Briefs

Delicious Rose-Flavored Desserts Author Judy Polinsky

Downtown Delicious Rose-Flavored Desserts Author Judy Polinsky Santa Monica Public Library presents Judy Polinsky, author of Delicious Rose-Flavored Desserts: A Modern and Fragrant Take on Classic Recipes, on Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m. in the Main Library’s Multipurpose Room, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. Just in time for Mother’s Day,... Read more →

News

City wins $30,000 settlement in Tenant Harassment Case

  A former landlord will pay the City $30,000 to settle a tenant harassment lawsuit involving a rent controlled apartment on Ocean Avenue. The harassment allegations involve a single rent-controlled unit owned by Sean Gharib at 757 Ocean Avenue. The same tenant, Nina Edwards, has lived in the apartment with her son since 1984 and... Read more →

News

Advocates push for more housing in Downtown Santa Monica

  Housing advocates are lining up at Planning Commission meetings to push commissioners to expand development potential in the Downtown Community Plan (DCP), the zoning document that will dictate rules for new construction in the heart of the city for the next twenty years. “I think this plan addresses political problems but not... Read more →

Briefs

An Illegal Start

Santa Monica Public Theatre, founded by Tony Award-winning actor and long-time Santa Monica resident Paul Sand, brings a unique and extraordinary theatrical experience to an equally unique and extraordinary venue with the premiere of the new stage play "An Illegal Start" inside the national landmark Merry-Go-Round Building on the Santa Monica... Read more →

Crime

Trespasser Trouble

ON APRIL 18, AT ABOUT 5:00 A.M. Officers responded to a subject lying down asleep on the sidewalk in front of a business. While patrolling the 1400 block of 2cd Street, the officers passed the business building that had a trespassing letter on file with the Santa Monica Police Department. The subject was placed under arrest without... Read more →

News

City considers Parks Bond for November 2018 Ballot

The City is moving forward with plans to potentially place a parks bond on the 2018 ballot to pay for park expansions and upgrades to existing parks. The City has hired a strategic research company to conduct a survey to gauge support for a bond. Santa Monica voters overwhelmingly supported Measure A last November, a countywide parcel tax... Read more →

News

Pedestrian hit by car on Montana Avenue

    A driver hit a pedestrian walking across Montana Avenue at 15th street Sunday at 9:05 p.m., according to the Santa Monica Police Department.   Police say the driver was making a left turn onto Montana when the car hit a woman walking northbound in the crosswalk. The driver was traveling under 15 miles an hour... Read more →

Crime

Arrested for public intoxication and probation violation

  On April 19, 2017 at about 2:05 p.m. while patrolling the 800 block of Broadway, an officer saw a subject pushing a shopping cart along the sidewalk in violation of a Business and Profession Code.   An officer stopped and noticed the subject was acting strange. The subject admitted to taking “drugs”.   The subject was placed... Read more →

News

Santa Monica supports Women’s Rights

  A raging good time might not be all that unusual at Rusty’s Surf Ranch, but this month, the popular local bar upgraded the traditional night on the town to support a good cause. Rusty’s hosted a new kind of event, a FundRager as a Party to Protect Women’s Rights. Jordon Heskett, Assistant General Manager at Rusty’s and... Read more →

City Council

City #GoSaMo campaign drives forward

  The City of Santa Monica is pushing ahead to get commuters out of their cars and onto buses, trains and bikes while heading into the second year of the #GoSaMo campaign. The first year of the campaign has been largely lauded as a success. While 72 percent of trips around the City still involve the a car, staff members say locals... Read more →

Crime

Prowling on private property

On April 18, at about 7:19 a.m. Officers responded to the 100 block of Fraser Avenue regarding a prowling that just occurred. Upon arrival to the area, officers detained the subject for an investigation. Officers determined the subject was loitering about a property and slept on outdoor furniture of a residence. The subject was in... Read more →

Transportation

KBUG: Week of May 1st

Week of May 1, 2017   Wastewater Main Replacement Project For the week of May 1, the Contractor will continue with rehabilitation of existing maintenance holes throughout the City. During these operations, traffic control will be set up. Should you have any questions, please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager (310) 458-8721... Read more →