Posted Nov. 1, 2015, 8:12 am
Dear Editor, The Past, the Present and the Future: For four years The Committee for Racial Justice has been working for greater racial equity in the Santa Monica school system. We have won some battles and lost some. Some we are still fighting. One thing is for sure: it’s been a learning experience.
Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 10:22 am
From today through Thursday, Oct. 15, the Santa Monica Main Public Library as well as each branch library will be collecting used Halloween Costumes for the City’s Annual Costume Swap.
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 9:09 am
The Committee for Racial Justice (CRJ) will host a workshop entitled “Is there a debt owed to black America?” tonight, Aug. 10 at the Thelma Terry Building in Santa Monica's Virginia Avenue Park.
Posted May. 3, 2014, 7:45 am
The topic of this month’s Committee for Racial Justice workshop this Sunday, May 4 at Virginia Avenue Park in Santa Monica is more lighthearted than usual; yet a serious purpose underlies it.
Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:33 am
For the next three Mondays -- May 5, 12, and 19 -- the community is invited to dance to live music courtesy of the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra.
Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:21 am
The Santa Monica Public Library system has begun a new chapter with the opening of its newest branch -- the first in more than 50 years -- in the Pico neighborhood.
Posted Jul. 11, 2013, 8:30 am
The Community Connections & Support Center established following the June Santa Monica shootings will remain open, but with reduced hours.
Posted Jun. 13, 2013, 12:24 pm
The City of Santa Monica has set up a Community & Connections Support Center at Virginia Avenue Park for anyone finding it difficult to cope with the shootings.
Posted Nov. 2, 2012, 1:07 am
A Dia de los Muertos celebration will be held from 5-7 p.m. today, Nov. 2 at Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center, 2200 Virginia Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
Posted Jun. 15, 2012, 1:49 am
The Juneteenth Celebration this Saturday, June 16, will consist of a day of entertainment, food, vendors, and activities for adults and youth to celebrate the news of the Emancipation Proclamation among slaves in Texas in June 1865.
Posted May. 24, 2012, 12:53 am
"Road Map to Innovation: A Collective Impact Conversation," the second in a planned series of Santa Monica Cradle to Career Initiative events, will...
Posted Mar. 9, 2012, 12:54 am
6th Annual Unity Resource Festival Sunday, March 11 from 1-5 p.m. Virginia Avenue Park 2200 Virginia Avenue
Posted Jan. 6, 2012, 12:32 am
The Santa Monica Symphony will present a free flamenco guitar and dance workshop this Sunday, Jan. 8, at Virginia Avenue Park's Thelma Terry Perfor...
Posted Oct. 23, 2011, 1:56 am
“Magic of Music” is this year’s theme for the Virginia Avenue Project’s annual fundraising Inspiration Gala this Wednesday, Oct. 26.
Posted Jun. 20, 2011, 7:26 am
Historic holidays are typically celebrated on an approximated day, a time set aside as a representation of events that took place long ago. But on ...
Posted May. 4, 2011, 9:36 am
The City of Santa Monica’s Virginia Avenue Park hosted a free Cinco de Mayo fiesta and carnival Sunday, May 1 from 12 to 5 p.m. Mariachi Estrella...
Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm
Posted Jun. 21, 2010, 11:08 am
The 18th annual Juneteenth celebration in Santa Monica was a cultural event not to be missed over the weekend at Virginia Avenue Park on Pico Boule...