Posted Apr. 30, 2015, 9:13 am
In response to citizens’ growing demand for digital services and fueled by an August 2014 investment from Los Angeles-based Caltius Equity, Santa Monica-based Vision Internet, innovators in online government, has announced the appointment of three new executives and plans to boost its workforce by 40 percent this year.
Posted Apr. 21, 2015, 9:15 am
JOSS Realty Partners announced Monday the acquisition of a 23,531 square foot boutique office property in downtown Santa Monica for $23.7 million. The $1,004 per square foot price is one of the highest paid for a Los Angeles-area property.
Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:46 am
The drumbeat from Republican politicians, governors of states like Texas and Florida and from independent relocation consultants seems constant: California’s business climate stinks; high taxes and heavy regulation are driving businesses and jobs out of this state.
Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 12:41 pm
Show Up Fitness is a small private personal training studio in the heart of Santa Monica. It’s not a Crossfit, or a trendy group training boot camp style gym. They’ve got dumbbells, machines, balance tools, a squat rack, foam rollers, and even a Glute Station to help perk up that backside so many people are trying to achieve. But this still doesn’t really separate them from the saturated personal training market in Santa Monica. So what makes this quaint training studio at 1207 4th Street (Suite 150) so special besides its catchy name? Education.
Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 8:39 am
Santa Monica-based Universal Music Group on Tuesday submitted a settlement resolving claims that it shorted recording artists on royalties from digital downloads.
Posted Mar. 30, 2015, 9:56 am
Los Angeles County Supervisors Sheila Kuehl (Third District) and Hilda Solis (First District) said today they look forward to the results of a minimum wage study anticipated to win approval at the Board’s weekly meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, March 31 at 9:30 a.m. at the County’s Hall of Administration downtown.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:04 am
Wonderful mailman and mailwoman stories are the norm in Santa Monica. But post office stories are of long lines, waiting until it’s your turn and then having the person close for an unexplained reason, and counter clerks who often look as if being behind the counter is forced labor. Hard parking next to an industrial issue building adds to the many reasons people keep turning to other choices, more convenient choices, even if they are more costly.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:00 am
It was supposed to be a $5 billion project, creating 6,500 jobs. That was the hype when Tesla Motors last summer orchestrated a five-state battle to host a huge “gigafactory” where it plans to build batteries for its next generation of electric cars.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:36 am
State of the art fat-busting tech is now on offer in Santa Monica. PK Wellness has made the move to mix i-Lipo with fitness training, a combination that is giving their clients great results.
Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 9:38 am
Ten to 15 commercial customers in the Park La Brea area will be without water service until the afternoon as utility crews repair a 6-inch cast iron main that ruptured this morning.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 10:03 am
Charles Schwab, one of the largest full-service investment services firms in the country, has recently opened the doors to a new branch in Santa Monica to offer residents in the Los Angeles area access to a range of investing and personal finance guidance, services and products.
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:48 am
Simon Property Group has issued a proposal to acquire rival The Macerich Company for $91.00 per share in cash and stock, a hostile bid that could see the likes of Santa Monica Place and Westside Pavilion change hands.
Posted Mar. 6, 2015, 8:33 am
Women’s history month began with a jam-packed women’s networking breakfast Monday, as more than 300 attendees filled Le Meridien Delfina’s penthouse-level ballroom for a morning of inspirational speakers, awards, and camaraderie.
Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 9:58 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will host its annual job fair to hire more than 75 employees for Spring Break and Summer positions on Saturday, March 14 from 9 am to 2 pm.
Posted Mar. 1, 2015, 8:05 am
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today for the 30th consecutive day, increasing 3.1 cents to $3.504, its highest amount since Oct. 21.
Posted Feb. 27, 2015, 8:53 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women, will present an International Women’s Day breakfast in honor of Women’s History Month on Monday.
Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 8:48 am
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County recorded its largest daily increase since Oct. 6, 2012, today, rising 8 cents to $3.245, its highest amount since Nov. 10.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 1:42 pm
Tired of owning the same boring luggage with bland colors and designs that often get mixed up with other suitcases on the baggage carousel at airports?
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 7:23 am
The remaining two residents living at Palihouse Santa Monica, formerly Embassy Hotel Apartments, are set to be evicted in May. The legality of such a process is under the spotlight after stark revelations reveal that the sudden classification of the building from multi-family residential to hotel, is dubious.
Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 9:00 am
The popular Most Loved Santa Monica contest is back for a second year, which is currently in full swing with voting taking place through the end of this month.
Posted Feb. 6, 2015, 8:32 am
Santa Monica’s iconic Vidiots video store is excitedly looking at new cultural and community directions after being saved by investors from impending closure.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 9:07 am
Ask and you shall receive – that’s a motto that may have just saved Santa Monica’s beloved Vidiots at 302 Pico Blvd.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:12 am
Local Santa Monica landmark Vidiots is preparing to close its doors forever come mid-April, unless a financial hand is extended to enable the movie treasure trove to continue business well into the future.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:50 am
Vidiots at 302 Pico opened in 1985 when Patty Polinger and Cathy Tauber decided that they wanted to have their own business.
Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am
Beginning with a networking breakfast, the event, organized by Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, saw the foyer of the SGI Auditorium on Wilshire a hive of activity at 7 am Jan. 20, with new connections made and old ones rekindled.