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News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Obama

Obama To Visit Brentwood, Downtown Los Angeles Today

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.

The steel pipeline is 10 inches in diameter that runs for 3.9 miles within Santa Monica along 26th Street.

News, City Council, Santa Monica

Pipeline To Continue Carrying Crude Oil Underneath Santa Monica Through 2024

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.

Eighth grader Ava Delaney’s cover of “Bridge OverTroubled Water” is now available on iTunes for 99cents with all profits being given to InternationalJustice Mission.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Non Profits

8th Grader Records "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Cover To Help End Child Trafficking

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.

With combined experience of more than 20 years in the hair industry, Hilary Smith and Richard Saulino have opened their own salon on Ocean Avenue.

News, Business, Santa Monica

Saulino Smith Salon Opens On Fringe Of Ocean In Santa Monica

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.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Drunk, Topless Woman, 20, Arrested After Breaking Into Santa Monica Apartment

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.

Huntington Beach resident Daniel Becerril II.

News, Santa Monica, Courts

2008 Montana Avenue Murder Suspect Sentenced To 15 Years Prison

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.

News, Santa Monica, Court

California Supreme Court Refuses To Review Santa Monica Murder Case

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.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades

No Injuries In Pacific Palisades House Fire

Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 12:43 pm

A fire damaged a house in the Pacific Palisades area today, but no one was hurt.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica

Schedule For Obama's Third Los Angeles Trip In Three Months

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.

News, Real Estate, California, Santa Monica

Equity Home Sales Reach Highest Level In California Since Housing Crisis Began

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.

The Santa Monica Relay for Life returns to Santa Monica College.

News, Health, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Relay For Life Returns To Santa Monica College This Weekend

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).

News, Venice, Fire Department, Santa Monica

46 Firefighters Knock Down Venice Apartment Building Fire In 17 Minutes

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.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Brawl Ends With Attempted Murder Charge After Man Stabbed

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.

President Obama's motorcade will shut down major streets across Los Angeles today and tomorrow to attend three events.

News, Santa Monica, Obama

Streets To Avoid During Obama's Los Angeles Visit Today, Thursday

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.

News, Santa Monica, Obama

President Obama To Arrive In Los Angeles This Wednesday

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.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Department Accepting Officer Applications

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.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Pch

Pacific Coast Highway Lane Closures To Begin Wednesday In Malibu

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.

The Santa Monica Police Department has released this sketch of a kidnapping suspect.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Release Sketch Of Kidnapping Suspect At AO Apartments

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.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Homeless Man Arrested For Riding Stolen Bicycle From Santa Monica Pier

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.

Alexander 'Sasha' Gurevich has been named general manager of the New West Symphony.

News, Music, Santa Monica

New West Symphony Appoints Alexander Gurevich As General Manager

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.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Announces Detours For Century Boulevard Bridge Demolition

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.

News, Santa Monica, Box Office

"Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" Triumphs During Second Week Of Screenings

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.

News, Malibu, Transportation, Santa Monica

Northbound Kanan-Dume Road In Malibu Closed Until 2pm Today

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.

Rob Evanko and Karen Baker are among The Waverly’s very first residents.

News, Development, Santa Monica, Housing

The Waverly At Ocean Avenue South Opens To Tenants, Dining Spots Named

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.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Homeless Man Arrested In Santa Monica After Trying To Punch Off-Duty Officer

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.

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