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Posted May. 21, 2013, 1:02 pm
Jackson Browne, Gary Wright, and Venice team with student musicians to deliver rousing shows benefiting Santa Monica-Malibu public schools
Posted May. 21, 2013, 9:51 am
Each weekend Ocean Park resident and photographer Sarah Calabro heads down to Main Street looking for street style for her blog. Pictured are some of the shots from last weekend. Check out every edition of SM Life for more photos.
Posted May. 21, 2013, 9:43 am
The Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday approved by a 5 to 1 vote a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment to abolish corporate personhood. The vote came four days after the Move to Amend organization held a national mobilization event to raise public awareness regarding the issue of corporate influence on elections.
Posted May. 21, 2013, 9:35 am
While his performance in “Something Wild” earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination early in his career, Ray Liotta actually shot to fame as a result of his role as real-life mobster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s classic film “Goodfellas.”
Posted May. 21, 2013, 9:25 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 31-year-old man on Thursday, May 9 shortly after he committed a strong-arm robbery, then caused another disturbance in the nearby area.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 2:28 pm
Oceanfront Hotel Offers Dinner, Cocktails, and Concert Amenities During Santa Monica’s Outdoor Concert Series
Posted May. 20, 2013, 9:15 am
The Santa Monica Symphony will perform an exciting free program consisting of some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest works this Saturday, May 25, at 7:30 pm. It will be the Symphony's final performance at the Civic Auditorium, which is closing its doors indefinitely as of June.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:53 am
Patti Davis tells the story of how her latest novel, "Till Human Voices Wake Us," began twelve years ago with an encounter on the beach in Malibu and concluded with a discovery of self publishing.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:49 am
After a pair of Los Angeles Times articles earlier this month revealed a Prop. 13 loophole allowing corporations to avoid paying reassessment taxes to the State, the Santa Monica City Council hopes to be at the forefront of closing that loophole to ensure commercial properties are fairly taxed and the City’s coffers are regularly replenished.
Posted May. 20, 2013, 8:40 am
A 47-year-old man from Roseville was arrested on Wednesday, May 8 after he was caught stealing from the Nordstrom department store in Santa Monica. He was charged with burglary, and petty theft with a prior offense.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 11:15 pm
The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U14 won against Camarillo 1-0 in the 19th Annual Strawberry Cup soccer tournament held in Camarillo Sunday, May 12 after carding an impressive 4-0 record en route to their championship win. The girls were perfect in their final four games racking up four shutouts, and winning by scores of 5-0, 1-0, and 3-0 in pool play.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 1:51 pm
More than 3,000 runners gathered in Santa Monica for the 8th Annual Santa Monica Classic 5K and 10K races—both of which finish just steps away from the Santa Monica Pier. The festivities continued throughout the morning at the post-race expo on the Pier, with an exciting lineup of vendors promoting the latest in nutrition and fitness and offering free giveaways.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 9:40 am
Santa Monica-based CLARE Foundation and Conscious Recovery by CLARE, a midmarket outpatient treatment initiative launching in fall 2013, held a one-hour workshop titled “Mars & Venus in Addiction: The Dangers of Ignoring Gender Differences in Substance Abuse Treatment” on Friday.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 9:33 am
The 8th Annual Santa Monica Teen Film Festival will present two free screenings showing a different lineup of films each day next month. These free screenings will showcase 44 selected films from a total of more than 325 entries from around the globe.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 9:24 am
Santa Monica Playhouse presents a one-night-only special appearance of “CARLIE & DONI Hit the Road The College Tour” this Wednesday, May 22 at 8 pm.
Posted May. 19, 2013, 9:19 am
Diet. The very word strikes rumblings of hunger and deprivation in the stomachs of those seeking weight loss. But losing weight doesn't have to be – and shouldn't be – about deprivation and starvation.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:53 am
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus has issued service alerts for this Sunday, May 19 for the SM Classic 5K/10K. Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, and Rapid 10 will detour in downtown Santa Monica. Temporary stop closures will be in effect from approximately 6 am to 2 pm.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:35 am
Donald Harry Brandsen passed away in Santa Monica, survived by his daughter and granddaughters. Don's tireless efforts and fight to save the Santa Monica Airport was his life for the last 35 years as the self-anointed "Warlord" and Chairman of the Santa Monica Airport Association Political Action Committee.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:27 am
Council members approved as part of its Tuesday consent calendar a renewal of the unlimited ride transit program, known as "Any Line, Any Time," which services Santa Monica College (SMC) students who use the Big Blue Bus (BBB).
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:22 am
Dear Editor, My name is Kay Ward, and I'm a 34-year Santa Monica resident. Does the Miramar really need to expand its square footage to over 500,000 square feet to make a profit or achieve its goals as a business?
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:18 am
When we were kids my father fabricated a Christmas decoration for our front yard out of an old poster and some plywood. The poster had been advertising for Coca Cola that featured the cherry-cheeked Santa Claus often seen pausing to refresh with a Coke during the Christmases of that era.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:11 am
One thing is certain as California heads for a new health insurance era under the Affordable Health Care Act, better known as Obamacare: Almost all parts of the state will need more medical professionals to serve the additional 2 million to 4 million newly insured Californians.
Posted May. 17, 2013, 5:27 pm
Samohi (20-11) entered the first round of the CIF playoffs without star ace senior pitcher Connor Greene on the mound, and the absence of the Vikings leader was felt as the Vikings lost to Knight (20-5) 8-3 at home Thursday afternoon. Samohi head coach Kurt Schwengel was very pleased with his team’s performance for the 2013 season, but saddened to see the season end the way it did. “You have to tip your hat off to them, especially to Cabral,” said Schwengel. “The last thing we expect here is to see a ball fly over the left field fence so that was quite a poke. We had a great season and it will be awfully hard to see these seniors leave.”
Posted May. 17, 2013, 4:15 pm
SMC's Carzell VIckers, a 6'4" 190 pound athlete, competed in the California Track and Field Championships placing sixth in the triple jump event with a distance of 14.43 meters in San Mateo Saturday afternoon. Vickers holds a personal triple jump performance record of 14.73 meters gleaned at the Western State Conference Championships on April 19 and this jump ranks him fourth in the State of California.
Posted May. 17, 2013, 4:14 pm
Samohi sophomore girls wrestler Madison "Maddy" Tung placed fourth in the Fila Cadet Body Bar Women's National Championships held in Lakeland, Florida Saturday and Sunday wrestling for both the Titan Mercury and the Santa Monica Bay Wrestling Clubs. Tung wrestled in the Fila Juniors competition, held at the Body Bar Women's National Championships, in a tournament that saw her qualify to be an alternate on the Fila Cadet National Team. Santa Monica High School Wrestling head coach Mark Black said that Tung did well in the Body Bar Women's National Championships wrestling at 108 pounds.