Briefs

Santa Monica Public Library Presents Noontime Chamber Music

Downtown The Santa Monica Public Library invites residents to mark the end of the week with a free concert of French chamber music from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, performed by Deborah How (flute and piano), Rik Noyce (flute), and Sylvie Olliver (piano). All three are in high demand as performers and teachers and will also speak... Read more →

Briefs

Critical Missing Man

UPDATE: Romario Snow has been found and returned to his family.   Citywide The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing adult, Romario Snow, a 21-year old autistic man. On March 19, 2017 at about 1:52 p.m., the critical missing adult was last seen by Los Angeles... Read more →

Crime

Nearly $400 worth of merchandise recovered

On March 8, at about 11:04 a.m. Officers responded to Urban Outfitters at 1440 3rd Street Promenade regarding a subject removing security sensors from merchandise. Officer met with the store manager who told officers the suspect was removing security sensors from the clothing and entering the fitting room. Officers waited outside for the... Read more →

Education

Holocaust survivors visit Samohi

The Santa Monica High School Theatre has teamed with the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) and with Writer’s Room Productions to present “Voice of Survivors” to local students. Students in Theatre Director, Kate Barraza’s Acting class participated in the LAMOTH Voices of History Theatre Workshop recently. The Voice of... Read more →

Crime

Suspect punches AMC employee

On March 7, at about 1:15 p.m. Officers responded to the AMC Theater-1310 3rd Street Promenade regarding a subject punching an employee.  An officer met with the victim who said the subject purchased a ticket for a movie and walked in.  After the subject entered, he allowed access to his companion through a side access door. The victim... Read more →

Briefs

P.J. O’Rourke Explains the 2016 Presidential Election

P.J. O’Rourke, a quintessential voice on American politics and culture, will give his essential take on the recent stranger-than-fiction (and stranger-than-fact) presidential campaign when he talks about his new book How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016. Live Talks Los Angeles presents O’Rourke in conversation just two... Read more →

Briefs

The Getty Presents an Array of Free Talks

Los Angeles Spring has sprung and the Getty is offering a full line-up of talks on a variety of subjects at the Getty Center. Highlights include appearances by sculptor Charles Ray, photographers Chris Killip and Jane and Louise Sealander, photographer and documentarian Jamel Shabazz, journalist and “The Wire” creator David Simon,... Read more →

Briefs

Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival Visits Santa Monica

Downtown Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival makes its debut to Santa Monica with a collection of short films sure to stir the consciousness of the local community. The event will be held Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the HI Los Angeles Hostel in Santa Monica. This year’s program is a showcase of some of the best award winning... Read more →

Briefs

6th Annual Spring Into Kindness Campaign

The Pier Join organizers in front of the Santa Monica Pier merry go round carousel and north of the pier on the beach to promoting kindness to all from 11:11 a.m. – 2:22 p.m. A "wild animal" will appear to promote Spring de Haviland's "Kindness...Paw it 'Fore'ward Program!" The appearance through the Kindness of Conley Communications,... Read more →

News

City plans April launch of major planning document

    After two years of public meetings, committee discussions and redrafts, the City will unveil the finished Downtown Community Plan (DCP) Wednesday, April 12, at a public meeting. That night the Planning and Community Development Department will host an informal event at 6:30 p.m. at Civic Center East Wing to hand out... Read more →

Crime

Bail is set at nearly $50,000

On February 25, at about 12:30 p.m. While patrolling the area of 1800 block of Alley 8, officers spoke with a subject in the alley and determined the subject was on probation for narcotics violations. A search of the subject and his backpack led to the recovery of bolt cutters, methamphetamine and narcotics paraphernalia. The suspect also... Read more →

News

Utility boxes get a facelift throughout the City

  Rosemary Regalbuto knows if you want to get something done, sometimes you have to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. So more than two years after the City Council approved a program to paint utility boxes on Montana Avenue with local art, Regalbuto was out there herself with a can of primer and a brush. “I got... Read more →