Posted May. 1, 2016, 10:01 am
Shakespeare died 400 years ago this past Saturday, so it seems somewhat fitting that beginning today, local troupe Four Clowns, will be staging their latest production, “Lunatics & Actors,” at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.
Posted May. 1, 2016, 10:00 am
More than 1,000 eager walkers will lace their shoes for the 8th annual Walk to Africa in Santa Monica mid-May, joining together to raise much-needed funds for medical and child services in Africa.
Posted May. 1, 2016, 9:51 am
The Residocracy-backed neighborhood LUVE initiative has set themselves the target of meeting the required 6,500-signature mark today to ensure its place on the November 8 ballot.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:54 am
While it might not have struck you as a major headline, I took great interest in a story published in The Mirror last week concerning a Trader Joe’s employee who is suing the food store chain.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:48 am
The 2nd annual ShakeIt for Self-Acceptance! kicks off National Mental Health Awareness Month today in Santa Monica on the 1300 block of Third Street Promenade.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:42 am
“Eye in the Sky” is a tense political thriller offering a balanced viewpoint in the rules of engagement.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:39 am
The “Hug Me” humanitarian campaign of hug therapy will be officially launched at the 2016 celebration of World Laughter Day tomorrow, May 1 at Ocean Park Beach, 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica,from 1pm until 3pm.
Posted Apr. 30, 2016, 9:36 am
The latest from Santa Monica Police Department with Tim Broughton's twist: Alert Police Blotter!
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:31 pm
The Annenberg Community Beach House is hosting an evening with artist Candy Chang, Tuesday, May 10 from 6-8pm. Inspired to visit Santa Monica by her interest in the psychology of place and the City’s award-winning Wellbeing Project, Chang will share her past and present work and demystify the creative process.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:11 pm
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:00 pm
Santa Monica's Mid-City Neighbors are holding their Annual Meeting tomorrow, with all in the neighborhood invited to attend.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 11:57 am
Mark Rios, recently hired by the City of Santa Monica to design the 12-acre expansion of Airport Park at Santa Monica Airport, will give a talk to residents May 13.
Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 11:54 am
As part of the celebrations for the opening of the Expo Line to Santa Monica on Friday, May 20, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will offer free rides on Friday and Saturday and will hold station celebrations on Saturday, May 21
Oscar-winning Guest Conductor Michael Giacchino will be Conducting the Samohi Symphony Orchestra concert Tomorrow
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 2:51 pm
Oscar-winning Guest Conductor Michael Giacchino will be conducting the Samohi Symphony Orchestra concert on Friday evening.
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 2:33 pm
Adhoc signs were placed on Santa Monica beach late Wednesday afternoon, advising swimmers to avoid the Pico Kenter Drain area. The fact that the Santa Monica City Council signs came almost a full workday after the Pico Kenter Drain was opened into the ocean without warning in the morning, has outraged residents and lifeguards alike, causing the raising of eyebrows across the community.
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 2:18 pm
A Santa Monica judge today dissolved a protective order put in place against Charlie Sheen on behalf of his ex-fiancee, Scottine Ross, over allegations the actor threatened to have her killed.
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 12:48 pm
July 1, 2016 marks the first day that Santa Monica will have a local citywide minimum wage. This change is part of Santa Monica’s efforts to foster an economic environment that supports all workers.
Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 12:13 pm
The City of Santa Monica Housing Authority (SMHA) now has stronger tools to assist tenants with obtaining affordable housing. Santa Monica rents have increased well above Federal program limits, making rental assistance vouchers noncompetitive in the housing market.
Updated - Resident Outrage: Pico Kenter Drain Opened by City Today, Stormwater Released Without Warning (VIDEO)
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 11:04 am
Resident Larry Price, who is a member of the Surfrider Foundation was on the beach this morning when he saw Santa Monica City Council workers in a bulldozer, opening up the Pico Kenter Drain that flows directly into the ocean.
Brock on Your Block: Phil Investigates Ongoing Noise Complaints and Speaks with Stephanie Kong Uhler (VIDEO)
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:47 am
Phil investigates ongoing noise complaints against private school PS1 in the Santa Monica Mid City neighborhood and speaks with Stephanie Kong Uhler.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:30 am
The Youth and Young Adult Book Festival (Yallwest) is opening Friday in Santa Monica with thousands expected to attend the popular literary and arts event that has expanded to boasting a fabulous line-up of talent.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:17 am
Officers from the Santa Monica Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted an underage (Minor) decoy operation Monday focusing on alcohol retail establishments.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:09 am
A lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who claims the comedian sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15 years old can move forward, a judge in Santa Monica has ruled.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:07 am
Richard (Rick) Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, today announced he will retire on May 6, 2016, after more than 40 years in the transit industry and just prior to the scheduled opening of Phase 2 of the Expo light rail line on May 20th.
Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 9:50 am
The Santa Monica Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is opening its doors for unused prescription drugs Saturday.