Our Town

Sixteen Explorers buzzed in to see Alex Trebeck and contestants on “Jeopardy!” at Sony Studios in Culver City in December. The group was given front-row seats to the taping of two shows and had the opportunity to explore memorabilia from the show.

Photo courtesy of Mary Allwright

  At least two Pacific Palisades residents have joined more than 1,500 undergraduate students from around the world to begin their academic careers at Tufts University in Massachusetts: Ashley Sammann (pictured here) and Clara Etchegaray. Just 14.6 percent of 21,501 applicants were admitted to the university—marking the second-lowest acceptance rate in the university’s history.

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  Community Engagement Coordinator for the Los Angeles County Libraries Oleg Kagen visited the Optimist Club of Pacific Palisades meeting to give a talk on the future of libraries in our modernizing society.  

Photo courtesy of Richard Wilken

Jose Melgoza works on the new landscaping at Los Angeles Fire Department Station 69 on Friday, January 4.

Photos by Rich Schmitt/Staff Photographer