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News, Los Angeles, Police Department

Man Shot To Death Near Hamilton High School In Beverlywood, Others Injured

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 2:26 pm

Three men were shot today -- one fatally -- in what police said may have been a gang- or drug-related crime in the Beverlywood area of Los Angeles.

Sue Himmelrich.

News, City Council, Development, Video, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

VIDEO: Councilwoman Sue Himmelrich Discusses Development, SMO

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 10:35 am

Newly elected Santa Monica councilwoman Sue Himmelrich discusses development including a general message to developers looking to add to the area, as well as her thoughts on closing the Santa Monica Airport.

News, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Place To Open New Concierge Lounge

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:50 am

Santa Monica Place has announced it will open a new Concierge Lounge on Tuesday, Dec. 23.

Joseph Maviglia.

News, Music, Santa Monica

Catching Up With Joseph Maviglia, Author Of “Critics Who Know Jack”

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:39 am

Joseph Maviglia is a singer-songwriter, poet, and essayist whose work has appeared in journals and media across North America and Europe. His tribute poem jazz dharma was commissioned the the CBC’s The Sunday Edition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Alan Ginseberg’s iconic poem "Howl."

Tim Blaylock is the new CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Boys And Girls Club

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Santa Monica Announces New CEO

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:35 am

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica, serving the community since 1944, has announced the selection of Tim Blaylock, as its new Chief Executive Officer.


News, Santa Monica, Pets, Nkla

NKLA Adoption Pets Of The Week: Starla & Shiloh

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:21 am

The NKLA Pet Adoption Center has adoptable dogs and cats from featured NKLA Coalition partners, including Starla and Shiloh.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Chla

Richard Cordova To Retire As Children's Hospital Los Angeles President/CEO

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:14 am

Children's Hospital Los Angeles announced today that its president and CEO is retiring, and a national search will be conducted to find a successor.

News, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Courts

"7th Heaven" Actor Stephen Collins Confessed To Sexual Allegations

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:11 am

"7th Heaven" actor Stephen Collins confessed to having sexual contact with three girls 20, 32 and 40 years ago, it was reported today.

News, Environment, Marina Del Rey

Groups Call For Halt To County Plans To Cut Down 650 Marina Del Rey Trees

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:09 am

Environmental and community groups, working together as "Friends of Oxford Lagoon," called today for a halt to county plans to cut down 650 trees surrounding a marshy flood basin next to the Marina City Club towers.

News, Los Angeles, Business, Hotels

Two Hotel Groups Sue L.A. In Federal Court Over Minimum Wage Hike For Workers

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:08 am

Two hotel industry groups sued the city of Los Angeles in federal court today challenging the recent passage of a $15.37-per- hour minimum wage for workers at many hotels in the city.

News, Santa Monica, Weather, Ocean

Health Officials: Beachgoers Should Stay Out Of Runoff-Polluted Ocean Water

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:03 am

Health officials are warning beachgoers to stay out of runoff-polluted ocean water, storm drains, creeks and rivers.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Storms Produce Snow In Local Mountains, High Surf Along The Coast

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:02 am

The second of back-to-back storms kept the Southland wet for a second day today, producing snow in local mountains and high surf along the coast while raising more fears of flash flooding in areas below slopes denuded by wildfires, particularly in the San Gabriel Valley.

News, Environment, Santa Monica

City Of Santa Monica Announces New Holiday Tree Collection Program

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:54 am

The City of Santa Monica is moving to a more convenient holiday tree collection plan: residents no longer need to cart their holiday tree to a City park.

News, Parks, Santa Monica

Public Input Sought On Final Phase Of Reed Park Improvements

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:52 am

The City of Santa Monica is kicking off the final phase of improvements at Reed Park, which will focus on the one-acre lawn in the northeast section of the park.

News, Business, Santa Monica

Santa Monica-Based Activision SVP Named To Easter Seals SoCal Board

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:40 am

Easter Seals Southern California (ESSC) Disability Services has named Lewis Shiro, senior vice president, financial, and administrative services for the Santa Monica-based interactive entertainment software publisher Activision Blizzard, to its board of directors for a three-year term.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Smo

Santa Monica Airport Assn. Teams With Firefighters To Promote Toy Drive

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:35 am

Every year, fire departments all across Southern California collect toys to distribute to needy boys and girls.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Chase Ends With Two Arrests, One Suspect At-Large

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:29 am

Santa Monica police arrested two men with a third suspect at-large following a police chase on Saturday, Dec. 6. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department on patrol in the area of 17th St. and Delaware Ave. chanced upon a vehicle with three occupants run a stop sign at 3:10 am.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Rainfall To Continue Through Wednesday In Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:22 am

Light rain generated by the first of two back-to-back storms expected in California doused the Southland early today amid fears that rainfall through Wednesday coming so soon after last week's drenching could unleash mud slides in areas previously stripped bare by wildfire.

News, Technology, Culver City, Sony

Sony Executives Assure Company Will Survive Following Cyberattack

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:18 am

Still reeling from a cyberattack that crippled the studio three weeks ago, top executives from Sony Pictures Entertainment have assured employees that the company would survive, it was reported today.

News, Los Angeles, Holiday, Santa Monica, Religion

Hanukkah Begins At Sundown

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:15 am

Hanukkah, Judaism's eight-day commemoration of the temple rededication that followed the Maccabees' victory over a larger Syrian army in 165 B.C., begins at sundown tonight, amid a call to support the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Caltrans says last week’s heavy rains caused 12 to 15 mud, rock, and debris slides along Pacific Coast Highway.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Pch

Pacific Coast Highway To Be Closed For 3-4 Weeks

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 2:24 pm

Rock- and mudslides along of Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County will keep the coastal route closed for three or four weeks, authorities said today.

Retiring Big Blue Bus employees (from left) Tim Giroux (left), Vicente Murillo, and Jesse Webb.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Honors Four Retirees’ 150 Years Of Service

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 10:01 am

Big Blue Bus will soon bid adieu to four long-time team members with nearly 150 years of combined service.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Santa Monica

Nominations Close Friday For Santa Monica Chamber's Tech Startup Award

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:52 am

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce is launching its inaugural Tech Startup Award at its 2015 State of the City breakfast on Jan. 20, 2015 at the SGI Auditorium, in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Environment, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Vigil On Dec. 23 To Remember Conservationist John Muir

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:48 am

John Muir, the renowned conservationist and Sierra Club founder who passed away 100 years ago, will be remembered and honored at a public 'John Muir 100th Anniversary Memorial Candlelight Vigil' in Santa Monica.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Portland Man Arrested On Third Street Promenade After Throwing Cup Of Water

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:41 am

A 32 year-old man from Portland, Oregon, was arrested on the Third Street Promenade on Thursday, Dec. 4, after throwing a cup of water at a woman.

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