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Posted May. 21, 2013, 1:02 pm
Jackson Browne, Gary Wright, and Venice team with student musicians to deliver rousing shows benefiting Santa Monica-Malibu public schools
Posted May. 21, 2013, 9:43 am
The Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday approved by a 5 to 1 vote a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment to abolish corporate personhood. The vote came four days after the Move to Amend organization held a national mobilization event to raise public awareness regarding the issue of corporate influence on elections.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:53 am
Patti Davis tells the story of how her latest novel, "Till Human Voices Wake Us," began twelve years ago with an encounter on the beach in Malibu and concluded with a discovery of self publishing.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:49 am
After a pair of Los Angeles Times articles earlier this month revealed a Prop. 13 loophole allowing corporations to avoid paying reassessment taxes to the State, the Santa Monica City Council hopes to be at the forefront of closing that loophole to ensure commercial properties are fairly taxed and the City’s coffers are regularly replenished.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:40 am
A 47-year-old man from Roseville was arrested on Wednesday, May 8 after he was caught stealing from the Nordstrom department store in Santa Monica. He was charged with burglary, and petty theft with a prior offense.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 9:40 am
Santa Monica-based CLARE Foundation and Conscious Recovery by CLARE, a midmarket outpatient treatment initiative launching in fall 2013, held a one-hour workshop titled “Mars & Venus in Addiction: The Dangers of Ignoring Gender Differences in Substance Abuse Treatment” on Friday.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:53 am
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus has issued service alerts for this Sunday, May 19 for the SM Classic 5K/10K. Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, and Rapid 10 will detour in downtown Santa Monica. Temporary stop closures will be in effect from approximately 6 am to 2 pm.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:27 am
Council members approved as part of its Tuesday consent calendar a renewal of the unlimited ride transit program, known as "Any Line, Any Time," which services Santa Monica College (SMC) students who use the Big Blue Bus (BBB).
Posted May. 17, 2013, 1:16 pm
Santa Monica commuters prepare -- the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will conduct two full 10-hour northbound I-405 freeway closures from the Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp to the Santa Monica Boulevard on-ramp in West Los Angeles tonight, May 17, and Saturday, May 18 from 11 pm to 9 am each day.
Posted May. 17, 2013, 9:19 am
Santa Monica police learned of the potential threat of a gunman on campus at Santa Monica College’s main campus at 8 am Thursday.
Posted May. 17, 2013, 9:10 am
Amidst all the recent talk of proposed high rises that are too tall and a healthy dose of development agreements populating the City Council agenda, the final design plans for what is effectively Santa Monica’s welcome center – the Colorado Esplanade – were formally approved Tuesday.
Posted May. 17, 2013, 8:43 am
A proposed 53-unit development in downtown Santa Monica narrowly earned the City Council’s approval Tuesday night. In a 4 to 3 vote, a development agreement (DA) proposed by Century West Partners will move forward.
Posted May. 16, 2013, 9:15 am
Santa Monica College's main campus at 1900 Pico Boulevard was locked down briefly Thursday morning while authorities investigated and arrested a student claiming to have a gun on campus, who is now believed to be behind making threats at other Los Angeles area schools.
Posted May. 16, 2013, 9:14 am
An affiliate of Santa Monica-based The Luzzatto Company, Inc. -- 1301 Colorado, L.P. -- has acquired the 14,340 square-foot industrial office property located at 1301 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, less than four blocks from the proposed Expo Station at 17th Street and Colorado Avenue.
Posted May. 16, 2013, 8:43 am
The Western Institute of Sexual Health (WISH) in Santa Monica will host a free “Lunch & Learn” session this Friday, May 17 with best selling author and sex expert Lou Paget and urologist Dr. Larry Paletz, MD.
Posted May. 16, 2013, 8:27 am
A special surprise event will be held Friday afternoon at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica JAMS Branch to celebrate its Club youth with two national awards to recognize their leadership and service in the community.
Posted May. 16, 2013, 8:26 am
Opening statements were heard Wednesday in a downtown LA court room in the trial of 47-year-old Kelly Soo Park who is accused in a murder-for-hire plot against aspiring model Juliana Redding in Santa Monica.
Posted May. 15, 2013, 11:06 am
Santa Monica non-profit Chan Soon-Shiong Institute for Advanced Health with support from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles are leading a community bid to purchase St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
Posted May. 15, 2013, 9:55 am
Walk Score, a national organization devoted to promoting walkable neighborhoods, has ranked Santa Monica number 5 on its Bike Score list of Top 100 most bikeable cities. The accolade comes at the same time as the League of American Bicyclists awarded the City of Santa Monica the silver level for a Bicycle Friendly Community.
Posted May. 15, 2013, 9:48 am
Santa Monica’s Ayano DiPaolo has been named to the President’s List at Berkeley College for the winter 2013 quarter, Berkeley College President Dario A. Cortes announced earlier this week.
Posted May. 15, 2013, 9:30 am
Six people were thrown into the water near Marina del Rey after an outrigger canoe overturned Tuesday night at about 7:45 pm. Sheriff’s Marine Patrol responded with LACO Fire boat 110, Baywatch del Rey, and a USCG Airship.
Posted May. 15, 2013, 9:28 am
Santa Monica police arrested an aggressive man on Friday, May 3 at a Santa Monica Place restaurant after refusing to pay his bill, then swearing and calling officers names.
Posted May. 14, 2013, 11:12 am
Now that the 24,000-acre Camarillo Springs fire is officially controlled, the National Park Service began to re-open trails on the western side of the Santa Monica Mountains on Tuesday, but with some restrictions.
Posted May. 14, 2013, 9:59 am
Jury selection began Monday and is expected to wrap-up today for the trial of Kelly Soo Park who is accused in a murder-for-hire plot against aspiring model Juliana Redding in Santa Monica. The jury selection is taking place at the Criminal Courts Building in downtown Los Angeles.
Posted May. 14, 2013, 9:22 am
A 25-year-old homeless woman was arrested Thursday, May 2 after being caught stealing from a Santa Monica Rite-Aide store at 2412 Pico Boulevard. The police were called after the woman told the store's loss prevention agent that she was "going to pop" him.