Posted May. 30, 2016, 2:16 pm
On April 21, 2016 a series of residential burglaries occurred in the City of Santa Monica. Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) announced Friday that following a complex investigation, on May 12, 2016, detectives from SMPD presented evidence to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office identifying Schfuncell Whitley in connection with the residential burglaries.
Posted May. 30, 2016, 6:00 am
People go to nursing homes for different reasons. They may be sick or hurt and require ongoing nursing care. They may have had surgery and need time to recuperate. Or they may have chronic care needs or disabilities that make long-term nursing care a necessity.
Posted May. 25, 2016, 3:01 pm
COAST Open Streets will continue its celebration of the opening of the Expo line from Culver City to Santa Monica by offering free tours at Ocean Park of the Preservation Resource Center located at 2520 2nd Street on Sunday June 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Posted May. 25, 2016, 2:59 pm
The Santa Monica Conservancy will join Heal the Bay, the Black Surfers Collective, the Surf Bus Foundation and other groups to celebrate the life and legacy of Nack Gabaldon, Santa Monica Bay’s first documented surfer of African and Mexican American descent, Saturday June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Inkwell, Tower 20.
Posted May. 25, 2016, 1:30 pm
Expo Party time! The station at 26th street and Bergamot, which is connected to the Bergamot Station group of art galleries, was lively with locals giddy to be able to ride the new train.
Posted May. 25, 2016, 1:28 pm
Phil interviews Vic Simons, Lead Contributor to Tramways & Urban Transit Magazine in the UK, to learn his observations of our new Expo Line. Then he takes a train trip to have a quick lunch at Mel's Fish Shack, a block from the Farmdale station on the Expo Line.
Posted May. 25, 2016, 8:37 am
Republican candidate Donald Trump is holding a fundraiser this evening in Santa Monica starting at $25,000 a seat, according to media reports.
Posted May. 23, 2016, 1:33 pm
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, will hold a rally tonight at SaMoHi, with Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scheduled to hold two Los Angeles-area campaign fundraisers today. Santa Monica City has issued a traffic advisory to avoid the surrounding area.
Posted May. 23, 2016, 12:39 pm
Santa Monica Bay Red Cross Chapter celebrated 100 years of the organization in Los Angeles with a vibrant night of art and music at Bergamot Station.
Posted May. 23, 2016, 11:56 am
Metro’s Expo Line into Santa Monica Opened Friday - Francie Stefan, Mobility Manager with the City of Santa Monica spoke with The Mirror about Accessibility Options.
Posted May. 22, 2016, 10:20 am
Metro Chief Communications Officer Pauletta Tonilas will be at the Expo Line’s Downtown Santa Monica Station at 6 a.m. Monday, May 23, to thank commuters for using the new rail extension.
Posted May. 19, 2016, 12:25 pm
Flair Cleaners Santa Monica is hosting a Flair Cares Spring Food Drive until May 31, benefiting the Westside Food Bank.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 3:07 pm
One of three remaining cottages, of an original seven, that made up the Santa Monica Turn-of-the-Century Thematic District has just been restored by the city and developer.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:59 pm
Phil rides the Expo VIP Press Train with Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Member of the Board of Directors of the LA County Metro.
Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:20 pm
A two-lane closure left only one lane open yesterday on the southbound PCH beginning south of Santa Monica Canyon up to the California Incline.
Posted May. 16, 2016, 5:23 pm
For a limited time, buy one Big Blue Bus pass, and get a second pass for free (aka BOGO) and add Stored Value on a TAP card and get up to $20 free. Wheeeee!
Posted May. 16, 2016, 1:39 pm
Phil has a conversation with Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin about issues that jointly affect both Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
Santa Monica City Councilmember Kevin McKeown Elected Chair of Westside Cities Council of Governments
Posted May. 16, 2016, 1:07 pm
Santa Monica City Councilmember and former Mayor Kevin McKeown has been elected Chair of the Westside Cities Council of Governments (Westside Cities COG), a multi-jurisdictional body that addresses regional issues including traffic, transit, social services, and sustainability.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:34 pm
A total of 221 Metro Expo Line parking spots will be up for sale Sunday morning, enabling early-morning commuters a guaranteed place to park at three Expo stations.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:32 pm
In light of the opening of the Expo line and the very real possibility that many commuters may need somewhere to park their cars before boarding the train, Santa Monica City Council voted Tuesday to up the parking prices at a range of parking lots across the City, with the Civic Center lot hit the hardest.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:30 pm
The Santa Monica High School Jazz program put on award-winning performances at the Westlake High School Jazz Festival Saturday, May 7.
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:28 pm
The hotly-contested 500 Broadway mixed-use development was back before Santa Monica City Council Tuesday evening, with the project set to soon be on its way to the Architectural Review Board (ARB).
Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:13 pm
The familiar ghost, to anyone under the age of 21, is one of the world’s hottest tech brands, and it’s been given the go-ahead to call Santa Monica Airport home.
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Posted May. 12, 2016, 12:49 pm
Phil gets on-board Expo and speaks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about the opening of our new Metro line to Santa Monica.
Posted May. 12, 2016, 8:14 am
At approximately 7:30pm last night the Santa Monica Fire Department received word of a train vs. car collision at the intersection of Lincoln and Colorado Blvd.