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Annette Bening as one of the several characters she creates in 'Ruth Draper's Monologues' on stage at the Geffen Playhouse.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica

Annette Bening Dazzles In The World Premiere Of “Ruth Draper’s Monologues”

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:46 am

For those of you who might be wondering who is Ruth Draper and why is she being channeled by Annette Bening, in “Ruth Draper’s Monologues,” currently on stage at The Geffen Playhouse, the answer is simple.

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has released details of the latest upcoming closure and detours.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, 10 Freeway

Northbound 405 Freeway To Close Between 10 Freeway & Santa Monica Boulevard

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:39 am

The northbound 405 Freeway lanes will close between the 10 Freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles tonight, April 23 at midnight to 5 am Thursday, April 24.

Singer/songwriter Tracy Newman will host the Folkworks Annual Benefit Concert this Saturday.

Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Folkworks Benefit Concert Returns To Santa Monica This Saturday Night

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:29 am

The Folkworks Annual Benefit Concert will be held this Saturday, April 26 at the Santa Monica Woman’s Club starting with a reception at 7 pm.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Missing Santa Monica Teen Found Safe At A Downtown Los Angeles Bus Station

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:19 am

A 17-year-old Santa Monica girl who had run away from her home at 1 pm Tuesday and been reported missing to authorities was found safe last night.

Anthea Kerou, Columnist

Santa Monica, Columnist, Dating

The Dating Report: Is Office Romance A Good Idea

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:09 am

I have a huge crush on a coworker and we have been flirting for a while. I’m worried about dating someone in my office. What should I do? – Becky, 34

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Hermosa Beach Man Covered In Vomit Arrested For Public Drunkenness On Euclid St

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:05 am

A 24-year-old resident of Hermosa Beach was charged with public drunkenness on Sunday, April 13 after being found covered in his own vomit and unable to remember his own name.

PETA was founded in 1980 and is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

PETA Advocates To Go Naked On Third Street Promenade

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:32 am

Two naked PETA advocates will be standing behind a banner that reads, "Go Vegan! 1 lb. of Meat Equals 6 Months of Showers" today in Santa Monica in honor of Earth Day.

Pacific Park’s Ferris wheel will go 'green’ for Earth Day today, April 22.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Ferris Wheel To Go Green For Earth Day

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:19 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will turn its Ferris wheel “green” tonight with a variety of patterns and colors in support of Earth Day.

Carol Kleinman’s “Family Day At Santa Monica Pier”

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

New Exhibition Opens Today At TAG Gallery In Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:10 am

A new exhibition opens at TAG Gallery in Santa Monica today that will run a little less than a month through May 17 featuring local artists Shelley Adler, Sally Jacobs, and Carol Kleinman.

News, City Council, Santa Monica

Medical Marijuana Regulation In Santa Monica?

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:08 am

A vote will be held at Santa Monica City Hall tonight on whether the City Council should back a proposed State Senate bill that could open the door for regulating medical marijuana dispensaries within the coastal municipality.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica's Lionsgate To Partner With Vancouver's RocketJump

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:06 am

While a version of this article might be printed in a newspaper, the mantra nowadays is digital content is the wave of the present and future. In an attempt to capitalize on the consumer market for digital content, Santa Monica-based Lionsgate announced Monday a multi-year partnership with Vancouver’s RocketJump Studios. The partnership was created to deliver film, television, and digital content.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Aggressive Taco Bell Panhandler Arrested In Santa Monica Drive-Thru

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:02 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 39-year-old homeless man on Saturday, April 12 after aggressively seeking money from customers at a Taco Bell drive-thru.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Pit Bulls Quarantined After Attacking Eight-Year-Old Girl In Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 1:20 pm

An eight-year-old girl is resting at home today after being attacked by two to three pit bulls on Sunday, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.

The annual Santa Monica College student photography exhibit will run April 21 through May 3 at two locations.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

35th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit Opens Today

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 9:08 am

Santa Monica College will present the 35th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit starting today, April 21.

Ye Olde King's Head is located at 116 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica.

Business, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Ye Olde King’s Head To Host 
40th Birthday Bash

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 9:07 am

An institution in Santa Monica, Ye Olde King’s Head will be celebrating 40 years in business this Wednesday, April 23.

A rendering of the new ArcLight cinema complex proposed for the third floor of Santa Monica Place.

News, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, Film

ArcLight Cinemas Seek Two Santa Monica Locations

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 9:05 am

An iPic movie theater is almost complete in Westwood, yet Santa Monica has not seen a new cinema house built within its borders since the 1980s, let alone serve as home to a trendy multiplex brand such as iPic or ArcLight Cinemas.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Homeless Man Arrested After Charging At Santa Monica Park Ranger

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 9:03 am

A 35-year-old homeless man was arrested on Friday, April 11 after charging at a park ranger and being in possession of a stolen bike.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Lincoln/Colorado Intersection Now Closed Around The Clock For One Week

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 8:59 am

The 24-hour-a-day closure of Lincoln Blvd at Colorado Avenue began this morning at 3 am and will continue until 6 am next Monday, April 28.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Four Santa Monica Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, April 25

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 8:53 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, April 25 in the following locations.

Santa Monica College student Siamak Khakshoor-Kohan has been recognized by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College Student Wins Prestigious National Scholarship

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 9:40 am

For the second year in a row – and marking the third time in four years – a Santa Monica College student has been awarded a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the nation’s largest private scholarship for community college transfer students.

 The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society’s Southern California and Nevada Chapter is relocating its annual Bike MS Coastal Challenge ride to Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

National Multiple Sclerosis Society To Move Bike Ride Challenge To Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 9:06 am

A new start venue, point-to-point structure, and exciting new coastal routes are the centerpieces of the annual Bike MS Coastal Challenge: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara to be held on October 11 and 12, 2014.

News, Santa Monica, Government

Santa Monica Democratic Club To Vote On June 3 Primary Endorsements

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 8:57 am

Members of the Santa Monica Democratic Club will vote to endorse candidates for the June 3 Primary Election at its meeting this Wednesday, April 23.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Heal The Bay

Celebrate Earth Day With Heal The Bay, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Wednesday

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 8:52 am

Earth Day is observed each year on April 22, but Heal the Bay and its Santa Monica Pier Aquarium will continue that celebration on Saturday, April 26, with a beach cleanup, sand castle contests, and a day chock full of special Aquarium activities for the whole family.

Dr. Mao Shing Ni

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica

Dr. Mao's Wellness Living: How To Improve Your Vision

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 8:49 am

It’s no secret that exercising and eating right builds a healthy body – well, the same can be said for your eyes! Protect your vision and boost your eyesight with these exercises and eye-enhancing super foods.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, Santa Monica, Columnist

Plenty Of Reasons Not To Trust State Government

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 8:47 am

Californians don’t trust their state government. That’s nothing really new, but right now there’s as much cause for distrust as ever before in modern times.

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