Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:38 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, in association with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), is asking all parents to participate in a Parent Engagement Survey launching this Thursday, Sept. 4.
Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:30 am
The Coalition of Santa Monica City Employees PAC on Monday announced its picks for the three vacant seats for the Santa Monica City Council election on Nov. 4.
Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:17 am
Australian firefighter Michael Yates, from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Department in Queensland Australia, has completed his four month fellowship with the Santa Monica Fire Department’s Training Division.
Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:03 am
California might be in the midst of one its worst droughts in history, but the Santa Monica City Council unanimously voted to accept a $235,000 grant at its Tuesday meeting to study the impacts of coastal storm and sea level rise. The California Ocean Protection Council gave the grant.
Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:01 am
A 27-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 24 shortly after pointing a handgun during a “road rage” incident in Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 8:51 am
The captain of a sailboat was arrested after his craft ran aground and began to capsize at Venice Beach early this morning, authorities said.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:30 am
The redesign of Big Blue Bus' double-seat unit is underway with anticipated modifications to the seat size, spacing, and the arm/back configurations.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:27 am
Big Blue Bus opened the first stops with real-time signage as part of its two-year Bus Stop Improvement Project last Friday.
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 Sep. 1, 2014, 9:09 am
Three males in their late teens were arrested on Sunday, Aug. 24 after firing multiple shots at a group of people. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received a radio call at 1:06 am on this day informing them that shots had been fired in the 1800 block of 16th Street.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:06 am
Labor Day, a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the nation, was first celebrated in the U.S. on Sept. 5, 1882 in New York City.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:01 am
Stolen nude photos of Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, super-model Kate Upton, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and others were leaked online by an unknown hacker in what appears to be one of the largest security breaches involving celebrities, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 8:55 am
The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Sept. 5 in the following locations:
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:39 am
After regaining the box office top spot last week, Guardians Of The Galaxy remains ahead of the pack, according to preliminary Rentrak estimates for the three-day Labor Day weekend.
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:38 am
Big Blue Bus is reminding its users that all buses will operate on a Sunday schedule this Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day. Regular service resumes on all routes Tuesday, September 2.
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, 9:24 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu School District has welcomed 13 new administrators have joined the ranks as principals, assistant principals and directors across nine schools within the District.
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. 31, 2014, 9:01 am
A two-day concert featuring Kanye West, Iggy Azalea and Kendrick Lamar is due to conclude today in Grand Park.
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:32 am
As part of the 14th annual International Overdose Awareness Day this Sunday, Aug. 31, a march will be held in Santa Monica through the streets and Beachfront Walk.
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:26 am
Sending a powerful message nationally that the plastic pollution plague can be abated, California state legislators on Friday night approved landmark legislation that bans the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags at grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies statewide.
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:11 am
In a world where all we see on the news is kids getting high or even shot, I wish people could see what I see, when I look at my son, Rikki, and all his friends.
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:05 am
A British gay porn star busted at Los Angeles International Airport after he was found attempting to smuggle a half-pound of crystal meth in his body pleaded guilty on Friday to a federal drug possession charge.
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:02 am
Eight people were injured, including three who required hospitalization, in a three-vehicle collision in Malibu on Friday night that caused closure of a stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in both directions.