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2018 Meet Me At Reed Performance Schedule

Sat. April 21 Meet Me At Reed: The Santa Monica Jazz All-Stars: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Pre-concert family fun games, Parks and Rec BINGO, Community Envisioning Think Tank for the City of Santa Monica’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan. 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Santa Monica Jazz All-Stars featuring The Greg Porée Band with special guests Nick Mancini,... Read more →

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Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed his longtime friend and left his body in bushes near a riverbed, Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives said Thursday. Jeremy Sanchez, 17, was... Read more →

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US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy. If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group's recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals' syrup would become the first drug derived from the... Read more →

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California lawmakers move to limit gay conversion therapy

Selling or advertising gay conversion therapy may soon be classified as a fraudulent business practice in California under a bill passed Thursday by the state Assembly. Conversion therapy, the practice of trying to change someone's sexual orientation, has been shown to be ineffective, said Assemblyman Evan Low, who wrote the bill that now... Read more →

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Train / Vehicle Collision

On April 18 at about 12:23 a.m., the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) responded to a radio call for service regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle and Metro Expo Line Train at Lincoln Blvd and Colorado Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered several occupants of the vehicle suffering from significant injuries. Santa... Read more →

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Knitters weave through local shops this weekend

The Los Angeles area knitting community will stitch itself together once again this weekend as thousands of knitters, crocheters and weavers hit up dozens of locally owned shops for the 2018 Yarn Crawl. As they fan out throughout the southland to see new stores, pick up patterns and meet artisans they will likely end up at Santa Monica’s... Read more →

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Bees, butterflies and flowers for your eyes!

On April 21, from 9:30 till noon, bring the kids and join the LA County Master Gardeners at Virginia Ave Farmers Market to make SEED BALLS in honor of Earth Day! What is a seed ball? It’s a packet of seeds wrapped in soil materials (clay, compost) then dried, keeping the seeds safe till it’s time to plant them. Then just throw ‘em... Read more →

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Santa Monica Footbridge Project Wins ASCE Award

TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction management services, is pleased to announce the Idaho Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing Bridge in Santa Monica has been named California’s Outstanding Bikeway and Trails Project for 2017. The award for the spiraling footbridge, which takes people from the... Read more →

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SMC presents “The Comedy Of Errors”

The Santa Monica College (SMC) Theatre Arts Department will present William Shakespeare’s "The Comedy of Errors" April 20-29 at the Theatre Arts Studio Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. “The Comedy of Errors” is a classic Shakespearean farce in which two sets of identical twins are accidentally separated at... Read more →

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Vehicle Collides with Expo Line

From the Santa Monica Fire Department: On Wednesday, April 18, at 12:24 a.m. the Santa Monica Fire Department (SMFD) responded to the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Colorado Avenue for a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) that collided with the Expo Line Light Rail Train. Firefighters arrived within four minutes 12 seconds and immediately... Read more →

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Community says goodbye to Stop’n Cafe

Over the weekend the Third Street Promenade said farewell to one of its oldest family-run businesses. After thirty years, the Greek Cuisine: Stop’n Cafe served one last shot of espresso, took the pictures of Santa Monica locals and celebrities off the walls and closed its doors for the very last time Monday. “I’m very sad,” said... Read more →

Crime

Crime Watch

On March 29, 2018 at about 8:55 a.m. Officers were made aware from a female witness/victim that a male subject was seated in the lobby of Public Safety Facility exposing himself. Officer learned the subject was in the PSF to register himself as sex offender. The subject was placed under arrest for indecent exposure. Jesse Lee Curtin,... Read more →

Briefs

Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly again to fix bottlenecks

Shares of Tesla Inc. traded lower Tuesday after reports that the company had shut down production of its Model 3 mass-market electric car again to solve manufacturing bottlenecks. The automaker told employees this week there would be a four- or five-day production hiatus. The company says it warned of future production pauses when it shut... Read more →