PPCC Open Seats | Pacific Palisades
The Pacific Palisades Community Council is accepting applications for its 2nd Alternate Representative seat for Areas Four and Six.
“Since Jan Ostendorf has become the Primary PPRA Representative and David Kaplan has become PPCC vice-chair, the respective 2nd Alternate Areas Four and Six Representative positions have become vacant,” PPCC shared in a statement.
Persons interested apply by submitting a statement, and a candidate will then be nominated by the Three Chairs Committee and elected by the Board, with a term ending on September 30.
“Alternate representatives are encouraged to attend meetings and to participate in the discussion of issues, but the 2nd Alternate does not vote unless the primary and first Alternate representatives are absent,” PPCC continued.
Deadline for applications is March 15 at 5 p.m.
Voting Options | Palisades Branch Library
In a new system, the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is offering a four-day, in-person vote center for the 2020 Primary Presidential Election in the Palisades.
For those who would like to vote in-person, the Palisades Recreation Center (small gymnasium) will be open from February 29 to March 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and then extended hours on March 3 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Registrar.
If you are looking for a vote by mail ballot drop-off location, there is one at the Palisades Branch Library, according to the Los Angeles Public Library website.
All ballots should be securely placed inside the vote by mail envelope and signed on the back before dropping off. As long as that is done, it is OK to drop off VBM ballots of family members and friends.
Horse and Rider Rescue Near Will Rogers State Park | Pacific Palisades
An horse and rider incident took place after a rider was “bucked” from a horse near Will Rogers State Historic Park on Saturday, February 22.
Firefighters came to rescue the horse and rider in the area between Rustic Lane and Sunset Boulevard before 5 p.m., according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Brian Humphrey.
“The firefighters tended to the rider, who suffered a non-life-threatening injury, and a helicopter with a ‘Night Sun’ spotlight illuminated the area where they found the injured horse,” Humphrey said.
Firefighters were able to successfully rescue the horse and assist it to walk to safety.
The horse was taken from the area shortly before 8 p.m.
City News Service contributed to this report.
Chamber Music Palisades | Upper Bienveneda
The 23rd annual season of Chamber Music Palisades’ continues with an evening of “flute, harp, and strings” on Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m.
A chamber music preview of “An Angel in the Attic: Concerto for Flute and Harp,” a new concerto by composer Bruce Broughton, will be performed by Susan Greenberg on flute, Cristina Montes Mateo on harp and Broughton on piano.
The Santa Monica Symphony commissioned Broughton’s new work for its 75th anniversary season, according to a statement. The world premiere of the concerto will be performed with an orchestra in Santa Monica in April.
CMP will also bring onto the stage the Los-Angeles based Lyris Quartet to perform “String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3” by Ludwig van Beethoven and perform excerpts from Jean Cras’ Quintet for harp, flute and strings with Alyssa Park on violin, Shalini Vijayan on violin, Luke Maurer on violin and Timothy Loo on cello.
Alan Chapman, KUSC’s on-air host will emcee the evening’s festivities.
Tickets are $35 and available at the door. Students with ID are always admitted free.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. at St. Matthew’s Parish, located at 1031 Bienveneda Ave.
For more information, visit cmpalisades.org.
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