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View from the Pali, Volume One: To Tomorrow’s Heroes

By Jo-Ryan Salazar On May - 27 - 2010

This is the inaugural issue of a new series that chronicles one of the more recently successful organizations in women's soccer domestically, the Pali Blues Soccer Club.

Pacific Palisades is one of the more affluent neighborhoods within the city of Los Angeles (but is interestingly not part of it). Home to 27,000 souls, give or take a few, this resilient community is bordered by Brentwood to the east, Malibu and Topanga to the west, the Santa Monica Mountains to the north, Santa Monica to the southeast and its namesake bay to the southwest.

A district that is the home of Baywatch, it is also home to Palisades Charter High School, where the Halloween classic Carrie was filmed. Located on a hill in Pacific Palisades, its Stadium By The Sea hosts intense gridiron contests between the Dolphins and its Western League opponents.

And when it comes to lacrosse, there is no one that dominates the L.A. City Section better than Palisades.

But it's the soccer teams that play at this hallowed ground that are all the rage. At the Stadium by the Sea, there are four teams that are of superior relevance: the boys' soccer team at Palisades, the girls' soc...

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