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Week of March 26, 2018 Street Lighting Modernization Program For the week of March 26, construction will be taking place on 16th St between Pico Blvd and Ocean Park Blvd, 14th St between Pearl St and Ocean Park Blvd, and Maple St between 14th St and 16th St. Parking on these streets may temporarily be impacted. Please contact Robert... Read more →

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Soundwaves concert

On Wednesday April 4, at 7:30 p.m., the Soundwaves new music series at the Santa Monica Public Library hosts a publication concert for Elana Mann and John Burtle's new anthology "Propositional Attitudes: What Do We Do Next?" at the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. Published by the acclaimed... Read more →

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Dockwalker Training through May across SoCal

The statewide Dockwalker program continues its multi-year boater-education efforts with five free local Dockwalker workshops March through May. Dockwalkers increase boater awareness about clean and safe boating practices, thus improving the recreation experience in California while helping to preserve its wildlife habitat and water quality.... Read more →

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Historic Music Photos On Display

The California Heritage Museum will present Rock & Roll Legends, The Lost Negatives Of Michael Friedman. Michael Friedman, former Manager and Music Producer, found himself standing quite literally in the hurricane’s eye of America’s folk, rock and roll, and pop music industry during the late 60s through the early 80s. Friedman will... Read more →

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New partner buys ownership stake in The Daily Press

Santa Monica resident Todd James has purchased an ownership stake in the Santa Monica Daily Press (SMDP). James becomes one of three owners of the company with founders Ross Furukawa and Dave Danforth. James purchased his share from founder Carolyn Sackariason who will no longer have a financial stake in the company. Sackariason,... Read more →

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Santa Monica students continue activism

Following the national March 14 walkouts, students of all ages across the country continue to march forward in a push for gun legislation. With another round of walkouts planned for April 20, affected pupils continue their activism and reflect on how the walkout has affected them and will continue to affect their lives. March for our Lives,... Read more →

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Shares of Dropbox surge in first day of trading

Shares of the digital file storage company Dropbox are soaring after the company set its offering price above expectations. The San Francisco company was offering about 26.8 million shares of stock at $21 apiece, while selling shareholders were offering about 9.2 million shares. It was previously expected to offer shares at a range of $18... Read more →

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Judge awards $1 million in fees to ex-Black Panther leader

A judge in Northern California is ordering the city of Oakland to pay about $1 million in attorneys' fees to a former leader of the Black Panthers who was injured after an Oakland councilwoman punched and pushed her. Alameda County jury in January awarded more than $4 million in punitive damages to Elaine Brown in a civil lawsuit she filed... Read more →

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Weather Channel sold to independent studio, distributor

The Weather Channel is under new ownership. Entertainment Studios Inc., an independent movie and TV producer and distributor, said Thursday it's acquired the channel's parent company, Weather Group. Byron Allen, founder and owner of Entertainment Studios, bought the Weather Group from the Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and... Read more →

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Craigslist closes personals sections in US, cites measure

Americans looking for love or companionship on Craigslist can't make a connection. The classified ads site on Friday has taken its personals section offline in the United States. The action comes after the U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed an anti-sex trafficking bill that could hold the website and others responsible for illegal activity... Read more →

Crime

Crime Watch

On March 15, at about 6:27 a.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at 2nd Street and Colorado Avenue regarding a male subject brandishing a knife at a victim, Santa Monica Place employee. The suspect fled the location. Officers located and detained the suspect walking near Ocean Avenue and Colorado Blvd. Officers learned the... Read more →