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Pink Pops and Jewels Bling from the Red Carpet to the Runway

October 23, 2014

Elyse Walker’s 10th Anniversary Pink Party It was a dazzling night of glamour and bittersweet celebration Saturday night at the 10th anniversary of Elyse Walker’s The Pink Party, benefitting the Women’s Cancer Program (WCP) at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. Santa Monica Airport’s Hangar 8 was transformed into the ultimate lounge for the Read the full article…

Final Pink Party is Highest Grossing Year to Date, Raising $1.8 Million

October 23, 2014

Elyse Walker’s The Pink Party was a monumental success last Saturday. Hosted by Palisadian Jennifer Garner and Rachel Zoe, the 10th and final Pink Party raised more than $1.8 million for WCP, bringing The Pink Party’s 10-year total to more than $11.5 million. “I have always loved Elyse’s store, since I first moved to the Read the full article…

Ask BBB: Parenting Advice from Betsy Brown Braun

October 23, 2014

QUESTION: My 9-year-old son’s teacher is constantly harping on me that our son talks too much in class. He isn’t talkative at home or in social situations when he is with our family. How can I know if the teacher is right and if she is, how can I correct a behavior when I’m not Read the full article…

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Dolphins Seventh in South Bay

October 23, 2014

Against the toughest competition it will face all season the Palisades High varsity boys water polo team gave a good account of itself last weekend at the 45th annual Henry Stuart South Bay Tournament. Seeded No. 9 out of 22 teams, the Dolphins finished in seventh place despite a depleted roster Saturday due to PSAT Read the full article…

Mater Dei Highlights Elite Bracket for Beach Invitational

October 23, 2014

Once again, Palisades High girls basketball head coach Torino Johnson has assembled a stellar field for the annual Palisades Beach Invitational, which will be held Nov. 24-29 at Pali High. The 16-team tournament features three teams in the national top 10 preseason rankings: Santa Ana Mater Dei (No. 3), Windward (No. 5) and Chaminade (No. Read the full article…

Dafney’s Acrobatics Lift Venice to 31-28 Victory over Palisades

Dafney’s Acrobatics Lift Venice to 31-28 Victory over Palisades

October 23, 2014

With one second remaining last Friday night at Venice, the Palisades High football team had one last chance to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and end its 13-game losing streak to the defending Western League champions. Quarterback P.J. Hurst launched an arcing pass into a sea of hands, hoping one of his receivers Read the full article…

Stoklos, Steffes Among Hall of Fame Inductees

October 23, 2014

Former Palisades High volleyball players Randy Stoklos and Kent Steffes are among the 44 athletes who will be inducted into the Los Angeles City Section Hall of Fame in 2015. An induction ceremony will be held April 26 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Culver City. Stoklos (Class of ‘78) won 123 beach tournaments, including Read the full article…

Football Faces Uni on Homecoming

October 23, 2014

Before the start of Western League play, Palisades High football coach Tim Hyde thought any of the six teams were capable of winning it. Two weeks in, the league title is still up for grabs, as very team  except one has already lost. “It’s all about getting ready for Friday night,” Hyde said after last Read the full article…

Perry Klein’s Tutelage Benefiting Blosser

October 23, 2014

When Venice lost its first four games this season, a lot of fingers were pointed at sophomore quarterback Robbie Blosser. Through it all, however, a voice of encouragement has been that of Palisadian and former Palisades High quarterback Perry Klein, who started mentoring Blosser over the summer. Klein knows a thing or two about throwing Read the full article…

Pali High Golfers Resume League

Pali High Golfers Resume League

October 23, 2014

The Palisades High girls golf team has encountered some divots in its first season since Coach James Paleno re-instated the program, but the Golfin Dolphins are staying the course. They have yet to shoot the lowest score in City 3 League competition, but they have taken second place once and were only seven strokes behind Read the full article…

JV Football Bounces Back with 14-6 Victory at Venice

JV Football Bounces Back with 14-6 Victory at Venice

October 23, 2014

The Palisades High junior varsity football team is starting to prove that it is much more than a one-man show. Leading rusher Innocent Okoh was moved up to varsity prior to the Western League opener at Westchester and without him the offense looked out of sync throughout a 12-8 loss. The Dolphins were also without Read the full article…

Elkins Opens with Doubles Win at World Racquetball Championships

October 23, 2014

You won’t find Palisades High sophomore Dane Elkins in class this week, but he isn’t playing hooky. No, just racquetball. Elkins is in Cali, Colombia, representing the United States at the International Racquetball Federation’s World Junior Championships. After rain delayed their first match by over two hours, Elkins and his partner Ricardo Diaz (of Stockton, Read the full article…

Oleynik Gets Back in Swing

Oleynik Gets Back in Swing

October 23, 2014

Palisades High Senior Dominates Her Season Debut Versus LACES If there is any truth to the saying “good things come to those who wait,” the future is bright for  Ilana Oleynik. The Palisades High senior tennis player had to sit out the first half of the season and when she did finally take the court Read the full article…

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October 9, 2014

Luxe Estates Group developer Gene Mirov, who grew up in Pacific Palisades, has unveiled the company’s flagship project in the Alphabet Streets. Inspired by his travels to Spain, the home blends old-world Spanish architecture with a modern interior, cutting-edge technology and the coziest of creature comforts. The five-bedroom, five-bath home boasts an open circular floor Read the full article…

October 9, 2014

In any real estate market, the showing condition of the house and property is crucial to success. More than 80 percent of the buyers are previewing homes online before deciding whether to see them inside. They eliminate a substantial number of homes previewed online because they appear cluttered, too small and unattractive in their photos. Read the full article…

October 9, 2014

Linda Easton, a realtor with Coldwell Banker, has been helping people find their perfect home for more than 14 years. A Palisadian with a passion for real estate, a love of architecture and the compassion to help clients along the path to homeownership, Easton thrives on the 24/7 nature of the business and never lets Read the full article…

October 9, 2014

As we begin the fourth quarter of 2014, 72 single-family Palisades residences were listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). The current level of inventory is exactly the same as it was this time last year. A total of 249 homes sold in the Palisades so far this year. Median sale prices were up by Read the full article…

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