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.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:16 am
Four Crossroads seniors are reminding the community that age is but a number, and if anyone wants to make a change, then there needs to be something done about it.
Posted Aug. 7, 2014, 8:59 am
United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL), the largest grassroots volleyball organization of its type, has announced that registration has begun for the 2014 Fall Season at sites throughout Los Angeles County.
Posted Aug. 5, 2014, 8:58 am
Your baby was born with pink skin, a loud cry, and a full set of adorable fingers and toes. But a few days after you arrive home, your phone rings: your baby has screened positive for a genetic disorder.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:14 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier hosted the Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) with more than 500 children and more than seven Califo...
Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:09 am
Hotel Casa del Mar presents “Abrakidabra” at 3 pm this Saturday. This event features modern conjurer Derek Hughes as he puts on a kid-centric magic matinee.
Posted Jul. 14, 2014, 9:11 am
After hearing statistics about hunger among children, Santa Monica resident Laura McHolm felt she needed to act.
Posted Jul. 7, 2014, 2:11 pm
A young adult author panel titled “Books to Bond Over: YA Authors in Conversation” will take place from 7-9 pm this Tuesday, July 8 at the Santa Monica Main Library. It will include six successful young authors – three hailing from Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 2, 2014, 9:03 am
Banc of California, Inc. has announced a focus on financial literacy in cooperation with the University of Southern California (USC) Athletics department as the company was named the “Official Bank of USC Athletics.”
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:19 am
Imagine a space that transcends space itself, whose sole intention is to allow the creative people of Los Angeles a place to express themselves, to learn new things, and to collaborate. In Santa Monica, such a place exists.
Posted Jun. 9, 2014, 9:04 am
The genes children inherit determine everything from their height to their hair color. But sometimes, a child’s genetic code also contains hidden abnormalities that can cause an array of health issues, such as developmental delays or physical or mental illness.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:16 am
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica held its 65th Annual Music Awards at the Santa Monica Library on Tuesday.
Posted May. 28, 2014, 9:21 am
Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) hosted its annual Recognition Dinner at the Le Meridien Delfina hotel last week, awarding 12 students with $28,000 in scholarships to local students for post high school education expenses.
Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am
A Youth Well-Being workshop will be held June 1 at Virginia Avenue Park and highlights the report from the Cradle to Career (SMC2C) initiative.
Posted May. 3, 2014, 7:45 am
The topic of this month’s Committee for Racial Justice workshop this Sunday, May 4 at Virginia Avenue Park in Santa Monica is more lighthearted than usual; yet a serious purpose underlies it.
Posted May. 1, 2014, 8:16 am
Children with fevers are usually miserable. Their bodies can ache, they are listless, and they just don’t feel well. While fever is a part of our natural response to infection, the fever itself can lead to complications. One rare, but particularly frightening, complication is a febrile seizure.
Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 8:54 am
To celebrate its 5th Anniversary, the Annenberg Community Beach House will feature a variety of free family-friendly programs this Saturday and Sunday.
Posted Apr. 17, 2014, 8:07 am
With the summer season coming up, parents will be inevitably facing a search for productive activities for their children. A convenient medium has emerged thanks to a couple of Santa Monica entrepreneurs who have come up with a way to assist in the search for youth summertime activities.
Posted Apr. 10, 2014, 9:01 am
Santa Monica’s Youth Tech Program ranked 54th on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 — a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S., the City of Santa Monica announced Monday.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:46 am
The Broad Stage presents “Jazz for Kids” at 11 am and 1 pm this Saturday. The event features an interactive performance and session with local jazz musicians as children get an up-close look at jazz music.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:35 am
McKinley Elementary in Santa Monica has been named a finalist in L.A. County’s third annual Trash-Free Lunch Challenge.
Posted Mar. 19, 2014, 9:12 am
The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is currently accepting applications for its Community and Youth Grants program from non-profit organizations that serve the Santa Monica area and address the needs of those less fortunate in our community.
Posted Mar. 15, 2014, 9:02 am
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles celebrated the grand opening of its new outpatient care center in Santa Monica with a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, marking the creation of CHLA’s fourth outpatient care center since 2010.
Posted Feb. 1, 2014, 10:22 am
After four years working to complete the requirements, Sam Youngs from Troop 67 has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Nationally, fewer than 5 percent of all Boy Scouts attain this rank.
Posted Jan. 23, 2014, 8:32 am
The Children’s Recording Arts Alliance will host the fifth annual family concert featuring all five of this year’s children’s album Grammy Award nominees (Beth Nielsen Chapman, Jennifer Gasoi, Elizabeth Mitchell, Alastair Moock and Justin Roberts), this Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 am.