Transportation

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 →

Crime

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 →

News

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, FactCheck.org and other organizations to curb the spread of fake and misleading news on its influential network,... Read more →

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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 →

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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 →

Briefs

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 →

Briefs

Brain Cancer awareness fundraiser

Pacific Palisades Sean Hunter was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer at the age of 20 and defied the lifespan expectations of many with his mother by his side, they continue to fight for a cure. Santosh Kesari, M.D. understands the urgency of novel therapies and is working to accelerate treatment options through drug innovations,... Read more →

News

Most Loved voting open through Feb. 28

  Voting is open for the annual Most Loved contest allowing locals to recognize their favorite Santa Monica businesses. The event is organized by Buy Local Santa Monica and voting runs through Feb. 28 online at www.buylocalsantamonica.com/most-loved. There are 26 categories available, one vote is allowed once per computer and an... Read more →

Crime

Vehicle burglary in Pico

On February 1, at about 12:58 a.m. Officers were flagged down at the 2000 block of Pico Blvd. by a subject who reported hearing glass break and seeing the window to a vehicle smashed. The reporting party told officers he saw a male subject standing next to the vehicle and retrieving items from the ground. The subject left the area. The... Read more →

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Santa Monica paves way for more Granny Units

  The City Council will review new rules to streamline the building of accessory units and bring local ordinances into line with a new state law Tuesday. The law, Assembly Bill 2299, aims to address the housing shortage in California cities by making it easier for homeowners to build additional units in their backyards and rent... Read more →