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LAFD battles two-story blaze at a home in Mandeville Canyon on Dec. 8, 2017. Credit: Palisades Patrol

LAFD Extinguishes Mandeville Canyon House Fire

The Los Angeles Fire Department battled and extinguished a two-story house fire on Friday night, Dec. 8. No injuries were reported. The fire was first reported at approximately 10:08 p.m. at 2287 N. Mandeville Canyon Road, with heavy smoke showing from the second floor. LAFD repo...
Sparkplug winner Matt Rodman. Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

Palisades Golden Sparkplug Rodman Is Traffic Hero at Paul Revere School

By Laura Abruscato Contributing Writer Neighbors and acquaintances in Pacific Palisades have shared with Matthew Rodman that traffic around Paul Revere Middle School is markedly better than any time they can remember. “There’s also been an enormous difference on the Sunset Co...
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Editorial: Hiding Out on the Internet

In an article titled “Why We Hurt the Ones We Can’t See,” Dr. Kenneth Worthy writes, “Imagine this scenario: You have to get a random person to commit an act of violence. How would you arrange things to make him follow through even though he knows he’s going to be hurti...
Marie Steckmest won her second Golden Sparkplug.
Photo: Shelby Pascoe

Marie Steckmest Honored For Gardens at Marquez School

By Sue Pascoe Editor Marie Steckmest, known to her students as “Miss Marie,” will receive her second Golden Sparkplug award, this time on behalf of her volunteer efforts at the Marquez Elementary School garden. She has volunteered as a garden teacher the past six years, after...
PaliHi Boys soccer Dec. 2017

PaliHi Winter Sports Are Underway

Winter sports at Palisades High School , which include girls and boys basketball, girls and boys soccer, girls water polo and wrestling, have finished their preseason action, with Western League games beginning. BOYS SOCCER, under head coach David Suarez, played Malibu at home on...
J’Adore Les Fleurs in Palisades Highlands Plaza

J’Adore Les Fleurs in Palisades Highlands Plaza

For someone who seems to have everything or if you need a hostess gift, consider an arrangement from the unique flower shop, J’Adore Les Fleurs. Located at 542 Palisades Dr. (in the Palisades Highlands Plaza), the store offers two types of arrangements: fresh flowers and everla...
Cartoon: Please Give The Homeless Kids Gifts

Cartoon: Please Give The Homeless Kids Gifts

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Temescal Canyon homeless encampment cleanup group on Oct. 14, 2017.

Volunteers Sought for Palisades Homeless Encampment Cleanup

Help is needed to CLEANup the garbage left behind in five homeless encampments on the west side of Temescal Canyon Road from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 9. This will be the fourth cleanup sponsored by the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness and once again led by T...
The Palisades High School wrestling team with Coach Aldo in the middle.

PaliHi Wrestler Earns MVP At Newbury Park Tourney

The 36th Annual Newbury Park Invitational, featuring 28 teams and 252 wrestlers from California and Nevada, took place on December 2. Palisades High School’s Hamzah Al-Saudi (220 pounds) and Jake Carpenter (152 pounds) took first in their weight classes and Al-Saudi receiv...