Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 9:21 am
Dear Editor: To those of us who believe that forcing animals into servitude is ethically indefensible, Marcy Winograd is a hero. As are those city councilors who recognized that there are many family-friendly activities that don’t involve animal exploitation. Being tethered to turnstiles or spending days in pens is no quality of life for animals.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 9:07 am
Ask and you shall receive – that’s a motto that may have just saved Santa Monica’s beloved Vidiots at 302 Pico Blvd.
News, Santa Monica, Pets, Nkla
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 8:56 am
Hoping to find “The One” for you this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the NKLA Pet Adoption Center in West Los Angeles.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 8:52 am
As we began 2015, there are only 24 Santa Monica homes on the market, which is the lowest level in many years. Due to the high demand for Santa Monica houses especially under $2 million, the average $4.6 million list price is almost unbelievably 50 percent higher than it was 12 months ago.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 8:47 am
We can all relax now, because the results are in: Santa Monica is the best-dressed “suburb” in America. Whew! Yes, it was close there for a while when it was announced that Mukwonago, Wisconsin was “The Culottes Capital of the Midwest” and then there was that kerfuffle concerning bib overalls and whether they had to necessarily be “paint and dirt-free” to qualify as sportswear, but we came out victorious.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 8:40 am
If the current large corps of potential candidates for retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s job look to some like a gaggle of political pygmies, it might have something to do with the proverbial 800-pound gorilla lurking in their living room. That would be Gov. Jerry Brown, who could most likely have the job for the asking.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 8:25 am
Just a few days after the FBI asked for the public's help locating a bank robber known as the "Rolled Sleeves Bandit" -- whose seven bank robberies included one in Santa Monica -- authorities have confirmed they have a suspect in federal custody in Los Angeles.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:18 am
A special joint meeting of Santa Monica City Council, the Housing Authority, and the Redevelopment Successor Agency was held Tuesday night during the City Council session, with a stable “probable” economic outlook predicted.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:16 am
Santa Monica firefighters are standing together against the Fire Chief regarding staffing and dispatch directions for Santa Monica Fire Department (SMFD).
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:12 am
Local Santa Monica landmark Vidiots is preparing to close its doors forever come mid-April, unless a financial hand is extended to enable the movie treasure trove to continue business well into the future.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:07 am
Acclaimed architect Frank Gehry and the world premiere of “Frank’s House” by LACO composer-in-residence Andrew Norman inspired by the celebrated architect’s extraordinary Santa Monica home will be spotlighted at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) Westside Connections concert next week.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:06 am
The Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division is currently presenting the 6th Annual “Fireside at the Miles” performance series at the historic Miles Memorial Playhouse at 1130 Lincoln Blvd.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:03 am
Celebrating the 100th year of the Santa Monica High School Band Program, the Samohi Wind Ensemble will present the third annual “Bands at the Broad” benefit concert and silent auction this Tuesday, Feb. 3.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:02 am
At the Jan. 23 Santa Monica Rotary Club meeting, the foundation’s motto – “Service Above Self” – was highlighted more so than usual throughout the afternoon. With an invocation by Rotarian Adam Lichtl, who touched on serving as “miracles in others’ lives,” the meeting started on an inspirational note as the members collectively sang a few songs and welcomed guests to their Rotary club.
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 Jan. 30, 2015, 8:43 am
As a follow up to a communication you received last week from your school nurse regarding the importance of immunizations, I want to follow up with you on the concern of measles in our communities.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 8:29 am
As Santa Monica City Manager Rod Gould retires from his position today, Assistant City Manager Elaine Polachek will have her salary bumped up to $27,452 a month to act as Interim City Manager to keep Gould’s chair warm until a new city manager is appointed. Council has also handed over $50,000 to a private firm to find his replacement. They are producing a brochure.
Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 2:21 pm
Nearly a year after a fatal hit-and-run near to the entrance to the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica police have arrested the man believed to be responsible for the crime.
Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:53 am
A prosecutor on Wednesday questioned the type of community service that actress Lindsay Lohan has done in London as part of her probation in connection with misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2012 wreck on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica during the production of "Liz & Dick."
News, Apb, Santa Monica, A[b
Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:37 am
Up to six good Samaritans helped detain a 6’1” man on Saturday, Jan. 17, inside a Santa Monica Vons supermarket after the man had stolen a bottle of liquor.
Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:32 am
An opening night reception will be held for the sixth annual Art Los Angeles Contemporary art fair in Santa Monica tonight, featuring a diverse selection of galleries and artists. The public reception from 7 pm to 9 pm.
Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:15 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified's middle and high school students will showcase their work at the District’s annual visual art show this week at Roberts Arts Gallery.
Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:05 am
The FBI and police from several Southland beach cities asked for the public's help today in locating a bank robber known as the "Rolled Sleeves Bandit."
Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:51 am
Santa Monica High School sophomore Zoe Parcells has been appointed to Jane Goodall Institute’s 2015 National Youth Leadership Council.
Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:44 am
The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Jan. 30 at an undisclosed location within city limits.