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Senior Homeowners: Think Safety First

By Michael Edlen Special to the Palisades News (Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a series of articles that answer requests for more informational help with various senior issues.) Many seniors are victims of accidents in their own homes, and most of these accidents can be pr...
This is one of the ficus trees that will be replaced.

Ficus Bulldozed: Palisades Village Tree Update

By Sue Pascoe Editor The two towering ficus trees in front of the Mobil station on Sunset at Swarthmore were bulldozed down on Sept. 10, one day after a city Public Works hearing downtown at 10 a.m. Some residents were upset because they felt they had not had adequate notificatio...

New Blood Donations Needed Through Providence St. John’s Medical Center

Dr. Mike Martini, who has organized blood drives in Pacific Palisades for many years, is calling for “new blood.” Some of the regulars who have given for years have passed away or are on medications that prevent them from giving them blood. So, roll up your sleeves and bring ...
Diane Berk, owner of All-Pro Health and Nutrition, in front of the store on Via de la Paz. Photo: Lesly Hall

All-Pro Leaving Palisades After 40-Plus Years on Via

By Laura Abruscato Contributing Writer All-Pro Health and Nutrition, the supplement and vitamin store at 847 Via de la Paz that has been owned by the Berk family for 40 years, has lost its lease and will be relocating. The current space will close at the end of September, with mo...
Senior Lucas Silva takes a shot on goal.
 
Photograph: Ben Trask

Palisades High School Water Polo Defeats San Pedro 18-1

The extreme heat on Sept. 26 left spectators and fans sweltering at the Maggie Gilbert Aquatic Center. The only thing hotter that the weather was the Palisades High School boys water polo team as they demolished San Pedro 18-1. Alternating in goal, Brandon Epp had four saves and ...
Cooper North and Daisy the Horse are under the supervision of Dorte Lindegaard Wolf.
Photo: Wendy Price Anderson

Update: Will Rogers Horse Concession

Last December 16, the Palisades News ran a story about the Will Rogers State Historic Park equestrian lessons and trail-riding concession bids by three companies: Westside Riding School, Ride On and Jigsaw Farms (“Will Rogers Horse Concession Contested”). The 10-year concessi...
Palisades Crime: Shoplifting Arrest, Theft Duo Pose as Survey Workers

Palisades Crime: Shoplifting Arrest, Theft Duo Pose as Survey Workers

The following Sept. 26, 2016 crime report was supplied by LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore of the West L.A. Division. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. ROBBERY  17300 Sunset, 9/22/16 at 10:25 AM. A 54-year-old male was arrested for robbery after shoplifting at victim&#...
Caltrans will replace this blinking pedestrian light with a safer one at 16521 PCH.

Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades to Receive New Traffic Lights

Palisades Bowl At the quarterly meeting of the Pacific Coast Highway Task Force on Aug. 17 in Malibu, it was announced that Caltrans has awarded a contract to replace the blinking pedestrian crossing light at Palisades Bowl Mobile Home Park at 16321 PCH. Many motorists ignore the...
Dirt has been removed from the toe of the Asilomar hillside in Palisades Bowl Mobile Home Park.

Asilomar Landslide Fixes Ongoing

By Sue Pascoe Editor Residents were invited to listen to a special presentation about a proposed repair for the top portion of the Asilomar hillside (in the El Medio bluffs neighborhood) on Aug. 24. Arid Motamed of Fugro Consultants told a crowded gathering in the Palisades Libra...