Neighborhood News

St. Matthew’s Town Fair | Pacific Palisades

St. Matthew’s Parish School will hold its 68th annual Town Fair on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the school’s campus located at 1031 Bienveneda Avenue.

“The entire Palisades community is invited to share in a wonderful day of old-fashioned, family fun,” said the school in a press release.

Food trucks will be ready to serve with rides, live music, talent show and chili cook-off being the main attraction.

Raffle winners will be awarded tickets to Disneyland and Lakers games and more.

For more information, visit stmatthewsschool.com

—CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA


Business and Wellness Fair | Pacific Palisades

The Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Community Business and Wellness Fair on Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to highlight and introduce local businesses.

Free family friendly activities like a train ride, a blow up slide and performances by Amazing Music, Gerry Blanck’s Martial Arts and Fancy Feet will be hosted on Antioch Street and Via de la Paz along with food trucks.

The event will be sponsored by My Westside Homes, Facecenter LA, Dentistry by Design, RLB Architecture and the Palisades Dentists.            

—CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA


Chautauqua Repaved | Pacific Palisades

The much anticipated repaving of Chautauqua Blvd finally occurred over the weekend, taking place from May 4 to 5. New pavement was set along the entire street from Sunset Blvd. to Pacific Coast Highway.

“My thanks to the great crews from City of Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services for their quick and excellent work on this priority corridor for the community — and to the wonderful traffic control officers who kept things moving well the two day project was underway,” said Councilmember Mike Bonin, who had been overseeing the project, in an online statement.

—CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA


Best of Pacific PalisadesPacific Palisades

The Groza Learning Center has been selected for the 2019 Best of Pacific Palisades Award in the Tutoring Service category by the Pacific Palisades Award Program, according to a press release. The program “identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional success in their local community and business category.”

It also honors the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Pacific Palisades area. “Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.”

—CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA


Works from Pali High Photographers on Display At Pacific Palisades Library  |  Pacific

Photo courtesy of Lilou Curtet

Palisades

Works from over 70 of Palisades Charter High School’s best and brightest photographers are on display at the Pacific Palisades Public library through the month of May. Students have helped curate the show, which includes images of fire-charred Malibu, action shots, portraiture, and compositions of color, light, superimposition, and more. “This library show gives these students great pride and helps them see the potential of their creative voices,” professional photographer and Pali High Photography teacher Rick Steil told the Palisadian-Post.  

—JAMES GAGE