Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:28 am
President Barack Obama is set to conclude a planned 24-hour visit to the Los Angeles area today by participating in another Democratic National Committee fundraiser and speaking at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College about the economy.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:21 am
About four miles of pipeline that runs underneath Santa Monica and carries crude oil will continue to operate through at least 2024, thanks to a franchise agreement the City Council unanimously approved July 8.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:18 am
Veteran music producer Peter Asher is no stranger to creating emotionally charged music over the past four decades while producing hit records for James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, and 10,000 Maniacs.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:14 am
After working together at Fred Segal Salon for several years, Hilary Smith and Richard Saulino decided to join forces last November to open their own salon on Ocean Avenue called Saulino Smith Salon.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:11 am
An intoxicated 20-year-old woman roaming the streets of Santa Monica with her breasts exposed was arrested on Friday, July 11 after breaking into an apartment by smashing through a glass window.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 6:51 pm
A Huntington Beach financial consultant was sentenced on Wednesday to 15 years in prison for murdering elementary school teacher Alexander Merman in his apartment in the 500 block of Montana Avenue in 2008 after Merman had uncovered a complex fraud scheme.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 3:34 pm
The California Supreme Court refused today to review the case against a gang member convicted in December 2010 of murdering five people in Los Angeles and Santa Monica during a crime spree that stretched over more than three years.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 12:43 pm
A fire damaged a house in the Pacific Palisades area today, but no one was hurt.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:31 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon for a planned 24 1/2-hour visit to conduct two political fundraisers and speak at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:28 am
Equity home sales -- standard sales in which a seller has equity in the property being sold -- in June reached their highest level in California since the housing crisis began, the California Association of Realtors reported today.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:24 am
Santa Monica’s annual Relay for Life, a relay to promote cancer awareness, is a touching event about to celebrate its 12th year. It will be held this weekend – July 26-27 – at Santa Monica College (co-sponsor and host of the event).
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:18 am
A man was hospitalized with minor injuries and a woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries after a small fire in a multistory apartment building in Venice early today, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:14 am
A brawl between two men at a Santa Monica residential complex on Saturday, July 12 escalated to both men being arrested – one charged with attempted murder after producing a knife and stabbing the other man during the fight.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:08 am
The Los Angeles Police Department advised drivers to avoid an area near Los Angeles' border with Beverly Hills and portions of Hancock Park today because of President Barack Obama's visit.
Posted Jul. 22, 2014, 9:52 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport around 2:30 pm Wednesday, then attend a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the Hancock Park home of television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Posted Jul. 22, 2014, 9:26 am
Are you interested in becoming an officer of the Santa Monica Police Department? If so, applications are being accepted until Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
Posted Jul. 22, 2014, 9:23 am
Intermediate lane closures on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu for a bicycle route improvement project will begin Wednesday.
Posted Jul. 22, 2014, 9:17 am
Santa Monica police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who assaulted a woman and tried to kidnap her while she was walking to her car at the AO Apartments in Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 22, 2014, 9:06 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 21-year-old homeless man on Saturday, July 12 after being caught riding a bicycle stolen from a Santa Monica Pier rental business.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:47 am
The New West Symphony Board of Directors has appointed Alexander Gurevich as general manager of the New West Symphony. Effective immediately, he joins the Symphony staff led by executive director Natalia Staneva.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:37 am
The demolition of the Century Boulevard Bridge near Los Angeles International Airport starts this Friday, July 25 at 8 pm and goes through Monday, July 28 at 6 am.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:33 am
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes triumphed over three new movies this weekend, but the overall box office this summer continued to lag.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:27 am
One of the major roads out of Malibu will be closed today as the city repaves it. Northbound Kanan-Dume Road will be closed at Pacific Coast Highway from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, weather permitting, as the realigned lane is repaved.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:23 am
Ocean Avenue South, a 3.7-acre site a block away from the Pacific Ocean, contributes two luxury residential properties to a block of coastal apartments and condominiums: The Waverly and The Seychelle, with the former finally having opened its doors to tenants last month after years in the making.
Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:21 am
A 33-year-old homeless man picked the wrong person to get aggressive toward in Palisades Park on Wednesday, July 2 – an off duty police officer. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the 1500 block of Palisades Park at 5:16 pm on this day in order to respond to a report of a man being assaulted by an intoxicated man.