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Posted May. 31, 2013, 8:51 am
The 22nd annual Santa Monica Festival returns to Clover Park at 2600 Ocean Park Boulevard this Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm.
Posted Mar. 29, 2013, 8:34 am
21st Annual Peter Rabbit Day -- Saturday, March 30 -- Free, 9am to 12 pm Douglas Park, 2439 Wilshire Boulevard Peter R...
News, Parks, Santa Monica, Art
Posted Mar. 24, 2013, 9:36 am
Residents of the Borderline Neighborhood in Santa Monica were greeted by a new form of street art on Saturday morning. Woven in to the fence of quaint and cozy Ozone Park was the statement, "You Are Beautiful."
Posted Mar. 7, 2013, 8:23 am
Santa Monica’s Recreation and Parks Commission will be honored today for being an outstanding recreation and parks commission for 2012 in California.
Posted Feb. 15, 2013, 9:30 am
“Palisades Garden Walk” will be an answer to a trivia question: what was the park wedged in between City Hall and Santa Monica Beach named during its development and construction? Indeed, Palisades Garden Walk is now a footnote in the history books as the newest public open space and recreation area in Santa Monica will be named Tongva Park.
Posted Feb. 9, 2013, 11:36 am
Four months after Santa Monica City Council members renamed Town Square as “Ken Genser Square,” a decision is expected at Tuesday's City Council meeting about the renaming of Palisades Garden Walk.
Posted Feb. 8, 2013, 8:53 am
Personal trainers may soon have to pay a fee to use Santa Monica’s public parks as a location for their fitness classes. In response, those trainers have banded together and created a coalition in hopes of preventing City Hall from enforcing fees or other regulations against them as they conduct training activities at local beaches and parks.
Posted Feb. 8, 2013, 8:16 am
For Gloria Keeling, the day personal trainers are banned from holding large fitness classes in Palisades Park can’t come quick enough.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:20 am
Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be spreading good cheer and handing out thousands of candy canes with Santa as part of the 20th annual “Candy Cane Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 1. Everyone is invited to attend the free Candy Cane Drive.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012, 1:12 am
Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be spreading good cheer and handing out thousands of candy canes with Santa as part of the 20th annual "Candy Cane Drive" this Saturday, Dec. 1.
Posted Oct. 16, 2012, 2:11 am
As construction begins on two civic parks in front of City Hall, council members earlier this month deliberated about what to ultimately call the areas currently known as Palisades Garden Walk (PGW) and Town Square. A decision was reached to rename Town Square after a public figure, while the verdict is still out on how best to uniquely identify PGW while also paying homage to Santa Monica’s history.
Posted Sep. 18, 2012, 2:04 am
An ambitious plan to bring the first-ever universally accessible playground to Santa Monica Beach is expected to carry a bill of $1 million, as council members voted Tuesday to move forward with the negotiation and execution of a construction contract to build the project in front of the Sea Colony condominium complex.
Posted Sep. 14, 2012, 11:00 pm
BBQ areas at Santa Monica Airport, Clover and Marine Parks for groups of less than 150 people can now be reserved in advance.
News, Music, Parks, Santa Monica, Youth
Posted Jun. 28, 2012, 1:39 am
A French music holiday inspired Santa Monica to join in with other cities throughout Los Angeles County to celebrate Fête de la Musique on Summer Solstice. Music lovers from within the city and around the region trekked to Reed Park and the Annenberg Community Beach House last Thursday – the first official day of summer – to take part in the Make Music Los Angeles program.
Posted Jun. 25, 2012, 1:49 am
The 20th Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Santa Monica was held earlier this month at Virginia Avenue Park entertaining the many who came with their families to enjoy festivities celebrating the accomplishments of African Americans at the free community-building event.
Posted May. 21, 2012, 2:45 am
When the Santa Monica City Council meets this Tuesday, May 22, there is expected to be a vote on the future of the Nativity Scenes that appear each...
Posted Mar. 1, 2012, 11:09 pm
Supporters of nativity scenes at Palisades Park may have earned a slight reprieve on Tuesday night with City Council members holding off on decidin...
Posted Feb. 24, 2012, 12:38 am
The 3rd Annual Free Pet Emergency Preparedness Fair will be held this Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Clover Park in Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 23, 2011, 12:54 am
With Christmas on Sunday, many families across Santa Monica will spend the weekend honoring old traditions, starting new ones, reuniting with loved...
Posted Nov. 25, 2011, 12:58 am
Out of the Box Events presents the Secrets of Santa Monica Scavenger Hunt this Friday and Saturday, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. This...
Posted Nov. 18, 2011, 2:02 am
Occupy Venice, in collaboration with other regional Occupy movements such as Occupy Santa Monica College and Occupy Culver City, will be holding a ...
Posted Sep. 8, 2011, 8:33 am
Nearly 4000 marijuana plants were removed from National Park Service land off of Kanan Dume Road north of Malibu last Friday, Sept 2. Park...
Posted Aug. 4, 2011, 2:29 am
Planning for Santa Monica’s first universally accessible playground began on July 30 with an open house at the Civic Auditorium. The new playgrou...
Posted Jul. 24, 2011, 2:30 am
Although site preparation work is already underway for the planned park to be sandwiched between Santa Monica City Hall and the Pacific Ocean, a pr...
Posted Jul. 11, 2011, 11:15 pm
Palisades Garden Walk (PGW) and a redesigned Civic Auditorium are one step closer to realization, as the Santa Monica City Council unanimously appr...