Our Town


Palisadian Monica Marin, who works at the Wine House, was recently nominated as a Wine Educator of the Year for 2019 by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust. The award recognizes the “outstanding contribution of an individual or company within WSET’s network of Approved Programme Providers,” according to a statement.

Photo courtesy of Monica Marin

  The Optimist Club of Pacific Palisades hosted a morning meeting and gift exchange on Christmas Eve. The next meeting is scheduled for January 7.          

Photo by Rich Wilken

  The Explorers group of the Palisades Newcomers and Friends Club visited Hollyhock House, built by Frank Lloyd Wright for oil heiress Aline Barnsdale on several acres atop a hill at Hollywood Boulevard and Vermont Avenue.

Photos by Mary Allwright

   On Pajama Day, Canyon Charter Elementary School donated a check to Los Angeles Fire Department to thank fire fighters for their hard work this year and always during a presentation, which was followed by questions and a short demonstration.                     

Photos by Rich Schmitt/Staff Photographer