Posted Aug. 25, 2015, 9:20 am
The oldest comic book store in Los Angeles County has added something new. Hi De Ho Comics in Santa Monica not only offers the latest superhero stuff, but recently the store has added a Comics Night – as in comedians.
Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 9:36 am
This week on In The Chair, editor Brenton Garen speaks to Todd Johnson -- new Executive Director of Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce.
Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 9:33 am
Manning Insurance Services (dba: Accessible Health Insurance) is a completely independent firm specializing in health insurance for individuals and businesses. Clients are located all around the state of California, giving us a great feel for the insurance landscape.
Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 9:09 am
Located in the heart of Santa Monica’s Montana Avenue shopping district, 7e Fit Spa is a health and wellness spa that offers natural and scientific face and body skin care and anti-aging treatment therapies for everyone.
Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 8:23 am
At BonVie Weight Loss & Nutritional Wellness we provide rapid, safe and lasting fat loss. Working with a certified Ideal Protein coach gives you weekly personal support and education to not only lose weight quickly but to keep those lbs off forever.
Posted Aug. 14, 2015, 9:36 am
Will Santa Monica be following Los Angeles with an increase in minimum wage? That issue was discussed during a special meeting of economic leaders at the Santa Monica Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Posted Aug. 7, 2015, 9:27 am
Ready to get your booty and your body in shape? At Show Up Fitness in Santa Monica, the recent phenomenon known as “Booty Camps” are being offered to local residents. It’s a great way to get in shape while having fun at the same time.
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:29 am
The City of Santa Monica invites local businesses to attend a presentation of "Proposed Minimum Wage Ordinance for Santa Monica" that will be held in the coming weeks.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 10:13 am
Weed Maps, a way for medical marijuana patients to find collectives near them – a sort of Yelp for marijuana, where patients can look up prices and read reviews – shows that Santa Monica has almost 24 marijuana delivery services.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:36 am
Walk toward the tail end of the hall and you’ll find a uplit, neon room. The white curtained walls glow azure as ambient music videos play from the 65-inch TV. Take a seat atop the sheepskin throw on the plush white couch, or ease onto the frosted leather recliner. This is place of luxury, fun, and consumption.
Posted Jul. 24, 2015, 9:30 am
The gnashing sound of a jackhammer’s metal tooth on the cement pavement can be heard in his office for hours at a time, sometimes getting so bad and incessant that he is forced to leave the building. This is something that has been going on for almost four years since the start of the construction on Expo Line Phase 2, according to Rodney Liber, Managing Partner of Capital Innovations Inc. with its headquarters at 1119 Colorado Ave.
Posted Jul. 24, 2015, 9:14 am
Anyone walking down the Third Street Promenade may have seen dozens of people doing aerobics while a person on a stage led them in exercises last Saturday, July 18. No, it wasn’t a cult. It was the Verizon flagship store’s grand opening party.
Posted Jul. 24, 2015, 8:59 am
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States and can occur anywhere, from a trip to the grocery store to an innocuous purchase at a gas station. That’s what makes it so devastating, the victim is usually unaware until it has already happened.
Posted Jul. 15, 2015, 3:45 pm
The KO'AN Center in Santa Monica held a grand reopening where they displayed their new design layout, vendors from local business and much more.
VIDEO: Rogue Surf Schools Anger Permitted Instructors Who Claim City Fails To Shut Down Unlawful Operations
Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:03 am
Imagine that you’re a business owner in Santa Monica and your business is teaching people how to surf: you’re a surf instructor. You follow the law and pay the city for a permit that grants you access to an area of the beach to hold your lessons — not because you want to, but because it’s in compliance with the city’s regulations governing surf instructors. In addition, the permit requires you to pay 15 to 20 percent of your gross income to the city, which also has regulations over the size of your surf classes and on instructors, too.
Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 9:07 am
The Anaheim City Council today will discuss a $1 billion expansion of Disneyland Resort that would add attractions and parking with one significant caveat -- the company wants to prohibit admission ticket taxes for another 30 years.
Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
Insurance can be complicated, but it doesn’t need to be, says Richard Manning, CEO and self-described “grandpa” of Manning Insurance.
Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
On a rare cloudy morning on the Third Street Promenade on Wednesday, a new store opens its doors to the public. Its purpose is to provide new technology to those who seek it – to those who want to leap into the future. No, it is not the Apple store. It’s Verizon Wireless.
Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:56 am
Whole Foods Market at 5th and Wilshire in Santa Monica will donate 5 percent of the day’s sales directly to Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) this Tuesday, June 30.
Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 9:10 am
Gilbert’s El Indio at 2526 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica was opened on May 20, 1974, and is still run by the same family. Now the children and grandchildren of the original owners are the managers and still serve delicious authentic Mexican family-style meals.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 9:42 am
Consider this: The average Westside woman wakes up an hour early to make it to yoga in the morning. Then, during a short lunch break, she squeezes in a quick acupuncture session.
Posted Jun. 17, 2015, 9:22 am
Tech support can be a complex and expensive process, with the most well known in-home service, Best Buy’s “Geek Squad,” sometimes requiring a wait of up to five days for help.
Posted Jun. 13, 2015, 9:41 am
Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law today a measure that raises the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 per hour by 2020 for hundreds of thousands of workers.
Posted Jun. 12, 2015, 10:00 am
With the Los Angeles City Council passing an ordinance earlier this week that will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, Santa Monica City Council is taking steps to follow suit.
Posted Jun. 5, 2015, 11:39 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 90th Annual Installation Dinner at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows on Wednesday, June 10 at 5:30 pm.