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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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LOBSTER TRIVIA: See the answer to how many tourists visit Santa Monica annually.

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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.

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Palihouse Santa Monica is located at 1001 Third Street. Neighbors to the hotel have maintained a vocal opposition since the hotel’s renovation.


Palihouse Neighbor Films Sounds Of Woman Having Sex At Hotel In Residential Neighborhood

Local Santa Monica student Zoe Goodall has been selected for Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots National Leadership Council.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, Education

Santa Monica High Sophomore Joins 2015 National Youth Leadership Council

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:51 am

Santa Monica High School sophomore Zoe Parcells has been appointed to Jane Goodall Institute’s 2015 National Youth Leadership Council.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police To Conduct DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:44 am

The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Jan. 30 at an undisclosed location within city limits.

Parking Structure 4 is located near Second Street and Arizona in Santa Monica.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Parolee Found Asleep In Stolen Vehicle In Santa Monica Parking Structure 4

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:28 am

Bail was not granted to a parolee on Saturday, Jan. 17, after he fell asleep on the back seat of a vehicle he had stolen that was located in Parking Structure 4 in downtown Santa Monica.

Venice High School.

News, Venice, Education, Lausd

Venice High Renovations To Be Fast-Tracked Along With 10 Other Schools

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:16 am

Venice High School will be fast-tracked under Superintendent Ramon Cortines’ plan to renovate 11 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was reported today.

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Travel, Lax

LAX Officials: Record 70.6 Million Travelers Passed Through Airport In 2014

Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:08 am

A record 70.6 million travelers passed through Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, with the total passenger volume increasing 6 percent from the previous year.

From left: Name: Donna. Wearing: Beach tote from Renee Furterer. Works: Salon 626 in Santa Monica; Name: Jackie. Wearing: J.Crew Skirt. On him: Shirt from Express. Spotted: Headed to Sunny Blue on Main; From: Denmark. Wearing: All Saints boots/Vintage belt.

News, Santa Monica, Fashion

Santa Monica The Best Dressed Place In United States?

Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 9:40 am

Real estate brokerage site Movoto has published an article on the best dressed suburbs across the USA, ranking Santa Monica as number one out of 140 "suburbs" looked at.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Apb, Police Department

Man Riding Against Traffic In Santa Monica Arrested On Theft Charges

Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 9:16 am

A 45-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, Jan. 17, after erratic behavior on a bicycle caught the attention of police who then found the man in possession of a stolen drivers’ license as well as a stolen credit card.

Waze is the world's largest community based traffic and navigation app.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Traffic

Does Real-Time Traffic App Waze Jeopardize Lives Of Police Officers?

Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 9:09 am

Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck says the real-time traffic app Waze jeopardizes the lives of police officers.


News, Transportation, Lax

Northeast Blizzard Forces 106 Flight Cancellations At LAX

Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 9:02 am

The blizzard in the Northeast led to 106 flight cancellations at Los Angeles International Airport this morning, authorities said.

Santa Monica College's newspaper, The Corsair, has been safely preserved and converted into a more research-friendly digital format.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College Student Newspaper Archives Now Available Digitally

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 10:08 am

Thousands of historic pages of the Santa Monica College newspaper, the Corsair, crumbling and fading with age, have now been safely preserved and converted into a more research-friendly digital format.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Jan. 30

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 10:01 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Jan. 30, in the following locations.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Woman Receives Fright After Finding Burglar In Her Lounge Room

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:58 am

A Santa Monica woman received the fright of her life on Thursday, Jan. 15, after returning home to find a 22-year-old burglar in her lounge room. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out at 4 pm to investigate a report of a residential burglary in the 2500 block of Arizona Ave.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center Doctors To Strike In Westwood

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:49 am

Doctors who work at UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center and colleagues at three other UC campuses will hold a one-day strike tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices.

Michael Keaton in "Birdman".

News, Awards, Film, Television

SAG Awards In-Depth Recap: Birdman Wins Best Ensemble

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:26 am

"Birdman" capped a golden weekend by winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding ensemble cast tonight, although its star Michael Keaton lost his bid for best actor to Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything."

Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Travel, Weather, Lax

Northeast Blizzard Leads To 73 LAX Flight Cancellations

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:14 am

A blizzard warning in the Northeast today has led to 73 flight cancellations at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said.