Big Blue Bus service changes

  On Feb. 19, Big Blue Bus will adjust its service.   ROUTE 3: Lincoln Blvd Southbound trips to Aviation Station: Due to Metro Rail construction, all trips travel east on 96th St., turn right on Bellanca Ave., left on Century Blvd., right on Aviation Blvd., and come to a final stop at Aviation Station. Northbound... Read more →


Man arrested on Pico found with methamphetamine and more

On January 31, at about 10:10 p.m. Officers observed a vehicle with an equipment/vehicle code violation and not stop for a STOP sign. Officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle in the 2900 block of Pico Blvd. The driver was found to be driving on a suspended license and on probation for identity theft and burglary.   A search of... Read more →


Thousands take US citizenship oath in Los Angeles ceremony

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people, some wiping tears from their eyes, became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ana Ishkhanyan, who took the oath while her husband proudly watched, said after emigrating five years ago from Armenia, she can't imagine living anywhere... Read more →


Education Foundation exceeds expectations

    The Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation received $161,801 from 588 different donors during a five-day drive to meet a $25,000 matching gift from Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows/ MSD Capital. “Under the ownership of MSD Capital, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows continues to be an integral part of... Read more →


Disney ends deal with YouTube star over anti-Semitic stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's Maker Studios and Google's YouTube are distancing themselves from a top YouTube star after he made jokes construed as anti-Semitic and posted Nazi imagery in his videos. Felix Kjellberg, known online as PewDiePie, has the most popular YouTube channel, with more than 53 million subscribers. The Swedish YouTube... Read more →


$146 worth of merchandise recovered on Montana

On January 31, at about 3:29 p.m. Officers responded to radio call for service regarding a shoplifting suspect in custody at Pavilions Market – 820 Montana Avenue. The suspect was monitored by Loss Prevention as she selected several items from the sales floor. The suspect concealed the items in her purse. The suspect exited the store... Read more →


Samohi senior passes

  On February 11, 2017 the Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District learned that Santa Monica High School senior, Kelly Cano passed. According to her mother, Sandra Cano, an SMMUSD school nurse, the doctors have stated Cano passed away of unknown medical conditions. There is no connection to the recent Norovirus outbreak at... Read more →


Tenant protections added into Seismic Retrofit plan

  With the City anticipating a whirlwind of construction as apartment complexes and building owners get their properties up to code, the City is hoping to increase tenant protections. On Jan. 27 the City published an exhaustive list of every address that may need a seismic retrofit. The list includes about 1,600 soft-story... Read more →


Daily Press presents KBUG

Know Before You Go   Ishihara Park (Buffer Park) Project As part of the construction of the new Buffer Park at 2909 Exposition Blvd, ‘NO PARKING’ signs will be posted along portions of Exposition Blvd to allow for the construction of sections of new curb and gutter. In addition, the sidewalk on the eastside of Stewart St. at... Read more →


Suspect found with burglary tools and methamphetamine

On February 1, at about 3:40 a.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service in the 1300 block of 10th Street regarding a bicycle theft that just occurred. The reporting party indicated she witnessed a suspect stealing her bicycle and provided the suspect’s description and last known direction of the suspect. The bicycle had been... Read more →


The new civics course in US schools: How to spot fake news

Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there's a difference. As Facebook works with The Associated Press, and other organizations to curb the spread of fake and misleading news on its influential network,... Read more →