Hospital owners and workers reach tentative agreement

24 hours after a strike threat, workers and managers at Providence Saint John's Health Center have reached a new labor agreement. Both sides issued a statement on Nov. 29 saying a strike vote scheduled for Nov. 30 had been called off and that additional details would be released after workers approved the contract sometime next... Read more →


Bicycle rider arrested for grand theft

Crime Watch is culled from reports provided by the Santa Monica Police Department. These are arrests only. All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On November 24, at about 3:33 a.m. While patrolling the area 2500 block of Kansas Avenue, officers were flagged down by two residents of a nearby apartment complex. The... Read more →


Santa Monica Family Escapes Fast Moving Structure Fire

Submitted by the Santa Monica Fire Department: On the morning of Thursday, November 30, at 2:05 a.m. the Santa Monica Public Safety Communications center received multiple calls reporting a structure fire at 302 Ashland Ave in the Ocean Park community of Santa Monica, CA. Fire Department units arrived 4 minutes 31 seconds after the initial... Read more →


Know Before You Go

  Week of November 27, 2017 Street Lighting Modernization Program For the week of November 27, construction will Construction will continue throughout the project area, which is bound by 16th Street to the east, Ocean Park Boulevard to the south, Lincoln Boulevard to the west, and Pico Boulevard to the north. There may be... Read more →


Locals give thanks

As we gather around the table with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving, local leaders are getting into the spirit of the holiday by giving thanks: THANKFUL FOR SAFETY We are thankful for the Mobile Stroke Unit now operating in Santa Monica as a partnership between Los Angeles County, the city of Santa Monica and UCLA Health. As... Read more →


PCH closed

A fatal car accident occurred at approximately 5am Tuesday on the 400 block of Pacific Coast Highway, near the Annenberg Beach House. The PCH remains closed as Santa Monica Police... Read more →


Officers were conducting a periodic check

On October 31, at about 8:30 a.m. Officers were conducting a periodic check in the area of the 1600 block of Ocean Front Walk. Officers spoke with the subject that was loitering in the area. Officers gathered the subject’s information, which later revealed he had outstanding warrant for his arrest for possession of burglary... Read more →


Malibu continues to push for school separation

England doesn’t want to be part of Europe, Scotland might not want to be part of Great Britain, Catalonia doesn’t want to be part of Spain, the Kurds want out of Iraq and Quebec doesn’t like being part of Canada. Secession is the hot topic in international politics and while the stakes are not life and death here, passions are no less... Read more →