Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 8:12 am
A unique STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) design competition from the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) began Aug. 15 that challenges anyone below age 19 to design creative applications of renewable energy technologies, cleanly harnessing natural forces (solar, wind, wave, tidal, etc.) for electricity.
News, Health, Video, Santa Monica, Pier
Posted Aug. 13, 2015, 9:47 am
The Santa Monica Pier's hit summer wellness program, Hey There Muscles, was back for the second year of free weekend workouts. Led by the original Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno, his daughter Shanna and their rotating team of fitness gurus, the Saturday morning program ended on a high-note Aug. 8 at the west end of the Pier.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 10:00 am
Santa Monica City Council approved a handful of consent calendar items at its Tuesday, July 28 night meeting, including nail patrol and deckboard replacement at Santa Monica Pier, background check updates, bi-annual satisfaction surveys, and electrical and street lights.
Posted Jul. 18, 2015, 3:04 pm
Santa Monica Pier and beaches have reopened to the public today with authorities saying they will continue to monitor weather conditions.
Posted Jul. 17, 2015, 9:32 am
Remember Lou Ferrigno as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk in the 1970s? The Santa Monica resident, along with his daughter and business partner Shanna, are teaming up with Santa Monica Pier to present a free four-week wellness program that begins this weekend.
Posted Jul. 13, 2015, 10:09 am
Yahoo! Travel has announced its “The Best Amusement Park in Every State” with Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier taking top honors in California.
Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:34 am
Fight the good fight against cancer this weekend with sunshine and some beach yoga at the Santa Monica Pier. For a $25 ticket, yogi fundraisers will receive a free yoga mat and water while providing real immediate support for both those being diagnosed with cancer and those that have survived.
Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 8:06 am
It’s that time of the year again – Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier returns this coming Thursday with Morris Day & the Time headlining the opening show.
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.