Posted May. 6, 2016, 1:18 pm
In honor of Pacific Park’s 20th Birthday, each evening beginning Friday, May 6, Pacific Park will illuminate one of the Ferris wheel’s 20 gondolas with the respective year to spotlight a Park milestone, starting with 1996
Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:36 pm
Santa Monica High School has been formally accredited as a California Democracy School by the Los Angeles County Office of Education at a presentation held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on April 30, 2016.
Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:26 pm
Santa Monica will host LA County's first regional public meeting Monday to discuss needs assessments and funding measures to support parks. Park Representatives will facilitate discussion, highlighting the need of $21.5 billion for neighborhood parks and open spaces across LA County.
Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:18 pm
Phil sits down with Andrew Hoyer, President of Santa Monica Mid City Neighbors, to talk about the past, present and future of this neighborhood in the middle of Santa Monica.
Posted May. 5, 2016, 12:39 pm
A small contingent of grassroots resident activists gathered on the steps of Santa Monica City Hall this morning to submit to the City two stacks of boxes filled with signed Land Use Voter Empowerment (LUVE) initiative petitions.
Posted May. 5, 2016, 12:13 pm
It's time to celebrate city clerks! A Proclamation, issued by the Santa Monica City Council, on April 12, resolves that the week of May 1-7, 2016 is designated as "Municipal Clerks Week."
Posted May. 5, 2016, 11:19 am
Reenactment of Lindbergh Flight to Touch Down at Santa Monica Airport - World renowned Aviator, Adventurer and International Speaker Tracey Curtis-Taylor is scheduled to arrive at Santa Monica Airport on the afternoon of Sunday, May 8.
Posted May. 4, 2016, 2:07 pm
The City of Santa Monica today announced the launch of a new partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, to expand Zipcar’s presence in Santa Monica, bringing Zipcar’s “wheels when you want them” membership service to even more area residents, businesses, visitors, and students.
Posted May. 2, 2016, 12:32 pm
The Residocracy-backed Land Use Voter Empowerment (LUVE) initiative is being bundled up and prepared to file with the City of Santa Monica, following a city-wide grassroots campaign that saw 10,000 signatures garnered within the allotted time frame.
Posted May. 2, 2016, 11:33 am
Superintendent Sandra Lyon, who has served as superintendent of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District since 2011, announced her plans to leave SMMUSD for the superintendent position of the Palm Springs Unified School District, effective July 1, 2016.
Posted May. 1, 2016, 10:01 am
Shakespeare died 400 years ago this past Saturday, so it seems somewhat fitting that beginning today, local troupe Four Clowns, will be staging their latest production, “Lunatics & Actors,” at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.
Posted May. 1, 2016, 10:00 am
More than 1,000 eager walkers will lace their shoes for the 8th annual Walk to Africa in Santa Monica mid-May, joining together to raise much-needed funds for medical and child services in Africa.
Posted May. 1, 2016, 9:51 am
The Residocracy-backed neighborhood LUVE initiative has set themselves the target of meeting the required 6,500-signature mark today to ensure its place on the November 8 ballot.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:54 am
While it might not have struck you as a major headline, I took great interest in a story published in The Mirror last week concerning a Trader Joe’s employee who is suing the food store chain.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:48 am
The 2nd annual ShakeIt for Self-Acceptance! kicks off National Mental Health Awareness Month today in Santa Monica on the 1300 block of Third Street Promenade.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:42 am
“Eye in the Sky” is a tense political thriller offering a balanced viewpoint in the rules of engagement.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:39 am
The “Hug Me” humanitarian campaign of hug therapy will be officially launched at the 2016 celebration of World Laughter Day tomorrow, May 1 at Ocean Park Beach, 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica,from 1pm until 3pm.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:36 am
The latest from Santa Monica Police Department with Tim Broughton's twist: Alert Police Blotter!
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:31 pm
The Annenberg Community Beach House is hosting an evening with artist Candy Chang, Tuesday, May 10 from 6-8pm. Inspired to visit Santa Monica by her interest in the psychology of place and the City’s award-winning Wellbeing Project, Chang will share her past and present work and demystify the creative process.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:11 pm
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:00 pm
Santa Monica's Mid-City Neighbors are holding their Annual Meeting tomorrow, with all in the neighborhood invited to attend.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 11:57 am
Mark Rios, recently hired by the City of Santa Monica to design the 12-acre expansion of Airport Park at Santa Monica Airport, will give a talk to residents May 13.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 11:54 am
As part of the celebrations for the opening of the Expo Line to Santa Monica on Friday, May 20, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will offer free rides on Friday and Saturday and will hold station celebrations on Saturday, May 21
Oscar-winning Guest Conductor Michael Giacchino will be Conducting the Samohi Symphony Orchestra concert Tomorrow
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 2:51 pm
Oscar-winning Guest Conductor Michael Giacchino will be conducting the Samohi Symphony Orchestra concert on Friday evening.
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 2:33 pm
Adhoc signs were placed on Santa Monica beach late Wednesday afternoon, advising swimmers to avoid the Pico Kenter Drain area. The fact that the Santa Monica City Council signs came almost a full workday after the Pico Kenter Drain was opened into the ocean without warning in the morning, has outraged residents and lifeguards alike, causing the raising of eyebrows across the community.