Transportation

Daily Press KBUG Week of May 22

Week of May 22, 2017   Attached is KBUG information for the week of May 22:   Transit And Parking Services Tenant Improvement (Taps Ti) Project Beginning the week of May 22, construction will take place in Parking Structure #5 at 1440 4th street and anticipates affecting the sidewalk in front of the building with the... Read more →

Briefs

City Wide Community Briefs

Citywide Orchestra Santa Monica concludes its fifth season with a premiere Orchestra Santa Monica concludes its fifth season with the premiere of Damian Montano’s Three Night Pieces for bassoon and string orchestra on Sunday, May 21. Montano will be the bassoon soloist as well. Also on the program are Haydn’s Symphony No. 22 (“The... Read more →

Crime

Man admits to being on probation

On May 9, at about 3:30 a.m. While patrolling the area of 14th Street and Santa Monica Blvd., officers observed a subject riding his bicycle with no front headlight. The subject was stopped. The subject admitted to being on probation for vehicle theft. A search of the subject’s backpack led to the recovery of a check under the name of... Read more →

Briefs

Santa Monica Public Library presents Soundwaves

Downtown Santa Monica Public Library presents Soundwaves: Southland Plays Oliveros The Santa Monica Public Library Soundwaves concert series presents the Southland Ensemble performing the work of Pauline Oliveros on Wednesday June 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at 601 Santa Monica Blvd. This... Read more →

News

MAINopoly is back for Memorial Day Weekend

      Everyone is invited to eat and play for a good cause on Memorial Day weekend when Santa Monica hosts the 4th Annual MAINopoly event on Main Street. What started as a simple fundraiser has grown into a destination celebration for that part of town and officials are hoping for another successful day on May... Read more →

Crime

Man arrested for shoplifting at Nordstrom

On May 8, at about 2:46 p.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at Nordstrom – 220 Broadway regarding a theft suspect that was in custody and becoming agitated with the store Loss Prevention Staff. The subject was observed by Loss Prevention Staff as he walked around the store and selected a scarf and jewelry. The subject... Read more →

City Council

City anticipates deficits in coming years

While the Santa Monica’s fiscal outlook looks strong for the next two years, a dramatic rise in pension costs threatens the City’s ongoing stability, according to a nearly 400 page budget released by the City Manager’s Office Wednesday. Even if national economic growth continues over the next two years, the City faces a $3.8 million... Read more →

Featured

Marina Del Rey preparing for summer fun

  With the summer entertainment season rapidly approaching, local officials want to remind Santa Monicans of the options for recreation just down the beach in Marina Del Rey. Marina del Rey is the hot spot for summer fun said organizers. “Marina del Rey is a popular recreational destination offering all of what visitors love... Read more →

Crime

Robbery at Cynergy Cycles

On May 11, 2017 at about 2:29 p.m. officers responded to a radio call for service at Cynergy Cycles – 2300 Santa Monica Blvd regarding a robbery.  The suspect entered the store and selected merchandise.  The suspect exited the store without paying for any merchandise.  An employee notified the store manager.  The store manager followed... Read more →

News

Twilight Concert Series announces 2017 lineup

The Twilight Concert Series will return to the Santa Monica Pier on June 22 for eight weeks of themed shows. Organizers shortened the show season to address concerns over costs and the use of city resources, specifically police officers for security. The Santa Monica Police Department schedules 150 officers for each show in addition to... Read more →

News

City anticipates deficits in coming years

  While the Santa Monica’s fiscal outlook looks strong for the next two years, a dramatic rise in pension costs threatens the City’s ongoing stability, according to a nearly 400 page budget released by the City Manager’s Office Wednesday. Even if national economic growth continues over the next two years, the City faces a... Read more →

Featured

Beautify Earth hits the Venice boardwalk

    On Friday, May 19 Beautify Earth will host a kick off part and fundraising event, The Sky’s the Limit to celebrate a new climate awareness mural that will be featured on the Venice Boardwalk. Proceeds from the event will raise awareness and funds to create a mural dedicated to climate awareness. The proceeds will also... Read more →

Crime

Victim gets transported to local hospital

On May 15, at approximately 3 p.m. Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Officers responded to a radio call for service of an aggravated assault at a residence in the 500 block of 17th Street. The victim was treated at the scene by Santa Monica Fire Department Paramedics with serious injuries and transported to a local hospital. The victim... Read more →

City Council

City crackdown silences leaf blowers

    The City’s aggressive pursuit of leaf blowers in Santa Monica seems to be paying off – cases were down in 2016 and in the beginning of this year. At the moment, 86 leaf blower cases are under investigation, according to an information item posted on the City’s website. For 2017, Code Enforcement has averaged about... Read more →