Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:59 am
Local environmental group Heal the Bay is asking residents to join the world’s biggest single-day volunteer event -- the 29th annual Coastal Cleanup Day -- this Saturday, Sept. 20
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:54 am
In Santa Monica, children are reading more than ever. At the Santa Monica Public Library, its “Fizz, Boom, READ” (for children) and “Spark a Reaction” (for teens) summer reading themes helped the reading stats explode.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:47 am
Dear Editor, I want to thank the Santa Monica City Council for moving forward with a compassionate heart recently, when it voted to instruct city staff to explore more spacious park-line venues for our animal friends now displayed like pieces of equipment at the Main Street Farmers Market.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:45 am
Methods for protecting precious antiquities from earthquakes, and the latest developments in solar energy are just two of the topics of the Santa Monica College Fall 2014 Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:44 am
A Los Angeles World Airports employee's car crashed today on a taxiway at Los Angeles International Airport, resulting in an injury, authorities said.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:30 am
As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from "dangerously hot weather."
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:18 am
The 25th anniversary celebration of the Third Street Promenade continues with three free community events this month.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:14 am
Santa Monica police arrested three men on Saturday, Sept. 6 after discovering an apartment full of drugs and equipment used to make fraudulent identification and bankcards.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:08 am
The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Sept. 19 in the following locations.
Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:12 am
"No Good Deed'' opened in the number one spot at the North American box offices this weekend, with an estimated $24.5 million in sales.
Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:10 am
Passengers on Metro buses and trains will need a little extra change in their pockets Monday, as the base fare jumps by 25 cents.
Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:06 am
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning and a Red Flag Warning for the Los Angeles area through Tuesday.
Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:04 am
Joe Sample, an iconic jazz and keyboard artist and composer whose music transcended genres and defied easy labels, has died at age 75.
Posted Sep. 14, 2014, 9:01 am
The strong waves that damaged Malibu's landmark pier this month also ate away at rocks next to one section of Pacific Coast Highway, and repairs will start Monday.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 8:02 am
Santa Monica College begins its Fall 2014 Literary Series starting this Tuesday, featuring a line-up of distinguished authors and poets discussing and reading from their works.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:57 am
Move For Hunger is partnering with 123 Moving & Storage in Santa Monica to host a community food drive to help end hunger in the L.A. County community.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:46 am
Roadway rehabilitation will take place on Moomat Ahiko Road in Santa Monica beginning Monday, Sept. 15. This will result in a full closure between Ocean Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:43 am
President Barack Obama will return to Los Angeles in October to attend a fundraiser at the home of actress and longtime supporter Gwyneth Paltrow.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:34 am
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close one lane of southbound Pacific Coast Highway from Big Rock Drive to Las Tunas Beach on Monday, Sept. 15, 9 am to 1 pm.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:32 am
Stop by the state-of-the-art NKLA Pet Adoption Center in West Los Angeles to meet dogs and cats from featured NKLA Coalition partners.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:30 am
For three months, the time bomb that is the Vergara vs. California court decision lurked in the background as two of this fall’s major political contests gradually took shape.
Posted Sep. 13, 2014, 7:27 am
Pausing to catch her breath, the speaker at the podium explained she had raced up the steps to Council Chambers. She was part of the overflow audience in the lobby below waiting her turn to speak at the Council hearing on the future of the Santa Monica arts venue, Bergamot Station.
Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 11:27 am
Thanks to the Southland's persistent warm weather, attendance at Los Angeles County beaches this year has already soared well above the annual average, as has the number of ocean rescues, county lifeguard officials said today.
Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 9:02 am
Following six months of vigorous free-the-pony campaigning, the ponies and petting zoo that have been a familiar sight at Santa Monica’s Main Street farmers market will have to look for greener fields mid next year, after the city voted Tuesday night to exclude animals from the weekly event.
Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 9:01 am
A recent funding grant will provide a huge amenities boost to current Buffer Park plans, thanks to an extended design contract awarded at the Santa Monica City Council meeting on Tuesday to encompass the improved facilities.