News

Veteran memorials refurbished at Samohi

  A pair of local memorials to veterans of World War I and World War II have been restored thanks to efforts by Squadron 283 of the Sons of the American Legion. The Pacific Palisades based organization held a rededication ceremony for the WWI memorial last week at Santa Monica High School’s Memorial Greek Theater where the... Read more →

Transportation

KBUG: Week of July 10

Transit And Parking Services Tenant Improvement (Taps Ti) Project For the week of July 10, construction will take place in Parking Structure #5 at 1440 4th street and anticipates affecting the sidewalk in front of the building with the sidewalk pedestrian tunnel, lasting until 10/15/17. During this time, there will be intermittent closure... Read more →

Crime

Woman gets citation for stealing from the Apple store

On June 26, at about 5:52 p.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at the Apple Store 1415 3rd Street Promenade regarding a theft suspect in custody. Officer arrived and spoke with loss prevention staff. Officers determined that loss prevention monitored the subject as she selected several items for the sales floor. As she... Read more →

Crime

Man vandalizes multiple cars in beach parking lot

On June 29, 2017 at about 4:33 a.m. Officers responded Santa Monica Pier regarding a subject vandalizing cars in a beach parking lot. As officers arrived, they located the suspect who was positively identified by a witness. Officers determining an employee of the parking booth in Lot 1 South saw the suspect walking in the lot, remove a... Read more →

Crime

Man tries to carjack victim at a red light

On June 28, at about 9:26 p.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service of an attempted grand theft auto in the area of 4th Street and Wilshire Blvd. Officers spoke with the victim. The victim state she was in her car waiting for a red light at 11th Street and Wilshire Blvd. While she was waiting, the suspect walked up to the front... Read more →

Briefs

White Privilege and What We Can Do About It

Virginia Ave. On July 9, the Committee for Racial Justice will present a framework for addressing white privilege that minimizes the defensiveness, which often accompanies such discussions and focuses on using awareness of privilege to take action for meaningful change. The free workshop will include short videos and group discussion... Read more →

Airport

Public access granted to six acres of open space at SMO

  Six acres of airport land have reopened to the public following the removal of aircraft parking from the site. City Hall has approved plans for a 12-acre redevelopment at the airport and one six-acre lot is now open to the public while the larger plans work through the regulatory system. The large asphalt square might not... Read more →