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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 →

Crime

CHP officer fatally shoots man with knife in Santa Monica

Authorities say California Highway Patrol officers shot and killed a man who came at them with a knife in Santa Monica.Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Lisa Jansen says the shooting happened around 12:20 a.m. Monday along the 3300 block of Pico Boulevard near Interstate 10.Jansen says CHP officers initially responded following reports... Read more →

Crime

Probation violation in Palisades Park

On January 24, at about 10:57 p.m. Officers were patrolling the area of 1500 Palisades Park made contact with a subject walking along the park. The subject admitted to having just urinated in the park but did not have any identification on him. Officers asked the subject if he had any weapons on him. The subject stated he did have a knife... Read more →

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St. Matthew’s music guild – musical time travel,

Pacific Palisades St. Matthew’s music guild – musical time travel, Music at St. Matthew’s continues its 32st season of concerts in Pacific Palisades with an opportunity to travel through 500 years of music from Venice, Paris and New York. The concert features twelve of the finest choral voices in Los Angeles, the critically... Read more →

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Two time cancer survivor climbs to the top

    Lila Javan is a Los Angeles cinematographer, a Venice resident a two-time cancer survivor and a mountain climber and a documentary film maker working to utilize her experience as a way to change lives. Javan was first diagnosed in 2010 with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), which is the second most common type of leukemia... Read more →

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New management takes over former NMS buildings

    In a new case filed against Santa Monica’s biggest developer, NMS Properties, a hedge fund accuses the major Los Angeles developer of acting like a “criminal enterprise” that operates through forgeries, lies, threats and sham lawsuits. The latest lawsuit filed by AEW alleges NMS’s CEO Neil Shekhter’s misdeeds... Read more →

Briefs

Santa Monica Conservancy Achieves LEED Gold

Ocean Park Santa Monica Conservancy Achieves LEED Gold The Santa Monica Conservancy has earned LEED Gold certification, demonstrating that even a small, 100-year-old house can be rehabilitated and adapted for sustainable, contemporary use. Awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a... Read more →