Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:08 am
The Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica (UUSM) presents Empty Bowls Santa Monica at 11 am this Saturday.
Posted Feb. 12, 2014, 9:38 am
Hundreds of Meals On Wheels West clients will receive special hand written Valentine's Day cards this Friday.
Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 7:08 am
Santa Monica-based CLARE Foundation hosted a panel titled “State of Addiction 2014: Implementing and Understanding the Affordable Care Act and The DSM-V” on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 6:59 am
The SuperBowl-A-Thon 18 held last Friday at the AMF Bay Shore Lanes was a huge success with about 700 bowlers taking part across six sessions from 11 am to 8:30 pm.
Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 9:50 am
The AMF Bay Shore Lanes in Santa Monica will today play host to the 18th Annual SuperBowl-A-Thon – the biggest annual fundraising for the Westside Shelter & Hunger Coalition (WSHC).
Posted Jan. 12, 2014, 9:37 am
The Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica partnered with the Santa Monica Conservancy in conjunction with their 80th Anniversary celebration in October 2013 to raise $7,200 to benefit the tremendous work done by the staff and volunteers of the Santa Monica-based organization.
Posted Dec. 29, 2013, 9:04 am
Westside Family Health Center’s employee-driven food and clothing drive, Heart2Heart is currently in full swing.
Posted Dec. 22, 2013, 10:02 am
Westside Family Health Center’s employee-driven food and clothing drive, Heart2Heart, is currently in full swing.
Posted Dec. 16, 2013, 9:18 am
The Anti-Defamation League’s Centennial Gala Celebration at the Beverly Hilton Hotel welcomed about 900 people on Dec. 10. The event raised nearly $1.4 million to support ADL efforts to combat anti-Semitism and bigotry of all kinds.
Posted Dec. 13, 2013, 9:08 am
Thousands of revelers will take part in Saturday’s 5th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl, which raises money for those in need through a partnership with the Westside Food Bank.
Posted Dec. 12, 2013, 8:36 am
Families gathered under the historic Moreton Bay fig tree at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on Sunday to celebrate the season during the free community event "Meet Me Under the Fig Tree."
Posted Dec. 11, 2013, 9:26 am
Spectrum Athletic Club in Santa Monica and the greater Los Angeles area are teaming with the Hollenbeck Youth Center for its annual "Giving Tree."
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:18 am
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica presents “Meet Me Under The Fig Tree” this Sunday – an afternoon of free festivities including live music, pictures with Santa Claus, whimsical gingerbread houses, seasonal crafts, holiday story readings, a bounce house, and snow.
Posted Nov. 30, 2013, 8:54 am
RoseMary Regalbuto is retiring in a few days on Dec. 2 after 26 years at Meals on Wheels West.
Posted Nov. 29, 2013, 9:38 am
John Cassese, “The Dance Doctor,” is pairing with The Salvation Army for a charity event to help eliminate hunger in Los Angeles.
Posted Nov. 27, 2013, 9:09 am
The holidays came early for 105 boys and girls between the ages of five and 12 last Tuesday morning as they were set loose inside the Sears store at 302 Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica to select coats, sweaters, shoes and other winter-time necessities, just in time for the holiday season.
Posted Nov. 27, 2013, 9:02 am
The Los Angeles Clippers hosted its 25th annual Thanksgiving “Teamwork at the Table” event in Venice on Tuesday. The Clippers teamed up with Ralphs/Food 4 Less for the event at St. Joseph Center’s Bread and Roses Café at 204 Hampton Drive in Venice.
Posted Nov. 24, 2013, 6:54 am
Zsa Zsa Gabor and her husband, Prince Frederic will purchase Thanksgiving turkeys for the Vera Davis McClendon Center in Venice and Frederic will distribute them to the needy families. This was where Zsa Zsa did her community service 24 years ago for slapping a cop.
Posted Nov. 23, 2013, 7:51 am
The 16th Annual Friends of CLARE Tribute Dinner, honoring renowned entertainment lawyer Tom Hansen and celebrated actress Courtney Thorne-Smith, took place on Thursday, Nov 14 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Posted Nov. 16, 2013, 9:10 am
Santa Monica Sports Club president Blake Dirickson will run an entire marathon on one treadmill this Sunday as part of the 2nd Annual Treadmill Marathon.
Posted Nov. 14, 2013, 8:18 am
Five pajama-clad activists from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) will accompany a seven-foot-tall, half-plucked goose, that will be "sleeping in" outside the REI outdoor store on Santa Monica Boulevard today at noon.
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 10:00 am
Mary Ann Powell, CEO of Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, was honored with PAL’s “Golden Pumpkin” award at the 22nd Annual PALloween Carnival on Thursday, Oct. 31 at The Barker Hanger in Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 12:23 pm
A fixture of Meals on Wheels West for the past 27 years, President/CEO RoseMary Regalbuto has announced she will retire from the position next month on Dec. 2.
Posted Oct. 23, 2013, 9:07 am
Two decades ago Kristin Peterson’s ex-husband regularly attended an alcoholic recovery center in Venice but she herself had never stepped foot in their door. Today, that very location is one of her safe havens.
Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 7:46 am
The Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) and the Patient Care Foundation of Los Angeles County have awarded Westside Family Health Center (WFHC) a 2013 Innovation Award in recognition of WFHC’s innovative use of facilities to promote and facilitate patient care and patient satisfaction.