Posted Sep. 8, 2014, 9:22 am
Santa Monica police and Los Angeles County lifeguards searched around Santa Monica Pier for about an hour in response to a report that someone had jumped into the ocean, but then concluded that the jumper got out of the water unaided, authorities said today.
Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:01 am
The Santa Monica Pier is in for a rare treat this Thursday, Aug. 21, as the Zombies take over the stage at the Twilight Concert Series.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 9:33 am
Want to see live sharks during Shark Week? Visit Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium to check out three species of sharks on exhibit and the marine center’s shark nursery.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:21 am
Starting this Sunday July 27, the end of the Santa Monica Pier welcomes music lovers and groovers for a silent dance party.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:14 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier hosted the Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) with more than 500 children and more than seven Califo...
Posted Jul. 16, 2014, 9:32 am
Taxi Magic, the nationwide taxi app, is partnering with the Santa Monica Pier for the much-anticipated summer Twilight Concert Series.
Posted Jul. 16, 2014, 9:16 am
Rising international star Yuna will grace the Santa Monica Pier with her presence as the second headliner of the Twilight Concert series this Thursday, July 17.
Posted Jul. 15, 2014, 9:05 am
An animal-rights group campaigning for a ban on fishing from piers will send a banner flying over Southland beaches today with the message "Keep Hookers Off the Pier! Ban Fishing."
Posted Jul. 9, 2014, 9:08 am
One of Santa Monica’s most awaited summer night traditions returns to the Santa Monica Pier this week. Featuring a different band each Thursday night from 7-10 pm, the annual Twilight Concert Series lineup allows for concertgoers to experience a wide range of musical genres over 10 consecutive weeks starting July 10.
Posted Jul. 4, 2014, 6:00 am
While Santa Monica doesn't have a fireworks display today, it does have Pacific Park’s Ferris wheel to light up the sky with a red, white, and blue extravaganza.
Posted Jun. 29, 2014, 9:21 am
With the return of the Twilight Concert Series on July 10, the Santa Monica Police Department says it will be enforcing laws governing the beach and the Santa Monica Pier regarding alcohol, glass bottles, and smoking.
Posted Jun. 14, 2014, 8:59 am
Heal the Bay today commemorates the legacy of Nick Gabaldón, L.A.’s first early surfer of color, with a day full of family-friendly activities at Santa Monica’s historic Bay Street beach.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 10:21 am
The line-up for the 30th annual Twilight Concert Series has been announced. Featuring a different band each Thursday night from 7-10 pm, the annual Twilight Series lineup allows for concertgoers to experience a wide range of musical genres over 10 consecutive weeks starting in July.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 8:49 am
Santa Monica Pier presents “Drink:Eat:Play Wine Festival” at 5 pm this Saturday.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:54 am
The fifth annual Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival returns this Saturday, June 7.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:06 am
The tidewater goby, an endangered species only found in California’s streams and estuaries, will have its debut at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium today, June 6.
Posted May. 29, 2014, 7:58 am
The world famous Santa Monica Pier announced on May 19 that Tommy Bahama, the popular beach lifestyle brand, will return for the second year as the presenting sponsor for the fifth annual Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival taking place on June 7, 2014.
Posted May. 21, 2014, 4:28 pm
National Animal Rights Day will be observed at Santa Monica Beach on Saturday, May 31.
Posted May. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
Wanderlust, the fast-growing evolutionary yoga lifestyle brand, will kick-off of its 4th annual Wanderlust Yoga in the City (YITC) series in Santa Monica this Saturday, May 10.
Posted May. 8, 2014, 8:28 am
It will be a picture-perfect Mother’s Day at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier as the first 1,000 moms receive a free family photo and free Ferris wheel ride this Sunday, May 11 from 11 am to 9 pm.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 9:11 am
The Pacific Park at the Santa Monica Pier has always been a great place for kids to enjoy rides, mid-way games and food treats like cotton candy and popcorn, but on Sunday, April 27 it was the adults, along with kids of all ages, who were entertained and feted -- with champagne and delectable grown-up hors d’ oeuvres -- at the inaugural Pier Party, a fundraiser for Santa Monica public schools.
Posted Apr. 27, 2014, 8:50 am
A day of rides, entertainment, food, and raffles benefiting all Santa Monica-Malibu schools is taking place today, April 27 at Santa Monica Pier's Pacific Park from 10 am to 2 pm.
Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 8:38 am
To honor Earth Day, local environmental group Heal the Bay hosts a Saturday full of eco-friendly and family-friendly activities on the shoreline, including a designer sandcastle competition, massive beach cleanup and free admission to Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for those who volunteer.
Posted Mar. 26, 2014, 9:29 am
Earth Hour will happen this Saturday, March 29. As part of the worldwide event, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier joins the initiative in its “Use Your Power” mantra with a one-hour, lights-out on the world-famous Ferris wheel, except for the wheel rim safety lighting, at 8:30 pm.
Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 9:04 am
Italian dining is now available on the Santa Monica Pier, as Ristorante Al Mare officially celebrated its grand opening Wednesday. The Italian restaurant is one of the first venues spotted at the base of the Pier Bridge and its noticeable blue-and-white signage and modern décor makes the eatery quite hard to miss.