Our Town


   Rodolfo Barrientos, the man behind beloved taco truck Gracias Señor, recently graduated from Los Angeles City College. “Of course I would graduate on Taco Tuesday,” Barrientos joked in a post on Instagram. “Thank you all, every single person who has stepped into my life has helped me get here in one way or another.”     

Photo courtesy of Instagram

   Pacific Palisades native Jedidiah Moscot is one of more than a dozen baseball players to represent the Bradley Braves this summer—competing from coast to coast for wooden bat summer collegiate teams. Moscot will suit up for the Morehead City Marlins in 2019.    

Photo courtesy of Bradley Braves

   President Gregory M. Goethals, Vice President for Advancement Lela Diaz and Loyola Board Chairman Rick Caruso are pictured breaking ground on a $34 million renovation of the Loyola High School of Los Angeles campus. The work includes a rebuilding of the Xavier Center, the enhancement of Hayden Circle and the creating of a Veterans’ Wall of Honor.    

Photo courtesy of Brandon Bibbins

   Las Madrinas recently announced the 26 families and their daughters who will be honored for their service to the Southern California community and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at the Las Madrinas Ball on Saturday, December 21.   

Las Madrinas debutantes
Photos courtesy of Jessica Bowlin
Palisadian debutantes, from left, top row: Alyssa Mariscal, Grace Dennis, Gigi Garland, Charlotte Washburn and Annie Wibbelsman; bottom row: Betsy Foker, Flora Troy and Katrina Pyle; not pictured: Annabella Hillyer.