Neighborhood News

Summer Fun & Camp FairEl Medio Bluffs

The third annual Summer Fun & Camp Fair will take place on Saturday, March 16, from 11

Photo courtesy of Yvonne Condes

a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palisades Charter High School. The fair, presented by MomsLA, SoCal Moms and City Moms, will include opportunities to meet directors from camps, including sleep away, STEM, drama, coding, rock climbing, surfing, language and outdoor adventure.

There will be food trucks on-site, as well as entertainment and activities. For more information, visit summerfuncampfair.com.

—SARAH SHMERLING


AT&T OutagesPacific Palisades

Beginning Friday, March 8, frustrated AT&T customers in the Palisades lost phone service. According to an AT&T representative on Tuesday, March 12, the company was working on two tower replacements—one by Pacific Coast Highway and a second by Via De La Paz. Service was expected to be restored by Friday, March 15.

—SARAH SHMERLING


‘Addicted: The Opioid Crisis in Our Backyard’The Village

On Tuesday, March 26, at 6 p.m., the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club will host its next Hot Topic Speaker Series event: “Addicted: The Opioid Crisis in Our Backyard.”

“We’ll take a close look at how the opioid epidemic is affecting our own city, including discussion of California’s Hub and Spoke Initiative,” a press release about the event stated. “The initiative is funded by the state to increase access and availability of medication-assisted treatment options throughout California.”

Slated speakers include Dr. Albert Pacheco, Clare/Matrix foundation, an LAPD representative and an LAFD EMS captain.

The meeting will take place at Palisades Branch Library, located at 861 Alma Real Drive. For more information, visit palidems.org.

—SARAH SHMERLING


Help Wanted at Theatre Palisades | Via Mesa

Theatre Palisades is searching for backstage help for its next mainstage production: Pulitzer and Tony award-winning “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris. The production opens on Friday, March 29, and runs for six weekends, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

“Time commitment is a choice of either one performance, one weekend or the entire run,” a Theatre Palisades representative explained. “Stagehands are asked to arrive at the normal call time of 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights and 1 p.m. on Sundays, and stay through the 20-minute intermission to change the set. There is no pay except for complimentary tickets and a fun time learning about backstage and schmoozing with the cast and crew.”

For more information, contact Sherman Wayne at swayne812@aol.com or 310-738-0407.          

—SARAH SHMERLING


Pali AmbassadorsEl Medio Bluffs

Known throughout Pacific Palisades for their community engagement, the Palisades Charter High School Ambassadors were recognized by Councilmember Mike Bonin in council session on Wednesday, February 27, where they were given a certificate and the  opportunity to meet the councilmember.

—CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA

Photo courtesy of Eli Safaie-Kia