Change in Venice Boulevard Divides Commuters

Change in Venice Boulevard Divides Commuters By Harry Phillips Daily Press/SMC Corsair reporter Editor’s Note: The Daily Press has developed a partnership with the SMC Corsair student newspaper and Corsair writers will be appearing in the Daily Press covering a variety of subjects. "It makes it a lot less a highway and more a... Read more →


The New Look of Breeze

The New Look of Breeze Have you noticed something different about our Breeze bikes? A bit more color rolling around the city? Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share is proud to be presented by local business and employer Hulu, which is home to the top TV shows, hit movies and critically acclaimed original content. By supporting Breeze since... Read more →

City Council

Council to consider City’s economic future

Council to consider City’s economic future MATTHEW HALL Daily Press EditorSanta Monica’s economy remains strong but city officials will open discussions Tuesday night on strategies for preserving economic growth in the future. Council will be presented with a request to provide direction on a new economic sustainability plan at their... Read more →


Runway construction clear for take off

Runway construction clear for take off Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer City leaders are promising a new, safer and shorter runway at Santa Monica Airport by the end of the year. In less than two weeks the City of Santa Monica will begin construction work to remove take off and landing space on both ends of the runway, according to... Read more →


Bird scooters flying around town

  To travel “as the crow flies” means taking a direct route free of obstacles and the new Santa Monica company Bird wants to bring that ease of travel to street level with a fleet of rentable electric scooters. The company launched in September and Founder Travis VanderZanden said he moved his family to Santa Monica to start... Read more →


Officers responded to a radio call

On September 4, at about 10:38 p.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at a business in the 600 block of Broadway regarding the reporting party seeing three subjects seen entering the business. Officers arrived to the location and spoke to the witness. Officers searched the business and located two suspects –a male and... Read more →


While patrolling the area.

On September 6, at about 3:43 a.m. While patrolling the area of 2nd Street and Broadway, officers were flagged down by a victim seated in his vehicle with a suspect nearby holding a large stick. Officers stopped and spoke with the suspect who was acting erratically. Officers learned the victim was delivering newspapers when he was... Read more →


Celebration of Life Set To Honor Pattie Daly Caruso

Citywide Celebration of Life Set To Honor Pattie Daly Caruso Pattie Daly Caruso was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on March 28, 1944 and passed away on September 17, 2017 at her home in Palm Desert, California. Pattie was an actress, writer, producer, television/radio host and philanthropist. She had her first radio show,... Read more →


Providence St. John’s hosting community meeting

MATTHEW HALL Daily Press Editor If you have questions, concerns of just basic curiosity about Providence St. John’s Health Center, your opportunity for some answers will be tonight from 6 – 7 p.m. The meeting is a requirement of the Center’s existing agreements with the city and is expected to cover perennial topics of interest... Read more →

City Council

Wellbeing index issues second set of findings

BY LEA YAMASHIO AND MATTHEW HALL Daily Press Staff City Hall has released the second draft of the City’s Wellbeing Index and the results are similar to the inaugural findings: life in Santa Monica is pretty good but there are still areas to be improved. The index measures six dimensions, Outlook (tracking social media commentary on... Read more →