Tentative Agreement Reached | Pali High
Palisades Charter High School announced on Thursday, September 10, that a tentative agreement was made with its teachers’ association amid months of ongoing contract negotiations.
The agreement includes a one-half percent increase to the salary schedule, development of a voluntary professional development program in the current academic school year and more.
“We are gratified that we were able to reach an agreement that provides additional compensation and training opportunities for our talented teaching staff, and also maintains fiscal stability in these uncertain economic times,” according to the newsletter announcement.
Members are currently voting to ratify the agreement. If teachers approve the agreement, final approval will be on the agenda of the Tuesday, September 22, Board of Trustees meeting.
Biker Rescue | Topanga State Park
The Los Angeles Fire Department rescued a 32-year-old mountain biker with non-life-threatening injuries near the 10000 block of Cheney Ranch Road near Backbone Trail in Pacific Palisades, according to Margaret Stewart of LAFD.
After a hoist operation Monday evening, September 14, the mountain biker declined to be taken to the hospital and was taken to a safe area near his vehicle, Stewart reported.
City News Service contributed to this report.
PPCC Voting Deadline Approaches | Pacific Palisades
The deadline for voting in the Pacific Palisades Community Council area and at-large representative election will end on Friday, September 18, at 5 p.m.
Contested seats in the election include Area 4 (Michael Minky and Karen Ridgley), Area 6 (Matthew Quiat and Karyn Weber) and Area 7 (Jennifer Li and Rick McGeagh).
“Information about the candidates and the areas can be found on the website and also in the online ballot,” representatives from PPCC wrote ahead of the deadline.
To vote, visit pacpalicc.org and click on the red “vote here” button.
Paul Revere to Host Annual 5K Walk/Run | Paul Revere
Paul Revere Charter Middle School is hosting its fifth annual 5K Walk/Run starting this Sunday, September 20.
“Due to COVID-19, like all major races, this year’s event will be virtual,” organizers shared ahead of the event. “You can walk or run any time or any day. It is important to continue the tradition even though we are not able to be physically on campus.”
The walk/run is open to students, parents, friends and anyone in the community. Paul Revere students who participate will earn a free PE day.
The price to register is $10 per student and $20 per parent. All of the proceeds go to PRIDE. Sign up at paulreverems.com.
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