News

Bomb threat reported at Santa Monica Courthouse

Authorities responded to a bomb threat at Santa Monica Courthouse after a suspected explosive device was reported Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff's bomb squad personnel arrived around 1 p.m. at the court, which is located on Main Street near Olympic Drive. The squad was seen entering and exiting the building within a few minutes, after... Read more →

Crime

Loss Prevention saves the day

On September 16 at approximately 3:15 p.m. a Loss Prevention agent working at the Sears, 301 Colorado Ave., saw the suspect enter the store and recognized him from a previous theft. After entering the men’s clothing section, the suspect grabbed two shirts off a rack and concealed them under his clothes. Shortly afterward, the suspect... Read more →

Briefs

Toast to Charities at St. Aidan’s Harvest of Hope

All are invited to St. Aidan's 10th annual festival and fundraiser "Harvest of Hope," on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 3 – 6 p.m. at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church. Raise a glass to help charities that include the Malibu Community Labor Exchange, School on Wheels, and the Malibu Task Force on Homelessness and Standing on Stone (SOS). Pair a tasty... Read more →

Briefs

OFF THE HOOK Seafood Festival Returns

OFF THE HOOK Seafood Festival splashes onto the Santa Monica Pier in celebration of National Seafood Month on Saturday Oct. 1, from 3-7 p.m. This annual, community fundraising event showcases the city's best restaurants and chefs with dishes featuring their favorite underwater ingredients. Attendees will enjoy food and drink tastings, beer... Read more →

Letters

Letter to Editor: Stand for the flag

Editor I support the first amendment rights of Mr. Foster and Mr. de la Torre to protest. However as elected officials at a Board of Education meeting I feel that they abused their responsibilities to the community that elected them not to stand for the pledge of allegiance. Murray Greiff Santa... Read more →

Crime

Cyclist steals pharmaceutical pills and bankcards

On Sept. 16 at about 1:01 p.m. Santa Monica police officers patrolling the 1900 block of Pico Boulevard saw a bicyclist in violation of a municipal code. Officers detained the bicyclist and determined he was on parole for robbery. A search of the suspect yielded several bankcards and a bottle with pharmaceutical pills belonging to another... Read more →

Briefs

$5 Million lottery ticket sold in Santa Monica

Eric Rubenstein was looking for a new career path and like many people, he felt a good place to sit and apply for jobs was at the local Starbucks. Rubenstein used to always go to the same location to sit and work on his applications, but one Friday morning, he got a late start and the location he usually goes to was too busy. He decided to... Read more →

Briefs

Pop-up concert at the Beach House

Pop-up concert at the Beach House The Beach=Culture series will present a pop-up concert with Rinde Eckert, who will perform on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway. In My Fools: A Life in Song, he presents a survey of the smart, clownish, driven and doomed characters who are his... Read more →

Briefs

Free Movie Screening

The City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment along with Sustainable Works and American Cinematheque present documentary film, The True Cost. The True Cost is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of... Read more →

News

$5 Million lottery ticket sold in Santa Monica

Eric Rubenstein was looking for a new career path and like many people, he felt a good place to sit and apply for jobs was at the local Starbucks. Rubenstein used to always go to the same location to sit and work on his applications, but one Friday morning, he got a late start and the location he usually goes to was too busy. He decided to... Read more →

Public

Obstacles to SMMUSD separation remain

The committee assigned to explore the possible separation of the Santa Monica-Malibu school district is making progress, but there are still numerous obstacles to address. That’s according to representatives from the Santa Monica side of the six-member panel, who on Thursday evening updated the local Board of Education on the progress of... Read more →