Posted Sep. 18, 2014, 8:46 am
The American Heart Association will host its second annual Heart Walk at the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Sept. 21. An estimated 5,000 people are expected to attend.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:57 am
Move For Hunger is partnering with 123 Moving & Storage in Santa Monica to host a community food drive to help end hunger in the L.A. County community.
Posted Sep. 10, 2014, 9:23 am
Ever wondered what happens to fresh produce that’s left over each week at farmers markets across Santa Monica?
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 9:40 am
WISE & Healthy Aging will host a volunteer orientation on the morning of Friday, Sept. 19 from 9:30-11:30 am at 1527 4th Street, second floor, Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 9:35 am
Registration is now open for the third annual Bowling for Birthdays fundraiser at the AMF Bay Shore Lanes in Santa Monica, a charity event that raises funds to throw birthday parties for homeless and foster youth living in the greater Los Angeles area.
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 8:57 am
In 2009, a Santa Monica-based School of Martial Arts branched out to form a Foundation to teach a free weekly class to a handful of at-risk youth in South Central Los Angeles. Fast-forward to today, the program has significantly grown to multiple free classes that serve about 200 students a week who live in South Central.
Posted Sep. 4, 2014, 1:55 pm
Daybreak Designs, a program of OPCC, will host a Fall Sale this Friday, Sept. 5 from 11 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 am to 5 pm.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:12 am
A Santa Monica-based homeless outreach group asked for donations today in the name of a volunteer who was fatally injured in an accident Friday.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:25 am
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica will hold its 6th Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament this Saturday evening, Aug. 23 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:20 am
This happy group of Santa Monica Assistance League volunteer-members have just filled 919 back packs with school supplies for students in 21 local schools, including Schools on Wheels.
Posted Aug. 8, 2014, 9:16 am
The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is one of thousands of Rotary organizations that seek to better the world through humanitarian service and educational activities.
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:27 am
Wheelchair Solutions, a company that caters to wheelchair users through the convenience and usefulness of its wheelchair products and accessories, donated wheelchair cushions, covers, and backpacks to the clients at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)'s Santa Monica branch on Tuesday.
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:24 am
Employees from Santa Monica-headquartered car-shopping site Edmunds.com embarked on a series of volunteer and city appreciation activities last Tuesday, July 22.
Posted Jul. 29, 2014, 10:07 am
Few tickets remain for one of summer’s premiere food and wine experiences – An Evening on the Beach at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica – that benefits St. Vincent Meals on Wheels of Los Angeles.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:18 am
Veteran music producer Peter Asher is no stranger to creating emotionally charged music over the past four decades while producing hit records for James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, and 10,000 Maniacs.
Posted Jul. 15, 2014, 9:14 am
Santa Monica resident Michael Wolper, co-founder of two non-profit organizations that teach mindfulness to people struggling with depression, stress and other life challenges, joined the Board of Directors of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services this week.
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:02 am
The month of June is supposed to be recognized as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Month. However, the general public is sadly unaware of the tragic statistics that pertain to the disorder and specifically to the veteran population.
Posted Jun. 17, 2014, 9:08 am
Four scouts were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at the Troop 2 Eagle Court of Honor on June 8: Michael J. Lappen (Santa Monica High School Class of 2015), Christopher M. Pak (Santa Monica High School Class of 2015), David Ze Yu Shi (Santa Monica High School Class of 2014), and Tennessee G. Westmoreland (Culver City High School Class of 2014).
Posted Jun. 14, 2014, 8:57 am
Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica, represented by Kathy Irby (center), recently presented a grant check for $4,500 to Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) for their Homework Assistance Program. Accepting the donation are Eula Fritz, Executive Director and Thorin Allen, Board President.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:41 am
Volunteers from The Rotary Club of Santa Monica gathered at Upward Bound House on Friday, May 30 to perform vision pre-screening of children from both the Santa Monica and Culver City Upward Bound House locations.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:16 am
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica held its 65th Annual Music Awards at the Santa Monica Library on Tuesday.
Posted May. 14, 2014, 9:19 am
Since 1963 OPCC (formerly Ocean Park Community Center), has served as a safety net for the most needy in our community: low-income and homeless youth, adults and families, at-risk youth, battered women and their children and people living with mental illness in Santa Monica and on the Westside of Los Angeles.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 8:50 am
The Venice Garden & Home Tour is back once again this Saturday, May 3 and is set to feature 30 charming gardens and homes. Originally conceived by locals Jay Griffith, Jan Brilliot, Linda Lucks, and produced by Barbara Baumann, the event is a grass roots effort to help the Neighborhood Youth Association.
Posted Apr. 28, 2014, 9:26 am
Captain Chesley B. (“Sully”) Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed the US Airways jet on New York City’s Hudson River, in the incident that became known as “The Miracle on the Hudson” will be honored at the 8th Annual American Red Cross Red Tie Affair in Santa Monica this Saturday night.
Posted Apr. 27, 2014, 8:51 am
Santa Monica resident Adi Greenberg hosted a Ladies Night Out cocktail reception on Tuesday benefiting Geffen Playhouse and Determined to Succeed at her home in Santa Monica.