Our Town


   Nearly 18,000 elementary school children from 200 Los Angeles County Schools attended the 49th annual Blue Ribbbon Children’s Festival at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Palisadian members, pictured, from left, front row: Elizabeth Lowe, Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin, Gretchen Garrett Valentine, Susan Walerstein, Pamela Mass and Alison Crowell; back row: Jill Baldauf, Denise McCain-Tharnstrom, Mary Ann Hunt-Jacobsen and Ellen Lipson  

Photo courtesy of Luis Luque Photography

Palisades Charter High School science teacher Alice Kim is writing down information from a cube representing the random movement of water as part of a hands-on activity during an environmental institute at LADWP downtown headquarters. This semester the teacher institute is held during three eight-hour sessions, sponsored by LADWP, Metropolitan Water District, the California Department of Water Resources and the California Environmental Education Foundation.

Photo courtesy of LADWP/Chris Corsmeier

Parents and community members supported Paul Revere Charter Middle School at the 2019 Auction Gala at Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club.

Photos by Rich Schmitt/Staff Photographer


Students at Palisades Montessori Center hosted a Sri Lanka Day celebration earlier this month.

Photos by Rich Schmitt/Staff Photographer