Posted Nov. 30, 2013, 8:59 am
They say it never rains in Southern California. Of course, it actually does rain here. When it does, the rain might be good news to the skies above Santa Monica. Yet the wet weather was bad news to Santa Monica Beach last weekend.
Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 9:15 am
A “PUMA Run/Walk for Philippine Relief” will be held this Sunday morning on Santa Monica beach run at 11 am.
Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 9:18 am
The first annual Santa Monica Open Beach Touch Rugby Tournament presented by the Santa Monica Rugby Club on Oct. 19 was a huge success.
Posted Oct. 13, 2013, 9:02 am
Santa Monica High School teacher and coach of Team Marine Benjamin Kay said of his six years documenting the first flush of plastic pollution flowing out of the Pico Kenter Storm Drain, Wednesday's was the weirdest.
Posted Sep. 28, 2013, 9:02 am
Santa Monica will host the third iteration of Glow tonight, the city’s signature cultural event and the nation’s only nighttime arts celebration focused exclusively on original artwork.
Posted Sep. 27, 2013, 8:44 am
Glow is returning to the splendor of Santa Monica Beach and surrounds this Saturday night.
Posted Sep. 25, 2013, 9:33 am
To enhance your art appreciation experience at Glow 2013, Artistic Director Marc Pally offers these five tips.
Posted Sep. 23, 2013, 8:18 am
In celebration of International Peace Day on Saturday -- and coinciding with Heal the Bay's Coastal Cleanup Day -- Naam Yoga LA brought more than 100 people together on the beach near the Santa Monica Pier to form a human peace circle of healing and sound mediation. The group was joined by the Agape Choir.
Posted Sep. 21, 2013, 9:39 am
Tens of thousands of volunteers will converge on California’s beaches today with a mission: hauling away the tons of trash that have accumulated there, marring the scenic sands and craggy rocks that make the state a world-renowned attraction.
Posted Sep. 20, 2013, 8:29 am
Santa Monica is preparing for an influx of more than 150,000 people next Saturday evening for the third iteration of “Glow” – a grand-scale event that will transform the Santa Monica Pier and surrounding area into an “outdoor museum.”
Posted Aug. 31, 2013, 9:11 am
For the seventh consecutive summer, California beachgoers experienced excellent water quality, according to the 2013 End of Summer Beach Report Card issued today by environmental group Heal the Bay.
Posted Aug. 17, 2013, 9:05 am
Teams of two will test the seaworthiness of their homemade cardboard yachts in a race across the Annenberg Beach House pool tonight, Aug. 17.
Posted Aug. 14, 2013, 9:21 am
Eight students from Beijing, China investigated cigarette butt pollution in Santa Monica over two days on August 4 and 5.
Posted Aug. 9, 2013, 9:07 am
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is bringing Saint-Tropez style to Santa Monica as they team up with iconic Côte d’Azur swimwear company Vilebrequin for its second annual Vilebrequin Beach Volleyball Games.
Posted Jul. 31, 2013, 8:55 am
“An Evening on the Beach” to benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels is set to be one of this summer’s most anticipated culinary events in Santa Monica this Thursday, Aug. 1 from 6-10 pm.
Posted Jul. 27, 2013, 8:58 am
“Why be a lifeguard?” I asked LA County Lifeguard Captain Remy Smith. “I love going to work,” he said. “Having to be ready to perform every day and having the chance to work with so many different people. I love that it’s proactive work. Our goal is to stop the bad things from ever happening. We are there to help people, to make the beach safe for everyone, and to prevent accidents, injuries and deaths.”
Posted Jun. 3, 2013, 9:17 am
Santa Monicans love being outside and enjoying the sun, but are you taking the right steps to protect yourself while enjoying the great Southern California weather?
Posted May. 31, 2013, 8:41 am
A free day of activities and free surf lessons for all ages will be held this Saturday in Santa Monica to commemorate the life of Nick Gabaldón (1927 - 1951).
Posted Apr. 19, 2013, 9:16 am
The Santa Monica Pier will host a free environmental themed expo this Saturday afternoon that will provide sustainable innovation, interactive fun for children, and an eco beer crawl for everyone 21 and over.
Posted Apr. 17, 2013, 9:18 am
Running group Los Angeles Speed Project held an impromptu "Run for Boston" event with several hundred supporters 6 am Wednesday morning that started at the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Apr. 13, 2013, 8:22 am
Otis College of Art and Design will present a day of art and kite flying this Sunday next to the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Apr. 12, 2013, 9:12 am
One of Santa Monica’s most valuable assets is the approximately three miles of beach that make up the City’s western edge. A pair of Santa Monica locals and long-time beach lovers hope fellow residents will join them this Saturday to help keep at least one small portion of the beach as clean as possible.
Posted Apr. 7, 2013, 9:08 am
Did you know The Annenberg Community Beach House offers complimentary beach sports equipment at its guest services?
Posted Apr. 2, 2013, 9:09 am
When Santa Monica High School alumnus and former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tim Leary picked up a copy of The Mirror in December and read about a woman collecting 1,300 pounds of trash from a small stretch of Santa Monica Beach within a four-year period, he immediately wanted to find a way to connect with this dedicated person.
Posted Mar. 26, 2013, 12:15 pm
Are Santa Monica’s chaotic bike paths a major accident waiting to happen? According to a recent KCAL9 news report, a turf war is brewing between cyclists and pedestrians.