Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:47 am
The New West Symphony Board of Directors has appointed Alexander Gurevich as general manager of the New West Symphony. Effective immediately, he joins the Symphony staff led by executive director Natalia Staneva.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:37 am
The demolition of the Century Boulevard Bridge near Los Angeles International Airport starts this Friday, July 25 at 8 pm and goes through Monday, July 28 at 6 am.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:33 am
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes triumphed over three new movies this weekend, but the overall box office this summer continued to lag.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:27 am
One of the major roads out of Malibu will be closed today as the city repaves it. Northbound Kanan-Dume Road will be closed at Pacific Coast Highway from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, weather permitting, as the realigned lane is repaved.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:23 am
Ocean Avenue South, a 3.7-acre site a block away from the Pacific Ocean, contributes two luxury residential properties to a block of coastal apartments and condominiums: The Waverly and The Seychelle, with the former finally having opened its doors to tenants last month after years in the making.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:21 am
A 33-year-old homeless man picked the wrong person to get aggressive toward in Palisades Park on Wednesday, July 2 – an off duty police officer. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the 1500 block of Palisades Park at 5:16 pm on this day in order to respond to a report of a man being assaulted by an intoxicated man.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:16 am
The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, July 25 in the following locations.
Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 9:27 am
Santa Monica's transit authority Big Blue Bus will host a series of community workshops to share its proposed Expo service plan. The first meeting will be held this Tuesday.
Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica's Museum of Flying will launch two new summer programs this week. The Summer Family fun pack will be featured on Wednesdays and Thursdays and will consist of a Family four-pack admission price of only $20, which is a $32 value.
Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 9:11 am
The Coroner's Office today named the person who was killed by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades Saturday.
Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 9:07 am
A 15-year-old boy who fell 30 feet off a cliff at Pirate's Cove in Malibu was airlifted to a hospital on Saturday, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 8:59 am
A woman was pronounced dead at the scene and two people were transported to UCLA Medical Center with injuries after a head-on collision in Westwood, a traffic detective said today.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:26 am
The media and local community are mourning the passing of popular Santa Monica Daily Press managing editor Daniel Archuleta who died suddenly on Wednesday. He was 38.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:15 am
What did Manchester United players do soon after touching down in Los Angeles on Friday? If you said visit Santa Monica beach you would be correct.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:07 am
Firefighters on Friday rescued a hiker injured in the Pacific Palisades area. The rescuers were sent to the area of Temescal Canyon Road and and Sunset Boulevard shortly after 10 a.m., Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:03 am
A bicyclist about 70 years old was airlifted to a hospital on Friday after he was struck by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 8:55 am
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle today in the Pacific Palisades, and the link between Santa Monica and Malibu was closed for hours.
Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:25 am
Slow growth does not mean no growth. Though a proposed multi-use project in front of the Santa Monica Planning Commission did not squarely fit with the specifications outlined by the City’s trusty land use document, commissioners – including those who have consistently advocated for slow growth – voted July 9 to allow a development agreement (DA) to build a seven-story, 84-foot building at the Fred Segal Building on Fifth and Broadway to move ahead in the process.
Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:24 am
Be prepared to take an encyclopedia with you to the ballot box this November. No, Wikipedia will not help you sift through the smorgasbord of issues and candidates Santa Monica voters will have to decide upon in this year’s general election, as yet another initiative is approved for the November ballot. The issue: funding for affordable housing.
Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 8:57 am
The floodgates officially opened Monday with candidates officially allowed to pull papers for this year’s four local Santa Monica elections, which is highlighted by the City Council race that has three seats up for grabs. By the end of the first day, 11 candidates filed their respective nominations to run for council, with a twelfth person filing on July 15. At time of press, no other candidates had filed this week.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:45 am
The first three high-profile dining establishments planned for Ocean Avenue South were announced on Wednesday by Related California: Joan’s On Third, Hakkasan Group’s Searsucker, and a Starbucks Evenings concept.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:42 am
A Malibu Search and Rescue team on Wednesday located the body of a man near a car found 900 feet below Kanan Dume Road near Newton Canyon Road.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:36 am
A state appeals court panel on Wednesday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former Winnetka resident who left a suicide note, drove recklessly along Pacific Coast Highway, crashed his car and killed a 13-year-old Malibu girl.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:31 am
A woman who claims she suffered a fractured skull and eye injuries when she was struck by a tree branch while standing on the upper deck of a Starline Tours bus in Venice filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the bus company.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:18 am
A 35-year-old man was arrested on Sunday, July 6 after causing a public nuisance while intoxicated near the Santa Monica Pier.