Posted May. 29, 2014, 8:24 am
Celebrate the Pico Neighborhood’s unique history by joining residents at the brand new Pico Branch Library to share photos, tell stories, and learn more about preserving your special family documents this Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the Pico Branch Annex, 2201 Pico Blvd.
Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:21 am
The Santa Monica Public Library system has begun a new chapter with the opening of its newest branch -- the first in more than 50 years -- in the Pico neighborhood.
Posted Dec. 24, 2013, 9:03 am
The bill to build the Pico Branch Library is nearing $1 million after the Santa Monica City Council approved Dec. 10 a seventh contract modification.
Posted Dec. 18, 2013, 10:09 am
Santa Monica's Pico Neighborhood, long known as the industrial corridor or perceived by local residents as the neglected corridor, is re-branding itself as the “Green Corridor.”
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:10 am
A high voltage wire went down Tuesday night just after 7:30 pm in the area of 700 block of Marine in Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 30, 2013, 9:08 am
Buy Local Santa Monica encourages the community to take part in today's fourth annual Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide; celebrated the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the day has given small business a huge boost.
Posted Nov. 29, 2013, 9:35 am
Nationally touring pop/folk artist Seth Glier will be performing in Santa Monica on Saturday night at 7:30 pm for a show with Crystal Bowersox at McCabe’s Guitar Shop.
Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 9:10 am
Santa Monica will celebrate Small Business Day this Saturday, Nov. 30. Local businesses all over Los Angeles will participate. Since the holidays are so close, the Pico Improvement Organization has a special event.
Posted Nov. 4, 2013, 3:03 pm
A white male aged in his 30s wearing a cowboy hat got away with about $4,000 cash after an armed robbery at the U.S. Bank branch at 3302 Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica on Monday afternoon.
Posted Sep. 27, 2013, 9:07 am
Accomplished Los Angeles mixed media artist Carol Surface will display approximately 20 of her multi-layered paintings on the walls of Upper West Restaurant in Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 12, 2013, 8:21 am
For the past two years, Upper West has been creating a name for itself as a hangout for locals seeking fresh, creative cuisine in the City’s southeastern corner at 3321 Pico Boulevard.
Posted Aug. 23, 2013, 9:11 am
Santa Monica’s fifth public library branch has taken a few steps closer to being realized as council members approved last week furniture procurement, an automated system, and additional construction funding for the Pico Branch Library.
Posted Jun. 19, 2013, 12:32 pm
Santa Monica’s Pico Youth & Family Center will host a Town Hall meeting on Youth Violence Prevention and Trauma this Thursday, June 20.
Posted Jun. 17, 2013, 9:04 am
Santa Monica's Pico neighborhood youth, parents, and community leaders held a vigil and procession Sunday evening to bring healing to the community.
Posted Jun. 16, 2013, 9:32 am
In response to a rash of shootings and the persistence of gang related homicide in Santa Monica's Pico Neighborhood youth, parents, and community leaders are holding a vigil and procession today to bring healing to the community.
Posted Jun. 13, 2013, 7:40 am
The Pico Youth & Family Center will host a rally called the Santa Monica Vigil for Peace and Healing this Sunday at 6 pm.
Posted Feb. 22, 2013, 9:03 am
Z Garden is celebrating its one-year anniversary at 2350 Pico Blvd with a celebration this Saturday, Feb. 23 from noon to 3 pm. The restaurant’s owners have invited their long time friend Samir Kamoun (pictured right) to perform as a Charlie Chaplin (which he did for 30 plus years for Universal Studios).
Posted Feb. 6, 2013, 9:02 am
For more than 25 years, Josie Le Balch has been wowing the culinary community in Los Angeles and across the country with her progressive American fare that showcases French and Italian influences.
Posted Dec. 9, 2012, 1:29 am
Santa Monica police are investigating a shooting that occurred 5:09 p.m. Saturday on Pico Boulevard at 18th Street that has left a woman working a fundraiser at Wicc Christian Bookstore with non-life-threatening bullet wounds.
Posted Dec. 7, 2012, 12:44 am
Kids & Teens On Stage Theater concludes its Annual 2012 Fall Play Festival next week with varying show times and days. Both “Oliver Twist: His First Night in London” and “Snow White” will conclude this Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Posted Dec. 3, 2012, 2:00 am
In 1985, Patty Cohen and Cathy Tauber shared a passion for film and opened Vidiots, the movie-rental house on the corner of 3rd Street and Pico in the Santa Monica seaside neighborhood of Ocean Park.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:09 am
Santa Monica City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday to take a closer look and further analyze alternatives and impacts of a developer’s plan to bring 260 apartment units to the eastern edge of Santa Monica, potentially replacing the former Grammy Building at 3402 Pico Boulevard.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012, 11:00 pm
Join the Pico Improvement Organization for a spectacular day by the beach with fun for the entire family this Sunday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium parking lot at 1855 Main Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 1, 2012, 2:14 am
When Christine Ha, the blind contestant from the television show “MasterChef” recently won the cooking show, many marveled over her grace, skill, and determination.
Posted Aug. 9, 2012, 5:45 am
Upper West restaurant in Santa Monica has team up with Art-Vault to present artist Humbert Curcuru’s art exhibition “California Scenes by a French Painter.”