School closed due to possible stomach virus

Citywide John Adams Middle School has been closed for the day following a potential Norovirus infection. The Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District issued a health alert on Feb. 2 regarding a potential Norovirus infection and followed up late Thursday night with the decision to close the school, cancel an upcoming camp and suspend... Read more →


Bike-Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

Citywide Bike-Pedestrian Safety Enforcement The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations with focused enforcement efforts on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The Police Department periodically identifies locations where bike and... Read more →


Salome Art Contest Winner – Marshall Dahlin

Citywide Salome Art Contest Winner – Marshall Dahlin This past fall, LA Opera hosted a contest for currently enrolled college art and design students in southern California. Students were asked to submit artwork for LA Opera’s spring production of Strauss’s Salome for a chance to be featured on the cover of the show’s... Read more →


Insights Into Cancer public lecture at UCLA

Nutrition is an area in which individuals with cancer often have many concerns. These concerns include the role of nutrition in potentially causing or preventing cancer. Media presents conflicting nutritional messages leaving patients confused about what advice to take. However, recent research has identified foods and/or supplements that may... Read more →


Suspects both receive $50,000 bail

On January 26, at about 3 p.m. officers responded to a radio call for service of vehicle burglary which just occurred at Parking Structure 6, 1431 2nd Street. Officers met with the victim who said various items were taken from the car including a laptop computer. The victim had seen a subject acting suspiciously in the lot and enter a light... Read more →

News buys Westside Rentals

  Santa Monica based Westside Rentals has been sold to the CoStar Group, operator of The sale was announced this week and the new owners said the local company will keep its Santa Monica headquarters. The company will decrease focus on its brokerage sales and leasing services to maximize its inventory of available... Read more →


Police sell pink patches to fight breast cancer

    For the first time in recent memory, the Santa Monica Police Department is releasing their patch to the public. While other police departments regularly participate in patch swaps or allow civilians to buy them, SMDP has always kept their signature mermaid by the sea for officers only - until now. There is a catch: the... Read more →


NOMA meets February 2

Montana Ave. NOMA meets February 2 The North of Montana Association (NOMA) monthly meeting will be held Thursday, February 2, at Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Avenue. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. with meet & greet reception at 6:30 p.m. A Forum on Climate Change and Our Community features SMC Professor Bill Selby and... Read more →


WISE & Healthy Aging receives Alzheimer’s grant

Citywide The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia and their families, has awarded a $5,000 Phyllis and Milton Berg Respite Care Grant to WISE &... Read more →