Briefs

Brain Cancer awareness fundraiser

Pacific Palisades Sean Hunter was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer at the age of 20 and defied the lifespan expectations of many with his mother by his side, they continue to fight for a cure. Santosh Kesari, M.D. understands the urgency of novel therapies and is working to accelerate treatment options through drug innovations,... Read more →

News

Most Loved voting open through Feb. 28

  Voting is open for the annual Most Loved contest allowing locals to recognize their favorite Santa Monica businesses. The event is organized by Buy Local Santa Monica and voting runs through Feb. 28 online at www.buylocalsantamonica.com/most-loved. There are 26 categories available, one vote is allowed once per computer and an... Read more →

Crime

Vehicle burglary in Pico

On February 1, at about 12:58 a.m. Officers were flagged down at the 2000 block of Pico Blvd. by a subject who reported hearing glass break and seeing the window to a vehicle smashed. The reporting party told officers he saw a male subject standing next to the vehicle and retrieving items from the ground. The subject left the area. The... Read more →

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Santa Monica paves way for more Granny Units

  The City Council will review new rules to streamline the building of accessory units and bring local ordinances into line with a new state law Tuesday. The law, Assembly Bill 2299, aims to address the housing shortage in California cities by making it easier for homeowners to build additional units in their backyards and rent... Read more →

Briefs

Author Talk: Pioneers of Clover Field

Ocean Park Blvd. Author Talk: Pioneers of Clover Field The Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, with Santa Monica Public Library, is presenting an Author Talk: Pioneers of Clover Field. Author and researcher Barbara Schultz shares the history of Clover Field - home in the 1920s and 1930s to pilots, airlines, and... Read more →

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Trump’s pick for health and human secretary takes office

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new health secretary took office Friday after becoming the latest Cabinet nominee to eke out a confirmation victory in the bitterly divided Senate. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Tom Price, of Georgia, at the White House hours after the Senate confirmed him 52-47 in a... Read more →

Crime

Wife gets hit with muffin, husband gets arrested

On February 7, at about 1:07 p.m. Officers responded to the area of 2500 Crenshaw Blvd to meet with LAPD officers regarding a domestic violence incident which began in Lot 1 North – 1550 Beach Lot. LAPD Officers received a radio call for service regarding a female in a car screaming for help. LAPD responded and detained both parties,... Read more →

Crime

$521 worth of cosmetics recovered

On February 2, at about 3:35 p.m. Officers responded to Sephora-1244 3rd Street Promenade regarding a theft that just occurred with two suspects detained by Loss Prevention. Officers arrived and met with Loss Prevention Staff. Officers determined the suspects were monitored by Loss Prevention as they selected several items from the sales... Read more →

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Weak and short La Nina fades away; climate shifts to neutral

WASHINGTON (AP) — La Nina, we hardly knew ye. U.S. weather forecasters said Thursday the cool flip side to the climate phenomenon El Nino has faded away. The La Nina episode lasted only four months and was among the weakest and shortest on record, coming on the heels of one of the strongest El Ninos, said Mike Halpert of the National... Read more →

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Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the administration's claim of presidential authority and questioning its motives. The panel of three judges from the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court... Read more →

Briefs

Youth Basketball

Downtown - Youth basketball The Santa Monica YMCA has opened registration for its Spring 2017 youth basketball league. with registration running until March 8 on line at ymcasm.org and in person at the YMCA, located at 6th Street and Santa Monica Blvd. (free underground parking.) The league is for ages 5 through players not yet in high... Read more →