Our Town


Members of the National League of Young Men and their mothers joined a “Giving Spirit” event for homelessness at Brentwood Presbyterian Church where they were joined by Mayor Eric Garcetti. Pictured, moms: NLYM Board President Shawn Silltetti and Philanthropy Chair Lee Anne Sanderson, both Palisadians.

Photo courtesy of Maryam Zar

  Scheid Family Wines, founded in 1972 by Palisadian Al Scheid and located in Monterey County, recently received Global G.A.P. (Good Agricultural Practice) re-certification from SCS Global Services after earning a score of 99.4%—making it one of a few vineyards in the U.S. to receive this certification.

Photo courtesy of Scheid Vineyards

  Two Paul Revere Charter Middle School seventh-graders, Leena Adeli and Katie Lee, who are members of the school’s orchestra as well as LA Youth Orchestra formed a duet, Take Two, and performed holiday pieces in the Village area in mid-December in order to give back to the community.

Rich Schmitt/Staff Photographer

  Collar & Leash Palisades hosted a fundraising silent auction in December, Pups and Cups, benefitting Los Angeles Fire Department Stations 23 and 69. The store partnered with Starbucks, who provided coffee and puppuccinos.                   

Rich Schmitt/Staff Photographer

  The Explorers group of Newcomers and Friends of Pacific Palisades enjoyed an insider tour of Disney Hall—from parking facilities to uppermost levels and remote corners of the building. The next outing the group will take is a private tour of the Griffith Park Observatory.       

Photo courtesy of Gisela Moriarty