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Santa Monica police conduct alcohol sales sting

Within the past couple of weeks, the Santa Monica Police Department conducted an undercover decoy "shoulder tap" operation. Using a supervised underage decoy, the enforcement team visited three alcohol retail establishments in Santa Monica and made a total of 15 contacts. The decoys stood outside and solicited adult patrons to act as proxies... Read more →

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Santa Monica farmers market to host cookbook author

  Amelia Saltsman will sign copies of her new cookbook, "The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen," at The City of Santa Monica Wednesday Downtown Farmer's Market. In her second cookbook, Amelia shares 150 recipes that offer a refreshingly different take on traditional and contemporary Jewish cooking, tracing the delicious thread of Jewish cuisine... Read more →

News

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Authorities respond to suspicious package in Santa Monica

Authorities were investigating a suspicious package in Santa Monica early Friday afternoon, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department official. The suspicious box was found on the hood of a vehicle near the intersection of California Avenue and 11th Street, sheriff’s Sgt. Bob Boese said. California Avenue was closed... Read more →

Education

Exchange program brings Danish youth to Santa Monica

You've probably had a Danish pastry. But have you had a Danish student? Earlier this year, 18 students from a school in Denmark traveled more than 5,000 miles to take classes, meet new people and soak up the scenery and culture in Santa Monica. The arrangement was made possible by families affiliated with Santa Monica High School who... Read more →

Crime

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Suspect arrested after punching man in face on beach

On August 24 at about 11:10 p.m. Officers assigned to the beach were dispatched to an assault that occurred in the 1200 block of the beach. When officers arrived, LA County Lifeguards were out with all the parties involved. The victim and his friend were lying on the sand for about twenty minutes when they were approached by the suspect. The... Read more →

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Los Angeles Waterkeeper Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Los Angles Waterkeeper, the region's leading water quality watchdog group, has announced that Bruce Reznik will be taking the helm of the organization as its new Executive Director. Reznik will be replacing Liz Crosson, who departed the organization after five years to take a position as Water Policy Advisor for the City of Los... Read more →