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News, Sports, Celebrity

Soap Opera Star Joshua Morrow To Start From Pole For Pro-Celebrity Race

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:24 am

Actor Joshua Morrow will start from the pole for today's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro-Celebrity Race.

Editor Brenton Garen interviews Dustin Plunkett, spokesman for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.

Sports, Video, Santa Monica, In The Chair

VIDEO: Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles Spokesman Dustin Plunkett

Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 9:07 am

Special Olympics Board Member Dustin Plunkett stops by the studio to chat with Executive Editor Brenton Garen about the Special Olympics, his involvement and some of the details of the events that will take place in Los Angeles for the games.

Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Baseball, Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers To Play Season Opener Monday Against Padres

Posted Apr. 5, 2015, 8:36 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will play their season opener Monday at a sold-out Dodger Stadium against the San Diego Padres amid efforts to prevent tailgating and unruly behavior.

Sports, Los Angeles, Dodgers

Fans To Experience Changes As Dodgers Play At Dodger Stadium Tonight

Posted Apr. 4, 2015, 9:51 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will play at Dodger Stadium for the first time in 2015 tonight, with the team introducing two new attempts to assist the traffic flow.

Cody Williams was instantly paralyzed during a tackle playing football for Santa Monica High School in 2009. The now 21-year-old is going after a new kind of wheels other than his wheelchair: a pickup truck.

News, Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Football

Paralyzed Santa Monica High Alumnus Sets Sights On His First Set Of Wheels

Posted Apr. 3, 2015, 9:06 am

Cody Williams’ body tells his story better than anyone can. There’s the jagged spinal cord injury ribbon on his right bicep. Above that is a protruding Samoan warrior in a football helmet, wielding an axe. There’s the signature of his mother’s name, Stacy, and words like “Strength,” “No Days Off” and “What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger.”

Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles is home to the Lakers, Clippers, and Kings.

News, Sports, Basketball

Wisconsin, Arizona To Play At Staples Center For Final Four Berth

Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:22 am

Top-seeded Wisconsin will face second-seeded Arizona at Staples Center today with a berth in the Final Four on the line.

News, Sports, Basketball

March Madness Continues Today With Doubleheader At Staples Center

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 9:31 am

Top-seeded Wisconsin will face fourth-seeded North Carolina in the opening game of an NCAA men's basketball tournament West Regional semifinal doubleheader at Staples Center today.

Samohi Jr. Varsity Softball team pose for a picture after a winning scrimmage played in South Torrance on Saturday. They will host their official game at Memorial Park this Saturday in a double header with South Torrance starting at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

News, Sports, Samohi, Softball

Kidney Failure Survivor, 15, Makes Santa Monica High Jr. Varsity Softball Team

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 8:32 am

After suffering in illness at the age of 12, Marisol Solano was suffering from Anca Glomerulonephritis (kidney failure) and had to go through three rounds of chemotherapy. She is now stable condition at the age of 15 and has made the Jr. Varsity Softball Team at Santa Monica High School.

Jerome Smith and Lewis Carter at the Santa Monica Swim Center.

Sports, Santa Monica, Swimming

Swimming Benefits The Heart, Touts Southern California Aquatics Club

Posted Mar. 24, 2015, 11:12 am

State University of New York says swimmers have lower heart rates compared to those of non-swimmers. Swimming was also found to be a viable workout for people in cardiac rehabilitation and recovering from heart failure or artery disease.

News, Sports, Football

Petition Drive To Expedite NFL Stadium In Carson Nears Required Signature Minimum

Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 8:54 am

A petition drive aimed at expediting plans for an NFL stadium in Carson is nearing the 8,041 signatures needed to get the proposal before the City Council, and organizers will hold a rally today in hopes of meeting the goal.

Santa Monica YMCA is in need of youth basketball coaches and referees.

Sports, Basketball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica YMCA Seeks Youth Basketball League Coaches, Referees

Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:35 am

The Santa Monica YMCA is gearing up for its annual spring youth basketball league, and needs volunteer coaches and especially game referees, who are paid.

Sports, Ucla, Basketball

UCLA To Open NCAA Tournament Against Southern Methodist

Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:26 am

UCLA received the 11th seed in the South Region on Sunday and will begin play in the NCAA basketball tournament against sixth-seeded SMU Thursday in Louisville.

Erick Mose of Kenya wins the 2013 Asics LA Marathon to win the men's race with a 2:09:42 in Santa Monica, Sunday March 17.

News, Sports, Santa Monica, Running, Marathon

Los Angeles Marathon Returns Sunday; Race Sells Out With 26,000 Participants

Posted Mar. 10, 2015, 9:48 am

The Los Angeles Marathon has sold out for the third consecutive year and fourth time in its 30-year history, according to organizers.

Santa Monica High School athlete Marcel Espinoza leaves the other runners in his dust as he wins the 300 meter California State Championship breaking all state and school records.

News, Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Running

Santa Monica High Runner Marcel Espinoza Smashes 300 Meter Record

Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 9:24 am

Santa Monica High School Track Team sent some of its talented runners over the weekend of Feb. 15/16 to participate in the prestigious California State High School Invitational Indoor Championships held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno.

The 18th hole at the Riviera County Club in Pacific Palisades.

Sports, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Golf

James Hahn Wins Northern Trust Open At The Riviera County Club

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 9:13 am

James Hahn birdied the third hole of a three-man sudden-death playoff on Sunday to win the $6.7 million Northern Trust Open at The Riviera County Club, his first victory on the PGA Tour.

South African Retief Goosen speaks with the media on Saturday afternoon after ending day three of the Northern Trust Open with a a two-shot lead at The Riviera County Club.

Sports, Celebrity, Pacific Palisades, Golf

Retief Goosen Leads Northern Trust Open Entering Final Round

Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 9:00 am

South African Retief Goosen holds a two-shot lead over Canadian Graham DeLaet entering today's final round of the $6.7 million Northern Trust Open at The Riviera County Club.

The Northern Trust Open begins today at The Riviera Country Club.

Sports, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Golf

South African Retief Goosen Holds A One-Shot Lead At Northern Trust Open

Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 8:45 am

South African Retief Goosen holds a one-shot lead over three golfers entering today's third round of the $6.7 million Northern Trust Open at The Riviera County Club.

The Northern Trust Open begins today at The Riviera Country Club.

Sports, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Golf

Northern Trust Open Begins Today At Riviera Country Club In Pacific Palisades

Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:44 am

The $6.7 million Northern Trust Open begins today, with a new upscale lounge and plans for a Saturday concert by the alternative rock band O.A.R. intended to lure fans to The Riviera Country Club.

News, Sports, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Santa Monica Rotary Club Welcomes 2015 Special Olympics CEO

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 7:44 am

Santa Monica Rotary Club meeting, members and guests were enlightened by an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming Special Olympics World Games on Feb. 6, which is set to take place this summer with Los Angeles as the host city.

Gia Kokotakis won the Bronze Medal at 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

News, Sports, Santa Monica, Figure Skating

Santa Monica's Gia Kokotakis Wins Bronze At U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 9:06 am

Santa Monica native Gia Kokotakis won the bronze medal in the Intermediate Ladies division at the 2015 United States Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, NC, held Jan. 17-25.

Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles is home to the Lakers, Clippers, and Kings.

Sports, Los Angeles, Lakers

Lakers To Honor Late Owner Jerry Buss At Tuesday's Game

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:16 am

The Los Angeles Lakers will conduct Dr. Jerry Buss Night at Tuesday's game against the Washington Wizards at Staples Center on the 82nd anniversary of his birth.

The inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon began at 5:30 am.

News, Sports, Running

Denver Woman Wins Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon In Record Time

Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 8:58 am

A capacity field of 12,200 has registered for today's inaugural "Star Wars" Half-Marathon at the Disneyland Resort, including runners from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and 16 foreign countries.

The Los Angeles Kings will retire the No. 4 jersey worn by Rob Blake before Saturday's game.

Sports, Celebrity, Hockey, Kings

Kings To Retire Rob Blake's No. 4 Jersey Before Saturday Game Against Ducks

Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:35 am

The Los Angeles Kings will retire the No. 4 jersey worn by Rob Blake before Saturday's game against the Anaheim Ducks in connection with his selection to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch (SMGF) is a non-profit, all girls softball league for ages 4 to 14 serving Santa Monica and the Westside for more than 30 years.

Sports, Softball, Santa Monica

Girls Hit a Home Run With Santa Monica Girls Softball

Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 12:20 pm

Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch (SMGF) has had a very big year. In addition to celebrating more than 30 years as a girls softball league in our beachside community, several Santa Monica girls softball teams celebrated hard-fought success this past year.

Latest UCLA news.

Sports, Ucla, Basketball, Usc

UCLA's Dave Meyers, USC's Alex Hannum Selected For Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor

Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:38 am

Dave Meyers, a starting forward on UCLA's 1975 NCAA championship team, and the late Alex Hannum, the most valuable player on USC's 1947-48 team, were among the 12-member 2015 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor announced today.

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