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The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has released details of the latest upcoming closure and detours.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, 10 Freeway

Northbound 405 Freeway To Close Between 10 Freeway & Santa Monica Boulevard

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:39 am

The northbound 405 Freeway lanes will close between the 10 Freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles tonight, April 23 at midnight to 5 am Thursday, April 24.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Missing Santa Monica Teen Found Safe At A Downtown Los Angeles Bus Station

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:19 am

A 17-year-old Santa Monica girl who had run away from her home at 1 pm Tuesday and been reported missing to authorities was found safe last night.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Hermosa Beach Man Covered In Vomit Arrested For Public Drunkenness On Euclid St

Posted Apr. 23, 2014, 9:05 am

A 24-year-old resident of Hermosa Beach was charged with public drunkenness on Sunday, April 13 after being found covered in his own vomit and unable to remember his own name.

PETA was founded in 1980 and is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

PETA Advocates To Go Naked On Third Street Promenade

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:32 am

Two naked PETA advocates will be standing behind a banner that reads, "Go Vegan! 1 lb. of Meat Equals 6 Months of Showers" today in Santa Monica in honor of Earth Day.

Pacific Park’s Ferris wheel will go 'green’ for Earth Day today, April 22.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Ferris Wheel To Go Green For Earth Day

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:19 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will turn its Ferris wheel “green” tonight with a variety of patterns and colors in support of Earth Day.

News, City Council, Santa Monica

Medical Marijuana Regulation In Santa Monica?

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:08 am

A vote will be held at Santa Monica City Hall tonight on whether the City Council should back a proposed State Senate bill that could open the door for regulating medical marijuana dispensaries within the coastal municipality.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica's Lionsgate To Partner With Vancouver's RocketJump

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:06 am

While a version of this article might be printed in a newspaper, the mantra nowadays is digital content is the wave of the present and future. In an attempt to capitalize on the consumer market for digital content, Santa Monica-based Lionsgate announced Monday a multi-year partnership with Vancouver’s RocketJump Studios. The partnership was created to deliver film, television, and digital content.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Aggressive Taco Bell Panhandler Arrested In Santa Monica Drive-Thru

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:02 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 39-year-old homeless man on Saturday, April 12 after aggressively seeking money from customers at a Taco Bell drive-thru.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Pit Bulls Quarantined After Attacking Eight-Year-Old Girl In Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 1:20 pm

An eight-year-old girl is resting at home today after being attacked by two to three pit bulls on Sunday, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.

A rendering of the new ArcLight cinema complex proposed for the third floor of Santa Monica Place.

News, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, Film

ArcLight Cinemas Seek Two Santa Monica Locations

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 9:05 am

An iPic movie theater is almost complete in Westwood, yet Santa Monica has not seen a new cinema house built within its borders since the 1980s, let alone serve as home to a trendy multiplex brand such as iPic or ArcLight Cinemas.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Homeless Man Arrested After Charging At Santa Monica Park Ranger

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 9:03 am

A 35-year-old homeless man was arrested on Friday, April 11 after charging at a park ranger and being in possession of a stolen bike.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Lincoln/Colorado Intersection Now Closed Around The Clock For One Week

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 8:59 am

The 24-hour-a-day closure of Lincoln Blvd at Colorado Avenue began this morning at 3 am and will continue until 6 am next Monday, April 28.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Four Santa Monica Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, April 25

Posted Apr. 21, 2014, 8:53 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, April 25 in the following locations.

Santa Monica College student Siamak Khakshoor-Kohan has been recognized by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College Student Wins Prestigious National Scholarship

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 9:40 am

For the second year in a row – and marking the third time in four years – a Santa Monica College student has been awarded a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the nation’s largest private scholarship for community college transfer students.

 The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society’s Southern California and Nevada Chapter is relocating its annual Bike MS Coastal Challenge ride to Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

National Multiple Sclerosis Society To Move Bike Ride Challenge To Santa Monica

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 9:06 am

A new start venue, point-to-point structure, and exciting new coastal routes are the centerpieces of the annual Bike MS Coastal Challenge: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara to be held on October 11 and 12, 2014.

News, Santa Monica, Government

Santa Monica Democratic Club To Vote On June 3 Primary Endorsements

Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 8:57 am

Members of the Santa Monica Democratic Club will vote to endorse candidates for the June 3 Primary Election at its meeting this Wednesday, April 23.

News, Santa Monica, Exposition Light Rail

Lincoln/Colorado Closure For Expo Line Track Installation Begins Monday

Posted Apr. 19, 2014, 9:06 am

Installation of the Expo Line 2 track installation at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Colorado will begin Monday, April 21 at 3 am.

News, Santa Monica, Non Profits

PYFC To Host Launch Of National Campaign To Address Trauma

Posted Apr. 19, 2014, 8:52 am

Santa Monica's Pico Youth & Family Center will host the launch of national campaign to address trauma next weekend.

Santa Monica High School wrestling coach Mark Black with student Jessica Walker in February 2013.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Teacher Involved In Student Scuffle Reinstated

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 1:34 pm

Santa Monica High School wrestling coach/science teacher Mark Black has been taken off paid administrative leave and will be back in the classroom on Monday, April 21, when staff and students return from Spring Break.

News, Santa Monica, Courts

Actress Files Lawsuit Over Santa Monica Ice Skating Rink Injuries

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 8:00 am

An actress who had a small role in the 1994 film “Dumb and Dumber” is suing the City of Santa Monica over injuries sustained at the city-owned seasonal ICE at Santa Monica skating rink on Jan. 18, 2014.

A 1.9-mile underground rail Regional Connector project would connect the Gold Line to the Blue and Expo lines, allowing trains to travel directly from Santa Monica to East Los Angeles (or Azusa to Long Beach) without making multiple transfers in downtown Los Angeles.

News, Santa Monica, Exposition Light Rail

Proposed Regional Connector To Benefit Future Expo Line Riders

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:47 am

A rail connector making it easier for Expo Line riders from Santa Monica to make an easier and more efficient connection with East Los Angeles received a significant boost Tuesday, with Metro staff recommending a nearly $1 billion design/build contract for the Regional Connector in downtown Los Angeles.

Christopher Lee Brown, 37, was recaptured in Santa Monica on April 2, 2014.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, Police Department

Escaped Inmate Recaptured In Santa Monica Pleads No Contest

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:33 am

An inmate who escaped a downtown Los Angeles jail last month on March 12 and was arrested several weeks later in Santa Monica pleaded no contest Thursday.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica A Dangerous City?

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:32 am

Real estate blog Movoto has released a list of what it considers the 50 most dangerous places in the United States. While no California cities made the list of top 10, Santa Monica was one of four municipalities in the state that ranked 11 through 25.

News, Business, Santa Monica

Celebrate O’Brien’s Irish Pub’s Birthday On Wilshire This Saturday Night

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:31 am

Locals are invited to party like it’s 1994 as O’Brien’s Irish Pub at 2226 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica celebrates its 20th birthday this Saturday, April 19.

Master Barbers Steve Moran and his partner Robert Echiribel celebrated the grand opening of their new business Active Barbers with Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce president Laurel Rosen and Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor.

News, Business, Santa Monica

Active Barbers Cuts Ribbon At Grand Opening Celebration

Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:30 am

Master Barbers Steve Moran and his partner Robert Echiribel celebrated the grand opening of their new business Active Barbers at 2509 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica last Friday.

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