Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:27 am
Four nail salons in Santa Monica were recognized in an intimate ceremony on Monday for their collaborative efforts to make healthier work environments while also promoting a “green” agenda and promoting safer products to its customers.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 8:47 am
The yellow double-door garage on Lincoln Boulevard has housed not just any ordinary plumbing service. The Klein family has served as the neighborhood plumber for the past 66 years. At the end of this month, Lincoln Pipe & Plumbing Supply will sadly be closing its doors for the last time after selling the land.
Posted Mar. 4, 2014, 9:39 am
Banc of California has opened a new bank branch in Pacific Palisades at 530 Palisades Drive in the Palisades Highlands Village Plaza.
Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 9:24 am
GoCoin, an international payment-services company, will occupy 7,000 square feet office space at 227 Broadway in Santa Monica after a multi-year office lease was signed earlier this week.
Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 9:03 am
A record 21 businesses are confirmed finalists for the 19th Annual Sustainable Quality Award program.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 9:07 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women, and Organization of Women Leaders (OWL) will host their annual networking breakfast in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month on Friday, March 7.
Posted Feb. 22, 2014, 6:53 am
If Santa Monica had an American sister city, it would probably be Santa Barbara. While the two cities are not connected through a sister city relationship, Santa Monica and Santa Barbara came together when KCRW announced Tuesday its purchase of KDB.
Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 9:41 am
Brightly lit, cleanly kept, and neatly organized, Salon Tru recently opened its doors in December at 614 Santa Monica Boulevard. Although the salon is closed on Mondays, owner Michael Schoenfeld gladly opened the door on a recent Monday afternoon for a peering customer who was unaware of the salon’s hours. He kindly answered some of her questions and concerns about hair care.
Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 9:16 am
Asbestos testing is taking place in a building that houses the U.S. Post Office branch at 2720 Neilson Way in Santa Monica's Ocean Park neighborhood, forcing the small facility that contains retail and Post Office Box operations to temporarily close.
Posted Feb. 12, 2014, 9:04 am
Sweet treats are coming to the lobby of the Shore Hotel for four days next weekend as Sprinkles Cupcakes sets up a temporary pop-up shop to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 7:03 am
A formal proposal might still be a few months away, but the Santa Monica’s council members unanimously directed City staff last week to look into the possibility of incorporating into the upcoming budget a raise in the City-paid livable wage.
Posted Feb. 5, 2014, 9:41 am
Whole Foods Market at 500 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica will donate 5 percent of net sales on Saturday, Feb. 15 to support the community outreach efforts of Naam Yoga LA to bring Naam Yoga therapies to communities in need through their Giving Naam program.
Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 9:52 am
Sometimes the politics of Santa Monica can be described as a circus. Then again, this year’s State of the City, hosted by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, was quite an efficient affair as key dignitaries and leaders filled Cirque du Soleil’s big top tent Monday morning to honor business, economic, and political trendsetters.
Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 9:50 am
The AMF Bay Shore Lanes in Santa Monica will today play host to the 18th Annual SuperBowl-A-Thon – the biggest annual fundraising for the Westside Shelter & Hunger Coalition (WSHC).
Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 9:32 am
Treats Frozen Yogurt and Ice Bar in collaboration with FIKI Sports present the Treats Bowl, a bracket style single elimination tabletop football tournament from 1-5 pm this Saturday.
Posted Jan. 30, 2014, 8:38 am
As couples rhythmically twist, turn, and tango to Lorde’s “Royals” blasting as background music, an unexpected marriage between modern pop music and classic partner dance is created every time a lesson is taught within the walls of Santa Monica’s newly opened Arthur Murray Dance Center.
Posted Jan. 30, 2014, 7:09 am
Hale Global, the new majority owner of AOL's Patch local news websites, dismissed editors of three quarters of its newly acquired local news websites on Wednesday, including all of its editors covering the Westside.
Posted Jan. 28, 2014, 9:09 am
On a bustling curbside of Santa Monica Boulevard in Mid-City Santa Monica stands a newly opened, slightly unconventional butcher shop.
Posted Jan. 27, 2014, 10:35 am
The Santa Monica Sustainable Quality Awards (SQA) has announced a record-breaking number of nominations and applicants for the 19th Annual Sustainable Quality Awards Program.
Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 8:56 am
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will now offer complimentary wireless internet access in every guest room.
Posted Jan. 24, 2014, 8:58 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce presents the 2014 State of the City this Monday, Jan. 27 at a special location – under Cirque du Soleil’s Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) next to the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 8:05 am
The five-story building on the Third Street Promenade that leases to Subway and McDonald's has been acquired for $20.5 million, after Lincoln Property Company partnered with Centennial Real Estate for the deal.
Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 9:46 am
A new 14-screen ArcLight cinema complex will open in mid-2015 on the third level of Santa Monica Place, according to joint statement released Tuesday from ArcLight Cinemas and mall owner Macerich.
Posted Jan. 6, 2014, 9:11 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce will bring together city and community leaders at its annual State of The City event on Monday, Jan. 27.
Posted Jan. 6, 2014, 9:08 am
Tom Neary is Vice President of Business Development for Skanska, a diversified global contractor whose civil group is building the Expo Line Phase 2 from Culver City to Santa Monica.