Neighborhood News

Palisades Forestry Committee to Present Findings at PPCC Meeting | Pacific Palisades

The Palisades Forestry Committee, appointed in late April by Pacific Palisades Community Council Chair George Wolfberg, will present its findings and recommendations at the next PPCC meeting on Thursday, September 12, at 6 p.m. at Palisades Branch Library.

“All members of the community are invited to hear the committee’s presentation at the Community Council meeting and give feedback on their perspectives, including such important topics as the history of Palisades trees, the impact of tree loss on climate change and preserving the character of our community,” Cindy Kirven shared in a statement ahead of the meeting.

—SARAH SHMERLING


Alo Gives | Palisades Village

On Friday, September 6, from 4 to 5 p.m., Alo Yoga in Palisades Village will host a Kids Yoga class in partnership with Alo Gives.

“In this complimentary class, children will learn to expand their creativity and express themselves in a positive way by increasing body awareness,” the Palisades Village website explains. “They’ll introduce exercises and worksheets from the Alo Gives curriculum to help kids find focus, mute negativity and confront challenges with an open, flexible mind.”

The class is recommended for children ages 4 to 12.

—SARAH SHMERLING


Nest Tijuana Opens | Pacific Palisades

The Pedagogical Institute of Los Angeles, with help from Palisadian Lindsay Feldman Weissert, opened its fourth Nest location around the world in Tijuana on Thursday, September 5.

The space, located across the street from a large shelter housing young families, will provide an early childhood play space for children 7 and under whose families are seeking asylum in the United States.          

—SARAH SHMERLING


Post Seeks Fall Interns | Pacific Palisades

Interested in learning the ins and outs of a newsroom? The Palisadian-Post is seeking fall interns to help out with everything from pitching stories, to writing and helping out with community events.

Interns are expected to commit about six hours per week. Those who are interested can send an introduction email, as well as one or two non-fiction writing samples, to mypost@palipost.com.

—POST STAFF


City Approves Skatepark | Malibu

As Palisades Charter High School sophomore Max Burger rallies at local meetings for a skatepark in Pacific Palisades, Malibu City Council voted to open a temporary skatepark by spring 2020, followed by a permanent skatepark in the future.

The temporary skatepark, slated to open sometime between March and May, will be located near Malibu Bluffs Park.

—SARAH SHMERLING