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News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Man In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle On Santa Monica Beach

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:42 am

A man who said he was hit by a vehicle on Santa Monica State Beach was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Man Arrested After Threatening To Kill Community Center Employee

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:39 am

A 50-year-old homeless man was arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 10 after threatening to kill an employee at the OPCC (Ocean Park Community Center).

News, Santa Monica, Film

"The Maze Runner" Debuts At Top Of Box Office

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:36 am

The youth-based sci-fi thriller "The Maze Runner" debuted in the top spot at this weekend's box office, earning more than twice as much as second-place finisher "A Walk Among The Tombstones,'' according to Rentrak industry analysts.

News, California, Election, Santa Monica

State Republicans Vote To Back Two Measures On November Ballot, Oppose Two

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:27 am

Delegates to the California Republican Party convention voted on Sunday to oppose initiatives on the November ballot on health insurance and sentencing while supporting a water bond and a measure on the state's "rainy day fund."

News, Santa Monica, Technology

NASA MAVEN Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:24 am

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars orbit on Sunday at 7:24 p.m. P.D.T. and will prepare to study the planet's upper atmosphere, according to the Media Relations Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Sports, Santa Monica, Running

Redondo Beach Man Wins Triathlon On New Course

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:21 am

Chris Foster of Redondo Beach won the pro division of the Herbalife Triathlon on Sunday on a new course in Torrance, finishing 47 seconds ahead of Jason Pedersen of Poway.

Enjoy BBQ at Holy Cow that’s served in a comfortable, neighborhood environment.

Dining, Restaurant, Santa Monica

Holy Cow! New BBQ Joint Opens In Santa Monica

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:18 am

For Holy Cow founder Rob Serritella, the opening earlier this month of his new BBQ restaurant opposite the Brentwood Country Mart is the result of a love affair with slow cooked meats that dates back to his teenage years.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Sept. 26

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:07 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Sept. 26 in the following locations.

News, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica Student Named Winner Of 2014 IP Video Contest

Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 7:01 am

Natalie DiMundo, a Lincoln Middle School student, and Rosalynn Moe, her teacher have won the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation's IP Video Contest.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Chamber Of Commerce Expands Civic Engagement

Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:55 am

With all eyes on November, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce is expanding its civic engagement efforts to encourage Santa Monica residents and businesses to get involved and stay involved in the upcoming citywide election, and beyond.

One of Santa Monica's most distinguished citizens, John Bohn, sponsors Orchestra Santa Monica's first concert of the 2014-15 season.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Orchestra Santa Monica

John Bohn Sponsors Orchestra Santa Monica's Season Opening Concert

Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:40 am

Supporting classical music is a family tradition that Santa Monica’s John Bohn is carrying on with enthusiasm. He is continuing this tradition by sponsoring Orchestra Santa Monica’s season opening concert in October.

News, Sports, Santa Monica, Running

Herbalife Triathlon Today With New Course

Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:37 am

The Herbalife Triathlon will be held Sunday in Torrance for the first time, replacing a course that stretched from Venice Beach to downtown Los Angeles.

News, Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Television

"Madam Secretary" To Premiere On CBS Tonight

Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:31 am

"Madam Secretary," a drama starring Tea Leoni as a secretary of state balancing demands of her job with her responsibilities to her family, premieres at 8 p.m. tonight and will be rerun at 10 p.m. on CBS.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, California, Santa Monica

Why Democrats Will Have A Lock On California For A While

Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:29 am

It was lawbreaking, both proven and alleged, that ended the Democrats’ supermajority in the state Senate. Republicans and their efforts had nothing to do with it. Until state Sens. Roderick Wright of Los Angeles, Ron Calderon of Montebello and Leland Yee of San Francisco encountered serious legal problems, Democrats had more than two-thirds of the seats in both houses of the Legislature for almost the first time ever.

News, Santa Monica, Metro

Metro Blue In Downtown Long Beach Closed For 30 Days

Posted Sep. 20, 2014, 3:07 pm

The Metro Blue Line loop in downtown Long Beach closed today for 30 days and $1.2 billion worth of repairs.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica

Two People Hospitalized After Malibu Rollover

Posted Sep. 20, 2014, 8:35 am

Two people have been hospitalized after their vehicle overturned near the Malibu tunnel early today.

News, Santa Monica, Politics

Rand Paul To Speak At California Republican Party Convention In L..A.

Posted Sep. 20, 2014, 8:33 am

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, a possible 2016 presidential candidate, is scheduled to speak today at a luncheon and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, at a dinner during the California Republican Party convention.

Sports, Opinion, California, Santa Monica

The NFL: The New Vatican?

Posted Sep. 20, 2014, 8:10 am

This just in: The ranks of professional football players include many large and muscular men who are prone to acts of violence. We’ll have more on this sudden and totally unexpected revelation, but first our top story: Gosh, it’s hot outside! Is there something going on with the climate of the planet?

Opinion, California, Santa Monica

Tesla 'Loss': California Evades A Massive Giveaway

Posted Sep. 20, 2014, 8:08 am

There are very few Americans who need welfare and government support less than Elon Musk, the hyper-creative head of the Tesla Motors electric car company, the Space X rocketry and satellite hoisting firm and Solar City, a leader in renewable energy.

News, Santa Monica, Smrr

SMRR Adds Vote of Support to Sue Himmelrich for Santa Monica City Council

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 2:12 pm

Santa Monicans for Renters Rights (SMRR) has announced a Vote of Support for Planning Commissioner Sue Himmelrich in the upcoming Santa Monica City Council elections.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Mirror To Host Three Local Election Forums In October

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:37 am

The Santa Monica Mirror – under the umbrella of Mirror Media Group (publisher of The Mirror, Westside Today, Brentwood News, Century City News, and Yo! Venice!) – will host three local election forums in the month of October.

Volunteers will do their part to clean up local beaches, rivers, creeks, and parks on Saturday.

News, Beach, Santa Monica, Heal The Bay

Coastal Cleanup Day Returns Saturday To Santa Monica Beach

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:36 am

Local environmental group Heal the Bay is asking residents to join the world’s biggest single-day volunteer event – the 29th annual Coastal Cleanup Day – this Saturday, Sept. 20.

Heal the Bay hosted LAUSD students at the beach on Wednesday in the name of eco-education. For some kids it was there first time at the beach.

News, Beach, Santa Monica

LAUSD Kids Hit Santa Monica Beach In The Name Of Eco-Education, Science

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:34 am

Dressed in brightly colored T-shirts and with Heal the Bay buckets in hand, more than 700 kids from across L.A. County hit Santa Monica beach Wednesday, in the name of eco-education and science.

Rotary District 5280 Governor Elsa Gillham presenting a District recognition to 93-year-old John Bohn for his active involvement with Rotary since 1955.

News, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Rotarians Don Glow Sticks As Part Of Light Up Rotary

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:33 am

The Rotary Club of Santa Monica emanated particularly brightly in its meeting room at the Riviera Country Club last Friday, Sept. 12. in honor of Rotary District 5280 governor Elsa Gillham’s special appearance at this week’s meeting. Club members took to highlighting the district’s theme – “Light Up Rotary” – and playfully donned glow sticks throughout the meeting on their heads, wrists, and necks.

News, Santa Monica, Westwood

Westwood Power Outage: 700 Customers Still In The Dark From Thursday Blackout

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:29 am

Efforts were underway today to restore power to up to 700 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in Westwood.

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