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Crews posted closure signs all around the California Incline early today.

News, Santa Monica, California Incline

Fabled California Incline Closes For Yearlong Rehabilitation Project

Posted Apr. 20, 2015, 9:21 am

Just in time for summer, the fabled California Incline that connects Pacific Coast Highway and trendy downtown Santa Monica closed this morning so it can undergo a yearlong rehabilitation.

Latest police news and updates.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Cops Arrest Gardena Man After Crashing Car Under Influence Of Narcotics

Posted Apr. 20, 2015, 9:16 am

Bail was set at $100,000 for a Gardena man on Saturday, April 11, after the man crashed his car under the influence of narcotics. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received a radio call at 4:30 pm informing them that there had been a traffic collision in the intersection of Stewart St. and Olympic Blvd.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, April 24

Posted Apr. 20, 2015, 9:09 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, April 24, in the following locations.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Police Department, Palms

Palms Shooting Update: Inglewood Man Jailed On Suspicion Of Murder

Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 9:08 am

An Inglewood man is jailed on suspicion of murder and attempted murders today in connection with a series of shootings in the Palms district of West Los Angeles, which left one man killed and four other men wounded.

Crews posted closure signs all around the California Incline early today.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic, California Incline

Closure Signs Already Up At California Incline In Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:57 am

Crews posted "no left turn" and "road closed" signs on the California Incline early today, as commuters who use Pacific Coast Highway readied themselves for 14 months of increased traffic woes they fear as a result of the reconstruction of the aging bridge.

Santa Monica College celebrates Earth Week 2015 from April 20-24 with a number of free events.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

Santa Monica College Begins Earth Week Celebration Monday

Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:49 am

A free organic produce giveaway, workshops on making natural sunscreen and building your own bike generator, and a cultural festival and upcycled art show are just a few highlights of Santa Monica College’s celebration of Earth Week, to be held starting Monday, April 20. Celebrations continue through Friday, April 24.

Latest Fire Department news.

News, Fire Department, Malibu

225 Firefighters Respond To Malibu Brusher Caused By Traffic Crash

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 10:33 am

A traffic crash is believed to have caused a three-alarm brush fire that apparently sparked a second, smaller fire in Malibu Friday afternoon, closing a busy canyon road.

NKLA adoption pets of the week: Jupiter (left) and Shelley.

News, Santa Monica, Pets, Nkla

NKLA Adoption Pets Of The Week: Jupiter & Shelley

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 10:30 am

The NKLA Pet Adoption Center has adoptable dogs and cats from featured NKLA Coalition partners, including Jupiter and Shelley who are available to adopt today. All pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated.

John Robertson and Amy Salko-Robertson, owners of TREATS; Barb Wittels, Pedego Santa Monica; and Linda Greenberg, executive director of SMMEF.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Raises $55K Thanks To Electric Bike

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 10:17 am

In a unique community collaboration, the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) partnered with Pedego Santa Monica and TREATS Frozen Yogurt and Dessert Bar to encourage donations supporting innovative programs in the Santa Monica-Malibu public schools.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Announces New Director Of Human Resources

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:26 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Suzanne Webb as the new director of human resources at its April 16, 2015 regular meeting.

News, Sports, Celebrity

Soap Opera Star Joshua Morrow To Start From Pole For Pro-Celebrity Race

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:24 am

Actor Joshua Morrow will start from the pole for today's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro-Celebrity Race.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Malibu, Police Department, Pch

Overnight PCH Checkpoint Nets One Drunk Driver, Passenger With Open Container

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:19 am

A motorist was arrested and booked for a DUI warrant and a passenger was cited for having an open container during an overnight driver's license/sobriety checkpoint in Malibu, a police sergeant said today.

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News, Santa Monica, Courts

Santa Monica Doctor Awaiting Trial for Prescription-Drug Fraud Arrested Again

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 3:41 pm

Two Southland doctors, including one from Santa Monica, who were already awaiting trial for alleged prescription-drug fraud were behind bars today, with prosecutors accusing the pair of violating the terms of their bail by continuing to write prescriptions.

Show Up Fitness is located at 1207 4th Street, Santa Monica.

News, Health, Business, Santa Monica

What’s So Special About Show Up Fitness In Santa Monica?

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 12:41 pm

Show Up Fitness is a small private personal training studio in the heart of Santa Monica. It’s not a Crossfit, or a trendy group training boot camp style gym. They’ve got dumbbells, machines, balance tools, a squat rack, foam rollers, and even a Glute Station to help perk up that backside so many people are trying to achieve. But this still doesn’t really separate them from the saturated personal training market in Santa Monica. So what makes this quaint training studio at 1207 4th Street (Suite 150) so special besides its catchy name? Education.

Santa Monica Museum of Art will leave its home at Bergamot Station Arts Center, Building G1, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica.

News, Museum, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

Bergamot Loses Key Tenant: Santa Monica Museum Of Art To Move Out

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 8:01 am

Slated to be a renewed hub of art, culture, and community, Bergamot Station Art Center has lost its anchor tenant. Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) will vacate its Michigan Avenue space May’s end this year.

Latest Santa Monica City Hall news.

News, City Council, Development, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Zoning Ordinance Update Meetings: Childcare, Cannabis, Cars & Capacity

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 8:00 am

Santa Monica City Hall hosted two evenings of heated study sessions this week, with public comment and Council discussion on the proposed Zoning Ordinance Update (ZOU) taking more than 10 hours.

The California Incline, connecting Ocean Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway, will be closing for renovation and widening.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Traffic, California Incline

Final Weekend To Use California Incline; Yearlong Closure Begins Monday

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 7:58 am

Just in time for summer, the fabled California Incline that connects Pacific Coast Highway and trendy downtown Santa Monica will close Monday so it can undergo a yearlong rehabilitation.

Santa Monica’s 2015 Commuter Challenge is sponsored by RideAmigos, Urban Trans, Paradise Consulting, and the City of Santa Monica.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Gets On Board With Commuting Challenge

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 7:57 am

Santa Monica businesses and organizations are saddling up for a commuter challenge that puts environmentally friendly transport options to the test, while boosting company culture and creating alternatives to the daily travel grind.

Head of Carlthorpe School Dee Menzies and students.

News, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Santa Monica Rotarians Participate In “Hobby Day” At Weekly Meeting

Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 7:54 am

Last Friday, April 10, marked a special themed “Hobby Day” during the Santa Monica Rotary Club’s weekly meeting. After a prayerful invocation by Matt Williams, the club members collectively crooned “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” in honor of the recent MLB kickoff.

Boys and Girls Club members Leilani Stopani and Kanyjah Delancy show the rendering of the new Jack and Cindy Jones Youth Center. With the members are (left to right) donor Cindy Jones, HACLA President Douglas Guthrie, and donor John D. 'Jack' Jones.

News, Santa Monica, Boys And Girls Club

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Santa Monica Launches Upgrades, Fundraising Challenge

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:47 am

The Santa Monica Boys & Girls Clubs, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), has launched a major renovation project of the Club’s Jack and Cindy Jones Youth Center, located in the Mar Vista Gardens public housing development.

A man in his mid-20s today accepted what to turned out to be an expensive dare from friends at Venice Beach.

News, Venice, Police Department

Skinny Dipping Dare Ends With Citation After Man Jumps Off Venice Beach Pier

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:39 am

A man in his mid-20s today accepted what to turned out to be an expensive dare from friends at Venice Beach.

From left: Warren Olney, Shifra Raz and Dick Grosslight.

News, Senior, Santa Monica

Warren Olney To Emcee WISE & Healthy Aging’s Awards Luncheon Saturday

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:17 am

When the community gathers at the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey on Saturday, April 18, for WISE & Healthy Aging’s annual Celebration of Caring awards luncheon, they will be greeted by a familiar face.

A screenshot from the water video 'Pretend.'

News, Environment, Santa Monica, Water

The Bay Foundation, LADWP Create Humorous Water Conservation Videos

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 8:40 am

A lawn-owning, water-wasting consumer vs. a thirsty, angry crowd, and people pretending to recreate with water that’s not there, are the subjects of witty Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos that hit home with the public as the California drought heads into its fourth year.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation is a Canadian-American entertainment company. The company was formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 3, 1997, and is headquartered in Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, Film

Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Hit With Lawsuit Over 'Cabin in the Woods'

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 8:18 am

Author Peter Gallagher is suing Joss Whedon and Lionsgate in Los Angeles, alleging the director stole the concept behind the film "The Cabin in the Woods" from his novel, according to court papers obtained today.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Louisiana Woman Arrested In Santa Monica Hotel After Fight With Her Husband

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 8:15 am

A 41-year-old female resident of Louisiana was arrested and charged with corporal injury upon a spouse in response to her husband’s accusations that she scratched and punched him during an alcohol-fueled fracas.

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