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New Revere Buses Planned for 2017

Last fall, parent-sponsored yellow school buses began serving Pacific Palisades, the Warner Elementary school area and areas of the San Fernando Valley, providing transportation for about 200 students at Paul Revere Middle School. Parents are paying $1,650 for a school year of bu...
Village students who wrote their first novel are (left to right): Lily Sind, Sean Champa and Kira Johnson. Photo courtesy of Village School

Village School Students Write Novels

Village School sixth graders Lily Sind, Sean Champa and Kira Johnson completed their first novels during November, while meeting the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. The guidelines asked students to write 1,000 words a day or 30 days. Sixth-grade English teache...

FAA Meeting at Pali High to Address LAX Flight-Path Changes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public information meeting about Southern California Metroplex from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Mercer Hall on the Palisades High School campus. Parking is free. The purpose is to explain about changes in flight path...
Rotary President Holly Davis presented Scott Wagenseller with a check that will be do- nated to the Boy Scouts as their Rotary Businessperson of the year.

Scott Wagenseller Receives Palisades Rotary Business Award

By Sue Pascoe Editor Scott Wagenseller, a Palisades High School alum who owns two businesses in town, received the Bob Sage Business Person of the Year Award from the Palisades Rotary Club at its breakfast meeting on Jan. 5 at the Aldersgate Lodge. In determining the annual recip...
Jack Keller

Passings: Jack Keller; Dedicated Father

Jack Keller, a 60-year resident of Pacific Palisades, passed away in Santa Monica on Dec. 20. He was 88. Born in Culver City on February 26, 1928, to George Herman Keller and Eleanor E.K. Berman Keller, Jack graduated from Van Nuys High School in 1946 and enlisted in the U.S. Arm...

Viewpoint: What’s in Our Town’s Future?

By Lou Kamer Special to the Palisades News In 1972, my father finally had it with the crowded commute from Long Island to New York City, put my family in a motor home, and drove around the country, state by state, in search of the perfect place to live. We ended up in f...
The proposed Brentwood Middle School would be on Barrington Place, just south of Sunset Boulevard.

As Brentwood School Expansion Looms, Bonin Addresses Sunset Boulevard Corridor Needs

By Sue Pascoe Editor After the Brentwood School expansion plan was approved by the City Planning Commission in November, Councilman Mike Bonin sent a December email to constituents about Sunset traffic: “I have made a simple but absolutely essential commitment to you: I wi...
2016 Pacific Palisades Real Estate Year in Review

2016 Pacific Palisades Real Estate Year in Review

By Anthony Marguleas Special to the Palisades News It was a good year for Pacific Palisades residential real estate, but as the year came to a close, it appears that home values have peaked after 41⁄2 years of rapid appreciation. In 2016, the average price of a Palisades home w...
PCH Closed in Pacific Palisades After Waterspout Downs Wires

PCH Closed in Pacific Palisades After Waterspout Downs Wires

PCH is closed at Porto Marina Way on Friday, Jan. 20 due to downed wires on the highway.  According to Palisades Patrol, the heavy rains from Friday’s storm brought a waterspout at that location after 1 p.m. The waterspout caused compromised the power lines, which...