Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:49 am
The fifth annual Small Business Saturday will be held this weekend – an event celebrated the Saturday after Thanksgiving, dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:17 am
Thousands of Southern Californians are expected to head to malls today to continue the tradition of searching for Black Friday bargains on the customary start of the Christmas shopping season.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:35 am
Several retailers will have their earliest Thanksgiving openings today in an attempt to satisfy shoppers who want a shorter wait between finishing their turkey dinners and starting to seek Black Friday discounts.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:44 am
When Black Friday arrives this Nov. 28, retailers at Santa Monica Place will welcome holiday shoppers to store specials and customer perks.
Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:42 am
Buy Local Santa Monica announced today its endorsement of and participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday this weekend on Nov. 29.
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, 9:42 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. 13, 2014, 9:25 am
Three lawyers with the Santa Monica law firm Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP are being honored as finalists for the Consumer Attorney of the Year Award this weekend in San Francisco.
Posted Nov. 9, 2014, 11:36 am
Former President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote speech at what organizers are billing as the "World's Largest Financial Literacy Education Event'' today at Galen Center.
Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:38 am
I’m part of a generation that grew up understanding that lots of different things we ate back in the day came from a place called General Foods. Far from fearing or resenting that General Foods had a lot of stuff that its big corporate family pushed onto our own family (Grape Nuts to Jello), I think many people felt back then that it was a healthy thing for big companies to get bigger by absorbing smaller ones.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:12 am
The Santa Monica Rotary Club meeting stood as a testament to some of the strong, influential relationships that are maintained through the organization, what with the bulk of last Friday’s Oct. 24 meeting dedicated to celebrating the life of John Bohn, who passed away on Oct. 11.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:56 am
A labor union trying to organize airport ramp and cargo workers announced it is partnering with Menzies Aviation to help the airline contractor improve health and safety conditions for its Los Angeles International Airport employees.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 8:54 am
A Los Angeles City Council committee today will take up a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour by 2017, as well as the possibility of increasing it to $15.25 an hour by 2019.
Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 12:07 pm
A furniture and lifestyle goods chain normally found in shopping centers has opened a store in the Los Angeles Design District that is decided different, the firm announced today.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:16 am
Five Los Angeles City Council members agreed on Tuesday that Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017 needs more scrutiny.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:20 am
Richard Mirman, a former executive at Harrah’s Entertainment in Las Vegas, has been named interim publisher and chief executive of the Orange County Register.
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:47 am
A J.R. Ewing Bourbon launch party at Del Frisco’s Grille in Santa Monica on Wednesday, Oct. 1 was a great success.
Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:42 am
Maybe at the top here we can agree that there are two general categories of environmental legislation. First, there’s a kind of proper ‘Boy Scout’ action that has a wonderful quality of engaging the public and offering high visibility while it is enforced.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:33 am
Opening its doors in 1944, Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy continues to thrive, putting service and staff at the forefront of their enterprise, and setting the stage for small-business success in the city.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:22 am
Dr. Linda Mirdamadi is a board certified physician and partner with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group in the Department of Internal Medicine and Bariatrics.
Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:02 am
Four members of the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday proposed raising the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017, and exploring the possibility of raising the wage to $15.25 an hour by 2019.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 2:39 pm
Curves fitness center in Santa Monica is offering a way for non-members and members to donate toward breast cancer research or care during the month of October.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:07 am
Four Los Angeles City Council members plan to unveil a proposal today to raise the citywide minimum wage above the current $9 an hour, less than a week after the council agreed to boost the minimum wage for workers at large non-union Los Angeles hotels to $15.37 an hour.
Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 9:09 am
Beyond the Grave, by author, Santa Monica native and attorney Jeffrey Condon of Condon and Condon, lays out tips for making wills and living trusts, as well as telling stories about what happens when money is divided up between surviving relatives.
Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:44 am
The Westside Impact Project has announced the results of its second “Recognition and Reminder” operation, during which four out of 12 Santa Monica alcohol outlets failed to ask for identification when a young-looking decoy tried to buy alcohol.