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.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:34 am
DreamWorks Animation SKG, which once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in producing successful animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases, it was reported today.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 9:09 am
A Santa Monica group of solar energy entrepreneurial scientists is on the verge of changing solar power production on a global scale.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:59 am
Ever thought about juice cleansing for that extra boost whether the goal be weight loss, a detox, or just starting a healthier lifestyle?
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 2:51 pm
Tech company Yahoo! Inc. will move from Santa Monica to the Playa Vista area of Los Angeles this fall, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today.
Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:47 am
Los Angeles-based Mercury Insurance was ordered by the California Department of Insurance to pay a fine of more than $27.5 million for charging customers unapproved "broker fees," state officials said Monday.
Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:39 am
The CW Network today announced that it has renewed all eight scripted series on its fall schedule and unveiled a midseason lineup including two new dramas, "The Messengers" and "iZombie," and the competition series, "Cedric's Barber Battle."
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:46 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce has announced three of its honorees who will be recognized during the annual State of the City breakfast later this month. The awards highlight those who have made significant contributions to the city.
Posted Dec. 24, 2014, 9:09 am
In a reversal of its position from a week ago, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday that the film "The Interview" will have a limited theatrical release beginning Thursday.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:08 am
Two hotel industry groups sued the city of Los Angeles in federal court today challenging the recent passage of a $15.37-per- hour minimum wage for workers at many hotels in the city.
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:40 am
Easter Seals Southern California (ESSC) Disability Services has named Lewis Shiro, senior vice president, financial, and administrative services for the Santa Monica-based interactive entertainment software publisher Activision Blizzard, to its board of directors for a three-year term.
Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:45 am
Many larger Post Offices in the greater Los Angeles area, including Santa Monica’s Post Office at 1653 7th St., will be open with full retail service on Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm through Dec. 21, to make it easier and more convenient to get those holiday packages shipped.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 9:00 am
As national retailers wallow in lower-than-average Thanksgiving holiday trade, Black Friday was a boon for local merchants, capitalizing on great weather, shopper-friendly facilities, and high-end specialty stores to chalk up a positive result after a week of big sales.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:50 am
To kick off the 2015 SuperBowl-A-Thon, which includes the annual “Chiefs Challenge,” Santa Monica’s Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks and Fire Chief Scott Ferguson “faced off” Monday at Santa Monica’s Bay Shores Lanes.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:46 am
Businesses on Pico Boulevard from the ocean to 34th Street in Santa Monica will take part in a “Holiday Hop Along Pico” this Saturday, Dec. 6 from noon to 6 pm.