Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 10:13 am
There is not one cloud. Draped overhead the languid palm trees and a sweaty crowd that clogs Ocean Front Walk lays a clear blue sky. You can’t fight the flow of people and weaving only puts you face to face with the oncoming mix of those fighting their way back in the opposite direction.
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:42 am
The Santa Monica community is invited to join forces with Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks, members of the Santa Monica Police Department and thousands of communities nationwide to celebrate the 32nd National Night Out tonight, Aug. 4.
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:29 am
The City of Santa Monica invites local businesses to attend a presentation of "Proposed Minimum Wage Ordinance for Santa Monica" that will be held in the coming weeks.
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:14 am
"Back on Board: Greg Louganis," a documentary that the four-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver describes as "a raw look at my life," premieres at 10 p.m. tonight on HBO.
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:08 am
A 31-year-old homeless man was carted off to Santa Monica Jail on Wednesday, July 22, after drawing attention of police after yelling profanities while possessing a stolen shopping cart.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 10:57 am
The tours will begin at the northeast corner of San Vicente Boulevard and 4th Street. Advance reservations are required. Visit smconservancy.org to learn more and reserve your spot.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 10:52 am
Renowned dance instructor Ludis Benitez teaches the rudiments of Cuban Salsa to kids and teens at the Montana Ave. Branch as part of the summer program.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 10:38 am
A Special Olympics athlete from the Ivory Coast went missing today at Los Angeles International Airport, prompting a search of the airport, restaurants, hotels and bus lines in and around LAX.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 10:22 am
The first active rail tests of the long-awaited Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica have finally begun. These early evaluations of the Overhead Catenary System, which powers the trains, crossing gates, and traffic signals, represent key milestones on the path to completion slated for spring 2016.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 9:55 am
Firefighters and equipment from Los Angeles and Orange County fire departments, including Santa Monica, were being deployed in northern California today in the battle to knock down 18 wildfires plaguing areas made tinder dry by the drought.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 9:23 am
A Thousand Oaks man, 42, was arrested at Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday, July 21, after stealing items from one of the souvenir kiosks.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 9:09 am
The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Aug. 7 in the following locations:
Posted Aug. 2, 2015, 9:30 am
Big Bear recently experienced one of the worst forest fires in its history, with over 31,000 acres burned along the eastern flank of the San Bernadino Mountains. Luckily, there was no loss of life, but in the words of Nick Bruinsma, Public Information Officer for Big Bear Fire, recovery of the forest will last “beyond my time.”
Posted Aug. 2, 2015, 9:13 am
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games will come to a close today in the same venue where they began this time last week -- the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Posted Aug. 2, 2015, 9:05 am
A person suffered critical injuries while in a vehicle that overturned today in Marina del Rey. The crash at Admiralty and Palawan ways was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 6:46 a.m., said CHP Officer Peter Bishop.
Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 10:50 am
HelloTech is a new on-demand tech support service provided by fully-vetted and trained team of techs. Each of the techs is hand-selected, background-checked and completes a comprehensive training program. In addition to a complete range of tech support services, HelloTech also provide new technology consultation and training.
Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 10:31 am
There are certain things a seller can avoid if they would like to get their home sold for the best price in the shortest time. Though no selling process is without mistakes, most are easy to avoid.
Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 9:25 am
A 70-year-old man suffered minor smoke inhalation during a fire today at an apartment building in Brentwood.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 10:55 am
Three people were taken into custody today after a lifeguard was attacked at Venice Beach.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 10:13 am
Weed Maps, a way for medical marijuana patients to find collectives near them – a sort of Yelp for marijuana, where patients can look up prices and read reviews – shows that Santa Monica has almost 24 marijuana delivery services.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 10:00 am
Santa Monica City Council approved a handful of consent calendar items at its Tuesday, July 28 night meeting, including nail patrol and deckboard replacement at Santa Monica Pier, background check updates, bi-annual satisfaction surveys, and electrical and street lights.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:47 am
It was high tide on Wednesday and Santa Monica Beach was crowded for a weekday, the large waves making there way to the feet of onlookers as they cautiously took a few steps back. People watched as surfers and body boarders would ride the four-foot sets
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:36 am
Walk toward the tail end of the hall and you’ll find a uplit, neon room. The white curtained walls glow azure as ambient music videos play from the 65-inch TV. Take a seat atop the sheepskin throw on the plush white couch, or ease onto the frosted leather recliner. This is place of luxury, fun, and consumption.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:25 am
Four decades after Apollo 17 astronauts shot the “Blue Marble,” the first complete true-color image of the entire Earth, NASA released the updated version earlier this month of the fully sunlit Earth from one million miles away.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:21 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) is planning improvements to both Santa Monica High School (Samohi) and Olympic High School and has released the Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) inspection and sampling reports for materials that will be removed during the planned demolition and modernization on both campuses.