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This week on Brock On Your Block Brock speaks to Rebecca Hogan, Director of Marketing for, Make music LA 2015. He also speaks to an array of guest musicians such as Katrina Carlson, Jaq Mackenzie and Tom Nolan.

News, Music, Video, Parks, Santa Monica

Brock On Your Block: Make Music LA Arrives In Santa Monica This Sunday

Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 10:16 am

This week Brock on Your Block Brock host Phil Brock speaks to Rebecca Hogan, Director of Marketing for, Make Music LA 2015. He also speaks to an array of guest musicians such as Katrina Carlson, Jaq Mackenzie and Tom Nolan.

One of the 43 parking meters included in a pilot program on Main Street between Colorado Boulevard and Pico Boulevard that doesn’t start to use a motorist’s money until the enforcement period actually begins.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Parking

VIDEO: Santa Monica Trials New Meters On Main St. That Save Users Money

Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 10:03 am

Cars bob-and-weave, most jockeying for the next open parking meter. A bike rider makes his way along the green bikeway that hugs the left side of parked cars. A woman exits Starbucks, coffee in hand, and gets in her car. She barely pulls away before another car takes her place at the meter.

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock chats with Ray Bahn.

News, Business, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: A Conversation With Ray Bahn of P.O. Bahn & Sons

Posted Jun. 3, 2015, 10:07 am

P.O. Bahn & Sons opened for business selling automotive parts in Santa Monica in 1927. Today, P.O. Bahn's grandson Ray and great grandson Phillip still offer their loyal customers a large array of saws and tools at their store. Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock chats with Ray about the store.

On this week's episode of Brock on Your Block, host Phil Brock speaks with Santa Monica Urban Forester Matthew Wells about his role as Urban Forester and the importance and benefits of trees and plants in Santa Monica.

Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Santa Monica Urban Forester Matthew Wells

Posted May. 27, 2015, 10:00 am

On this week's episode of Brock on Your Block, host Phil Brock speaks with Santa Monica Urban Forester Matthew Wells about his role as Urban Forester and the importance and benefits of trees and plants in Santa Monica.

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks with Santa Monica Lions Club president Linda Levee and other members Dr. Arnold Levee and Dr. Kingsley Fife about the organization and their history.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: The Santa Monica Lions Club

Posted May. 19, 2015, 10:09 am

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks with Santa Monica Lions Club president Linda Levee and other members Dr. Arnold Levee and Dr. Kingsley Fife about the organization and their history.

In this week's episode of In The Chair, editor Brenton Garen speaks to Dr. Bob Hamilton founder of Walk To Africa.

Video, Santa Monica, Non Profits

VIDEO: Dr. Bob Hamilton Talks About Walk To Africa In Santa Monica This Weekend

Posted May. 15, 2015, 10:11 am

In this week's episode of In The Chair, editor Brenton Garen speaks to Dr. Bob Hamilton founder of Walk To Africa.

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks with Mikey Flaherty of the organization Swim With Heart in Santa Monica.

Sports, Video, Santa Monica, Swimming, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Swim With Heart In Santa Monica

Posted May. 13, 2015, 9:46 am

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks with Mikey Flaherty of the organization Swim With Heart in Santa Monica. Swim With Heart focuses on children and adults with special need teaching them not only how to swim but how to also strengthen their bodies.

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks with Julia Miele, the Executive Director of the YWCA Transitional Housing and Education Program.

Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: YWCA Transitional Housing & Education Program

Posted May. 6, 2015, 10:37 am

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks with Julia Miele, the Executive Director of the YWCA Transitional Housing and Education Program. She shares with the the history and the purpose of the organization and why it’s a gem in the Santa Monica community.

Going to the beach this summer? Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores offers some helpful tips to make sure your belongs remain safe while you enjoy the sun.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Police Department

VIDEO: Don't Leave Valuables In Your Car At Beach Parking Lots, Here's Why

Posted May. 2, 2015, 9:32 am

Going to the beach this summer? Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores offers some helpful tips to make sure your belongs remain safe while you enjoy the sun.

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks to Santa Monica Urban Gardener Greg Fuller.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Full Interview With Urban Gardener Greg Fuller

Posted Apr. 30, 2015, 8:31 am

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock explores the organic garden of Urban Gardener Greg Fuller.

The rePLANET recycling station at Lincoln and Ocean Park.

News, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Ocean Park/Lincoln Residents Furious Over Noisy Recycling Station

Posted Apr. 25, 2015, 10:03 am

Faced with a never-ending background soundtrack of crashing bottles and crunching aluminum cans, residents on Ocean Park and Lincoln have had enough. They’re calling on Santa Monica City to put an end to the cacophony of smashing sounds and the increasing number of homeless people trekking to the area at all hours to cash in recyclables seven days a week.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speaks with SMC conductor Kevin McKeown.

Video, Santa Monica, Smc, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Kevin McKeown, Santa Monica College Wind Ensemble

Posted Apr. 21, 2015, 9:59 am

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock visits Santa Monica College and speaks with conductor Kevin McKeown about some of the SMC's upcoming concerts.

Host Justin Nichols speaks with Tanna Frederick about her non-profit Project Save Our Surf.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Inside Hollywood

Inside Hollywood: Tanna Frederick's Project Save Our Surf

Posted Apr. 21, 2015, 9:56 am

Actress and founder of “Project Save Our Surf” Tanna Frederick on why she started the organization and what it is doing the local community and around the world.

Editor Brenton Garen interviews Dustin Plunkett, spokesman for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.

Sports, Video, Santa Monica, In The Chair

VIDEO: Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles Spokesman Dustin Plunkett

Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 9:07 am

Special Olympics Board Member Dustin Plunkett stops by the studio to chat with Executive Editor Brenton Garen about the Special Olympics, his involvement and some of the details of the events that will take place in Los Angeles for the games.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock talks with Residocracy founder Armen Melkonians about zoning and development in Santa Monica.

News, Development, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Zoning & Development With Armen Melkonians Part 2

Posted Apr. 14, 2015, 9:40 am

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock talks Residocracy founder Armen Melkonians about zoning and development in Santa Monica.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock talks with Residocracy founder Armen Melkonians about zoning and development in Santa Monica.

News, Development, Video, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Zoning & Development With Armen Melkonians Part 1

Posted Apr. 10, 2015, 9:24 am

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock talks with Residocracy founder Armen Melkonians about zoning and development in Santa Monica.

Executive Editor Brenton Garen interviews 50th District Assemblyman Richard Bloom.

News, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO PART 2/2: Assemblyman Richard Bloom Talks Reappointment, Ocean Health, Long-Term Goals

Posted Apr. 8, 2015, 10:26 am

In part two of this "In the Chair" episode, editor Brenton Garen sits down with Assemblymember Richard Bloom (50th District) as he discusses reappointment, ocean health, and his long-term goals.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock talks about zoning development in Santa Monica.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Santa Monica Zoning Development

Posted Apr. 3, 2015, 9:36 am

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock talks with SMa.r.t. (Santa Monica Architects for a Responsible Tomorrow) chairman Ron Goldman about zoning development in Santa Monica.

Executive Editor Brenton Garen interviews 50th District Assemblyman Richard Bloom.

California, Video, Santa Monica, Film, Government

VIDEO PART 1/2: Assemblyman Richard Bloom Discuss Film Tax Legislation

Posted Apr. 2, 2015, 10:22 am

In part one of this “In the Chair” episode, editor Brenton Garen sits down with Assemblymember Richard Bloom as he discusses the film tax legislation to keep Hollywood business in California.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speaks with Susan Cline, interim director of the Santa Monica Public Works Department about the upcoming construction on the California Incline bridge.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: California Incline One-Year Closure Begins April 20

Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:50 am

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speaks with Susan Cline, interim director of the Santa Monica Public Works Department about the upcoming construction on the California Incline bridge.

More than 300 people descended on Santa Monica City Hall Tuesday night as the much-debated issue of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) tenancies and land use hit City Council’s discussion agenda.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport, Smo

VIDEO: Santa Monica Protestors Crowd City Hall’s Front Steps

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 12:06 pm

More than 300 people descended on Santa Monica City Hall Tuesday night as the much-debated issue of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) tenancies and land use hit City Council’s discussion agenda.

Executive Editor Brenton Garen interviews L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.

Video, Santa Monica, Metro

VIDEO Part 2: LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl On Metro Purple Line Project

Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 12:46 pm

In part two of our “In the Chair” sit down with Sheila Kuehl, the Los Angeles County supervisor (Third District) discusses her passion to centralize the social services system in LA County. Executive Editor, Brenton Garen also touches on the recent controversy over the Purple Line in Beverly Hills and federal funding for LA County transportation.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock visits the South Beach Park Playground in Santa Monica.

News, Beach, Video, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: South Beach Park Playground

Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 12:02 pm

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speaks with Alan Toy, Santa Monica Recreation & Parks Commission and Necdet Ozturk, Vice President of the World Disability Union/Foundation about Santa Monica’s Universally Accessible Playground.

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speak with Neil Carrey about the newly formed Santa Monica Airport2Park Foundation.

Video, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport, Smo, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Santa Monica Airport2Park Foundation

Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 9:15 am

Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speak with Neil Carrey about the newly formed Santa Monica Airport2Park Foundation.

Executive Editor Brenton Garen interviews L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.

Video, Santa Monica, Politics

VIDEO Part 1: Sheila Kuehl Talks About Her New Role As LA County Supervisor

Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 9:12 am

Los Angeles County Supervisor (Third District) Sheila Kuehl stops by the studio to chat with Executive Editor Brenton Garen about her transition to the Board of Supervisors after her Nov. 4 election win. Topics include recent issues including foster care, immigration, and child welfare.

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