Posted Jun. 12, 2015, 9:38 am
Santa Monica City Council approved a handful of consent calendar items at its Tuesday night meeting, including new stairs from the Pier to the beach, footwear for certain City employees, and an agreement to continue broadcasting City Council meetings on KCRW.
Posted Jun. 4, 2015, 9:03 am
Hundreds of the top stand up paddleboard racers in the world and thousands of spectators will gather at the Santa Monica Pier this Saturday, June 6, for the 6th annual Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival.
Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:31 am
The Harold Robinson Foundation will host its 5th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser this Sunday, May 31, with the goal of exceeding $700,000.
Posted May. 22, 2015, 9:59 am
RoseArt art supplies teamed up with actress Beverly Mitchell as part of the creation of a 40,000 square foot chalk paint mural next to the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday, in order to encourage the children of Santa Monica to be creative and go outside during the summer.
Posted May. 20, 2015, 1:09 pm
The line-up for the 31st annual Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier has been announced.
Posted May. 13, 2015, 10:05 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will host its final job fair to hire for summer positions this Friday, May 15 from 1-5 pm.
Posted Apr. 28, 2015, 10:30 am
Tennessee Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill, a 69-year-old Vietnam Veteran, is completing the first coast-to-coast national prayer-walk in US history, carrying a large American flag and saluting every passing motorist on the walk route as a gesture of honor and respect for his fellow Americans.
Posted Apr. 22, 2015, 9:10 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier’s world-famous Ferris wheel goes “green” today with a variety of patterns and designs in support of Earth Day.
Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:51 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) will host its second annual Pier Party, a fundraising event to benefit all students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD). Pier Party will take place on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:54 am
A special free outdoor screening of Rob Stewart’s award-winning eco-documentary "Revolution" will be held at Santa Monica Pier this Saturday, April 18, from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:41 am
The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel and Los Angeles International Airport gateway pylons are among the iconic structures around the world that will go dark for 60 minutes tonight in observance of the World Wildlife Fund's annual Earth Hour call for energy conservation.
Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 9:02 am
The acclaimed free children’s concert series "Wake Up With The Waves" returns to the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday mornings, starting this weekend.
Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 10:09 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier joins Earth Hour in its “Use Your Power To Change Climate Change” mantra with a one-hour, “lights-off” on the world-famous Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel, except for the wheel rim safety lighting, at 8:30 pm this Saturday, March 28. The Pacific Wheel is the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel.
Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 9:58 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will host its annual job fair to hire more than 75 employees for Spring Break and Summer positions on Saturday, March 14 from 9 am to 2 pm.
Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 9:05 am
The unique ecosystem of birds and snakes in Palisades Park next to the entry of Santa Monica Pier is being endangered by a proposed ban on all wild and exotic pets from the Pier and its surroundings.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 7:54 am
Sightings of whales along the Southern California coast are already exceeding last year’s record-breaking numbers.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 7:45 am
The family of well known Santa Monica resident Mukui Ram will host a memorial today to celebrate his life. It will be held at the end of the Santa Monica Pier at 5 pm.
Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:48 am
Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier will have a special Valentine’s Day lighting display this Saturday from sunset (5:42 pm) to midnight.
Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 9:45 am
Sightings of whales along the Southern California coast are already exceeding last year’s record-breaking numbers. Come show some love for the whales at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium during “Whale of a Weekend” next weekend on Feb 14 and 15.
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:18 am
As many of you know I have lived my entire life in service of Santa Monica. I believe in the people of Santa Monica and I am so touched by the generosity of spirit and the compassion I see every day here in my hometown.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:48 am
On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 9, a celebration at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will be providing the means to donate to a local charity and have fun at the same time, thanks to the birthday boy himself.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 9:11 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier presents a cornucopia of autumn patterns and colors for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend including orange and green, among others.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:17 am
Electronic cigarettes will be banned in all non-smoking areas in Santa Monica beginning today, including the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:44 am
Teams of high school and college students all over Los Angeles will compete in the Los Angeles region’s 2nd Annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest this weekend.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:52 am
The 2nd annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl will bring out the undead on Halloween night for a chilling bar crawl in the heart of the city this Friday, Oct. 31.