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News, Sports, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA To Host Dribble For The Cure Fundraiser Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:22 am

The seventh annual Dribble for the Cure will be held at UCLA Sunday, with the Bruin men's and women's basketball teams helping raise funds and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Santa Monica College freshman Greta Schmittdiel.

Sports, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College Freshman Greta Schmittdiel Named Athlete Of The Week

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:33 am

Santa Monica College freshman Greta Schmittdiel has been named the Week #5 Western State Conference Female Athlete of the Week.

Local AYSO Region 20 families have donated unwanted soccer uniforms and equipment to those in greater need.

News, Sports, Soccer

Santa Monica AYSO Region Starts Philanthropic Initiative Called Pass It On

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:21 am

The local soccer scene has taken a philanthropic measure this year with Santa Monica’s American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 20 commencing a new initiative called Pass it On.

News, Sports, Police Department, Hockey

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Slava Voynov Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:02 am

Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov was arrested this morning on suspicion of domestic violence and was suspended indefinitely by the National Hockey League.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Los Angeles Galaxy To Honor Forward Landon Donovan At MLS Game Today

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:36 am

The Los Angeles Galaxy will honor retiring record-setting forward Landon Donovan today at his final regular-season Major League Soccer game at StubHub Center.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica

Los Angeles Galaxy To Honor Landon Donovan Sunday

Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 9:31 am

Fans are advised to arrive early Sunday when the Los Angeles Galaxy honors retiring record-setting forward Landon Donovan at his final regular-season Major League Soccer game at StubHub Center.

Crossroads student Olympia Nagel-Caland goes in for the kill.

Sports, Crossroads, Volleyball

Crossroads Girls Volleyball Defeat Paraclete In Four Sets

Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 8:42 am

The Crossroads girls volleyball squad earned a victory over Paraclete Tuesday night in a four game match: 25-13, 20-25, 25-18, 25-17.

Sports, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

John Wooden Remembered On What Would Have Been 104th Birthday Today

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:33 am

Steve Alford marked today's 104th anniversary of the birth of John Wooden by having breakfast at the Tarzana restaurant frequented by his late legendary predecessor as UCLA men's basketball coach for the second consecutive year.

Sports, Santa Monica, La Kings

Los Angeles Kings To Conduct Jewish Heritage Night Sunday

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:09 am

Cantor Kenneth Jaffe of Temple Menorah in Redondo Beach will sing the U.S. and Canadian national anthems before Sunday's Los Angeles Kings-Winnipeg Jets game at Staples Center in connection with Jewish Heritage Night.

The Santa Monica High School 'greenie run' will take place this Friday.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High "Greenie Run" To Take Place This Friday Night

Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:38 am

This Friday night at the Santa Monica High School halftime of the homecoming game at Santa Monica College's Corsair Field, the Samohi varsity water polo teams will be participating in one of the longest traditions in Samohi history: running green.

Sports, Los Angeles, Hockey, La Kings

Los Angeles Kings To Play San Jose Sharks At Season Opener Tonight

Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:08 am

The Los Angeles Kings will raise a banner emblematic of their second Stanley Cup in three seasons at tonight's season opener against the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center.

Sports, Santa Monica, Dodgers

Dodgers Level Cardinals Series With 3-2 Victory; Game 3 Monday In St. Louis

Posted Oct. 5, 2014, 9:05 am

Matt Kemp led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a tie-breaking home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2, Saturday night at Dodger Stadium, leveling their National League Division Series at one game a piece.

News, Sports, La Marathon

Registration Opens Today For 2015 LA Marathon

Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:50 am

Registration for the 2015 ASICS LA Marathon opens today, giving runners a chance to secure their spot on the starting line for the March 15 race.

News, Sports, Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 Regular Season Tickets Go On Sale Thursday

Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:18 am

Individual game tickets for the Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 regular season will go on sale at 10 am Thursday.

Sports, Santa Monica, Boxing

ESPN To Televise Boxing Fight From Barker Hanger In Santa Monica On Wednesday

Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:50 am

Barker Hangar in Santa Monica will this Wednesday, Oct. 1 host boxing’s highest-ranking middleweights (Hassan N’Dam 30-1 18 KOs and Curtis Stevens 27-4 20 KOs) in a mandatory bout to earn a shot at the IBF Middleweight World Championship Belt, currently held by Sam Soliman (44-1 18 KOs).

Sports, Samohi, Softball, Santa Monica

Tickets On Sale For Annual Home Run For Kids Softball Game In Santa Monica

Posted Sep. 23, 2014, 8:13 am

The Galley restaurant in Santa Monica has announced its 6th Annual Home Run for Kids Softball Game to benefit the non-profit organization No Limits. It will take place Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at the Santa Monica High School baseball field.

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.

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.

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?

South Central youth with their sensei William Candelario of Renshinkan Foundation of California who has been teaching free classes for the past five years.

Sports, Santa Monica, Youth, Non Profits

Santa Monica Dojo Supports At-Risk South Central Youth

Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 8:57 am

In 2009, a Santa Monica-based School of Martial Arts branched out to form a Foundation to teach a free weekly class to a handful of at-risk youth in South Central Los Angeles. Fast-forward to today, the program has significantly grown to multiple free classes that serve about 200 students a week who live in South Central.

The 16U Santa Monica Patriots (pictured left to right, bottom row first): Vanessa Temblador, Ana Vargas, Nicole Valdez, Jamie Dunn, Hali Norris, Haley Beaven, Nicole Farhadian, Sarah Dunn, Sara McMorrow, Paulette Ely, Amanda Gonzalez, Coach Paul Farhadian and Coach Antonio Temblador Jr.  Not pictured: Jordan Docter, Annika Pearson and Coach Katie Griffith.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica U16 Patriots To Be Honored At L.A. Dodgers Game Tonight

Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:03 am

The Santa Monica U16 Patriots will be among five Southern California youth baseball and softball teams honored tonight at the Los Angeles Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks game at Dodger Stadium as part of "Champions Night."

The Santa Monica YMCA Fall 2014 youth basketball league season is approaching.

News, Sports, Basketball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica YMCA Youth Basketball League Seeks Volunteers, Game Officials

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:32 am

The Santa Monica YMCA Fall 2014 youth basketball league is seeking volunteer coaches and paid game officials.

Sports, Santa Monica, Dodgers

Dodgers 15,000 Matt Kemp Figurines Short For Today's Game, Vouchers To Be Given

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:09 am

Approximately 15,000 fans at today's Los Angeles Dodgers-New York Mets game will receive a voucher instead of a Matt Kemp figurine.

Samohi student Serafina King (left) claimed a bronze medal at Para-Swimming Championships earlier this month. She is pictured next to gold medalist Kathering Downey of Australia (center) and silver medalist Aurelie Rivard of Canada.

Sports, Santa Monica, Swimming

Serafina King Claims Bronze At Pan-Pac Championships

Posted Aug. 22, 2014, 8:49 am

Sixteen-year-old Santa Monica High School junior Serafina King, who took part in the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships (“Pan-Pac”), placed third in the 100-meter backstroke event that took place on Friday, Aug. 8.

News, Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Dodgers

Dodgers To Honor Pacific Palisades Resident As Veteran Of The Game Tonight

Posted Aug. 15, 2014, 8:53 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will conduct their sixth annual "Star Wars" Night tonight as they begin a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium.

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