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Three Minors Attempt to Rob Santa Monica Jewelry Store With Sledgehammer

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Four arrested for armed robbery of Heist Jewelry on Montana Avenue By Sam Catanzaro Three minors and an adult have...

Brinks Security Guard Shoots at Knife-Wielding Suspect Near Third Street Promenade

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Updated August 16, 3:34 p.m. Man who approached armored truck shot By Sam Catanzaro A security guard opened fire at...

Possible Shots Fired at Third Street Promenade

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro Update: 12:23 p.m.: https://smmirror.com/2019/08/security-guard-shoots-at-knife-wielding-suspect-at-third-street-promenade/ Update: 11:43 a.m.: the SMPD have confirmed this is not an active shooter...

Column: Save The Sound of Music!

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

By Tim Battig, David Early, Rebecca Regalado Hogan  Music, music is in the air….except at Santa Monica College, where a...

Parts of Ocean Avenue Closed Until September After Two Water Mains Break

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica is replacing a water main on Ocean Avenue due to two water...

Coastal Commission Issues Cease and Desist to Developer who Bulldozed Playa Dunes

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Ecologically–sensitive dunes graded by Legado Companies By Sam Catanzaro The California Coastal Commission (CCC) is taking swift and forceful action after...

30 Cents a Gallon for Gas? Santa Monica Celebrates Maisel Day

August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

By Keldine Hull Picture it. Los Angeles. 1959. A movie ticket was around $1.00, a loaf of bread was about...

E-Scooters Not as Green as They Seem?

August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019

Recent study complicates understanding of e-scooters’ environmental impact. By Kai McNamee After taking Santa Monica and Los Angeles by storm,...

P-61 Mountain Lion Crosses Freeway

August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019

Cougar crosses 405 in first-time event By Keldine Hull For the first time throughout the course of a 17-year study...

6 Citizens, $4 Million in Budget Reductions

August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019

City looking for members of the public for budget task force  By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica, anticipating...