Crime

Prowling on private property

On April 18, at about 7:19 a.m. Officers responded to the 100 block of Fraser Avenue regarding a prowling that just occurred. Upon arrival to the area, officers detained the subject for an investigation. Officers determined the subject was loitering about a property and slept on outdoor furniture of a residence. The subject was in... Read more →

Transportation

KBUG: Week of May 1st

Week of May 1, 2017   Wastewater Main Replacement Project For the week of May 1, the Contractor will continue with rehabilitation of existing maintenance holes throughout the City. During these operations, traffic control will be set up. Should you have any questions, please contact Carlos Rosales, Project Manager (310) 458-8721... Read more →

Briefs

SMC Emeritus student group art exhibition

Second St. The Santa Monica College Emeritus Art Gallery will present its annual Student Group Art Exhibition from May 4 through July 5. The opening reception for the exhibit is free and will be held in the gallery from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The Emeritus Art Gallery is located at 1227 Second St., Santa Monica.... Read more →

Education

Educator Spotlight: Sandra Kim

Sandra Kim, McKinley Elementary School   The Educator Spotlight recognizes those who contribute to the education of local students. Educators were chosen by consulting with site PTA, student government organizations and staff. Educators were chosen for their reputations with students, staff, parents and the... Read more →

Education

SMMEF host 2nd Annual Wine Auction

    This Sunday, April 30 the Santa Monica - Malibu Education Foundation will host their 2nd Annual Wine Auction at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows. The Manhattan Beach Education Foundation inspired the event, as they host an annual wine auction that has been around for more than 20 years. “We knew Manhattan... Read more →

News

Cuddle classes teach the art of touch

    Professional cuddler Jean Franzblau faces a number of challenges in her growing industry. First off, she says her business solves a problem you may not even know you have. “People don’t realize that they are touch deprived because it’s not something we talk about very often,” Franzblau said in an interview from... Read more →

Crime

Arrested for possession of burglary tools

On April 20, at about 2:47 a.m. While patrolling the 2200 block of Main Street officers observed a bicyclist with no front head lights in violation of a vehicle code. Officers stopped the bicyclist and the subject was found to be on probation for grand theft with search conditions. A search of the subject led to the recovery of a pair of... Read more →

News

Pico Neighborhood celebrates all day Saturday

  On Saturday April 29, Virginia Avenue Park and the Pico Branch Library will be hosting the 3rd Annual Arts & Literacy Festival. The festival promotes the Cradle to Career (C2C) Kindergarten Readiness Campaign. The campaign is meant to ensure that every child within the community has the ability to learn and thrive. “The... Read more →

Crime

Two suspects arrested on Ocean Ave.

On April 10, at about 1:27 a.m. While patrolling the area on Main St and Pico Blvd, officers observed two subjects riding bicycles in violation of a vehicle code for not having lighting equipment during darkness. Additionally, one of the subjects was pushing a second bike as he rode.   As officers attempted to stop the subjects, both... Read more →

Briefs

City Wide Briefs

Citywide DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a Driving under the Influence (DUI)-Driver’s License Checkpoint. The operation is scheduled for Friday April 28, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location within city limits. The deterrent effect of DUI... Read more →

Briefs

The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra

New Roads School The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra will present an all Beethoven program that includes the Twelve Contredanses, the powerfully emotive Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (Eroica), and Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor performed by renowned pianist, Hye-Won Cho, known for her technical brilliance and musical... Read more →