Briefs

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 →

News

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 →

Briefs

Pacific Park Announces promotion

The Pier Pacific Park has announced the appointment of Jeff Klocke to Vice President and General Manager, effective immediately. Klocke assumes all aspects of the daily operation of the two-acre amusement park that includes Operations, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Rides, Retail, Security and Food and Beverage. Mary Ann... Read more →

Briefs

Idaho Trail open over the California Incline

Palisades Park The pedestrian bridge connecting Palisades Park to the PCH pedestrian bridge, over the new California Incline, opened last week. The overcrossing was completely reconstructed with the California Incline, which opened last month on Sept. 1. After conducting a structural assessment of the overcrossing in 2014, the City... Read more →

Education

SMC offers local students priority enrollment

Santa Monica College will offer priority enrollment to students who live in the SMC district and/or students that graduated from a school within the district. According to SMC, the program is the first phase of a Santa Monica College Promise program, with a planned launch date of fall 2017, to help students reduce the expenses related to... Read more →

Briefs

Opera at the Beach—Santa Monica Pier

Opera at the Beach—Santa Monica Pier For detailed information about the Santa Monica Pier simulcast, please visit LAOpera.org/OperaAtTheBeach. Amenities at the Santa Monica Pier include The Wine Terrace, presented by Los Angeles magazine. For one low price, visitors to The Wine Terrace can sample wines from a number of vineyards. The... Read more →

Briefs

SMC tribute to film legends

Santa Monica College will host a tribute to renowned film legends Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, and Stanley Donen at 6 p.m. Oct. 15. The tribute includes a free screening of the classic film “Singin’ in the Rain.” SMC Film Studies professor Josh Kanin and SMC Dance Department chair Judith Douglas will provide a brief... Read more →

Education

SMC students bolster SMMUSD anti-bullying efforts

On a recent afternoon, student-athletes from Santa Monica College had a specific mission as they arrived at John Adams Middle School for lunch. Andy Naidu, a pre-med student and men’s soccer player, sat at a table and watched as one youngster flipped a water bottle. Nearby, basketball players Isaiah Ajiboye and Jhamad Norwood interacted... Read more →

Transportation

KBUG: Week of October 10, 2016

Wastewater Main Replacement Project For the week of October 10, the contractor will continue restoration work on manholes at the following locations (California Avenue at 1st Court, Virginia Avenue at 22nd Street & Cloverfield, Bay Street & 3rd, Wilshire Pl. S. and 23rd Court, California Avenue and 17th Court, Highland Ave. and... Read more →

News

TWO MILLION AND COUNTING!

Santa Monica Elections Don’t Come Cheap (As of October 5, 2016) By Laurence Eubank, Santa Monica Transparency Project Member With the November 2016 election still a month away, five City Council Candidates of the ten running have raised about $115,000 ($97,000 in monetary donations and $18,000 in loans) with a PAC primarily funded... Read more →

Obituary

Local woman, 108, lived a ‘very full’ life

She didn’t drink or smoke and, even though she lived in Southern California for much of her life, she never drove. But she put remarkable mileage on her body’s odometer. Virginia Davis died Sept. 29 at the age of 108, a few weeks shy of her 109th birthday. The longtime Santa Monica resident will be cremated and her ashes will be... Read more →

Briefs

City soliciting climate action presentations

Citywide Pecha Kucha was devised in Tokyo in 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. Pecha Kucha is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds for a total of 6 min and 40 sec. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. Anyone that lives or... Read more →