Honoring MLK Through Music

The Santa Monica Symphony’s upcoming concert to pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. By Tabitha Hogue “Music can change the world because it can...

City Approves 9 Percent Water Rate Increase

Changes to go into effect on March, 1. By Tor Marom At the January 8 Santa Monica City Council meeting, council approved a 9 percent...

Winter dineL.A. – Prime Rib and Seafood at Lawry’s

Prime rib, seafood and more at this iconic Los Angeles steakhouse.  On January 11, dineLA kicked off, much to the delight of Los Angeles eaters....

Over 30,000 L.A. Public School Teachers Strike

First strike in nearly 30 years underway.  By Sam Catanzaro  Los Angeles public school teachers, including many that teach children of parents who work in Santa...

SMPL: Nine Straight Years of Five Stars

By Staff Writer  For the ninth year in a row, the Santa Monica Public Library has earned the top five-star rating from Library Journal’s national...

Making 10,000 Steps Easy

Upgrades coming to create a continuous pedestrian path from Venice to Palisades. By Sam Catanzaro Every day thousands of bikers and walkers enjoy Santa...

Oscars 2018: Best Foreign Language Film Submissions

Competition for the 2018 coveted Best Foreign Language Film Oscar® has brought forth dozens of well-made films from around the world. With far too...

So Now What?

The case was tried, the decision is in, and the City lost. The judge has ordered that all future City Council elections be district...

City Council declares vacant seat after accepting Vazquez’s resignation

Application now open to public. By Staff Writer At their regular meeting on Tuesday, January 8, Santa Monica City Council accepted Councilmember Tony Vazquez’s...

Santa Monica Tennis League Wins $1,000 in National Contest

SMTC recognized by California Pizza Kitchen By Staff Writer A Santa Monica junior tennis league has won $1,000 in a national sweepstake, partly for helping...