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 →

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Mt. Olive

Mt. Olive The Barber of Seville Give your Valentine the gift of beauty and laughter for Valentine's Day week. Linda Jackson and The Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera present Gioachino Rossini’s masterpiece comic opera in Italian with English Supertitles, The Barber of Seville on Friday Feb. 10 at 8 p.m., Saturday Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m.,... Read more →

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Girl Scout Cookies and PONY baseball

Citywide Santa Monica PONY Baseball strengthens ties with Santa Monica high school baseball team Santa Monica PONY Baseball has announced enhancements to its long-time ties with the Santa Monica High School Viking Baseball Program. Many of their players continue their education at the High School, and some of them are fortunate enough... Read more →

News

Hulu taking center stage at State of the City

  They call themselves Hulugans and they are quickly multiplying in Santa Monica. They’re not soccer fans – well, at least not all of them – but are Hulu employees. And while their campus features every perk, open floor plan and game room you would expect with a typical Silicon Valley tech behemoth, they’ve decide to settle... Read more →

Crime

Bicyclist arrested for receiving stolen property

On January 25, at about 2 a.m. While patrolling the 600 block of Navy Street officers observed a bicyclist with no lighting equipment and pushing a second bicycle along. Officers stopped the subject and spoke with him. The subject was very evasive regarding the second bicycle and who the owner of the bicycle was. A further search of the... Read more →

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Record-breaking response to $25,000 matching gift

Citywide The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation received $161,801 from 588 donors during a five-day drive to meet a $25,000 matching gift from Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows / MSD Capital. The drive ended on Tuesday, Jan. 31, which was also the end of the Ed Foundation’s annual parent pledge campaign. “What an... Read more →

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State of the City on Feb. 6

Downtown The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual State of the City on Monday, Feb. 6, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Over five hundred people are expected to attend the event, which will take place at SGI Auditorium in downtown Santa Monica (525 Wilshire Blvd.) Highlights of this year’s event include remarks by Santa Monica Mayor... Read more →

News

St.John’s Serves the Homeless

  Santa Monica is known for it’s iconic Pier, the famous Third Street Promenade and the countless number of homeless people that walk through the city. In 2016 the City of Santa Monica homeless count found 718 individuals (this year’s count occurred in January and results will be available in the coming months) and many of... Read more →

Crime

Jaywalking leads to SMPD jail

On January 24, at about 9 p.m. While in the area of Ocean Avenue and Colorado Avenue officers observed a subject cross the street mid-block between two controlled intersections. Officers spoke with the subject and asked for his identification to be issued a citation. The subject was uncooperative and unwilling to provide his information. The... Read more →

News

Sober Super Bowl Sunday

It that time of year where millions of people tune in and watch the Super Bowl. Whether you’re watching the commercials, halftime show or the game itself, people still need to remember Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest drinking days of the year. Super Bowl LI (51) will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Feb. 5. The game... Read more →

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Consent Decree signed and approved by US District Court

  Citywide Consent Decree signed and approved by US District Court On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Judge John F. Walter of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, approved the Consent Decree between the City Santa Monica City and the United States and the Federal Aviation Administration for the closure of... Read more →

News

Parents visit Kids at Work

    Generation gaps have long been mined for humor. The clichés vary based on the target audience but either the older generation is unable to understand the newfangled world or the youth lack the fortitude of their elders to make it in the real world. The stereotypes abound in modern culture but with the rapid pace of... Read more →