Crime

Crime Watch

On January 12, at about 6:29 a.m. While conducting a periodic check of the 1400 block of Palisade Park, officers saw a subject smoking in the park in violation of a Santa Monica Municipal Code. A computer check was conducted and revealed the subject was an “Armed and Dangerous” Parolee at Large with violent tendencies. The subject was... Read more →

Briefs

AP Briefs

Citywide Feds make more than $2M available to reduce fishing bycatch Federal ocean managers are making more than $2 million available to try to help fishermen catch less of the wrong fish. "Bycatch" is a longstanding issue in commercial fisheries, and fishermen have long sought solutions to the problem of catching rare species when... Read more →

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Tuesday Council meeting will shape Santa Monica neighborhoods

Tuesday’s City Council discussion will have lasting repercussions for Santa Monica homeowners, as the Council decides whether to limit the size of new houses and the fate of the first preschool aiming to open in a neighborhood zoned for single family homes. The two separate issues have a broad impact on the character of local neighborhoods... Read more →

Briefs

Briefs

Palisades Park Playwright Luis Alfaro Named Writer in Residence The City of Santa Monica has announced playwright Luis Alfaro as the new writer-in-residence at the Annenberg Community Beach House through March 13. While at the Beach House, Alfaro is working on a contemporary adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and her... Read more →

Crime

Crime Watch

On January 11, at about 1:17 p.m. While patrolling the area of 100 Colorado Blvd., officers saw a bicyclist riding his bicycle on the sidewalk in violation of a municipal code. A computer check revealed the subject to be on formal probation for narcotics violation with search conditions. The subject admitted to possessing methamphetamine.... Read more →

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Origami art folded into new scramble intersection markings

Origami paperwork creates delicate sculptures through intricate folds. Each crease has to add to the work while preserving the structural and artistic contributions of each prior movement. The actions build, one on top of the next, until a unique work of art emerges. It seems far removed from the world of urban planning and specifically,... Read more →

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Biting the Bullet: Inside BulletProof Labs

Walking into BulletProof Labs is like walking into HR Giger’s personal home gym (you know, if he were a workout bro). People sit while serpent-like tubes spray mist in their mouths; smooth, high-tech pods punctuate a surrounding of fitness equipment; red lights flood from from briefly opened doors. Words like “Atmospheric Cell... Read more →

Briefs

Briefs

Citywide Saint John’s Health Center Foundation Commits Over $1.2 Million to Local Community Health Programs Saint John’s Health Center Foundation, through its Community Impact Fund, is distributing more than $1.2 million to Westside community health partners serving vulnerable and underserved populations. The grants were announced... Read more →

Briefs

Briefs

SAN FRANCISCO Trump asks for Supreme Court review of immigration policy The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a judge's ruling blocking the administration's decision to end protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. In a court filing late Thursday, attorneys with the U.S. Department of... Read more →

Crime

Crime Watch

On January 11, at about 8:29 p.m. While patrolling parking Structure #4 -1321 2nd Street – a community service officer (CSO) saw two subjects loitering in the structure. As the CSO monitored the subjects, one subject fled while the other stayed behind. The CSO requested a police officer to assist. Officers responded to assist the CSO.... Read more →

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Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20 competitors

Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto. Those six locations, as well as 14 others, made it onto Amazon's not-so-short shortlist... Read more →