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Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen discusses Cirque du Soleil's show "Totem" that opens this Friday, Jan. 17 at the Santa Monica Pier.
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This week, Paul Sand founder of the West End Theatre stops by to discuss the opening of the new theatre on the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Mar. 30, 2015, 9:12 am
A 42-year-old Los Angeles resident was charged with resisting officers and public intoxication after he was found parked with his door open and blasting music.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 12:01 pm
Dear Editor, Thursday afternoon, March 26, at 3:30 pm, I left my Emeritus class and drove from Arizona onto Ocean Avenue headed south. Construction had created gridlock. When at last I reached the next corner I turned left to try another route. But the cross streets were clogged by drivers who, like me, were trying to escape, as well as by more construction. On Second and Fourth Streets there was the same humongous blockage and it took me an hour just to get out of the downtown area.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 11:56 am
Sometimes it can take more than a decade for a completely sensible idea to catch on. So it is with what may be the single best money-saving idea in last year’s state budget, one that is just now beginning fully to take hold.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 10:21 am
An animated movie from Dreamworks, "Home," opened in the number one spot this weekend and proved that a PG-rated family movie can out-muscle the slew of recent raunchy comedies, an industry analyst said today.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 8:54 am
Actress-director Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance since announcing she had her ovaries removed as a precaution against cancer to accept a Kids Choice Award.
Posted Mar. 29, 2015, 8:45 am
The wreckage from the crash between an Expo Line train and a car, which left one person in grave condition, has been cleared. The collision occurred Saturday when the train this hit a car that turned in front of it at Exposition Park. In addition to the person who was reportedly near death, 20 other people were also injured. That unidentified person was driving a Hyundai Sonata and had to be cut from the crumpled car, authorities said.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:50 am
Area professionals, caregivers, and volunteers who make a difference in the lives of Southland seniors will be honored by Santa Monica-based WISE & Healthy Aging at its annual Celebration of Caring event, announced Grace Cheng Braun, President and CEO.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:41 am
The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel and Los Angeles International Airport gateway pylons are among the iconic structures around the world that will go dark for 60 minutes tonight in observance of the World Wildlife Fund's annual Earth Hour call for energy conservation.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:22 am
Top-seeded Wisconsin will face second-seeded Arizona at Staples Center today with a berth in the Final Four on the line.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:15 am
March is “National Kidney Month,” highlighting the role of our kidneys in maintaining overall health and the importance of keeping them healthy. This month’s column covers kidney health and disease and what can be done to protect these vital organs.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:10 am
A couple of months ago, I won a series of ballroom dance lessons – the grand prize from a raffle drawing at a luncheon I attended.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:00 am
It was supposed to be a $5 billion project, creating 6,500 jobs. That was the hype when Tesla Motors last summer orchestrated a five-state battle to host a huge “gigafactory” where it plans to build batteries for its next generation of electric cars.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 11:06 am
New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in three performances of the fifth Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary season, including a performance in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:50 am
Brock on your Block host Phil Brock speaks with Susan Cline, interim director of the Santa Monica Public Works Department about the upcoming construction on the California Incline bridge.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:46 am
Pro-development urban planner Carter Rubin has been appointed to Santa Monica’s Planning Commission in a late-night City Council vote Tuesday.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:40 am
As part of its 100th birthday celebrations, Kiwanis International is promoting the creation of children’s playgrounds around the world. More than 11 new playgrounds are to be built in 2015.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:39 am
Kat and the Blues Hounds will perform a free show at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar in Santa Monica from 9 pm to 12:30 am tonight, March 27.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:38 am
Assistance League of Santa Monica held its annual board installation luncheon Wednesday at the Bel-Air Bay Club.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:36 am
State of the art fat-busting tech is now on offer in Santa Monica. PK Wellness has made the move to mix i-Lipo with fitness training, a combination that is giving their clients great results.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:32 am
Santa Monica Rotarians at the March 20 meeting were enlightened by a knowledgeable investor about the world of entrepreneurship. Before the guest speaker shared his perspectives, Rotarian Russ Warner led the club in an invocation and song leaders Matt Williams and Ken Waltzer jubilantly led the Rotarians into the classic “Under the Boardwalk” with a lyrical spin.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:30 am
Laura Linney is no stranger to the stage and has racked up multiple impressive Broadway credits including “Time Stands Still,” “Sight Unseen,” “The Crucible,” “Six Degrees of Separation,” “Uncle Vanya,” “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” and “The Seagull.” Equally at home on the big screen, she had key roles in “You Can Count on Me,” “Kinsey,” “The Savages,” “Hyde Park on Hudson,” “The Squid and the Whale,” “Love Actually,” and “The Truman Show,” just to name but a few.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:18 am
It is Fleetwood Mac’s 40th anniversary together as a band. How fitting it is that they are touring throughout North America and Europe for this occasion. Christine McVie is back with the band.