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Latest Santa Monica High School news.

News, Samohi, Health, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Santa Monica High School Freshman Baseball Coach Diagnosed With Measles

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 10:02 am

A Santa Monica High School freshman baseball coach has been diagnosed with measles, but it is unlikely any of the coach’s players have caught the highly contagious virus, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Santa Monica History Museum is located at 1350 7th Street,Santa Monica.

News, Museum, Santa Monica, History

Santa Monica History Museum Elects New Board Members

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:42 am

The Santa Monica History Museum's Board of Directors has elected a new chairman: Ricardo Bandini Johnson. Johnson's family has lived in California since 1810. His great-Aunt, Arcadia Bandini de Baker, was the wife of Colonel Robert S. Baker - the man who established Santa Monica in 1875.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, California, Santa Monica, Government

Criminal Investigation For California Utility Regulators?

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:28 am

Memo to United States Attorneys in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego: It’s high time you investigate the former president and some current members and officials of the California Public Utilities Commission for things like conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu School District Encourages Immunization For Measles

Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:49 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is encouraging parents to have their students immunized against preventable diseases, such as pertussis and measles, currently on the rise in Southern California.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Cops Establish Perimeter In Palms For Possibly Armed Man

Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:18 am

A six-block perimeter was established Friday night in Palms as police searched for a possibly armed man.

Latest North of Montana Association news.

Seven Days, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

North Of Montana Association Annual Meeting This Saturday, Jan. 24

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 3:07 pm

The North Of Montana Association will host its annual meeting this Saturday, Jan. 24. It will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave.

Palihouse Santa Monica is located at 1001 Third Street. Neighbors to the hotel have maintained a vocal opposition since the hotel’s renovation.

News, Santa Monica, City Hall, Hotel

VIDEO (NSFW): Sex Screams Latest Noise Complaint From Palihouse Neighbors

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 8:09 am

The Santa Monica Mirror will publish a three-part investigation starting early February looking into the issue of Palihouse Santa Monica after one neighbor posted a video earlier this month relating to ongoing noise complaints at the property at the intersection of 3rd Street and Washington.

Santa Monica residents with zip codes 90401 and 90404 are eligible to receive up to $3,000 in state incentives to protect their homes against temblors.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake

Two Santa Monica Zip Codes Eligible For Earthquake Protection Incentives

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am

Residents in earthquake-prone areas, including certain zip codes in Los Angeles, Santa Monica (90401 and 90404), and Pasadena, are eligible to receive up to $3,000 in state incentives to protect their homes against temblors, state officials said Thursday.

Latest Fire Department news.

News, Los Angeles, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Rand Corp.: More Outreach Needed To Increase Number Of Women Firefighters

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am

More outreach is needed to increase the number of women and minority firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department, according to a report released Thursday by a Santa Monica-based think tank.

Santa Monica’s business leaders, City officials, and award honorees on stage at SGI Auditorium at the conclusion of Tuesday’s State of the City.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Business, Santa Monica

Santa Monica State Of The City Celebrates Game Changing

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am

Beginning with a networking breakfast, the event, organized by Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, saw the foyer of the SGI Auditorium on Wilshire a hive of activity at 7 am Jan. 20, with new connections made and old ones rekindled.

New West Symphony principal violist Lauren Chipman will make her solo debut with world premiere of symphony commissioned work by noted pianist/composer Mike Garson.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

New West Symphony Concert Sunday To Feature Italian Musical Feast

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am

The New West Symphony’s principal violist Lauren Chipman will make her solo debut with the orchestra this weekend – including a performance in Santa Monica on Sunday – as part of the third Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th anniversary season.

State Senator Ben Allen participated in a community swearing-in ceremony at Santa Monica High School on Saturday. The Honorable Holly E. Kendig, Superior Court Judge, administered the Oath of Office.

News, California, Election, Santa Monica

State Senator Ben Allen Sworn In At Alma Mater Samohi

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am

Newly elected California State Senator Ben Allen (Dem-26th District) chose his old campus of Santa Monica High School for his community swearing-in ceremony Saturday, hosting lawmakers and officials from across the region alongside students and grassroots campaigners for a night of community celebration.

City Council approved “an amount not to exceed $570,000” for the purchase and delivery of 174 Big Blue Bus single aisle-facing flip seats and 174 transit bus passenger barriers that were found to be faulty.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Santa Monica City Council Spends $5.94 Million In Two Minutes

Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am

With all but one item on Santa Monica City Council’s Consent Calendar passing without discussion last Tuesday evening, the City effectively signed checks totaling a possible $5.94 million for legal work, bus repairs, solar emergency lights, and pedestrian striping.

Vice President Joe Biden.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Vice President

L.A. Motorists Get Ready - V.P. Joe Biden Arrives Today

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 2:57 pm

Burbank and Los Angeles police have just announced additional road restrictions that will be in place during this afternoon’s rush hour, as well as tomorrow and Saturday, to accommodate a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.

A 32-year-old coconut vendor from Santa Monica has been cast in "Survivor Worlds Apart" - the 30th seasons of the reality show.

News, Santa Monica, Television

Santa Monica Coconut Vendor To Star In 30th Season Of "Survivor"

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 9:23 am

The 30th season of "Survivor" will have the first-time theme of "Worlds Apart" with the 18 contestants divided into "White Collar," "Blue Collar" and "No Collar" tribes, according to CBS.

Reed Park is located on the corner of 7th Street and Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica.

News, Parks, Santa Monica

Public Input Sought Saturday On Final Phase Of Reed Park Improvements

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 9:18 am

Community members are invited to participate in redesigning the Reed Park lawn by dropping by an interactive open house workshop this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 10 am to noon.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Receives $450,000 Gift

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 9:05 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) announced last week that it has received a major bequest of over $450,000 from a local community supporter, making it one of the largest in the Foundation's 33-year history.

Rob Rader.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

SMC Board Of Trustees Names 2015 Chair, Vice Chair

Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:41 am

The Santa Monica Community College District Board of Trustees has named its chair and vice chair for 2015: Rob Rader and Dr. Louie Jaffe, respectively.

American Lung Association in California report grades all California cities and counties on tobacco control policies.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Receives "A" For Tobacco Control From American Lung Association

Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:32 am

Santa Monica has received the highest grade in the state with an overall tobacco control grade of an A, according to findings of the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2015 report released today.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Malibu Woman Arrested For Stealing $1,200 Necklace From Santa Monica Store

Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:29 am

A Malibu woman aged 57 was arrested on Friday, Jan. 9, after she returned to a store where she had stolen a $1,200 necklace just a few weeks earlier.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, Coroner

Authorities Identify Man Aged 49 Killed Monday Night On 405 Freeway

Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:02 am

Authorities today identified a motorist who was killed when his vehicle crashed on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Inglewood.

Santa Monica College is among the first California Community College Bachelor’s Degree Programs to receive initial approval from Board of Governors, final approval in March.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College Selected To Offer A Four Year Bachelor's Degree

Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 8:54 am

Santa Monica College was given initial approval on Tuesday by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to develop a Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design.

Vice President Joe Biden.

News, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Vice President

Joe Biden To Visit West Los Angeles College This Friday

Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 1:05 pm

Vice President Joe Biden will visit Los Angeles Friday to tout President Barack Obama's proposal to make two years of community college free.

Latest Saint John's news.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Saint Johns

Providence Saint John’s Health Center Receives Healthgrades’ Excellence Award

Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 10:34 am

For the ninth consecutive year, Providence Saint John’s Health Center received Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, it was announced today.

Iao Katagiri accepts the Community Excellence Award on behalf of RAND Corporation from Mayor Kevin McKeown and Chamber President Laurel Rosen at the 2015 State of the City.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Santa Monica's State Of The City Focuses On Game Changers

Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 10:02 am

Santa Monica's business community converged Tuesday morning at the SGI Auditorium for the annual State of the City breakfast where a common theme of "game changers" was heard throughout the event.

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