Posted May. 23, 2016, 1:33 pm
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, will hold a rally tonight at SaMoHi, with Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scheduled to hold two Los Angeles-area campaign fundraisers today. Santa Monica City has issued a traffic advisory to avoid the surrounding area.
Posted May. 23, 2016, 12:39 pm
As recent wildfires in Canada have shown, disaster can strike anywhere at any time. The Red Cross is always there when it matters most, thanks to the support of local volunteers and donors. That is why the Santa Monica Bay Red Cross Chapter recognized outstanding volunteers such as Christine Devine, Fox 11 news anchor, while celebrating 100 years of the organization in Los Angeles with a vibrant night of art and music at Bergamot Station.
Posted May. 23, 2016, 11:56 am
Metro’s Expo Line into Santa Monica Opened Friday - Francie Stefan, Mobility Manager with the City of Santa Monica spoke with The Mirror about Accessibility Options.
Posted May. 22, 2016, 10:20 am
Metro Chief Communications Officer Pauletta Tonilas will be at the Expo Line’s Downtown Santa Monica Station at 6 a.m. Monday, May 23, to thank commuters for using the new rail extension.
Posted May. 19, 2016, 12:25 pm
Flair Cleaners Santa Monica is hosting a Flair Cares Spring Food Drive until May 31, benefiting the Westside Food Bank.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 3:07 pm
One of three remaining cottages, of an original seven, that made up the Santa Monica Turn-of-the-Century Thematic District has just been restored by the city and developer.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:59 pm
Phil rides the Expo VIP Press Train with Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Member of the Board of Directors of the LA County Metro.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:20 pm
A two-lane closure left only one lane open yesterday on the southbound PCH beginning south of Santa Monica Canyon up to the California Incline.
Posted May. 16, 2016, 5:23 pm
For a limited time, buy one Big Blue Bus pass, and get a second pass for free (aka BOGO) and add Stored Value on a TAP card and get up to $20 free. Wheeeee!
Posted May. 16, 2016, 1:39 pm
Phil has a conversation with Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin about issues that jointly affect both Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
Santa Monica City Councilmember Kevin McKeown Elected Chair of Westside Cities Council of Governments
Posted May. 16, 2016, 1:07 pm
Santa Monica City Councilmember and former Mayor Kevin McKeown has been elected Chair of the Westside Cities Council of Governments (Westside Cities COG), a multi-jurisdictional body that addresses regional issues including traffic, transit, social services, and sustainability.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:34 pm
A total of 221 Metro Expo Line parking spots will be up for sale Sunday morning, enabling early-morning commuters a guaranteed place to park at three Expo stations.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:32 pm
In light of the opening of the Expo line and the very real possibility that many commuters may need somewhere to park their cars before boarding the train, Santa Monica City Council voted Tuesday to up the parking prices at a range of parking lots across the City, with the Civic Center lot hit the hardest.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:30 pm
The Santa Monica High School Jazz program put on award-winning performances at the Westlake High School Jazz Festival Saturday, May 7.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:28 pm
The hotly-contested 500 Broadway mixed-use development was back before Santa Monica City Council Tuesday evening, with the project set to soon be on its way to the Architectural Review Board (ARB).
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:13 pm
The familiar ghost, to anyone under the age of 21, is one of the world’s hottest tech brands, and it’s been given the go-ahead to call Santa Monica Airport home.
News, Metro, Expo, Phil Brock
Posted May. 12, 2016, 12:49 pm
Phil gets on-board Expo and speaks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about the opening of our new Metro line to Santa Monica.
Posted May. 12, 2016, 8:14 am
At approximately 7:30pm last night the Santa Monica Fire Department received word of a train vs. car collision at the intersection of Lincoln and Colorado Blvd.
Posted May. 11, 2016, 1:54 pm
Visit California, a nonprofit statewide organization that promotes California on behalf of the state’s tourism industry, announced today that both houses of the Legislature passed a resolution declaring May 2016 and every May thereafter as California Travel and Tourism Month.
Posted May. 6, 2016, 1:18 pm
In honor of Pacific Park’s 20th Birthday, each evening beginning Friday, May 6, Pacific Park will illuminate one of the Ferris wheel’s 20 gondolas with the respective year to spotlight a Park milestone, starting with 1996
Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:36 pm
Santa Monica High School has been formally accredited as a California Democracy School by the Los Angeles County Office of Education at a presentation held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on April 30, 2016.
Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:26 pm
Santa Monica will host LA County's first regional public meeting Monday to discuss needs assessments and funding measures to support parks. Park Representatives will facilitate discussion, highlighting the need of $21.5 billion for neighborhood parks and open spaces across LA County.
Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:18 pm
Phil sits down with Andrew Hoyer, President of Santa Monica Mid City Neighbors, to talk about the past, present and future of this neighborhood in the middle of Santa Monica.
Posted May. 5, 2016, 12:39 pm
A small contingent of grassroots resident activists gathered on the steps of Santa Monica City Hall this morning to submit to the City two stacks of boxes filled with signed Land Use Voter Empowerment (LUVE) initiative petitions.
Posted May. 5, 2016, 12:13 pm
It's time to celebrate city clerks! A Proclamation, issued by the Santa Monica City Council, on April 12, resolves that the week of May 1-7, 2016 is designated as "Municipal Clerks Week."