Instead there was a birthday parade to celebrate Virginia Tokunaga 90th birthday on 5th street in Santa Monica. Two cement mixers across the street did not drown out a happy birthday chorus on this special occasion. There were balloons, presents ...
Santa Monica’s Juneteenth celebration will be held online this year due to ongoing fears over the spread of COVID-19 and while the event’s organizer understands the need for safety, she is also keenly aware that the celebration marking the end of slavery is desperately needed this year.
Recently, two close friends of mine, Lee Ray and Ron Kimmel, passed away after spending most of their lives in Hollywood and Santa Monica, respectively. (Lee moved to Hollywood in 1937 and Ron moved to Santa Monica in 1976.
City Hall has approved a plan to remove the center and parking lanes from the street and use the available space to expand retail and dining. Starting next week, workers will grind out the existing lane markings and repaint the street to include one traffic lane in each direction with a corresponding bike lane.
In an effort to reduce congestion and pollution on local streets, the city of Santa Monica and the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator have partnered to try to create a zero emissions delivery zone, and officials are looking to enlist the help of nonprofits,
The official press release is below. Today, Santa Monica Councilmember Greg Morena announced that he will resign from his seat effective June 24 due to the impact the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Stay-at-Home order has had on his business and his employees.
Councilman Greg Morena has resigned from the Santa Monica City Council effective June 24 to focus on his family restaurant business. Morena’s family owns the Albright restaurant on the Santa Monica Pier.
For the third weekend in a row, protesters took to the streets of Los Angeles, San Francisco and other communities across California to demand racial justice in the wake of George Floyd’s killing by police in Minneapolis.
Santa Monica College (SMC) has officially canceled “Celebrate America,” due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions of large-scale, in-person events. This would have been the 38th year for the popular community picnic and fireworks spectacular,
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 19 new deaths and 1,071 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Fourteen people who died were over the age of 65 years,