Police searching for stabbing suspect

The Santa Monica Police Department is searching for a suspect connected to a stabbing at the intersection of 4th St. and Santa Monica Blvd. According to SMPD, officers responded to the intersection at about 11:25 a.m. for an assault with a deadly weapon call. “When officers arrived on scene they located a male victim with multiple... Read more →


Special mask saves dog on Halloween

  Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer A Santa Monica family came home to a real house of horrors on Halloween when they returned from trick-or-treating to find their apartment on Montana Avenue going up in flames. As the parents approached the smoking building, Captain Jason Walker was carrying their Australian shepherd to... Read more →


School Board rejects separation proposal

As the midnight hour tolled on the morning of Halloween, Malibu parents, activists and educators made their way wearily into bed following a six-hour school board meeting with just one thing on the agenda: separation. The meeting, which ended just after 11 p.m. on Monday night, also spelled out an even less certain future for advocates of... Read more →


Officers responded to a radio call for service at the Gap

]On October 18, 2017 at about 9:26 p.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at the Gap -1355 3rd Street Promenade– regarding a petty theft suspect in custody. Officers determined the suspect entered the store and was recognized by Loss Prevention Staff as a previous theft suspect at this and other store locations. The... Read more →



By CHARLES ANDREWS ADOBE NOT IVY Would describe the look of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, which finally, if reluctantly, granted me a degree, after a nearly decade-long on-again off-again undergrad career. (Hard to put off getting drafted into the Army during Viet Nam, or the opportunity — tiny windfall — to travel... Read more →


Students Interact With the International Space Station

  By Jessica Uhler SMC Corsair/Daily Press Staff Writer “Station, this is Randy Bresnik Senior here with the students. How do you hear me?” “Well, Dad, got you loud and clear. Welcome, everyone from Samohi, to the International Space Station!” Santa Monica High School graduate Commander Randy Bresnik’s warm... Read more →


Aerospace start-up launching new technology in Santa Monica

Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer Tucked away in an unassuming office building off Colorado Avenue, a small group of engineers are diligently working on the next generation of drone technology. Walls covered in Post-it notes and complex math equations provide the backdrop as former NASA Ames scientist Nicole Jordan refines the... Read more →


New office building aims to activate Colorado Corridor

Plans for a proposed office building coming to Euclid Street near the Metro Expo line imagine outdoor dining space spilling out onto Colorado Avenue, framed by curving wood slats and large open windows. The Planning Commission will review plans for the three-story, 36,000 square foot, mixed use office building coming to 1550 Euclid Street... Read more →


Longtime City lawyer retires

  Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer After weathering three decades of local politics and more than a thousand City Council meetings, Assistant City Attorney Joseph Lawrence is stepping down from the dais and heading into retirement. “If I haven’t snored it’s been an oversight,” Lawrence joked during Tuesday’s City... Read more →


Man convicted of sexual battery on Expo Line

  Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer This week a jury is scheduled to sentence a man for sexual battery on the Metro Expo light rail train in Santa Monica over the summer. The jurors convicted Antonio Jose Rivera earlier this month. A 16-year-old young woman told police Rivera sat next to her on the train and then proceeded to... Read more →