Meth addict with 9 in bolt cutters was released

On October 9 at about 4:28 p.m. Homeless Liaison Officers were conducting a periodic check to the rear of 1707 Cloverfield regarding complaints of trespassers and drug activity. The officers saw two subjects trespassing on the property at the rear of the parking lot. They were in a cardboard shelter with bike parts, alcohol, and several... Read more →


Free Candidate Forum

On Oct. 16th the Committee For Racial Justice, Santa Monica/Venice NAACP, the Coalition For Police Reform, and the African American Parent, Staff, Student Support Group will question candidates running to represent our community on the Santa Monica City Council and candidates running for the Santa Monica College Board of Trustees.  There... Read more →


Local union leader dies

  A well-known local organizer whose ordeal as a Santa Monica hotel worker fueled the efforts of union advocates has died. Delmy Elizabeth Falla passed away Monday, according to loved ones and colleagues. Details regarding the cause of death were not immediately available. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at... Read more →


Shores Sponsors Candidate Forum on Monday

Ocean Park As they have for over three decades, The Shores Residents Association is sponsoring a City Council Candidate Forum. It will be Monday, Oct. 17, from 7-8:30 p.m. As always, the Forum is open to the public and will be held in the north building Meeting Room on the lobby level. The Shores is a 532-unit high rise apartment complex... Read more →


Walkers take to the streets to fight suicide

Promenade Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide is preventable. More than 1,400 people from throughout Los Angeles are expected to participate in the annual Greater Los Angeles Out of the Darkness Community Walk Santa Monica hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the American Foundation for... Read more →


Attempted theft from sleeping victim

On October 6, at approximately 3:26 p.m. The victim of an attempted theft called to report that someone had just tried to steal her belongings from the inside of her vehicle while she slept. The victim described the suspect as a male, Hispanic, wearing a green shirt, khaki pants and bright green shoes, riding a bicycle northbound on... Read more →


Music Guild’s 32nd Season

Pacific Palisades St. Matthew’s Music Guild opens its thirty-second series of concert in Pacific Palisades on Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., with a program of music by Mozart, Wagner and von Weber. Clarinetist Michele Zukovsky, recently retired Principal Clarinet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is the guest soloist. In announcing the... Read more →


Board to Call Special Closed Session: October 15-16, 2016

16th Street The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will call a special closed session on Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 15-16. The board will call the meeting to order on Oct. 15 at 8 a.m. in the district office board room. They will reconvene on Oct. 16 at 9 a.m. During the closed session, board members will... Read more →


Airport2park Foundation to hold community meeting

Moose Lodge The Santa Monica Airport2Park Foundation will hold a community meeting Friday evening, Oct. 14, at the Moose Lodge, 1600 Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica, to celebrate the Santa Monica City Council’s recent approval of conceptual plans for the Phase I expansion of Airport Park, and to hear a representative from... Read more →


Alzheimer’s Association Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Downtown Hundreds of participants raised nearly $78,000 and created an inspiring sea of purple at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Santa Monica, a major fundraising event in a movement to reclaim the future for the millions of people who are living with Alzheimer’s disease. “Today, we made significant strides... Read more →


Santa Monica History Museum takes you back in time

Take a step back in time and walk through the Santa Monica History Museum’s new exhibition, presenting the history of The Old Soldiers’ Home, A Veterans’ Community by the Sea. The Santa Monica History Museum, operated by The Santa Monica Historical Society, is the official collector of art, history and culture on the Santa Monica... Read more →