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Water saving initiative on Third Street Promenade

With recent reports of Los Angeles recording its driest four-year period in nearly 140 years, initiatives to strongly cut back on water usage in the region have been a high priority. In this effort, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. recently supplemented the floral gardens and sprinkler system surrounding the iconic dinosaur sculptures on Third... Read more →

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Santa Monica based company opens first Santa Monica store

Protein For Pets (P4P), is opening of its newest store in Santa Monica on July 24. Marking its first store on the Westside and 10th for the Santa Monica-based company, Protein For Pets Santa Monica is located at 2621 Lincoln Boulevard in the Haggen's Shopping Center. “The opening of a Protein For Pets store in Santa Monica marks many... Read more →

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Kids learn coding at Santa Monica company’s summer camp

On a cool summer day in a room on 16th Street, a group of programmers sit at long desks moving their little fingers quickly over keyboards. Some of their feet dangle off the edges of chairs, not long enough to reach the ground. None of the coders are earning money for their time spent on the clock. In fact, they are paying for the privilege... Read more →

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Residents, SMDP to celebrate National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 4, the Santa Monica community is invited to join forces with Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks, members of the Santa Monica Police Department and thousands of communities nationwide to celebrate the 32nd National Night Out. This police-community partnership event involves over 16,500 communities from all 50 states, U.S.... Read more →

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Big Blue Bus now fueled by renewable natural gas

  The City of Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus has announced that it has become one of the country's first municipal transit authorities to convert its fleet to renewable natural gas (RNG), rated 90 percent cleaner than diesel and considered the cleanest transportation fuel available. Earlier this year, BBB modified its original agreement... Read more →

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Local Democrats to tackle water crisis with panel of experts

The Santa Monica Democratic Club presents an expert panel on the current Statewide Water Crises. Speakers include: Dr. William Selby, Professor of Earth Science at SM College; Amir Agha-Kouchak, Dept. of Environmental Engineering UC Irvine; Tim Molina of the Courage Campaign; Kim O'Cain Santa Monica Office of Sustainability will explain and... Read more →

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Jazz on the Lawn series returns to Stewart Street Park

  Santa Monica Cultural Affairs will present the 10th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series this August on Sundays from 5-7 p.m. The fun, family-friendly concerts draw people of all ages who come to dance, picnic, relax and enjoy lively music in the park. Attendees can bring a picnic or grab a bite to eat at one of the food... Read more →

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Emeritus College Acting Troupe To Perform July 25

Santa Monica College's Emeritus College Acting Troupe has announced its Summer 2015 Performance at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 25. The free performance will be held in The Edye at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, located on Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street. Free parking for the performance will be available on the... Read more →

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West Los Angeles VA Stakeholder Meetings

Congressman Ted Lieu considers stakeholders' input essential to the success of the West Los Angeles VA Master Plan. In an effort to ensure that all the stakeholders' ideas and concerns are heard, he has arranged for the following meetings. Residents are cordially invited to attend and speak directly to the West Los Angeles VA Team about their... Read more →