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Councilman Mike Bonin
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Councilman Mike Bonin Fails to Release Electronic Emails

By Sue Pascoe Editor The Palisades News, through attorney Frank Angel, asked for email records from City Planning, Councilman Mike Bonin’s office and Tricia Keane (Bonin’s planning director) on July 15. Through the California Public Information Act, the News requested emails ...

Pacific Palisades Heard About Town: Take the Money PPCC

Traffic Slowing Method The City of Los Angeles has figured out a way to slow speeding cars. They don’t repair streets, which results in bumps and potholes, thereby forcing people to drive real slow so they don’t wreck their cars. Brilliant. Well-Stated Viewpoint The Nov. 16 V...

Palisades Cares Toy Drive Ends Dec. 16

The annual Holiday Spirit Toy Drive runs from Dec. 1 to 16. Palisades Cares, a local nonprofit, has organized this toy drive for more than 10 years. New unwrapped toys and books for children and teenagers may be placed in the decorated boxes at CVS, the Palisades-Malibu YMCA and ...
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie to Speak At Food for Thought at Palisades Presbyterian Church

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie, a writer, lawyer and philanthropist whose highly acclaimed memoir, Bending Toward the Sun, was published in 2009, will be the Food for Thought speaker at 12 noon on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Palisades Presbyterian Church, corner of Sunset and El Medio. Lunch ...

Alper’s Young Musicians to Play in Jazz Forum

Alper’s Young Musicians Big Band of talented 9- to-16-year-olds will perform at the Jazz Forum Sunday, Dec. 11, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the community room at the Christian Institute, 1308 Second Street in Santa Monica. Enter through the alley between Second and Ocean, on the ...
Former Pacific Palisades resident Lucia Connolly danced in the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker at The Broad Stage in 2015. Photo: Todd Lechtick

‘Nutcracker’ Ballet on Stage This Month Throughout L.A.

By Lobby Motika Palisades News Contributor The Nutcracker ballet was first presented at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, a week before Christmas in 1892. This production was a failure. Neither the critics nor the audience liked it, even though Czar Alexander III w...
A nursery at 810 Temescal Canyon Road is under construction.

Construction Resumes for Temescal Nursery

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Anew plant nursery will open in the spring at 810 Temescal Canyon Rd. if all goes according to plan, according to owner Hans Tiedemann. His slender lot, which is zoned for agricultural use, faces Palisades Charter High School at the intersection of Bo...
Palisades Crime: House Entered, Alarm System Wires Cut

Palisades Crime: House Entered, Alarm System Wires Cut

The following Dec. 6, 2016 crime report was supplied by LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore of the West L.A. Division. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. GRAND THEFT AUTO 14600 Bestor, btwn 11/30/16 at 5 PM and 12/1/16 at 7:45 AM. The suspect took victim’s vehicle fro...
Fatal accident at Sunset Boulevard and El Medio Ave. on Dec. 6, 2016. Credit: Palisades Patrol

Motorcyclist Dies After High Speed Collision in Pacific Palisades

Sunset Boulevard is closed at El Medio for a fatality investigation on Tuesday, Dec. 6. A Mercedes Benz traveling east on Sunset late this afternoon was in the process of making a left-hand turn onto El Medio when it was struck by a motorcycle traveling west. The accident occurre...