Briefs

Main Street, the Pier and friends support Heal the Bay

Main Street, the Pier and friends support Heal the Bay The Albright, 258 Santa Monica Pier. Bike Attack, 2400 Main St. Dogeared, 2909 Main St. Goods, 1748 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica Travel & Tourism, 2427 Main St. Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los... Read more →

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American Cancer Discovery Shop

AMERICAN CANCER DISCOVERY SHOP American Cancer Discovery Shop, 920 Wilshire Blvd. Botham Plumbing and Heating, 1112 Montana Ave., Ste. 108 For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with their millions of supporters worldwide, they help people... Read more →

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Santa Monica Conservancy Downtown Walking

Santa Monica Conservancy Downtown Walking Explore more than 130 years of Santa Monica history in approximately two hours and six blocks on a docent-led walking tour of downtown. Learn about Santa Monica from its Wild West frontier beginnings to the sophisticated metropolis of today. Take a closer look at the civic leaders whose vision... Read more →

Crime

Employee dodges knife swing

On October 14, at about 6:01 p.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at Surf Liquor, 2522 Main Street, regarding a female swinging a knife at a store employee.   When officers arrived, they saw the suspect still inside the store.  The suspect was yelling at the store employee and officers.  After giving the suspect multiple... Read more →

News

Help Homeless and be a Ghostbuster

  Ghost tourism and hunting has shot up in the past years, mainly due to the public’s interest in the supernatural, especially during the Halloween time. Haunted Santa Monica Ghost Tours is offering a very unique event this Halloween, The Ghost Hunting Experience. The event allows guests to be part of an actual ghost hunt in a... Read more →

News

Write-in papers issued for City Council

  Phil Brock has pulled papers to file as a write in candidate for City Council. After pulling papers, Brock posted to Facebook asking residents to come to an address in Mid-City to sign something. He did not elaborate on what he wanted signed but in a conversation with the Daily Press he said the signatures were for a potential... Read more →

News

Housing Commission to debate rent subsidies

Santa Monica is still struggling to refine a plan that would have City Hall subsidize rents for some tenants in rent-controlled buildings. A draft of the proposal will be presented at the Oct. 20 meeting of the Housing Commission and discussion will focus on the very foundation of the program. How much money should be given to how many... Read more →

Crime

Woman steals from Sears

On October 3 at approximately 8:45 p.m. Officers were dispatched to Sears (302 Colorado Ave.) in regard to a robbery that just occurred. When the officers arrived, Loss Prevention personnel pointed to the female suspect in the 1600 block of Main St. Officers detained the suspect and located the stolen merchandise inside her bag. Witnesses... Read more →

Crime

Driver got caught doing burnouts on the PCH

On October 6, at about 11:57 p.m. Officers observed a vehicle doing burnouts/donuts in the 1550 PCH parking lot. The driver of the vehicle lost control and drove into the sand. When officers contacted the driver and passenger, they learned that one of the occupants was on formal probation for drugs. A probation search of the vehicle... Read more →

Briefs

Pink wiper blade sales benefit breast cancer nonprofit

Citywide A local oil change station is selling pink wiper blades during the month of October to support breast cancer research, treatment and awareness. Henley Enterprises, a franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil Change, will donate a portion of wiper blade sales proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Now in its fifth year,... Read more →

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21st Annual Celebrating Success Breakfast

Loews Hotel The 21st annual Celebrating Success Breakfast honors 21 previously homeless individuals who, with the support of local nonprofit agencies, have made extraordinary transitions from homelessness to lives filled with passion and promise. The event also honors 11 local businesses, organizations, and individuals who have dedicated... Read more →

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Soundwaves: Justine Aronson and Richard Valitutto

Downtown The Santa Monica Public Library will present vocalist Justine Aronson and pianist Richard Valitutto on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at 601 Santa Monica Blvd. Their set will include contemporary music by Amy Beth Kirsten (words by Shakespeare), Soundwaves co-curator... Read more →