Posted Aug. 29, 2016, 11:05 am
Phil walks through some of Santa Monica's Parks and reflects on his thirteen years as a Santa Monica Recreation & Parks Commissioner.
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 Feb. 11, 2016, 12:04 pm
Santa Monica City is completing work to paint over a mural in Joslyn Park by Art Mortimer as part of repairs to the park retaining wall. A plaque dedicated to the memory and community work of Ocean Park resident Valerie Nordstrom Barnard will be removed from the stair wall and installed in a new location within the park.
Posted Nov. 18, 2015, 11:16 am
Sunday, Nov. 8 brought the Borderline Neighborhood together for a celebration of the grand opening of the new playground equipment made possible by a $50,000 donation from the Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 17, 2015, 8:11 am
New and improved playground at Ozone Park was made possible by a $53,000 donation to the City of Santa Monica from the Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica. Ozone Park is a small neighborhood park located at 720 Ozone Street along the southern border of Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm
Posted Nov. 4, 2015, 9:39 am
The City of Santa Monica invites community members to celebrate the new and improved playground at Ozone Park on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 12 pm to 3 pm.
Posted Oct. 30, 2015, 9:10 am
The Lorax speaks for the trees in the fantasy world of Dr. Seuss. In the real world in Santa Monica, Urban Forester Matthew Wells is the person in charge of making sure that trees remain a vital part of the community.
Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 8:49 am
The Dept. of Public Social Services Outreach staff are making themselves available to assist with CalFresh and Affordable Health Care Applications every Tuesday from 8 am to 5 pm at Virginia Avenue Park.
Posted Aug. 5, 2015, 9:26 am
Santa Monica’s Tongva Park/Ken Genser Square Project has been selected as one of six finalists in the Urban Land Institute’s Global Award of Excellence For Urban Open Space.
Posted Jul. 28, 2015, 9:32 am
The City of Santa Monica is kicking off the North Beach Playground project by seeking broad community input that will help shape the design of this new public amenity.
Posted Jul. 6, 2015, 9:43 am
Tongva Park invites people of all ages and levels to participate in a high-energy hip hop dance class that will include a blend of street styles.
Posted Jul. 2, 2015, 8:59 am
Although Santa Monica is internationally known for its iconic beach and world-class public spaces, the Wellbeing Project recently revealed that few locals find the time to get out and enjoy their own community’s park and recreation resources.
Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 9:32 am
The City of Santa Monica and James Corner Field Operations announced that Santa Monica’s Tongva Park/Ken Genser Square Project has been selected as one of six finalists in the Urban Land Institute’s Global Award of Excellence For Urban Open Space.
News, Music, Video, Parks, Santa Monica
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 10:16 am
This week Brock on Your Block Brock host Phil Brock speaks to Rebecca Hogan, Director of Marketing for, Make Music LA 2015. He also speaks to an array of guest musicians such as Katrina Carlson, Jaq Mackenzie and Tom Nolan.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 10:10 am
People tend to learn in history class growing up about the emancipation proclamation, where president Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves by law in the third year of the United States’ civil war.
Posted May. 17, 2015, 9:35 am
Donna Sternberg & Dancers presents The Architecture of Space, an exploration in movement at a free performance today, May 17, at Tongva Park in Santa Monica.
Posted May. 12, 2015, 9:20 am
Tongva Park continues its second season of cultural and eclectic programming this month with an enchanting Tongva After Dark evening of Gypsy and Eastern European musicians and singers, followed by a Family Saturday presenting a hula hoop fitness concert for all ages.
Posted Apr. 7, 2015, 9:18 am
Santa Monica's Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square projects were honored with a National Achievement Award for Urban Design from the American Planning Association on March 31.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:40 am
As part of its 100th birthday celebrations, Kiwanis International is promoting the creation of children’s playgrounds around the world. More than 11 new playgrounds are to be built in 2015.
Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 9:17 am
Community members are invited to participate in the second workshop on improvements to the 1-acre lawn at Reed Park in Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 7, 2015, 9:04 am
We often anguish over decisions involving animals here in Santa Monica, such as the recent business involving pony rides at the Main Street farmer’s market.
Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 9:18 am
Community members are invited to participate in redesigning the Reed Park lawn by dropping by an interactive open house workshop this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 10 am to noon.
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:52 am
The City of Santa Monica is kicking off the final phase of improvements at Reed Park, which will focus on the one-acre lawn in the northeast section of the park.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:57 am
Santa Monica’s Recreation & Parks Commission gained two new commissioners recently, both who have an eye on keeping the city spacious and green.