Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:31 am
GoCoin, a leading payment platform for the Bitcoin economy, is participating in Giving Tuesday by asking the Bitcoin community to contribute to its #GO4Good campaign and raise money for
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:23 am
The temperature in Santa Monica will remain cool this week, but the sun will be out with next to no cloud cover.
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:14 am
The Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved Nov. 26 a resolution modifying term limits for some boards and commissions, opening the door for appointed officials to serve a third term on a body where appointees have a specific professional expertise.
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:07 am
Santa Monica temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Dec. 13 in the following locations.
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:04 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 26-year-old Lynwood man on parole on Thursday, Nov. 28 after he was spotted eating and living in a house while the homeowners were away.
Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:46 am
A group of alumni from Santa Monica College’s groundbreaking federally funded program "Jobs Through Recycling" program will be recognized at a private ceremony this Monday at Long Beach City College.
Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:38 am
The City of Santa Monica’s Office of Emergency Management has completed a Kids’ Emergency Preparedness Activity Guide, which is a free and fun way for kids and families to get prepared for emergencies.
Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:33 am
Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) has announced that Speaker John Perez has appointed him to the Assembly Transportation Committee – one of the key committees in the State Legislature with jurisdiction over sustainable development and greenhouse gas emissions reduction policies.
Posted Dec. 8, 2013, 9:19 am
In order for the Expo Line contractor to install rail across 11th Street in Santa Monica, there will be a full street closure at the intersection of 11th and Colorado starting 5 am Monday, Dec. 9.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:43 am
Lifesize scenes depicting events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ will go on display Sunday, Dec. 15 as the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes marks its 60th anniversary year with a new location and a large new scriptural banner telling the Christmas story.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:31 am
Showers are likely in Santa Monica today with a high near 57, according to the National Weather Service. It will be breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:09 am
Tara Gallery, a newly established nonprofit art gallery focused on contemporary art, held a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor of Santa Monica on Nov. 19.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:58 am
If you stroll enough from the corner of Ocean Avenue and Colorado to Pacific Park or one of the restaurants on the Santa Monica Pier, you are likely to develop a pair of very strong calves. However, the walk from the street down to pier may no longer be as steep as the City Council begins providing input on the Pier Bridge Replacement Project.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:55 am
A man who worked as an engineer at the RAND Corporation in the 1960s who forecast the role personal computers would play in our lives and the challenges they posed to individual privacy passed away just days before Thanksgiving. According to RAND, Willis Ware passed away Nov. 22 at his home in Santa Monica. He was 93.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:51 am
Those with Santa Monica roots who served and fallen in the military might soon be honored daily as the Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved Nov. 26 a war memorial to be built at Woodlawn Cemetery. The Memorial Wall would honor local natives who gave their lives to defend the United States in battle since the late nineteenth century.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:22 am
Santa and his Santa Monica public safety helpers will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 21st annual Candy Cane Drive this Saturday. Look and listen for the lights and sirens of the Santa Monica Police and Fire Department public safety vehicles.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 6:07 pm
Westchester resident Cara Maree Cameron pleaded no contest Thursday in the Los Angeles Superior Court to vehicular manslaughter after striking and killing Australian tourist Gary Mara in Santa Monica while she was driving under the influence of alcohol last year.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:35 am
Southern California Edison reports about 1,000 Santa Monica customers were without power on Wednesday night. This was the second outage in as many nights.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:08 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department’s has named its new Fire Marshal -- 14-year SMFD firefighter Eric Binder
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 7:48 am
A 28-year-old homeless man was arrested on Saturday, Nov. 23 after visiting a Santa Monica T.J. Maxx store, trying on pants, a jacket, pair of gloves, and beanie, and then leaving the store without paying.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:53 am
A major traffic accident shut down the southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway at Sherman Way in Van Nuys for about an hour Wednesday morning.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:34 am
Santa and his Santa Monica public safety helpers will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 21st annual "Candy Cane Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 7.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:30 am
Caltrans will close both directions of Pacific Coast Highway intermittently between 6:30 am and 4:30 pm today, Dec. 4 from south of Las Posas Road to north of Deer Creek Road while crews use a helicopter to help install rock fencing along the slopes.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:10 am
A high voltage wire went down Tuesday night just after 7:30 pm in the area of 700 block of Marine in Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:06 am
A 38-year-old Venice resident was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 20 after harassing customers and a cashier at a Mobil Gas Station in Santa Monica.