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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 Nov. 22, 2014, 9:54 am
The Santa Monica Planning Commission, concerned about resident opposition to the current redline version of the proposed new zoning code, called a Town Hall Meeting at Lincoln Middle School for the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:51 am
For the fifth year in a row, the Santa Monica Public Library has earned top marks from Library Journal’s national rating of public libraries – the only Southern California library to earn the prestigious five-star rating.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:45 am
The Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB) has launched its Santa Monica Extra Bedroom campaign that's now available to Santa Monica residents through Jan. 23.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:39 am
Dear Editor, I am the attorney representing Tawni Angel and her company in the lawsuit against the protestors at the Main Street Farmer’s Market, but this letter is not about the lawsuit. It’s about the ponies.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:15 am
Port drivers ended their picketing Friday against a pair of trucking companies serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports and rail yards, after the two firms agreed to engage in dialogue with the drivers to resolve ongoing labor disagreements.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:01 am
Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Melissa Etheridge, Willie Nelson, Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will perform the 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert on Feb. 5 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, it was announced Friday.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:57 am
Helicopters simultaneously worked two separate incidents in the midnight hour in Malibu today: a small brushfire and a car over a cliff with three people hurt.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:55 am
The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate the largest cadet class in the program's history during a ceremony taking place at the University of Southern California's Galen Center today.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:50 am
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will carry a leading six nominations into Sunday's presentation of the American Music Awards, while John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams each have five.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:40 am
Rose Bowl Stadium officials are strongly recommending fans arrive at the stadium no later than 1 p.m. for today's UCLA-USC football game to avoid traffic-related delays and the potential for parking lots to fill up.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 1:37 pm
Downtown Santa Monica kicked-off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony at Santa Monica Place on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 20.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 11:26 am
Santa ushered in the holiday season on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Santa Monica Place's Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:48 am
Fifteen years ago, Barry Walker served meals to homeless people in need and told his friends about it. Now, people are following in his footsteps through Gobble Gobble Give in cities across the country, including Santa Monica, New York, and Las Vegas, and he expects more to come.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:46 am
With an intriguing family history that dates back to Santa Monica merchant days in 1945, Bubar’s Jewelers is celebrating 70 years of business success and has the owner and jeweler sparkling with pride.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:43 am
In line with Rotary’s motto “Service Above Self,” the passion and recognition of outstanding international health workers in regards to the Ebola outbreak was front and center at last Friday’s Rotary Club of Santa Monica gathering.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:42 am
A scrumptious win-win situation has arrived in all Whole Foods locations in Santa Monica, as well as stores in the Pacific Southwest region. There is now a way to enjoy the essence of homemade cookies, contribute to a worthy cause, and take part in a family legacy.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:39 am
The sounds of barking dogs and meowing cats were notably absent during a recent Saturday afternoon and evening when a crowd of passionate animal lovers gathered at the Gull Estate (formerly Dick Clark’s home) at the beach in Malibu.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:37 am
Dear Editor, In 2011, the City Council passed the Santa Monica Taxi Franchise law that at the time took almost 300 rouge taxis off of our streets with the intent of making the streets safe for pedestrians especially near busy venues like the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:22 am
Greer Grammer, the 22-year-old daughter of Golden Globe-winning actor Kelsey Grammer, was named tonight to serve as Miss Golden Globe at the Jan. 11 awards ceremony.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:17 am
Immigration activists will gather in downtown Los Angeles today in response to President Barack Obama's executive order aimed at protecting millions of people living in the country illegally from deportation.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:14 am
UCLA's Legislative Assembly has given final approval to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, campus officials said in remarks reported today.
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Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:11 am
Los Angeles International Airport is forecast to be the nation's busiest airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period which begins today.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:09 am
A three-day food drive will begin today at Angel Stadium, where fans will have the chance to hit, pitch and catch balls and visit the Angels clubhouse in exchange for donations of food or money for the poor.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Auto Show begins its 10-day run at the Los Angeles Convention Center today, offering a mix of luxury and practicality among the record 30 vehicles making their world debuts.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:56 am
Heavy rain over the Colby Fire burn area early today triggered a debris flow onto a residential property and prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for the hills above Glendora.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 11:17 am
The University of California Board of Regents approved tuition hikes today that will increase students’ costs by as much as 5 percent a year over the next five years at UCLA and other campuses across the state.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:31 am
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. earlier this month announced that it is challenging the Santa Monica and Malibu communities to raise funds to match its $100,000 contribution to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF).
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:29 am
For the first time in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District history, students at Roosevelt Elementary School are up to the challenge to reduce their lunchtime waste. They're kicking off their participation in Grades of Green's Trash-Free Lunch Challenge this Friday, now in its fourth year, with a "Prep Rally" to motivate and inspire students to make a positive impact on their environment.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:22 am
Santa Monica police arrested a man but later released him after challenging passersby on the Third Street Promenade to fight on Saturday, Nov. 8.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:17 am
A kelp forest is coming back in force since volunteer divers cleared away more than a million urchins from the rocky bottom of the ocean off the Palos Verdes Peninsula over the past year, drawing hungry spiny lobster, bass and octopus, a nonprofit environmental group reported today.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:14 am
Actress Brooke Shields will meet the public and sign copies of her memoir at a West Hollywood book store tonight.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:11 am
The Southland's biggest football game of the year will be held Saturday when UCLA and USC face off at the Rose Bowl, and Bruin fans will get gearing up tonight for the rivalry with UCLA's annual bonfire rally on the Westwood campus.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:07 am
The stars will be out in Hollywood tonight for the premiere of "Horrible Bosses 2." Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, and Carmen Electra are expected to stroll down the red carpet at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard starting at 6 pm.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:04 am
Classes are scheduled to resume today at Mira Costa High School, which has been closed the past two days due to anonymous threats posted on the Yik Yak social messaging app.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:02 am
The carpool and fast lanes of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway at Venice Boulevard in West Los Angeles reopened around 6:30 am Thursday.
Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 7:58 am
Mike Nichols, who directed such landmark films as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "The Graduate" and who was among the few to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony, has died. He was 83.