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News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, 405 Freeway

Person Injured On Southbound 405 Freeway In Brentwood Area

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:32 am

A person was injured today in a traffic crash on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Brentwood area, authorities said.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Begging Ban At LAX Affirmed By Federal Appeals Court

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:29 am

A federal appeals panel on Wednesday upheld a city ordinance that bans begging for funds inside the terminals, parking areas or sidewalks at Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Menzies Aviation Fined $77,250 For LAX Worker Fatality

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:27 am

Cal/OSHA fined LAX contractor Menzies Aviation $77,250 on Wednesday for three accident-related workplace safety violations found during an investigation prompted by the Feb. 21 death of a 51-year-old baggage cart tug driver who fell off the vehicle.

News, Santa Monica, Heal The Bay

Heal The Bay To Provide Educational Consulting Services To Local Schools

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:24 am

Education meets sustainability as the City Council unanimously approved as part of its consent calendar last Tuesday a contract with Heal the Bay to provide educational consulting services to local schools between now and 2019.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Arrest Man Who Pleasured Himself With Cabbage Leaf On Bus

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:16 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 36-year-old Los Angeles man on Sunday, Aug. 10 after masturbating with a cabbage leaf on a Big Blue Bus.

Jessica Cusick will receive the prestigious Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Honor.

News, Santa Monica, City Hall

French Officials To Honor Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Manager Jessica Cusick

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:33 am

The French Consul General in Los Angeles, Axel Cruau, announced that the City of Santa Monica's Cultural Affairs Manager, Jessica Cusick, has been named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Department To Offer Free Community Self Defense Classes

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:22 am

The Santa Monica Police Department is collaborating with Krav Maga Worldwide to offer two free Community Self Defense Classes in September to anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Santa Monica.

News, Downtown, Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. To Deliver Annual Report This Thursday

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:19 am

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. will deliver its Annual Report to Santa Monica's city leaders on Thursday, reflecting on 12 months that worked towards economic improvements and achievements, forward movement on ambitious plans, and a comprehensive 25th Anniversary Celebration for the locally created and globally celebrated Third Street Promenade.

News, Veteran Affairs, Santa Monica, Westwood

County Supports Veterans Exclusive Use Of Westwood VA Campus

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:05 am

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to show their support for a federal court ruling that the Department of Veterans Affairs cannot use land deeded to it for purposes other than veterans.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Arrested After Firing Three Bullets From Apartment Balcony

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 8:57 am

Santa Monica police arrested a local resident on Saturday, Aug. 9 after recklessly firing three bullets from his apartment balcony for no apparent reason.

A new iPhone app and website called RadPad combines the best of Instagram and Craiglist functions to connect landlords and prospective renters across Santa Monica and Los Angeles.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica-Based RadPad Raises $2M In Capital After Declining Acquisition Offers

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:38 am

Santa Monica-based RadPad, a mobile rental marketplace in Los Angeles, has announced an additional $2 million in capital through new and existing investors, after rejecting two recent acquisition offers.

Santa Monica Assistance League volunteer-members encourage the community to come visit its thrift shop.

News, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Santa Monica Assistance League Fill 919 Back Packs With School Supplies

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:20 am

This happy group of Santa Monica Assistance League volunteer-members have just filled 919 back packs with school supplies for students in 21 local schools, including Schools on Wheels.

Barbara Bishop and her rescue Maltese Zoey.

News, Santa Monica, Pets, Hot Flash

Find A Best Friend At Santa Monica Animal Shelter

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:16 am

It lowers your blood pressure. It helps you to stave off depression. You can also lose weight while having fun. Sound like a miracle drug? This drug happens to be a furry, four-legged friend.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Judge Gives Casey Kasem's Widow Until Sept. 8 To Bring Lawyer To Court

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:06 am

A judge on Monday gave Casey Kasem's widow until Sept. 8 to bring a lawyer to court and state any objections to a request for about $500,000 in fees and other costs submitted by lawyers and others associated with the establishment of a conservatorship over the radio icon before his June 16 death.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Arrested After Threatening Murder On Voicemail

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:03 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 19-year-old Santa Monica man on Friday, Aug. 8 after leaving threatening voicemails, claiming he was going to murder the victim’s father.

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News, Santa Monica, Technology

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Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:50 am

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News, Transportation, Santa Monica

L.A. County Gasoline Price Drops For 42nd Day

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:43 am

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the 42nd consecutive day, decreasing two-tenths of a cent to $3.876, its lowest amount since Feb. 25.

Santa Monica High School student Cecilia Brine uncovers archaeological remains in Spain.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Teen Returns From Archaeological Dig

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:37 am

Santa Monica teen Cecilia Brine recently returned home after working on an archaeological dig at the Roman City of Pollentia, in the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, one of the most important Roman cities in the days of the Republic and the Empire.

Four teenage musicians from Crossroads School in Santa Monica are helping save financially impacted music and education programs through their organization called Teens United Live.

News, Crossroads, Music, Santa Monica, Youth

Teens United Live: Saving Education Through Music

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:16 am

Four Crossroads seniors are reminding the community that age is but a number, and if anyone wants to make a change, then there needs to be something done about it.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Arrested After Disregarding Restraining Order

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:09 am

A 33-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Friday, Aug. 8 for disregarding a restraining order and broke into his brother’s apartment through a kitchen window.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Six Temporary Santa Monica Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Aug. 22

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:03 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Aug. 22 in the following locations.

News, Downtown, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 On Detour Today For COFEM Conference & Expo

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:25 am

Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 will be on detour today, Aug. 17 from the first to last trip of the day due to the 9th Annual COFEM Conference & Expo event in downtown Los Angeles.

News, Santa Monica, Westwood

Congresswoman Karen Bass Condemns Anti-Semitic Fliers Left At A Westwood Business

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:21 am

Harsh words were on the record Saturday from a local congresswoman who is concerned over anti-Semitic fliers bearing swastikas that were left at a Westwood business.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Offers Emergency Financial Assistance To Water Main Flood Victims

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:19 am

Employees and students of UCLA as well as others whose vehicles were damaged when a water main break sent about 20 million gallons onto the north side of the school's campus are being offered emergency financial assistance.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica

40-Foot Powerboat Catches Fire, Sinks North Of Paradise Cove Off Malibu

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:17 am

A 40-foot powerboat caught fire and sank north of Paradise Cove off Malibu on Saturday, but no one was injured, authorities said.

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