Posted May. 9, 2013, 9:14 am
Santa Monica Fire Department Captain Jerry Parker will be honored by the Los Angeles Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) for his 39 years of service as a paramedic next week.
Posted May. 6, 2013, 9:24 am
The Camarillo Springs fire in Ventura County is now 80 percent contained with full containment now expected on Tuesday, according to Cal Fire.
Posted May. 5, 2013, 9:22 am
Cal Fire reports that the Springs fire in Ventura county is 60 percent contained as of 6:30 am Sunday morning with containment expected on Monday.
Posted Apr. 15, 2013, 9:02 am
A ceremony will be held today to celebrate the return of the American flag atop the Real Office Center building (Google's old office) at 604 Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 9, 2013, 11:44 am
A truck leaving the construction site across from Santa Monica City Hall spilled hydraulic fluid Tuesday morning, shutting down Olympic Drive from Main Street to 4th Street for an estimated four to six hours.
Posted Mar. 16, 2013, 6:00 am
Santa Monica drinking and dining establishments have been reminded to employ responsible practices regarding overcrowding on St. Patrick’s Day this Sunday, March 17.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:31 am
Santa Monica Fire Chief Scott Ferguson and Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks “faced off” Wednesday at AMF Bay Shore Lanes with some friendly trash talk to kick off the countdown to SuperBowl-A-Thon17.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:20 am
Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be spreading good cheer and handing out thousands of candy canes with Santa as part of the 20th annual “Candy Cane Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 1. Everyone is invited to attend the free Candy Cane Drive.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012, 1:12 am
Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be spreading good cheer and handing out thousands of candy canes with Santa as part of the 20th annual "Candy Cane Drive" this Saturday, Dec. 1.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012, 1:57 am
A person undergoing treatment of Thyroid Cancer who did not dispose of a medical diaper properly led to a large emergency services radiation response to the Albertsons at Lincoln and Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica on Wednesday morning.
Posted Oct. 24, 2012, 7:00 am
A person undergoing chemo or radiation therapy who did not dispose of a medical diaper properly led to a large emergency services radiation response to the Albertsons at Lincoln and Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica this morning.
Posted Oct. 19, 2012, 4:21 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department is warning business owners of a Southern California scam where "fake" fire inspectors are turning up announced demanding money up front or sending unwarranted bills at a later date.
Posted Oct. 12, 2012, 11:00 pm
Several months ago, a relatively modest looking package arrived at the front desk of the Fire Department’s administrative office. As promised, a friend left a copy of a book entitled, “The Richest Man in Town,” written by V. J. Smith. Sandwiched within its glossy hard cover was an inscription that read, “Thanks for the great round of golf – Lloyd Torgerson – St. Monica.”
Posted Sep. 28, 2012, 1:53 am
Santa Monica Fire Department Captain Matt Norris was honored Monday at the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce’s 19th annual New Heroes Celebration at Le Merigot Hotel.
Posted Sep. 15, 2012, 9:11 am
Los Angeles City fire crews contained the Getty fire that started on Friday along the eastern side of the Sepulveda Pass along the 405 freeway consuming around 90 acres of dry brush in the canyons of Bel Air this weekend. Since there was no lightning in the area, arson has been suspected.
Posted Sep. 13, 2012, 3:53 am
The Santa Monica Police Officers’ Association and Santa Monica Firefighters, Local 1109 announced Wednesday its endorsements of four candidates for the Nov. 6 general election. They are Terry O’Day, Gleam Davis, Shari Davis, and Ted Winterer.
Posted Sep. 11, 2012, 2:19 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce’s 18th annual New Heroes Celebration will be held poolside at the Le Merigot Hotel on Monday, Sept. 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Held annually by the Chamber, this event is an opportunity for the business community to welcome the City’s newest public servants — all new educators, police officers, and firefighters to the Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 10, 2012, 2:10 am
Santa Monica Fire Chief Scott Ferguson is proud to be part of a family where his father, brother, and son have chosen the fire service as a career. He started his career in 1982 as a part-time firefighter in Federal Way, Washington, and began serving full-time with the Richland Fire Department in January of 1984. He then moved back to his hometown in Vancouver, where he served the Vancouver Fire & Rescue from 1988 to 2001, progressing through the ranks until appointed as Chief of Training.
Posted Aug. 30, 2012, 1:38 am
Santa Monica wants to build a new fire station to replace an aging one in the downtown area, but instead of purchasing a plot of land to make it happen, City Hall has found a potential partner to do a land swap.
Posted Aug. 10, 2012, 1:47 am
National Night Out, an annual event sponsored by the Santa Monica Police Department, was celebrated in style Tuesday night in a highly successful event that included child fingerprinting, free food, rock climbing, instructional booths, and a youth rock band in order to promote partnership between the police and the Santa Monica community.
Posted Jun. 28, 2012, 1:41 am
The Santa Monica Fire and Police Departments are reminding everyone that all types of fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Monica in the lead-up to the July 4 holiday. This includes so-called “safe and sane” fireworks, which may not be used in Santa Monica even if they are legal in the city in which they are purchased.
Posted May. 24, 2012, 1:22 pm
An accident occurred involving a black police car that crashed into Utrecht Art Supplies on Santa Monica Boulevard and Barrington Thursday evening ...
Posted Apr. 30, 2012, 12:52 am
Wildfires are a reality in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) communities. Due to an adequate lack of rainfall during the “rainy season” this year ...
Posted Apr. 13, 2012, 11:40 am
Santa Monica firefighters put out a blaze that ignited at 1305 Second Street in the downtown shortly after 5 p.m., Sgt. Roger Lewis of the Santa Mo...
Posted Mar. 14, 2012, 10:19 am
Drinking and dining establishments throughout Santa Monica are being reminded by the Santa Monica Fire Department to be responsible regarding overc...