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Brothers Complete Three-Year Sailing Voyage Around the World

Brothers Complete Three-Year  Sailing Voyage Around the World

After roughly 26,297 hours at sea while circumnavigating the world in a sailboat in pursuit of adventure and enlightenment, Palisadian brothers Jason and Piers Windebank have finally returned home. What started as childhood curiosity became a reality in 2012 for the venturesome Windebank brothers who are both in their mid-30s. “The idea was rooted in Read the full article…

The Filharmonic to Perform at Tonight’s Teen Contest

The Filharmonic to Perform at Tonight’s Teen Contest

As 15 teens take the stage to compete in the 56th annual Mr. and Miss Palisades contest tonight at Gilbert Hall at Palisades High School, special guests The Filharmonic will perform. The popular a capella group appeared on the hit TV show “The Sing-Off.” Tickets are $20 ($10 for students) and are available at the Read the full article…

Neighborhood Prosecutor Tackles Crime, Quality-of-Life Issues

Neighborhood Prosecutor Tackles Crime, Quality-of-Life Issues

Homelessness, theft, fire risk – these are just some of the more prominent issues in Pacific Palisades that Neighborhood Prosecutor Veronica de la Cruz is focused on improving. A Deputy City Attorney and Los Angeles native, De la Cruz was assigned to the West Los Angeles Division of the Neighborhood Prosecutor Program in November 2014. Read the full article…

Paul Revere Students, Parents Rally to Support Teacher Accused of Racist Remarks

Paul Revere Students, Parents Rally to Support Teacher Accused of Racist Remarks

Several hundred parents and students held a rally in front of Paul Revere Middle School on Monday, March 23 in support of a teacher who was removed from the classroom a few days earlier for allegedly making racist remarks. A lawsuit filed against LAUSD alleges that Paul Revere history teacher Steven Carnine made racially charged Read the full article…

Semi-Nude Man Arrested: Was It Attempted Burglary or Mere Prank?

Semi-Nude Man Arrested: Was It  Attempted Burglary or Mere Prank?

The only thing left? A pile of the would-be burglar’s clothing. A pair of pants, a sock and a shoe were left at the scene of the crime on the lawn of Rick Citron who lives in the Huntington. According to Citron, a young, Caucasian male was arrested on Saturday, March 14 at about 11 Read the full article…

Fourth of July Parade Plans Underway

The first meeting of the Palisades Americanism Parade Association (PAPA) took place on March 9 to discuss the upcoming 2015 Fourth of July Parade. The agenda included topics such as community support, concert line-up and fireworks. Plans are well underway to make this year’s event a successful celebration. In 2014, the concert drew over 7,000 Read the full article…

LA Councils Compared

LA Councils Compared

By Jacqueline Primo Reporter A presentation at a Pacific Palisades Community Council (PPCC) meeting last month regarding Neighborhood Councils (NCs) drew heated remarks and sparked curiosity among some residents about how NCs and CCs compare. (See “PPCC / Neighborhood Council” chart below for a comparison of some important factors.) In Los Angeles, both NCs and CCs Read the full article…

Phyllis Patricia Thomas

January 26, 1937 – February 5, 2015 Memorial service will be held this Saturday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the home of her youngest son, Greg Thomas.

Baseball Bounces Back in League

Baseball Bounces Back in League

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

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…

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