Big Blue Bus service changes

  On Feb. 19, Big Blue Bus will adjust its service.   ROUTE 3: Lincoln Blvd Southbound trips to Aviation Station: Due to Metro Rail construction, all trips travel east on 96th St., turn right on Bellanca Ave., left on Century Blvd., right on Aviation Blvd., and come to a final stop at Aviation Station. Northbound... Read more →


Man arrested on Pico found with methamphetamine and more

On January 31, at about 10:10 p.m. Officers observed a vehicle with an equipment/vehicle code violation and not stop for a STOP sign. Officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle in the 2900 block of Pico Blvd. The driver was found to be driving on a suspended license and on probation for identity theft and burglary.   A search of... Read more →


Thousands take US citizenship oath in Los Angeles ceremony

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people, some wiping tears from their eyes, became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ana Ishkhanyan, who took the oath while her husband proudly watched, said after emigrating five years ago from Armenia, she can't imagine living anywhere... Read more →


Education Foundation exceeds expectations

    The Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation received $161,801 from 588 different donors during a five-day drive to meet a $25,000 matching gift from Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows/ MSD Capital. “Under the ownership of MSD Capital, the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows continues to be an integral part of... Read more →


Disney ends deal with YouTube star over anti-Semitic stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's Maker Studios and Google's YouTube are distancing themselves from a top YouTube star after he made jokes construed as anti-Semitic and posted Nazi imagery in his videos. Felix Kjellberg, known online as PewDiePie, has the most popular YouTube channel, with more than 53 million subscribers. The Swedish YouTube... Read more →


$146 worth of merchandise recovered on Montana

On January 31, at about 3:29 p.m. Officers responded to radio call for service regarding a shoplifting suspect in custody at Pavilions Market – 820 Montana Avenue. The suspect was monitored by Loss Prevention as she selected several items from the sales floor. The suspect concealed the items in her purse. The suspect exited the store... Read more →


Samohi senior passes

  On February 11, 2017 the Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District learned that Santa Monica High School senior, Kelly Cano passed. According to her mother, Sandra Cano, an SMMUSD school nurse, the doctors have stated Cano passed away of unknown medical conditions. There is no connection to the recent Norovirus outbreak at... Read more →


Tenant protections added into Seismic Retrofit plan

  With the City anticipating a whirlwind of construction as apartment complexes and building owners get their properties up to code, the City is hoping to increase tenant protections. On Jan. 27 the City published an exhaustive list of every address that may need a seismic retrofit. The list includes about 1,600 soft-story... Read more →