Posted Apr. 14, 2015, 9:25 am
National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.
Posted Apr. 9, 2015, 8:06 am
The Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region, has named Santa Monica resident Dr. Sharon Spooner Ophthalmology Honoree for the Greater Los Angeles “Walk to Cure Arthritis.”
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:50 am
Area professionals, caregivers, and volunteers who make a difference in the lives of Southland seniors will be honored by Santa Monica-based WISE & Healthy Aging at its annual Celebration of Caring event, announced Grace Cheng Braun, President and CEO.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:40 am
As part of its 100th birthday celebrations, Kiwanis International is promoting the creation of children’s playgrounds around the world. More than 11 new playgrounds are to be built in 2015.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:38 am
Assistance League of Santa Monica held its annual board installation luncheon Wednesday at the Bel-Air Bay Club.
Posted Mar. 20, 2015, 12:24 pm
When you meet 6’5” Lou Ferrigno, aka the Hulk from the 1977-82 television series “The Incredible Hulk,” it doesn’t take long to realize the Santa Monica resident is a gentle giant, using his long lasting stardom to support charities close to his heart.
Posted Mar. 20, 2015, 9:03 am
Meals On Wheels West hosted Meals on Wheels America president/CEO Ellie Hollander at its open house event Monday morning.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 9:18 am
How do you get people to say ‘yes’ when asking them to donate? This is the topic of a new course being offered through Santa Monica College Community Education, Bundy Campus, beginning April 22.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 8:34 am
The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica (LWVSM) invites the community to join them on Thursday, March 26, as the organization honor four "Women Who Shape Santa Monica."
Posted Mar. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles' annual Food Fare event returned to Santa Monica on Thursday, which for its 36th year, hosted prominent local chefs, caterers, wineries, breweries, and vendors to serve and chat with Planned Parenthood supporters, at its food-centric fundraiser.
Posted Mar. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
Santa Monica-based personal injury law firm Lemle Law Group has launched a shoe drive to help Soles4Souls Pair It Forward campaign reach their goal of collecting one million pairs of shoes.
Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 9:36 am
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is waging a battle against eating disorders and unrealistic “body perfect” ideals.
Posted Feb. 27, 2015, 8:50 am
First I would like to say how excited and proud I am to be part of the Santa Monica Sister Cities Association (SMSCA), and how honored I am to have been chosen to lead the organization going forward this coming year.
Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 9:33 am
The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica invites the community to "Luncheon with the Mayor".
Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:38 am
Valentine’s Day may be over another year, but Santa Monica residents are being urged to treat themselves or their sweetie to a night of delicious food and desserts, wine and champagne, art, dancing and other fun activities at the “I HEART WFHC” Champagne and Dessert Dance Party Fundraiser this weekend.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 10:07 am
Valentine’s Day 2015 will be a little happier – and a little sweeter – for more than 150 local residents who receive daily meals from Meals on Wheels West, thanks to Anthony Marguleas, founder of Amalfi Estates headquartered in Pacific Palisades.
Posted Feb. 6, 2015, 8:41 am
The Pico Youth and Family Center (PYFC), a youth-centered non-profit organization located at 715 Pico Blvd., will host its annual fundraiser at Santa Monica’s Jeanie Madsen Gallery this Saturday, Feb. 7.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 8:57 am
The Assistance League of Santa Monica annually sponsors fifth graders from Stoner Avenue School to attend a week at Malibu Outdoor Science School, which was recently held Jan. 12-16.
Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 9:30 am
Ebola will make an appearance at the Rose Parade this year, as the AIDS Healthcare Foundation will send a float down Colorado Boulevard to honor doctors and nurses who have gone to Africa to help Ebola victims, the foundation announced today.
Posted Dec. 24, 2014, 9:25 am
While thousands of Los Angeles-area residents will be opening presents Thursday, there will also be several efforts to help thousands of the region's poor on Christmas Day.
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:23 am
The Santa Monica community generously came together on Sunday, Dec. 14, to donate about 8,500 pounds of non-perishable food during Meet Me Under the Fig Tree, a free annual event hosted by Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and MSD Capital.
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:18 am
As many of you know I have lived my entire life in service of Santa Monica. I believe in the people of Santa Monica and I am so touched by the generosity of spirit and the compassion I see every day here in my hometown.
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:13 am
Shan Cretin, General Secretary of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will speak and show slides of her September trip to the Gaza strip and surrounding areas this Sunday, Dec. 21.
Posted Dec. 8, 2014, 9:42 am
Santa Monica Assistance League is ready to help residents with last minute holiday shopping.
Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 9:31 am
Flair Cleaners in Santa Monica is currently accepting donations of gently used or new clothing and shoes as part of its 12th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive.