by Injuries

Pali High Girls Hoops Plagued by Injuries

December 11, 2014

When all the pieces are in place Palisades High girls basketball coach Torino Johnson erxpects his team to be a City championship contender. Until then, the Dolphins may take some lumps but all of the available players are gaining valuable game experience. The Dolphins (1-7) went 0-4  in last week’s Battle at the Beach  in Read the full article…

Pali High Wrestlers Fifth at Downey Duals

December 11, 2014

In its first meet of the season the Palisades High varsity wrestling team took fifth place at the Downey Duals last Saturday. The Dolphins went 2-2 in its pool, defeating San Gabriel by forfeit, outscoring Paloma Valley 43-36 and losing to Selma (52-18) and Downey (48-20). In the fifth-place match Palisades beat Schurr 56-15. Brad Read the full article…

Marissa Williams Runs 13th at Nike Cross Country Nationals

Marissa Williams Runs 13th at Nike Cross Country Nationals

December 11, 2014

Superstitious people think 13 is an unlucky number, but not Palisades High senior distance runner Marissa Williams. On the contrary, she considers that her lucky number because she was born on September 13. It held even more significance following Saturday morning’s Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon, where Williams finished 13th amongst 199 of the Read the full article…

Pali High Volleyball Players Net Western League Honors

Pali High Volleyball Players Net Western League Honors

December 11, 2014

After leading the Palisades High girls volleyball team to its 29th City Section title in November, setters Delaney Arth and Faylenn McDonough have been named Western League co-Most Valuable Players. Joining Arth and McDonough on the All-League first team are opposite hitters Isabel Kelly and Tielar Richards and libero Olivia Zelon, the Dolphins’ dig leader. Read the full article…

Soccer Squads Drop Openers

Soccer Squads Drop Openers

December 11, 2014

The first game of the season served as a litmus test for the Palisades High girls varsity soccer team. The Dolphins came within a dorsal fin of winning their first City Section upper division title last winter but they’re a new team with a new coach and Monday’s 6-0 loss at perennial power El Camino Read the full article…

Pali High Football Program Holds Postseason Banquet

Pali High Football Program Holds Postseason Banquet

December 11, 2014

The 2014 All-Western League football team has been selected and Palisades High quarterback P.J. Hurst, who threw for 2,220 yards and 23 touchdowns, was chosen Offensive co-MVP. Making the first team offense were receiver Herbert Acosta (40 catches for 773 yards), running back Desmond Box (1,123 yards, 14 touchdowns) and tackle Marvin Williams. Second team Read the full article…

Three Dolphins Advance into City Individual Quarterfinals

Three Dolphins Advance into City Individual Quarterfinals

December 11, 2014

Numerous postponements due to rain led to a mass exodus of Palisades High players from the City Section Individual Tennis Tournament, much to the disappointment of Coach Sean Passan. Days before the first ball was even  struck, the Dolphins’ No. 2 doubles team of Morgan Swan and Ally Williams dropped out, as did the No. Read the full article…

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Courtney O’Brien

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Courtney O’Brien

December 11, 2014

Courtney had a memorable senior debut, scoring three goals to lead the Harvard-Westlake High girls varsity soccer team to a 6-1 victory over El Camino Real last Wednesday. After tallying twice in the first half, she netted her team’s final goal with 10 minutes remaining to complete the hat trick. Courtney, who lives near the Read the full article…

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December 11, 2014

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter You don’t have to choose between ocean, city or canyon views with this stunning Huntington Palisades home. You can have it all. This exquisite country French-style estate with seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms on a 34,000 square-foot lot stands proudly behind a tall gate of iron and ivy. The motor court Read the full article…

December 11, 2014

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post Eventually many people need to decide what to do with a home they have inherited. Generally, this will be the case when a family member has passed, and there are several alternatives that may be worth exploring and evaluating before making important decisions. Some may become trustees who Read the full article…

December 11, 2014

By MICHAEL EDLEN | Special to the Palisadian-Post As of Nov. 30, there were 67 single-family Palisades residences listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which is 8 percent lower than this time last year. So far this year 288 Palisades homes have sold, and there are now 29 homes in escrow in the Palisades. Median Read the full article…

December 11, 2014

By JACQUELINE PRIMO | Reporter How does a real estate professional know when they’ve “made it?” For some, it’s when their firm hits a certain dollar number in sales or when they achieve a certain position within a brokerage company. Being named one of the “Most Influential Real Estate Executives” by Real Estate Executive Magazine trumps Read the full article…

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