1. Did you know today is National Cheeseburger Day? There are several theories on how the cheeseburger was founded. One is that Lionel Sternberger is reputed to have invented it in 1926 while working at his father’s Pasadena, California sandwich shop, “The Rite Spot”. During an experiment, he dropped a slice of American cheese on a sizzling hamburger.
2. The Jewish holiday of Sukkot begins tonight. Go here to learn why people build funny huts and buy strange looking lemons and where to attend services in the Palisades.
3. JNET Pacific Palisades will hold its chapter meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation - 16019 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades. Go here for details.
4. Pacific Palisades Patch blogger Howard Kern predicts Pali High Football should have a winning season. He says the Dolphins won’t have to play Crespi or Vista Murrietta, which puts them in a good spot. What do you think? Check out his thoughts here.
5. Volunteers are still needed for the Marquez Knolls block party this Saturday. Go here to learn how to sign up and give back.