Education Foundation exceeds expectations

    The Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation received $161,801 from 588 different donors during a five-day drive to meet a $25,000 matching gift from Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows/ MSD Capital. “Under the ownership of MSD Capital, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows continues to be an integral part of... Read more →


Disney ends deal with YouTube star over anti-Semitic stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's Maker Studios and Google's YouTube are distancing themselves from a top YouTube star after he made jokes construed as anti-Semitic and posted Nazi imagery in his videos. Felix Kjellberg, known online as PewDiePie, has the most popular YouTube channel, with more than 53 million subscribers. The Swedish YouTube... Read more →


$146 worth of merchandise recovered on Montana

On January 31, at about 3:29 p.m. Officers responded to radio call for service regarding a shoplifting suspect in custody at Pavilions Market – 820 Montana Avenue. The suspect was monitored by Loss Prevention as she selected several items from the sales floor. The suspect concealed the items in her purse. The suspect exited the store... Read more →


Samohi senior passes

  On February 11, 2017 the Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District learned that Santa Monica High School senior, Kelly Cano passed. According to her mother, Sandra Cano, an SMMUSD school nurse, the doctors have stated Cano passed away of unknown medical conditions. There is no connection to the recent Norovirus outbreak at... Read more →


Tenant protections added into Seismic Retrofit plan

  With the City anticipating a whirlwind of construction as apartment complexes and building owners get their properties up to code, the City is hoping to increase tenant protections. On Jan. 27 the City published an exhaustive list of every address that may need a seismic retrofit. The list includes about 1,600 soft-story... Read more →


Daily Press presents KBUG

Know Before You Go   Ishihara Park (Buffer Park) Project As part of the construction of the new Buffer Park at 2909 Exposition Blvd, ‘NO PARKING’ signs will be posted along portions of Exposition Blvd to allow for the construction of sections of new curb and gutter. In addition, the sidewalk on the eastside of Stewart St. at... Read more →


Suspect found with burglary tools and methamphetamine

On February 1, at about 3:40 a.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service in the 1300 block of 10th Street regarding a bicycle theft that just occurred. The reporting party indicated she witnessed a suspect stealing her bicycle and provided the suspect’s description and last known direction of the suspect. The bicycle had been... Read more →


The new civics course in US schools: How to spot fake news

Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there's a difference. As Facebook works with The Associated Press, and other organizations to curb the spread of fake and misleading news on its influential network,... Read more →


Locals can provide free money

Measure H may present the best of both worlds to Santa Monica voters: a sales tax to support homelessness that they don’t have to pay for (at least, not for now and not in their own city). Los Angeles County will ask voters to approve a quarter percent sales tax in the March 7 election. The tax would be in place for 10 years and the... Read more →


Santa Monica to discuss creating clean energy non-profit

    The City Council will consider Tuesday which direction to go when pursuing a new plan to buy and sell electricity in Santa Monica. A year ago, the Council decided to move forward to establish a local, not-for-profit, public agency to make decisions on sources of energy. The pursuit is part of an overall strategy in... Read more →


Cupid’s Undie Run

Main St. The world's largest organized undie run takes place across 37 U.S. cities in February, with thousands of Americans braving the cold in their bedroom best to raise awareness and funds for neurofibromatosis (NF) research. The valentine’s themed event includes a massive party and a 1 mile fun run, for a great cause. Cupid’s Undie... Read more →