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Posted Jun. 3, 2013, 9:17 am
Santa Monicans love being outside and enjoying the sun, but are you taking the right steps to protect yourself while enjoying the great Southern California weather?
Posted May. 31, 2013, 8:41 am
A free day of activities and free surf lessons for all ages will be held this Saturday in Santa Monica to commemorate the life of Nick Gabaldón (1927 - 1951).
Posted Apr. 19, 2013, 9:16 am
The Santa Monica Pier will host a free environmental themed expo this Saturday afternoon that will provide sustainable innovation, interactive fun for children, and an eco beer crawl for everyone 21 and over.
Posted Apr. 17, 2013, 9:18 am
Running group Los Angeles Speed Project held an impromptu "Run for Boston" event with several hundred supporters 6 am Wednesday morning that started at the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Apr. 13, 2013, 8:22 am
Otis College of Art and Design will present a day of art and kite flying this Sunday next to the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Apr. 12, 2013, 9:12 am
One of Santa Monica’s most valuable assets is the approximately three miles of beach that make up the City’s western edge. A pair of Santa Monica locals and long-time beach lovers hope fellow residents will join them this Saturday to help keep at least one small portion of the beach as clean as possible.
Posted Apr. 7, 2013, 9:08 am
Did you know The Annenberg Community Beach House offers complimentary beach sports equipment at its guest services?
Posted Apr. 2, 2013, 9:09 am
When Santa Monica High School alumnus and former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tim Leary picked up a copy of The Mirror in December and read about a woman collecting 1,300 pounds of trash from a small stretch of Santa Monica Beach within a four-year period, he immediately wanted to find a way to connect with this dedicated person.
Posted Mar. 26, 2013, 12:15 pm
Are Santa Monica’s chaotic bike paths a major accident waiting to happen? According to a recent KCAL9 news report, a turf war is brewing between cyclists and pedestrians.
News, Beach, Santa Monica, Art
Posted Mar. 14, 2013, 8:01 am
Keynote artist Janet Echelman will be in Santa Monica this morning to explore the beach near Bay Street in preparation for installing one of her signature monumental sculptures that will be featured at Glow 2013.
News, Beach, Santa Monica, Art
Posted Feb. 21, 2013, 8:27 am
Visionary artist Mathieu Briand will be visiting Santa Monica this week to scout out possible locations for an original, site-specific artwork that he will be creating for Glow on Sept. 28 later this year.
Posted Jan. 20, 2013, 4:24 pm
The Santa Monica Police Department has released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on Christmas Day near the waterline in the 2700 block of the beach.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012, 3:10 am
Santa Monica High School's Team Marine removed more than 75 pounds of trash from the Pico-Kenter storm drain in November, preventing a small portion from entering the ocean. The majority of the trash was plastic.
Posted Dec. 8, 2012, 1:18 am
This weekend will be very special for Santa Monica resident Sara Bayles. For the 365th time, she will be taking to Santa Monica Beach to pick up some trash. In what is a noble act of community service, Bayles has cleaned up more than 1300 pounds of trash from Santa Monica Beach since March 2009, an endeavor that has motivated others to do similar acts of good deeds around the world.
Posted Nov. 20, 2012, 1:00 am
Improved signage and striping are in store for the Beach Bike Path thanks to a consent calendar item that was unanimously approved last Tuesday by the City Council. The anticipated improvements are expected to cost upwards of $360,000; California-based Sterndahl Enterprises, Inc. was awarded the contract.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012, 11:00 pm
A Rockin’ Halloween Beach Bash will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Avenue Friday, Oct. 26.
Posted Oct. 21, 2012, 2:24 am
The 22nd Annual Westside Food Bank Hunger Walk will be held today, Oct. 21 to raise funds and awareness for Westside Food Bank.
Posted Oct. 5, 2012, 5:15 am
It may be a year away, but organizers of "Glow 2013" today announced artists the Glow curatorial committee chose to create major works for the Sept. 28, 2013 event.
Posted Sep. 14, 2012, 1:00 am
Heal the Bay holds its annual California Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon with more than 60 coastal and inland sites across Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Last year, more than 67,000 volunteers from California removed 676,768 pounds of trash and 115,773 pounds of recyclable waste.
Posted Aug. 7, 2012, 2:17 am
Nearly 600 guests gathered at the Jonathan Beach Club Santa Monica on July 26 in support of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels for the event “An Evening on the Beach.” Guests kicked off their shoes and descended to the sand to dine on small plates prepared by featured chefs, enjoy wine tastings by select vintners, and dance to the sounds of the band High Rize.
Posted Jul. 22, 2012, 6:57 am
American pop rock band Smash Mouth entertained more than 1000 people Saturday night at the Sixth Annual White Light White Night fundraising gala at King Harbor in Redondo Beach. The band played hits such as “All Star,” “I’m A Believer,” and “Walkin’ On The Sun” as part of the entertaining, yet meaningful evening to raise money for local non-profit Walk With Sally.
Posted Jul. 20, 2012, 11:00 pm
This past Tuesday morning, I was surfing right off Tower 26, or trying to, I'm not an accomplished surfer by any means. There were tons of dolphins in the water, way more than typically are in that close. There must have been a fish run. So many dolphins, that the guy surfing 20 yards north of me called over "It's like Sea World out here today."
Posted Jul. 15, 2012, 2:22 am
The three-day LAPD West Bureau Summer Carnival in Venice concludes today, Sunday, July 15. The carnival opened on Friday and will continue to run from noon to 11 p.m. today at the corner of Windward and Pacific Avenues in Venice.
Posted Jul. 13, 2012, 3:01 am
The Mauli Ola Foundation (MOF), a public non-profit organization dedicated to assisting those with genetic diseases, will hold its 2012 National Tour’s Surf Experience Day at Santa Monica Beach this Saturday, July 14.