Crime

$521 worth of cosmetics recovered

On February 2, at about 3:35 p.m. Officers responded to Sephora-1244 3rd Street Promenade regarding a theft that just occurred with two suspects detained by Loss Prevention. Officers arrived and met with Loss Prevention Staff. Officers determined the suspects were monitored by Loss Prevention as they selected several items from the sales... Read more →

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Weak and short La Nina fades away; climate shifts to neutral

WASHINGTON (AP) — La Nina, we hardly knew ye. U.S. weather forecasters said Thursday the cool flip side to the climate phenomenon El Nino has faded away. The La Nina episode lasted only four months and was among the weakest and shortest on record, coming on the heels of one of the strongest El Ninos, said Mike Halpert of the National... Read more →

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Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the administration's claim of presidential authority and questioning its motives. The panel of three judges from the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court... Read more →

Briefs

Youth Basketball

Downtown - Youth basketball The Santa Monica YMCA has opened registration for its Spring 2017 youth basketball league. with registration running until March 8 on line at ymcasm.org and in person at the YMCA, located at 6th Street and Santa Monica Blvd. (free underground parking.) The league is for ages 5 through players not yet in high... Read more →

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Henry Cisneros: Santa Monica should build

  To Henry Cisneros, there’s a quiet injustice that happens late on Saturday nights in Santa Monica and elsewhere on the west side of Los Angeles. As revelers and networkers collect their keys from the valet, flip on the heated seats in their luxury cars and begin the short drive home from restaurants, parties and events, the... Read more →

Crime

Suspect hits SMPD officer

On February 1, at about 7:11 p.m. Officers responded to the 400 block of Montana Avenue regarding a disturbance. The reporting party indicated hearing loud noise and sounds of objects being thrown around in an apartment. Officers contacted the resident of the unit in question. The resident indicated his friend was intoxicated, making a... Read more →

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At $250 million, a new mega mansion in the exclusive Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles is the most expensive home listed in the United States

At $250 million, a new mega mansion in the exclusive Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles is the most expensive home listed in the United States. The passion project of developer and handbag tycoon Bruce Makowsky, the four-level, 38,000-square-foot mansion built on spec includes 12 bedroom suites, 21 bathrooms, five bars, three gourmet... Read more →

Briefs

Andy Moses: A 30-Year Survey

11th Street Andy Moses: A 30-Year Survey The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery will present “Andy Moses: A 30-Year Survey," an exhibition documenting the evolution of the artist’s elusive non-objective pictorial works. The exhibition will be open to the public from Tuesday, Feb. 14, to Saturday, March 25,... Read more →