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Shangri-La Hotel executive chef Kareem Shaw has introduced all new menus at The Dining Room.

News, Dining, Santa Monica

The Dining Room At Hotel Shangri-La A Hidden Gem In Santa Monica

Posted May. 29, 2015, 2:36 pm

For first-time diners at Hotel Shangri-la’s restaurant The Dining Room, expect plenty of fresh seafood and meat sourced from local butchers for its dishes that exude California flair thanks to executive chef Kareem Shaw who took helm of the kitchen last August.

Three Santa Monica High School juniors – Brian Stewart, Claire Rawson-Dannenbaum, pictured here, and Matias Biraben – will embark on a complex mission to explore and measure rising sea levels this summer as part of a field study to evaluate how climate change is altering the nation’s coastlines after being selected for L.A. Ignite Fellowships.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Three Santa Monica Students Selected To Conduct Research On Climate Change

Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:29 am

Three Santa Monica High School juniors will embark on a complex mission to explore and measure rising sea levels this summer as part of a field study to evaluate how climate change is altering the nation’s coastlines.

Latest Fire Department news.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Fire Department To Host Annual Sidewalk CPR Campaign

Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:20 am

In recognition of National CPR Week, the American Heart Association (AHA) is collaborating with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency to coordinate a County wide effort to teach the public how to perform “hands-only” CPR.

Latest Santa Monica City Hall news.

News, City Council, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Consent Calendar Round Up

Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:16 am

Here's an overview of the consent calendar approvals from Wednesday night's Santa Monica City Council meeting.

Members of Night Lights, an auxiliary of Santa Monica Assistance League. Seated in the front row is Darlene Kasch and Ann Peters (Auxiliary Campership Chairs) and Dori Ollestad (Night Lights President).

News, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Santa Monica Assistance League Pack Bags For Campers

Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:13 am

Night Lights, an auxiliary of Santa Monica Assistance League, recently met to assemble duffle bags full of goodies for children that they help send to camp.

The community is invited to celebrate the new landscape circles at Michigan Avenue, and the rich cultural tapestry of this special Santa Monica neighborhood.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Celebrate Phase 1 Completion Of Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway Project

Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:06 am

A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway project will be held this Saturday, May 30.

Chuck Hagel is the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the Rand Corp.

News, Santa Monica, Rand

Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Joins Rand Corp. Board Of Trustees

Posted May. 28, 2015, 8:50 am

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the Rand Corp., the Santa Monica-based think tank announced Wednesday.

News, Santa Monica, Rand

Rand Study: Sexual Assault, Harassment Less Frequent In Coast Guard

Posted May. 28, 2015, 8:41 am

The rate of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the U.S. Coast Guard is significantly lower than in most other U.S. military services, according to a survey released today by a Santa Monica-based think tank.

Santa Monica police arrested a L.A. man on an embezzlement charge after selling more than $300 worth of merchandise to a friend, but only charging $17.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Place Nike Store Employee Arrested On Embezzlement Charge

Posted May. 28, 2015, 8:27 am

A 31-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested and charged with embezzlement on Wednesday, May 13, after selling over $300 worth of merchandise to a friend, but only charging $17.

Santa Monica City Council named Rick Cole as new City Manager on Wednesday night.

News, City Manager, Santa Monica

Meet Rick Cole, Santa Monica's New City Manager

Posted May. 28, 2015, 8:15 am

The search for a new Santa Monica City Manager ended Wednesday night when Mayor Kevin McKeown announced that City Council had unanimously selected Rick Cole for the position.

Lindsay Lohan.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Courts

Lindsay Lohan Completes Community Service, Released From Probation

Posted May. 27, 2015, 1:51 pm

After nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan was finally released from probation today when a judge confirmed that the actress had successfully completed the last of her required 125 hours of community service.

Manhattan Beach police are seeking public help to find this 67-year-old schizophrenic man who has been missing for nearly a week.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Police: Missing Schizophrenic Man, 67, Could Be In Santa Monica

Posted May. 27, 2015, 9:54 am

Manhattan Beach police are seeking public help to find a 67-year-old schizophrenic man who has been missing for nearly a week.

Patty.

News, Santa Monica, Pets

NKLA Adoption Pets Of The Week: Patty & Auggie

Posted May. 27, 2015, 9:49 am

All adoptions include a free bag of food and one month of free pet insurance. NKLA is located in West L.A. and is open daily from 12 pm to 8 pm at 1845 Pontius Ave.

The City of Santa Monica is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored Beach Award.

News, Beach, Santa Monica

City Of Santa Monica Beach Project Named One Of America’s Best Restored Beaches For 2015

Posted May. 27, 2015, 9:29 am

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced last week that the City of Santa Monica is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored Beach Award.

The Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway provides the opportunity to improve connections for users along the route.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway Project Ribbon Cutting Saturday

Posted May. 27, 2015, 9:27 am

A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway project will be held this Saturday, May 30.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Cops Arrest Home Intruder Inside Palisades Avenue Residence

Posted May. 27, 2015, 9:21 am

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, May 16, shortly after entering a residence, asking if it was for sale. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received a report of suspicious circumstances at 8 am at a residence in the 500 block of Palisades Avenue, so they went to the location in order to investigate.

Rod Gould, whose career in local government included stints as city manager of Santa Monica, Poway, San Rafael and Monrovia, is joining Management Partners as vice president for management, based in the firm’s West Coast office.

News, Business, Santa Monica

Rod Gould, Former Santa Monica City Manager, Joins Management Partners As VP

Posted May. 27, 2015, 9:14 am

Former Santa Monica City Manager Rod Gould is joining Management Partners as vice president for management, based in the firm’s West Coast office.

The number of Alzheimer and dementia cases diagnosed world-wide are reaching epidemic proportions with 30 million diagnosed world-wide, 5.4 million diagnosed in the US with a prediction of 100 million cases world-wide by 2050.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Parents With Alzheimers Or Dementia? Are You Next?

Posted May. 26, 2015, 2:15 pm

Baby boomers across the nation are worried about losing their memory. In fact, it is the number one concern for people over 60. Is this happening to you?

Latest Malibu news.

News, Malibu, Pch

PCH To Close Intermittently Wednesday, Thursday For Rock Slide Netting Installation

Posted May. 26, 2015, 12:57 pm

Pacific Coast Highway will be closed intermittently on Wednesday and Thursday west of Malibu so crews can install netting to help prevent rocks from sliding onto the roadway, authorities said today.

Fairview Branch Library at 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Library

Santa Monica's Fairview Branch Library To Close For Improvements June 1

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:41 am

The Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, will temporarily close beginning Monday, June 1, 2015 for interior and mechanical improvements.

Santa Monica College student Jonah Okike-Hephzibah won the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The largest private scholarship in the nation for community college transfer students, it will provide Okike-Hephzibah up to $40,000 a year for three years for his undergraduate studies. He is the fourth SMC student in five years to win the JKCF scholarship.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

Santa Monica College Student Wins Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:38 am

Santa Monica College student Jonah Okike-Hephzibah sat stunned on a chair in the campus’s quad – unable to say anything but “Oh my God!” – as he was told that he had won the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the nation’s largest private scholarship for community college transfer students.

The 5th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser returns Sunday, May 31.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pedal On The Pier Returns To Santa Monica Pier Sunday

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:31 am

The Harold Robinson Foundation will host its 5th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser this Sunday, May 31, with the goal of exceeding $700,000.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board Of Education Special Board Meeting This Wednesday

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:30 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, May 27, at 4 pm at the district office: 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Malibu, Police Department

Two Deputies Injured In Malibu Single-Vehicle Crash

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:26 am

Two deputies injured in a single-vehicle crash as they responded to a call have been released from the hospital, sheriff's officials said Monday.

News, Business, California, Television

Charter Communications To Acquire Time Warner Cable In $55 Billion Deal

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:25 am

Charter Communications is poised to scoop up Time Warner Cable in a $55 billion deal that would make it the largest pay-TV provider in Southern California, it was reported today.

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