Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:51 am
For the fifth year in a row, the Santa Monica Public Library has earned top marks from Library Journal’s national rating of public libraries – the only Southern California library to earn the prestigious five-star rating.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:45 am
The Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB) has launched its Santa Monica Extra Bedroom campaign that's now available to Santa Monica residents through Jan. 23.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:33 am
Les Mills is teaming up with 24 Hour Fitness to open the world’s first permanent Immersive Fitness studio in Los Angeles.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:15 am
Port drivers ended their picketing Friday against a pair of trucking companies serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports and rail yards, after the two firms agreed to engage in dialogue with the drivers to resolve ongoing labor disagreements.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:57 am
Helicopters simultaneously worked two separate incidents in the midnight hour in Malibu today: a small brushfire and a car over a cliff with three people hurt.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:55 am
The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate the largest cadet class in the program's history during a ceremony taking place at the University of Southern California's Galen Center today.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 1:37 pm
Downtown Santa Monica kicked-off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony at Santa Monica Place on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 20.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 11:26 am
Santa ushered in the holiday season on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Santa Monica Place's Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:48 am
Fifteen years ago, Barry Walker served meals to homeless people in need and told his friends about it. Now, people are following in his footsteps through Gobble Gobble Give in cities across the country, including Santa Monica, New York, and Las Vegas, and he expects more to come.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:46 am
With an intriguing family history that dates back to Santa Monica merchant days in 1945, Bubar’s Jewelers is celebrating 70 years of business success and has the owner and jeweler sparkling with pride.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:43 am
In line with Rotary’s motto “Service Above Self,” the passion and recognition of outstanding international health workers in regards to the Ebola outbreak was front and center at last Friday’s Rotary Club of Santa Monica gathering.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:42 am
A scrumptious win-win situation has arrived in all Whole Foods locations in Santa Monica, as well as stores in the Pacific Southwest region. There is now a way to enjoy the essence of homemade cookies, contribute to a worthy cause, and take part in a family legacy.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:39 am
The sounds of barking dogs and meowing cats were notably absent during a recent Saturday afternoon and evening when a crowd of passionate animal lovers gathered at the Gull Estate (formerly Dick Clark’s home) at the beach in Malibu.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:22 am
Greer Grammer, the 22-year-old daughter of Golden Globe-winning actor Kelsey Grammer, was named tonight to serve as Miss Golden Globe at the Jan. 11 awards ceremony.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:17 am
Immigration activists will gather in downtown Los Angeles today in response to President Barack Obama's executive order aimed at protecting millions of people living in the country illegally from deportation.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:14 am
UCLA's Legislative Assembly has given final approval to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, campus officials said in remarks reported today.
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Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:11 am
Los Angeles International Airport is forecast to be the nation's busiest airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period which begins today.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Auto Show begins its 10-day run at the Los Angeles Convention Center today, offering a mix of luxury and practicality among the record 30 vehicles making their world debuts.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:56 am
Heavy rain over the Colby Fire burn area early today triggered a debris flow onto a residential property and prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for the hills above Glendora.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:52 am
More than 200 Santa Monicans filled the Lincoln Middle School Auditorium Wednesday night to face the Planning Commission and discuss zoning issues and the recently released ordinance that outlines development guidelines for the city.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 11:17 am
The University of California Board of Regents approved tuition hikes today that will increase students’ costs by as much as 5 percent a year over the next five years at UCLA and other campuses across the state.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:31 am
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. earlier this month announced that it is challenging the Santa Monica and Malibu communities to raise funds to match its $100,000 contribution to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF).
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:29 am
For the first time in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District history, students at Roosevelt Elementary School are up to the challenge to reduce their lunchtime waste. They're kicking off their participation in Grades of Green's Trash-Free Lunch Challenge this Friday, now in its fourth year, with a "Prep Rally" to motivate and inspire students to make a positive impact on their environment.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:22 am
Santa Monica police arrested a man but later released him after challenging passersby on the Third Street Promenade to fight on Saturday, Nov. 8.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:17 am
A kelp forest is coming back in force since volunteer divers cleared away more than a million urchins from the rocky bottom of the ocean off the Palos Verdes Peninsula over the past year, drawing hungry spiny lobster, bass and octopus, a nonprofit environmental group reported today.