Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 2:32 pm
UCLA starting defensive back Ishmael Adams was in custody today following his arrest on suspicion of robbery.
Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 10:14 am
The Santa Monica College John Drescher Planetarium is pleased to present its schedule of Fall 2015 shows and special telescope-viewing sessions, which begin on September 11.
Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 9:51 am
The owner of a Venice hotel was in custody today in lieu of $5 million bail in connection with the shooting death of a man in Venice Beach.
Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 9:44 am
William Wellman, Jr. has lived a very interesting life. “I’ve been an actor for almost 60 years,” the 78-year-old California resident said. “I worked in 56 features. I’ve done more leads in bad movies than almost any actor who can still get a job.”
Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 9:31 am
A 23-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 23, after smashing a car window with his fist at Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:52 am
Back to school time for teens often means stress about college. The Library can help! They’re offering several college-prep programs at the Main Library and branch libraries throughout the month of September. All programs are free and open to the public.
Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:45 am
Vin Scully said on Saturday that 2016 "realistically" will be his final season as a Los Angeles Dodgers announcer.
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Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:38 am
North America's moviegoers continue to choose "Straight Outta Compton" as the most-popular movie this weekend, and the rap music flick is again the box office champ.
Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:14 am
A man in his 20s was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting attack at Venice Beach today.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 11:04 am
Host KristIn Strange goes to Show Up Fitness to speak with owner Chris Hitchko about their new “Booty Camp” classes.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 11:00 am
Authorities on Friday recovered the body of a man who died when the car he was driving went about 500 feet down an embankment on a canyon road in Malibu.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 10:54 am
Powered by her theatrical "Bad Blood" video, Taylor Swift will carry a leading nine nominations into Sunday's presentation of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 10:47 am
Kanye West Sunday will receive the MTV's highest Video Music Awards honor, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, honoring a career of "groundbreaking videos, legendary VMA performances" and his impact on music, art, fashion and culture.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 9:45 am
Santa Monica-raised author Adam Rakunas has written a science fiction/fantasy novel, entitled “Windswept,” to be released in September.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 9:39 am
“I want to do a non-contingent sale.” We hear statements similar to this from time to time, and it may be helpful to take a look at different types of contingency clauses. Of course, what a statement like that generally refers to is a contingency on the sale of the buyer’s current home. While some buyers may request such a contingency, it is very uncommon in a strong seller’s market, and few sellers would be willing to accept it. There are a few other approaches that could be explored which a seller may consider and both buyers and sellers may wish to discuss these with their agent.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 9:08 am
So for more than a year, I’ve been writing this column, Hot Flash Universe. I have a confession to make. I thought I never had a real hot flash. Until now.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:53 am
Let’s say someone is driving through Westwood after a dentist appointment, and if they’re anything like the average L.A. resident, they’ll know that Westwood is full of amazing food: In-N-Out, Fat Sal’s, Chick-Fil-A, everything delicious that will undo all of the effort their dentist has just expended to make their teeth look nice!
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:47 am
The Elizabeth Riel saga just won’t seem to go away. Last year Riel was offered the job of Communications Director for the City of Santa Monica, but the position was later rescinded by former city manager Rod Gould. Riel filed a lawsuit and received a $710,000 settlement in July.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:43 am
While many people in Southern California were out at the beach or hiking or playing sports on a hot summer day, Santa Monica Mayor Kevin McKeown and members of the city council spent Sunday in a special session to discuss the top issues and concerns facing the city today.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:39 am
Santa Monica is one of the most desirable places in the world to live. The beautiful beach, world-famous Pier, fabulous restaurants and spectacular sunsets – it all combines to make this area unique and special.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:36 am
The Planet Mars is arguably the last frontier in space exploration (for now). When will we reach it? How will we get there? What will it take? And why do we want to go?
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:32 am
Happy hour just became a little happier in Santa Monica as FIG Restaurant, the seasonal bistro located inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, opens its doors seven nights a week.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:20 am
The Summer of Soul Art Exhibition is, to some Santa Monica residents, symbolized by the giant pair of neon sunglasses that people have been able to draw at the beach at the Twilight Concert Series each Thursday night.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:16 am
The smiles on the students’ faces lit up the Farmshop Santa Monica space Friday, Aug. 21 as the 12 Junior Social Entrepreneurship Summit participants stood up one at a time to present their ideas to create positive change in the world, to the friendly Santa Monica audience at Farmshop LA.
Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 2:14 pm
Stevie Wonder, Imagine Dragons, and Kendrick Lamar will headline the third annual Life is Beautiful Festival next month, Sept. 25-27 in Downtown Las Vegas.