Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 1:26 pm
A residents group today filed a lawsuit against the city and county of Los Angeles, alleging public officials have allowed dangerous conditions and nuisance problems to continue in Venice by failing to enforce no-camping rules on the beach and boardwalk.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:51 am
Election Day is this coming Tuesday, Nov. 4 and real-time election results will be coming in all night long at smvote.org.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:47 am
The Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday night advanced the City’s call for immediate water conservation and dedicated an additional $400,000 towards incentive and conservation programs.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:40 am
A 30-year-old Santa Monica resident was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 18 after kicking a woman in the head for no apparent reason.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:25 am
Halloween isn't just for kids, here's some fun ways to eat pumpkins and squash. Hot Flash Universe host Barbara Bishop stopped by Locanda del Lago to try their Kabocha Squash Soup.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:23 am
A reported bird strike forced a domestic flight from LAX into an extended holding pattern above Los Angeles before it returned to the airport early today.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:21 am
"The McCarthys,'' a comedy about a close-knit, sports-crazed Boston family, premieres at 9:30 p.m. tonight on CBS, thanks to a rare second chance from the network's executives.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:44 am
A small group of unionized nurses gathered outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood on Wednesday saying they want more training and guidelines for handling potential Ebola patients.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:38 am
The sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills Station issued a photo Wednesday night of a man suspected of stealing tequila and personal hygiene products and then walking out of a Vons store in Agoura Hills.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:54 am
All candidates running for the Santa Monica City Council on Nov. 4 took to the Cross Campus stage Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Santa Monica Mirror's election forum. The 14 candidates are running for three seats on the council.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:41 am
Is it a correct observation or a misconception that it is a disadvantage to list your home for sale during the holiday period? Conventional belief has generally been that November and December are the worst months of the year to have a home on the market.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:28 am
A Southland-based group launched a statewide campaign on Tuesday urging federal officials to end a lifetime ban on blood donations from men who had sex with other men.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:25 am
The Sierra Club announced its opposition Tuesday to Los Angeles County ballot Measure P, which would levy a $23 annual parcel tax to fund the development of open space, trails and neighborhood parks over the next 30 years.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:18 am
Workers at the Westin LAX Hotel plan to stage a one-day strike today to protest disciplinary measures taken against a housekeeper for failing to spot bedbugs in a room she was assigned to clear, a union official said.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:13 am
A team from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives joined the probe into the Venice storage facility fire that injured several firefighters and took more than 14 hours to control.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica police arrested a homeless woman on Saturday, Oct. 18 after this female suspect consumed a meal at a local restaurant then refused to pay.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:10 am
Pet adoption store L.A. Love and Leashes celebrated its 1,000th adoption on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:07 am
CBS announced Monday it has given full season orders to all four of its new dramas -- "NCIS: New Orleans,'' "Scorpion,'' "Madam Secretary'' and "Stalker.''
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 8:58 am
UCLA officials announced today the creation of a $15 million "self-replenishing fund'' to support energy efficiency projects, such as the installation of motion-sensor light switches to water-saving plumbing fixtures.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 8:54 am
A Los Angeles City Council committee today will take up a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour by 2017, as well as the possibility of increasing it to $15.25 an hour by 2019.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 10:01 am
Eight firefighters were injured battling the intense, 14-hour-plus fire at a storage facility in Venice that was finally put out just before 10 am yesterday.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 9:54 am
Retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has asked Bobby Shriver to stop using an ad that he says creates the false impression that he has endorsed Shriver over rival Sheila Kuehl in the hotly contested Westside race to fill his seat.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 9:38 am
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will perform together at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and Radio City Music Hall in New York City next year, Live Nation announced today.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 7:46 am
Sighs of relief were audible all around California the other day, when the embattled, disgraced Michael Peevey announced he would not seek reappointment to a third six-year term as president of the powerful California Public Utilities Commission.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 7:44 am
A Santa Monica resident, 37, was arrested on Friday, Oct. 17 after grabbing a woman’s buttocks in public.