Neighborhood News

Seeking Travel Tales | Pacific Palisades

It’s that time of year: The Palisadian-Post is seeking Travel Tales, written by Palisadians, to feature in an upcoming edition of 90272 Magazine. If you have been somewhere memorable, please submit your tale—between 400 and 600 words—plus four to five high-res images (actual size if sending from a smartphone) to
mypost@palipost.com for a chance to be featured. One winning tale will take home a prize from a local business, to be announced in an upcoming edition of the paper.                                                   —POST STAFF


Census Bureau Now Hiring | Pacific Palisades

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently recruiting local part-time workers for the upcoming 2020 census survey.

The census-taker position offers flexible hours, optimal for students, retirees or anybody looking to earn extra income in their free time. The pay rate is $25 an hour in Los Angeles County and training is also paid.

Visit 2020census.gov/jobs or call 855-JOB-2020 for more information.          

—LILY TINOCO


Driven: A Daughters Odyssey | Palisades Branch Library

Longtime Palisadian Julie Heldman will discuss her memoir, “Driven: A Daughter’s Odyssey,” at Palisades Branch Library on Thursday, February 20, as a part of The Friends of the Library speaker series.

The book is a story of her life, from her tennis career to law school, marriage and a diagnosis of bipolar disease.

The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the community room and admission is free.           

—LILY TINOCO


Genetically Modified Food DiscussionPalisades Branch Library

The Palisades Branch Library and Culinary Historians of Southern California will present “What’s So Controversial About Genetically Modified Food?” on Saturday, February 15, at 2 p.m.

The event will cover the science and myth that surrounds genetically modified food. John T. Lang, an associate professor of sociology at Occidental College, will be the guest lecturer. His major substantive interest is the sociological study of food.

The event will be held in the library’s community room. Call 310-459-2754 for more information.          

—LILY TINOCO


PPDC Presents Census 101 | Pacific Palisades

The Pacific Palisades Democratic Club will host a non-partisan “Census 101: What You Need to Know” event as a part of their Speaker Series on Monday, February 24, at Palisades Branch Library.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and a presentation is scheduled to begin at 6:30, followed by a Q&A.

—LILY TINOCO