Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:18 am
Veteran music producer Peter Asher is no stranger to creating emotionally charged music over the past four decades while producing hit records for James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, and 10,000 Maniacs.
Posted Jul. 15, 2014, 9:14 am
Santa Monica resident Michael Wolper, co-founder of two non-profit organizations that teach mindfulness to people struggling with depression, stress and other life challenges, joined the Board of Directors of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services this week.
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:02 am
The month of June is supposed to be recognized as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Month. However, the general public is sadly unaware of the tragic statistics that pertain to the disorder and specifically to the veteran population.
Posted Jun. 17, 2014, 9:08 am
Four scouts were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at the Troop 2 Eagle Court of Honor on June 8: Michael J. Lappen (Santa Monica High School Class of 2015), Christopher M. Pak (Santa Monica High School Class of 2015), David Ze Yu Shi (Santa Monica High School Class of 2014), and Tennessee G. Westmoreland (Culver City High School Class of 2014).
Posted Jun. 14, 2014, 8:57 am
Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica, represented by Kathy Irby (center), recently presented a grant check for $4,500 to Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) for their Homework Assistance Program. Accepting the donation are Eula Fritz, Executive Director and Thorin Allen, Board President.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:41 am
Volunteers from The Rotary Club of Santa Monica gathered at Upward Bound House on Friday, May 30 to perform vision pre-screening of children from both the Santa Monica and Culver City Upward Bound House locations.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:16 am
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica held its 65th Annual Music Awards at the Santa Monica Library on Tuesday.
Posted May. 14, 2014, 9:19 am
Since 1963 OPCC (formerly Ocean Park Community Center), has served as a safety net for the most needy in our community: low-income and homeless youth, adults and families, at-risk youth, battered women and their children and people living with mental illness in Santa Monica and on the Westside of Los Angeles.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 8:50 am
The Venice Garden & Home Tour is back once again this Saturday, May 3 and is set to feature 30 charming gardens and homes. Originally conceived by locals Jay Griffith, Jan Brilliot, Linda Lucks, and produced by Barbara Baumann, the event is a grass roots effort to help the Neighborhood Youth Association.
Posted Apr. 28, 2014, 9:26 am
Captain Chesley B. (“Sully”) Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed the US Airways jet on New York City’s Hudson River, in the incident that became known as “The Miracle on the Hudson” will be honored at the 8th Annual American Red Cross Red Tie Affair in Santa Monica this Saturday night.
Posted Apr. 27, 2014, 8:51 am
Santa Monica resident Adi Greenberg hosted a Ladies Night Out cocktail reception on Tuesday benefiting Geffen Playhouse and Determined to Succeed at her home in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 24, 2014, 8:23 am
International Salsa sensation Oscar D'Leon will perform tonight, April 25 at the Conga Room in Los Angeles, but before he goes on stage he plans to perform an act of charity in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 19, 2014, 8:52 am
Santa Monica's Pico Youth & Family Center will host the launch of national campaign to address trauma next weekend.
Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 9:26 am
Members from Santa Monica Elks 906 were on hand at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Volunteer Service award ceremony on Thursday, April 10.
Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 9:11 am
The NKLA Pet Adoption Center in West LA has plenty of loving cats and dogs needing new homes, including Califa and Kiley.
Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:46 am
Santa Monica residents are being urged to make monetary milk donations through their checkout lines, online, or via text.
Posted Apr. 5, 2014, 8:42 am
April marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Posted Apr. 2, 2014, 9:14 am
Volunteers from The Rotary Club Santa Monica will gather at Saint Anne’s School this Saturday, April 5 for the second annual Rotary Day of Service to continue their “Legacy of Service” in the Santa Monica community.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:59 am
The Assistance League of Santa Monica held its annual new board installation luncheon at the Bel-Air Bay Club on Wednesday.
Posted Mar. 22, 2014, 6:00 am
The NKLA Pet Adoption Center in West LA has plenty of loving cats and dogs needing new homes, including Blake and Dreamsicle.
Posted Mar. 21, 2014, 7:46 am
William Turner Gallery presents An Afternoon with Father Gregory Boyle at 3 pm this Sunday. Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries.
Posted Mar. 19, 2014, 9:12 am
The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is currently accepting applications for its Community and Youth Grants program from non-profit organizations that serve the Santa Monica area and address the needs of those less fortunate in our community.
Posted Mar. 18, 2014, 9:24 am
Award winning actor and bestselling author Rob Lowe hosted The Get In Touch Foundation's 2014 LA Pretty In Pink Luncheon and Women of Strength Awards in Santa Monica on Sunday.
Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 9:45 am
One Run For Boston, a non-stop, cross-country relay to support the "One Fund Boston," began Sunday in Santa Monica, which will end April 13 in Boston.
Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 9:32 am
The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica will honor four local women for their outstanding contributions to the welfare of the city on Thursday, March 27.