Neighborhood News

Woman Critically Injured in Crash | The Highlands

A 49-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries when her car crashed into a tree on Palisades Drive in The Highlands on Friday, January 17, around 4:30 p.m.

The woman, the sole occupant of the car, was southbound on Palisades Drive when she lost control of her 2017 Nissan Versa and hit a tree south of Palisades Circle, police reported. She was then airlifted to UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing—anyone with information is asked to call West Traffic Division detectives at 213-473-0234.

City News Service contributed to this report.

—SARAH SHMERLING


Hiker Rescued | Pacific Palisades

A 55-year-old woman was rescued on Monday, January 13, around 4 p.m. after suffering an injury while hiking near Temescal Canyon. Paramedics met the woman at least one mile up the trail, Los Angeles Fire Department reported. The woman was transported to the hospital by an LAFD Air Operations helicopter.

—SARAH SHMERLING


Pali Bee | Pacific Palisades

Signups are open for the 2020 Pali Bee, which will take place at Palisades Charter High School on Sunday, February 23. The community-wide spelling bee is open to students who live or attend school in the Palisades in grades one through five.

There will be two sessions: 10 a.m. for those in first and second grade and 1 p.m. for third, fourth and fifth grade. For more information or to sign up, visit palipost.com/palibee2020.  

—SARAH SHMERLING


Local Restaurants to Participate in dineL.A.Pacific Palisades

Offerings at The Draycott
Photo courtesy of The Draycott

Three Palisadian restaurants will participate in the upcoming dineL.A. restaurant week:

Hank’s, Taste at the Palisades and The Draycott. Hank’s and Taste will participate for dinner, while The Draycott will offer both lunch and dinner at its Palisades Village location.

A prix fixe menu for dinner will cost $39, $25 for lunch. DineL.A. will take place January 17 through 31.

—SARAH SHMERLING