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.
Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:14 am
The term alkaline hydrolysis is far from being a household name, but Aquamation – as the process is branded and colloquially known – is a word that could soon hold relevance for pet owners and veterinarians in the Santa Monica area.
Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am
The Mirror Media Group this week hosted a talented group of young journalists, eager to learn more about the role that local media plays in the community.
Posted Sep. 25, 2014, 9:20 am
Global clothing retailer UNIQLO has announced it will open a permanent store at Santa Monica Place in the spring of 2015. The store will house the brand's full assortment of high-quality, functional apparel for people of all ages.
Posted Sep. 25, 2014, 8:30 am
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday tentatively approved a $15.37-per-hour minimum wage for workers at large hotels in Los Angeles.
Posted Sep. 23, 2014, 7:32 am
The Los Angeles Register has ceased publication, slightly more than five months after making its debut, it was reported today.
Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 9:23 am
Branding and marketing professional Jodi Lipe has been appointed senior vice president of marketing for Ovation, America’s only Arts Network.
Posted Sep. 16, 2014, 9:02 am
Minnie T’s has been a retail go-to for Venice locals and visitors since 2001 at 1355 Abbot Kinney Boulevard. It recently moved out of its tiny shop and into Santa Monica at 1624 Ocean Park Boulevard.
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 9:50 am
The building that has housed Callahan’s Diner and Vienna Pastry in Santa Monica since 1946 has been sold.
Posted Sep. 5, 2014, 9:08 am
The Santa Monica business community will come together at the New Roads School’s Ann and Jerry Moss Theater this Thursday, Sept. 11 for one of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce’s signature annual events – the New Heroes Celebration.
Posted Sep. 3, 2014, 9:19 am
It looks like any other garage on the street, but open the garage door of a certain house on Sunset Avenue and you don’t find the usual Prius, but cartons and cartons of fresh Not Ketchup Sauce that mark the start of a budding business.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:12 am
Some economists would tell you there is no such thing as a free lunch. Surely economists would apply the same academic rule to a free cup of coffee. Still, the first person to walk into Dunkin’ Donuts’ newest location in Santa Monica will receive free coffee for an entire 12 months. Whoever this person is would definitely accept the free coffee offer without giving second thought to its “economic cost.”
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:26 am
Chase has named Sergio S. Salup manager of its Santa Monica branch, located at 226 26th Street. In this role, Salup will be responsible for the daily operation of the branch and lead a team of 11.
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:17 am
A Santa Monica-based company is hoping to help people be more fashionable through its polarized, wayfarer-style sunglasses that incorporate a unique hinge design that allows for easy interchangeability of the sides.
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:07 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce his proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles.
Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 8:52 am
The sign on the building’s façade might read “Starbucks Coffee,” but the Seattle-based chain sporting a mermaid for a logo gained support for a conditional use permit (CUP) by the Santa Monica Planning Commission on Wednesday to serve beer and wine at one of its newest locations across the street from City Hall.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:25 am
Santa Monica-based PV Guru Inc., a full-service solar and electric company, has announced that President and co-founder Michael Lackna has earned the industry’s leading recognition of expertise as a certified installer of photovoltaic electric systems from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:38 am
Santa Monica-based RadPad, a mobile rental marketplace in Los Angeles, has announced an additional $2 million in capital through new and existing investors, after rejecting two recent acquisition offers.
Posted Aug. 16, 2014, 2:55 pm
Santa Monica-based CallFire, a text and voice platform that simplifies telephone messaging, acts a liaison between businesses and customers by offering products like business text messaging, voice broadcasting, toll-free numbers, local phone numbers, call tracking, and power dialing for agents.
Posted Aug. 15, 2014, 8:59 am
Everyone has that one friend he or she turns to when a trusted opinion is needed to assist with something. It could be grand and abstract like love, or simple and concrete like luggage. These friends are essential – and Briggs & Riley is just that friend.
Posted Aug. 11, 2014, 9:08 am
The issues of income levels and employee rights have been relevant for decades in the United States – and an ongoing hot topic of conversation in Santa Monica.
Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 9:02 am
Southern California Edison today restored power to more than 900 Santa Monica customers after a power surge set off an explosion in an underground vault, triggering an outage.
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:27 am
Wheelchair Solutions, a company that caters to wheelchair users through the convenience and usefulness of its wheelchair products and accessories, donated wheelchair cushions, covers, and backpacks to the clients at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)'s Santa Monica branch on Tuesday.
Posted Jul. 29, 2014, 9:09 am
TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, has announced that it has signed a long-term lease for approximately 33,700 square feet of office space at 1401 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:01 am
A gigantic supermarket takeover with big impacts in Southern California is headed to federal regulators for approval today, as Albertsons is buying Safeway -- and its Vons stores.