Dr. James Watson Offers a Menu of Options for Breast Reconstruction

When it comes to breast reconstruction after surgery from breast cancer, the biggest myth is that there are few options available.

Home Sweet Home

Anticipation is building for this year’s Home Tour and Holiday Boutique, a popular community event hosted by the Pacific Palisades Woman's Club. The Home Tour, scheduled for Sunday, November 11, provides the opportunity for guests to view exceptional homes that have been designed and decorated by talented women, fitting in to the theme of Women Working Wonders. 

Real Men Wear Pink Unite to Fight Breast Cancer

Pink is in the air this month, as scores of local men sport the color every day in October in support of breast cancer awareness month. Members of the Real Men Wear Pink of Los Angeles campaign for the American Cancer Society join thousands of men throughout the country who have stepped up to help raise funds and awareness in…

Juicy Ladies Launches Palisades Location

Don't be fooled by the name—Juicy Ladies—into thinking the Palisades’ newest culinary addition is simply a juice bar. Actually an inviting organic cafe with a full menu of delicious, healthy dishes available throughout the day, Juicy Ladies also serves up an extensive menu of smoothies, "shots," coffee, tea and juices, ranging from orange and carrot to combinations known to cleanse…

PALISADES VILLAGE SET TO DEBUT

 Article Sharon Levinsohn  Palisades Village’s much anticipated opening day on Saturday, September 22 welcomes the community to enjoy a thoughtfully curated collection of unique retail stores and restaurants, a specialty market, a deluxe movie theatre with five screens and food and beverage service, a community room for local organizations, eight apartment units and a three-level underground parking structure. The charming,…

Malibu Kiwanis Club: Serving the Future of Our Youth

 Article Kateri Wozny  The Kiwanis Club in Malibu has a common goal: to give a child the chance to learn, experience, dream, grow, succeed and thrive.  “I think it’s a noble mission—the kids are the future of our community,” says Nicholas Ficklin, president of the Malibu Kiwanis Club since January. “A lot of us live in Malibu and own businesses…

Paul Shikhvarger of Pacific Jewelry Watch Appraisers & Buyers: The 411 on Appraisal Services

 Article Sharon Levinsohn  Paul Shikhvarger turned his passion for jewelry, watches and gemstones into an enjoyable, successful business. The owner of Pacific Jewelry Watch Appraisers & Buyers in Pacific Palisades has assisted a myriad of multi-generational clients learn the value of their jewelry, watches and gemstones, often appraising for clients’ insurance policies after a theft or loss.  Since 2001, clients…

Arts & Culture Wow Audiences at Pepperdine University

 Article and Photography  Arts and culture thrive at Pepperdine University, home of the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, where a diverse variety of performing artists showcase their talents each year.  The Center’s recently announced 2018–2019 performances and exhibitions feature an impressive range of incredible artists, including leading interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein, ukulele virtuosi Jake Shimabukuro, Grammy Award-winning…

Local Schools Make the Grade

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn  Malibu High School  Malibu High School offers strong academic, athletic, arts and community service programs for students in Grades 6-12, providing access to unique, hands-on learning opportunities.

Madeleine Walker

 Article Sharon Levinsohn | Photography Tim Walker  Anyone who has been taught by—or has met—Madeleine Walker sings her praises. Former students write to her and often come back to visit her at Palisades Charter Elementary School in Pacific Palisades. It is also not surprising that Walker, who has been teaching there for the past 21 years, was chosen as one…