Thanks, Village of Field Warriors

That huge gust of wind you felt one rainy afternoon last week wasn’t a gust of wind at all. It was the collective sigh...

Civic Center Multipurpose Sports Field Scores Big at the Coastal Commission

By Staff Writer Early Wednesday afternoon the Civic Center Multipurpose Sports Field’s Coastal Development Permit application (CDP) was unanimously approved by the California Coastal...

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium’s Illustrious History

By Keldine Hull Picture it. Santa Monica. 1964. The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium was packed to the brim with legions of screaming teenagers for the Teenage...
A huge empty lot sits at the Santa Monica Civic Center.

Civic Center $3.5 Million Earmarked for Sports Field:

More than three hours were spent debating the fate of Santa Monica’s Civic Center possible sports field at Council Tuesday night, during a regular Santa Monica City Council Meeting held at City Hall.

OpEd: Steve Stajich Weighs in On Metro:

In his brilliant routine on “Stuff,” comedian George Carlin illuminated the contradictions of having possessions and then needing to figure out what to do with them. “Your home is just a place for your stuff, with a roof over it” Carlin points out and then discusses how complicated it can be to go on vacation and enter a vortex of frustration over what to do with all the stuff you brought with you in order to relax on vacation.

Chain Reaction Petition Surpasses 1,000 Online Signatures:

Activists working with Save Chain Reaction announced this week that their grassroots campaign to save and restore the late Paul Conrad's iconic 26-foot-tall nuclear...
The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium at 1855 Main Street is poised to close by June 30.

Full Renovation Of Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Bill: At Least $50 Million:

In less than three weeks, the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium will undergo full closure. It may be at least five years before the venue...
Steve Stajich, Columnist

Five Don’ts For The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium:

While there was a healthy turnout and a tailwind of positive energy at the community meeting regarding the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Tuesday...