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PaliHi Students to Help Seniors with Technology

Palisades Alliance for Seniors will sponsor a technology-tutoring program designed to help seniors become more comfortable with digital devices. Palisades Charter High School students are paired with seniors who need help with a smartphone, tablet or laptop. One-to-one coaching w...
Jeffrey Martinez Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

Canale-Martinez Salon in Pacific Palisades Styles Great Hair

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Jeffrey Martinez had graduated from college, but didn’t know what direction to take next. “My parents told me, ‘You need to go back to school or get a job,’” said Martinez, who grew up in Shadow Hills near Tujunga. “That same day, I saw th...

Former Palisadian Now Heads Bambino Marketing

Former Pacific Palisades resident Sara Snow was named chief marketing officer for Bambino Technologies on Jan. 17. “We could not be more excited to have Sara join our team,” said Palisadian Sean Greene, CEO and Founder of Bambino. “As an active mom of young children herself...
Team Five, which searched the parkland below Via de las Olas bluffs, included Officer Rusty Redican, social workers Maureen Rivas and Glanda Sherman and Officer Jimmy Soliman. Photo: Sharon Kilbride

Palisades News Letters: Kudos to Homeless Count Participants

Kudos to Homeless Count Participants We want to thank the Palisades News for publicizing our efforts as part of the citywide Homeless Count the last week in January. So many people helped. In the dark before dawn on Jan. 26, the first Palisadians, wearing jackets and caps, huddle...

Palisades Alliance for Seniors ‘Memory and Aging’ Program at Library Set for Feb. 27

The Palisades Alliance for Seniors program on Monday, Feb. 27, will feature Dr. Alan Castel, who will speak on “Memory and Aging: The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown.” Castel, an expert in cognitive psychology at UCLA, will discuss what aspects of memory change with age, what ...
The Spitfire Grill is located at the Santa Monica Airport.
Photo: Manfred Hofer

Palisades Lunch Group Has Spitfire Grill Envy

By Bob Vickrey Special to the Palisades News From the moment our monthly lunch club entered the Spitfire Grill restaurant in Santa Monica, I began envisioning a place like this in our own village. This informal neighborhood bistro and bar across the street from the Santa Monica A...
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PaliHi Graduate Cameron Pazirandeh Shoots an iPhone Movie

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Cameron Pazirandeh, 33, imagined a movie about a man who had only two weeks to live. This guy would be a loner, who had difficulty forming friendships, and yet, also someone who sought to share these last two weeks with another person by recording par...

Atria Park to Host Palisades Chamber Mixer

The Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking “Business After Hours” mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23 at Atria Park (formerly Sunrise Assisted Living), 15441 Sunset Blvd. Hosted by staff at Atria Park, the event will feature hors d’oeuvre...

Editorial: Measure S Provides Some Good Ideas

At the Palisades Rotary Club meeting on Feb. 2, one member asked the News to do a story about Measure S, the controversial initiative on the March 7 ballot that seeks to amend city laws related to the general plan. “My mailbox is full of flyers for and against,” he said. “I...