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.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:50 am
To kick off the 2015 SuperBowl-A-Thon, which includes the annual “Chiefs Challenge,” Santa Monica’s Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks and Fire Chief Scott Ferguson “faced off” Monday at Santa Monica’s Bay Shores Lanes.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:48 am
On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 9, a celebration at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will be providing the means to donate to a local charity and have fun at the same time, thanks to the birthday boy himself.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:37 am
Santa Monica will host Handel’s popular holiday oratorio “The Messiah” with acclaimed director Daniel Suk and young local soprano Golda Berkman promising a breathtaking performance.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:14 am
Thanksgiving will be marked in Los Angeles County Thursday by large gatherings on Skid Row, the Sunset Strip and in Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley to feed homeless and poor residents and distance races in Burbank and Pasadena.
Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:17 am
Upper West restaurant in Santa Monica starts the holidays off in the spirit of the season with a fundraiser feast set for Sunday, Dec. 7 to benefit Miracles for Kids Foundation.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:42 am
A scrumptious win-win situation has arrived in all Whole Foods locations in Santa Monica, as well as stores in the Pacific Southwest region. There is now a way to enjoy the essence of homemade cookies, contribute to a worthy cause, and take part in a family legacy.
Posted Nov. 19, 2014, 9:47 am
The Rema Hort Mann Foundation will host its 2nd Annual LA Initiative Benefit Auction at Lexus Santa Monica this Thursday, Nov. 20.
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:34 am
The newly opened P32 gallery in Santa Monica raised $9,000 for the Chase Foundation in the first week of its exhibition, "Filling the wHole." The exhibition runs until Dec. 4 with a goal of raising $15,000. More than 150 people attended the opening reception on Oct. 25.
Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 9:23 am
The 17th Annual Friends of CLARE Tribute Dinner honored actor/producer/director Joe Manganiello, talent agent Steven Glick, and screenwriter Craig Borten on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am
Meals on Wheels West held its Halloween Monster Bash fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 30 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:13 am
SideChef, the step-by-step cooking app that rocketed into the iTunes Top 10 list of Food & Drinks apps during its iPhone launch, is baking Halloween treats at their Santa Monica headquarters as part of a Halloween Bake-Off on October 27 to give to the Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC).
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:35 am
Tickets are selling fast to the 18th Street Arts Center’s renowned BAM Fest (Beer Art & Music Festival) on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 1 pm to 5 pm.
Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:45 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy will host its annual fundraising salon at the historic Bundy House today, Oct. 12, from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:07 am
The 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles will be held Sunday, with 25,000 people walking 10 kilometers through West Hollywood and the Fairfax district to raise funds for AIDS Project Los Angeles and more than 20 other Los Angeles County-based AIDS service organizations.
Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:21 am
The Spirit of a Giving Heart, a Santa Monica and El Segundo-based foundation that provides annual holiday gifts, clothing, and school supplies to children of the Navajo nation, benefits from the generosity of three local chief executive officers (CEOs) who are working to impact the lives of more than 300 disadvantaged school-age children in Arizona.
Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 7:30 am
The Samburu Splash Bash held in Santa Monica last Saturday, Sept. 27 drew Los Angeles’ power players from the entertainment business and beyond.
Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 9:01 am
A fun-filled, charitable event will take place on the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Oct. 5 in the form of the 15th annual Mattel Party on the Pier as part of a partnership between Mattel and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.